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Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon

New York Times, Monday, April 5, 1993

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { W }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Peter Gordon has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 94 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,854

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Across
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Converses informally : CHATS
6
On the ___ vive (alert) : QUI
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Hoosegows : JAILS
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Great destruction : HAVOC
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G.I.'s home away from home : USO
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Happen : OCCUR
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Cara of "Fame" : IRENE
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Believer : IST
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Oscar winner Jeremy ___ : IRONS
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Baseball preseason workout : SPRINGTRAINING
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"You ___ There," TV oldie : ARE
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Koppel of "Nightline" : TED
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Gloss, in Gloucester : LUSTRE
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Frog's cousin : TOAD
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Speedometer abbr. : MPH
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Boredom : ENNUI
35
Sea east of the Caspian : ARAL
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Fly alone : SOLO
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Baseball book by Roger Kahn : THEBOYSOFSUMMER
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Fully grown filly : MARE
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Prepares to fire : AIMS
42
Cougars : PUMAS
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Airport abbr. : ETD
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Open-handed blow : SLAP
45
Property : ESTATE
46
Exam for a high schooler : SAT
47
Tennis division : SET
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Baseball's World Series, familiarly : THEFALLCLASSIC
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Pale bluish purple : MAUVE
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Televise : AIR
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Actress Massey : ILONA
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Wheel shafts : AXLES
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Menagerie : ZOO
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Castles for Fischer : ROOKS
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Jet's rival : GIANT
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Finish : END
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Taste, for one : SENSE
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Greek X's : CHIS
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Angel's instrument : HARP
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Affirm confidently : AVER
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Singer Tennille : TONI
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Outline of a plot : SCENARIO
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Rather : QUITE
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Former largest nation, for short : USSR
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Small quantity : IOTA
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United : JOINED
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Bitterly pungent : ACRID
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Little figure on a computer screen : ICON
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Breathing organ : LUNG
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Last year's jrs. : SRS
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Pleasure, to Parisians : GRE
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Sloping type: Abbr. : ITALS
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"___ Entertain You" : LETME
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Doff one's cap : UNHAT
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Bergen dummy : SNERD
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Toothpaste container : TUBE
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Step heavily : TROMP
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Clumsy fellows : OAFS
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"Throw ___ From the Train," 1987 film : MOMMA
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Skirt fold : PLEAT
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Carousel figure : HORSE
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European neighbor : ASIA
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Pornographic stuff : SMUT
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Site of a 1945 conference : YALTA
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One flight above : UPSTAIRS
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Most secure : SAFEST
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Electric fish : EEL
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Deadly-sin count : SEVEN
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Young haddock : SCROD
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Judd Hirsch series : TAXI
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Hawaiian dance : HULA
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Do nothing : LAZE
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M-G-M mascot : LION
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Blackthorn : SLOE
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Anon : SOON
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Printers' needs : INKS
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Job for Columbo : CASE
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Cosmo, for one : MAG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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