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New York Times, Tuesday, April 27, 1993

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,876
Across
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W.W. II ration : SPAM
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Ferrara family : ESTE
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Calyx part : SEPAL
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Exhibit : SHOW
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Wed : UNITE
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Tweed's nemesis : NAST
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Surrender formally : CEDE
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Vapor : STEAM
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Victor Herbert musical: 1913 : SWEETHEARTS
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Prayer : ENTREATY
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Some tires : RECAPS
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Bitter vetch : ERS
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Not beyond repair : FIXABLE
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Jargon : ARGOT
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Anger : IRE
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Close : NEAR
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Victor Herbert musical: 1910 : NAUGHTYMARIETTA
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Of a period : ERAL
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Tie fabric : REP
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Pastoral Kenyan : MASAI
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Roman emperor: A.D. 193-211 : SEVERUS
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Faucet : TAP
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Sideboard display : TEASET
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Towns' little sisters : VILLAGES
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Victor Herbert musical: 1914 : THEONLYGIRL
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Cremona artisan : AMATI
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Rebel : RISE
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Site of memorial to Mumtaz : AGRA
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Conestoga ___ : WAGON
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Designer Cassini : OLEG
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Cranny's partner : NOOK
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Arrowsmith's first wife : LEORA
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Vendition : SALE
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Salt tree : ATLE
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Taste, e.g. : SENSE
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Large shrimp : PRAWN
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Black figure : ASSET
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Tempo : METER
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Hard crust : ESCHAR
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Some bedding : SHEETS
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Where to see Bryant Gumbel : TODAY
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Pitcher : EWER
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English breed of cattle : SUSSEX
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Suffix with persist : ENT
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Easy as ___ : PIE
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One ___ time : ATA
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Author Stanislaw ___ : LEM
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Canines, e.g. : TEETH
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City on the Mosel : TRIER
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Capital of Crete : CANEA
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Helps a thief : ABETS
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Silver, in Sevilla : PLATA
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Eastern inn : SERAI
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___ Angelico : FRA
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"___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
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Street entertainment : RAREE
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Tropical fruit for jelly : GUAVA
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Roués' glances : OGLES
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Little devil : IMP
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Consequences' partner : TRUTH
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Affirmative : YES
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Suggest : IMPLY
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Eye part : RETINA
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Christmas decoration : TINSEL
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Declare sans proof : ALLEGE
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Behold, in Vincennes : VOILA
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Guam's capital : AGANA
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Leg of mutton : GIGOT
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Actor Flynn : ERROL
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Satisfy : SLAKE
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Piccadilly Circus figure : EROS
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Hole maker : AWL
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West of Hollywood : MAE
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Past : AGO
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Anderson's "High ___" : TOR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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