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New York Times, Thursday, April 29, 1993

Author:
John Greenman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 244 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,878

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Across
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Actor Vigoda : ABE
4
Hay bundle : BALE
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Actress Garr : TERI
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An Arnaz : DESI
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Comedian King : ALAN
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Sign akin to "For Sale" : TOLET
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Hart : STAG
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Caesura : REST
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Spring zodiacal sign : ARIES
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DOG : HUNTRESOLUTELY
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Incense : IRE
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Vein yield : ORE
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BADGER : NAGTENACIOUSLY
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Parisienne's friends : AMIES
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Commits a capital sin : LUSTS
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Out, to Burns : OOT
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Related : TOLD
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Eliot's Marner : SILAS
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"Not on ___ life!" : YOUR
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Long in the tooth : OLD
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Stage; period: Sp. : ETAPA
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___ Sap, Cambodian lake : TONLE
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WOLF : EATVORACIOUSLY
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CI : IOI
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Coffee-hued: Abbr. : BRN
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FOX : TRICKCUNNINGLY
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Waste maker : HASTE
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Caviars, e.g. : ROES
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Shoebox ltrs. : EEEE
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Inward, to anatomists : ENTAD
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Section near the narthex : NAVE
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Bellow : ROAR
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Olio: Abbr. : MISC
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"___ Funny That Way" : SHES
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New Deal agcy. : NRA
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TV spots : ADS
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Playwright Henley : BETH
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Sib of Jacob : ESAU
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Unproductive : BARREN
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Not aweather : ALEE
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Scottish miss : LASS
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Inner: Comb. form : ENTO
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Rich cakes : TORTES
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Spool : REEL
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___-bitsy (wee) : ITSY
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Lit : IGNITED
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Successor to 18 Across : TAURUS
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Very, in Versailles : TRES
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Pillages : LOOTS
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Pact acronym : NATO
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Plant used as soap : AMOLE
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A memorable Radner : GILDA
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"Doubt truth to be ___": Shak. : ALIAR
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Mea ___ : CULPA
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Hayes or Stern : ISAAC
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Diving birds : LOONS
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"___ Never Walk Alone" : YOULL
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Deuce's topper : TREY
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Impassive : STOIC
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Less aged : YOUNGER
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Drew forth : EVOKED
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Ripped : TORN
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___-toe (game) : TICTAC
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Wading birds : IBISES
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Sci-fi film of 1954 : THEM
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Punjabi princess : RANI
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Performers: Suffix : ISTS
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Samovars : URNS
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Noted navigator : NOAH
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Firn : NEVE
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Author Uris : LEON
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Leap follower : YEAR
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Edwardian, e.g. : ERA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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