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QUARRELSOME QUOTES

New York Times, Sunday, April 25, 1993

Author:
Michael J. Parris
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 539 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Michael J. Parris has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,874
Across
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Annoy : PEEVE
6
Food fish : SHAD
10
Rialto muggers : HAMS
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Fisher or Foy : EDDIE
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Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
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Not elsewhere : HERE
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A Siouan : OTOE
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Bogs : QUAGS
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"The ballot is ___": Lincoln : STRONGERTHANTHEBULLET
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Yelled : HOLLERED
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Portents : OMENS
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Female demon of folklore : LILITH
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Methuselah, to Enoch : SON
31
Cato's tomorrow : CRAS
32
Trig ratio : SINE
33
"In love there are these evils: ___": Horace : FIRSTWARANDTHENPEACE
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Eye: Comb. form : OCULO
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___ far (to such an extent) : INSO
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Heap up : AMASS
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Footed vase : URN
47
Rice, in Roma : RISO
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Call repeatedly by name : PAGE
50
"Bei ___ Bist Du Schön" : MIR
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Volcano near Catania : ETNA
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"A lean compromise is ___": G. Herbert : BETTERTHANAFATLAWSUIT
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Pts. of cents. : YRS
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Hide : PELT
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Alda and Arkin : ALANS
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Oratory : CHAPEL
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Word with window or wood : ROSE
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Louis Quatorze, e.g. : ROI
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___ En-lai : CHOU
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Severe : STRICT
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Type of scarf : ASCOT
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Fleur-de-lis : IRIS
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Org. for Couples : PGA
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"A man cannot be too careful in ___": Wilde : THECHOICEOFHISENEMIES
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Pledge : OATH
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Partner of sm. and med. : LRG
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Shake ___ (hurry) : ALEG
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Oft-quoted author: Abbr. : ANON
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Very old: Abbr. : ANC
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Lost : ATSEA
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S. African fox : ASSE
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Bea Arthur role : MAUDE
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"Exaggeration is truth ___": Gibran : THATHASLOSTITSTEMPER
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Sedan summers : ETES
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Colors : DYES
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Taro preparation : POI
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Yachtsman or hat : BOATER
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Greek theater : ODEON
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Pitcher, Nightingale et al. : HEROINES
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"When firmness is sufficient ___": Napoleon : RASHNESSISUNNECESSARY
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Irritated : IRKED
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Gives a bad review : PANS
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Calvary initials : INRI
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Trojan : ILIAN
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Autocrats : TSARS
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Field of interest : AREA
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Dry : SERE
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Maison room : SALLE
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Elegant : POSH
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Inner: Comb. form : ENTO
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Anthony of the alleys : EARL
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Stringed instrument : VIOL
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___ (Che) Guevara : ERNESTO
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Singer Easton : SHEENA
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Drover's concern : HERD
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Garfunkel or Carney : ART
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Prunes a fruit tree severely : DEHORNS
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Sincere : HONEST
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Envelope abbr. : ATTN
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Minerals' hardness-scale inventor : MOHS
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View : SEE
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Belmont racers : EQUINES
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Actor Keir ___ : DULLEA
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Contemporary of Magritte : DALI
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"___ no kick . . . " : IGET
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Lett's neighbor : ESTH
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Increase : GROW
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Brazilian novelist : AMADO
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Radar images : BLIPS
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Cretan capital : CANEA
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Tangle : SNARL
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Besides, to Burns : FORBY
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More frigid : ICIER
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Oxidizes : RUSTS
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Coin receptacle : SLOT
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Correct : RIGHT
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Esther's antagonist : HAMAN
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Gives out : EMITS
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Prankster : CUTUP
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Ford or Pyle : ERNIE
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A major league: Abbr. : NATL
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Magician's word : PRESTO
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Salt tree : ATLE
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Husband of Judith : ESAU
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Pleistocene is one : EPOCH
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Numbness: Comb. form : NARCO
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Intentionally apart : ALOOF
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Religion : FAITH
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In pain : ACHING
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"___ Body?": Sayers : WHOSE
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Moneyed : RICH
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Manitoban Indian : CREE
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"Classroom" for Zeno : STOA
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Former U.N. leader : THANT
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React to mal de mer : RETCH
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Character in "The Rivals" : ACRES
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Star of "Blume in Love" : SEGAL
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Cay : ISLET
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Locker art : PINUP
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Hollow stone : GEODE
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Actor in TV's "Hearts Afire" : ASNER
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"Casablanca" woman et al. : ILSAS
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Morbid state: Suffix : IASIS
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Polite form of address : MAAM
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Waits upon : ATTENDS
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Soothing word : THERE
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" ___ Like It" : ASYOU
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Former Miss. Senator : STENNIS
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Expressive understatement : MEIOSIS
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Heavens; clear sky: Var. : AETHER
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Black Sea port : ODESSA
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Coined money : SPECIE
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Ripped : TORE
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Young herring : BRIT
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Rowers : OARS
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"___ silly question . . . " : ASKA
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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Eat elegantly : DINE
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Munich Mr. : HERR
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Hispaniola, e.g. : ISLA
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Hammer's target : NAIL
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Of an age : ERAL
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End of a Burns title : SYNE
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Resort : SPA
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Pisa-to-Verona dir. : NNE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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