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New York Times, Saturday, April 24, 1993

Author:
Ernst Theimer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,873
Across
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New Rochelle college : IONA
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"There ought to be ___!" : ALAW
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Overflowing : AWASH
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Ajar : OPEN
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A grain sorghum : DARI
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"The Age of Reason" author : PAINE
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Domesticated : TAME
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Lay ___ (flatter) : ITON
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Fervency : ARDOR
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What 25 + 42 + 48 Across add up to : AHOMOPHONICSAW
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Ron Howard's TV role in the 60's : OPIE
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Dept. of Labor div. : OSHA
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Faze, crops, jug : DAUNTCRAWSEWER
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French mountains : ALPES
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Ottoman governors : BEYS
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Sass : LIP
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Tears : RIPS
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Beginning blossom : BUD
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A helpmate : WIFE
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Scottish uncle : EME
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Bishoprics : SEES
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Usher's milieu : AISLE
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Trousers, pismire, moray : BRITCHESANTEEL
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Dreadful : DIRE
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Egyptian deity : PTAH
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Female sheep, chicle, fang, edge : EWEGUMTOOTHHEM
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Elite : CREAM
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Nigerian town : ORON
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Roof edge : EAVE
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Actress Ekberg : ANITA
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Mah-jongg piece : TILE
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Pride member : LION
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Orifices : PORES
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A Ponderosa son : HOSS
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___ Scott, noted slave : DRED
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Greek vowel : IOTA
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Lustrous fish : OPAH
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Nautilus skipper : NEMO
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Buttercups : ANEMONES
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Kind of acid : ADIPIC
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Foam from soap : LATHER
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Buck chaser : AROO
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Sifted : WINNOWED
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Geronimo's tribe : APACHES
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___ Pact: 1955 : WARSAW
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Radamès's beloved : AIDA
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Bamboozle : SNOW
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An L.B.J. beagle : HER
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Chooses : OPTS
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Paris suburb : ISSY
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Challenge : DARE
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Out on ___ (in a fix) : ALIMB
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Kind of berth : UPPER
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Mistreat : ABUSE
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Beethoven's "Für ___" : ELISE
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Plunder : RIFLE
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Rind : PEEL
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Job's hippo? : BEHEMOTH
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Restrained; checked : WITHHELD
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Brands : STIGMAS
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Beige : ECRU
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Premed. course : ANAT
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Conceive : IDEATE
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Reels : SPOOLS
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Expiates : ATONES
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Rubik or Rapee : ERNO
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Dam : WEIR
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Small combo : TRIO
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Samson's stength : HAIR
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Bacchanalian cry : EVOE
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Repair : MEND
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Outdo : CAP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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