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New York Times, Tuesday, May 11, 1993

Author:
Arthur S. Verdesca
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Arthur S. Verdesca has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,890

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Across
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Throng : CROWD
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Surrounded by : AMID
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Stuff : CRAM
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Lustrous fiber : RAMIE
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Put on cargo : LADE
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Nerve branches : RAMI
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Mine approaches : ADITS
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Unpretentious tavern : BRASSERIE
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Form a lap : SIT
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Dutch painter Mondrian : PIET
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Apple byproducts : CIDERS
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Health-care facility : HOSPICE
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"Ask ___ questions . . . " : MENO
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Lunched : ATE
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Monotonous cadence : SINGSONG
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Elegant style of handwriting : COPPERPLATE
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Patriotic org. : DAR
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On the briny : ASEA
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Brink : RIM
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Withered : SERE
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Knight's title : SIR
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Film's female star : LEADINGLADY
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Frothy, in Firenze : SPUMANTE
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Mine find : ORE
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Cost at poker : ANTE
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Styron's "___ in Darkness" : LIEDOWN
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What an electee takes : OFFICE
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Writer Ephron : NORA
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All the tea in China? : CHA
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Potent allergen : GOLDENROD
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His and hers : THEIR
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"Waiting for the Robert ___" : ELEE
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Melody : TUNE
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Nullify the force of : ERASE
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First home : EDEN
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Where Waterloo was won? : ETON
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Schisms : RENTS
Down
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Evel Knievel upheaval : CRASH
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Medium for Kate Smith : RADIO
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Neglects : OMITS
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Good sense : WIT
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Notwithstanding : DESPITE
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"Tiny Alice" playwright : ALBEE
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Trading center : MART
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Mountain near Troy : IDA
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Fall : DESCENT
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Tenets : CREDOS
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Excellent, as wine : RARE
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Muslim commander : AMIR
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Architect ___ van der Rohe : MIES
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Burn slightly : SINGE
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Cake topper : ICER
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Haydn or Hemingway : PAPA
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Dade County seat : MIAMI
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Go coasting : SLIDE
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Concert halls : ODEA
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Ancient ointment : NARD
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Novelist of the West : GREY
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Lewis's Timberlane : CASS
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Poet Mandelstam : OSIP
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City on the Wabash : PERU
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Chatter : PRATE
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Pung, e.g. : SLED
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Ivanhoe's weapon : LANCE
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International agreement : ENTENTE
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Black, in Brest : NOIR
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West Indies' ___ Antilles : GREATER
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First : MAIDEN
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Thick woolen cloth : LODEN
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Unlimited quantity : OCEAN
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Bridge's predecessor : WHIST
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Nostrils, to an M.D. : NARES
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S-shaped molding : OGEE
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Flock of sheep : FOLD
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Run away : FLEE
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"___, Nanette" : NONO
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Pothole : RUT
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Charlemagne's dom. : HRE

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