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New York Times, Thursday, May 13, 1993

Author:
Jeanne Wilson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jeanne Wilson has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,892
Across
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Ella's specialty : SCAT
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Swedish singers : ABBA
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Minotaur's milieu : MAZE
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Scarlett's place : TARA
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French fathers : PERES
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On the main : ASEA
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Emerald Isle : ERIN
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People of 17 Across : IRISH
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Gorby's domain, once : USSR
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20/20 : LOOKINGGOOD
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Possessive pronoun : ITS
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Reiner's "___ Laughing" : ENTER
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Kind of medicine : SPORTS
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Boo : RAZZ
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Track official : STARTER
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Easy as ___ : ABC
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Big foot's shoe width : EEE
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Poetic under : NEATH
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143 : GROSSNEGLIGENCE
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Blue planet : EARTH
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It's a gift : GAB
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Common article : THE
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Stood : ENDURED
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It opens most doors : KNOB
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Accustomed to : INURED
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Weaving tools : LOOMS
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A king of Judah : ASA
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13 : BAKERSDOZEN
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Laze : LOLL
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Enjoy : SAVOR
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Pre-stereo? : MONO
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Field mouse : VOLE
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Writer Jong : ERICA
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Within: Comb. form : ENDO
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Writer Seton : ANYA
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Service club : ELKS
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Musical sign : REST
Down
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Stone marker : STELE
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She played Gigi : CARON
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"You're ___, Alice!" : ARIOT
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Oiler : TANKER
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Neat as ___ : APIN
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N. Atlantic floater : BERG
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Ships' lockups : BRIGS
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"___ Fables" : AESOPS
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Double this for a Kenyan terrorist : MAU
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Watson, to Bell : ASSISTANT
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Gusto : ZEST
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Rabbit feature : EARS
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Sprout : SHOOT
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George's lyricist : IRA
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Sturm und ___ : DRANG
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Ginkgo, for one : TREE
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Buddhist sect : ZEN
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Wye follower : ZEE
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Delineate, in a way : ETCH
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Syngman ___ of S. Korea : RHEE
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Pulitzer winner for "A Death in the Family" : AGEE
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Healthful cereal : BRAN
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With grace and courtesy : CORDIALLY
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Coop find : EGG
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Kind of gun : STUN
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Lawn feature : SHRUB
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"Mighty ___ a Rose" : LAK
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___-Saud : IBN
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Obliterate : ERASE
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Metric unit of area : DEKARE
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Antediluvian : OLD
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Giant kangaroo : BOOMER
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Beelzebub : DEVIL
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Jeopardized atmospheric layer : OZONE
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Darns : MENDS
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High-hat : SNOOT
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Part of T.A.E. : ALVA
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Anon : SOON
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Chayanne's specialty : ROCK
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Short Madrid matrons : SRAS
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Pasture : LEA

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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