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James L. Beatty
James L. Beatty

New York Times, Monday, April 26, 1993

Author:
James L. Beatty
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
James L. Beatty has 18 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 2 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,875
Across
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Marry in haste : ELOPE
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La Scala solo : ARIA
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L.A. eleven : RAMS
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Corncobs : PIPES
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Kind of wagon or saw : BAND
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Q.E.F. word : ERAT
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I.e. words : IDEST
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___ no good : UPTO
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"Last Supper" picture : CENA
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Disagreement : CONTENTION
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Lalapalooza : ONER
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Alleviate : EASE
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Congenital : INNATE
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Absquatulates : SCRAMS
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American Beauties : ROSES
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Winglike : ALAR
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Rene ___, TV actor : ASSA
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Ceremonies : RITES
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Douglas debater : LINCOLN
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Neptune's spear : TRIDENT
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Niggardly : TIGHT
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Dull pain : ACHE
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Irish lake : ERNE
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Artist Rivera : DIEGO
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Old MacDonald, e.g. : FARMER
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Appraise : ASSESS
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Regretted : RUED
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Actress Delany : DANA
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Smuggled goods : CONTRABAND
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Auricular : OTIC
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Dismounted : ALIT
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Beeper : PAGER
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Renovate : REDO
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Walking tempo : PACE
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Strong-smelling weed : TANSY
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First place : EDEN
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Always : EVER
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Chinks; cracks : SLITS
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"Iliad," e.g. : EPIC
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Resort near Venice : LIDO
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Accessible : OPEN
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Midge or aphid : PEST
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Regard highly : ESTEEM
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Adjoins : ABUTS
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Thrusting swords : RAPIERS
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Division word : INTO
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Handsome young man : ADONIS
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Take another look : RECONSIDER
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Dallas's Reunion ___ : ARENA
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Impressionists' leader : MANET
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Rubberneck : STARE
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Of the nose : NASAL
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St. Philip ___ : NERI
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Tar : SALT
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Cato's 152 : CLII
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Tolled : RANG
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Ecclesiastic next below a bishop : ARCHDEACON
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Solemn promise : OATH
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Obstacle : SNAG
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Bush had just one : TERM
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Nine: Comb. form : ENNE
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Suffix with mob or gang : STER
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The elevator man : OTIS
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Advert : REFER
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Top part of an entablature : CORNICE
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Abscond : ESCAPE
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Accommodates : ADAPTS
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Idolize : ADORE
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Gorged : SATED
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Slyly derogatory : SNIDE
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Absolute : UTTER
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King Harald's predecessor : OLAV
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Ancient Semitic deity : BAAL
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Hindu god of fire : AGNI
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Raven's haven : NEST
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Prohibitionists : DRYS

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1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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