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Robert H. Wolfe
Robert H. Wolfe

GENETIC JUMBLE

New York Times, Sunday, May 16, 1993

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 517 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 107, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Robert H. Wolfe has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles and 60 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,895
Across
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Dabs : PATS
5
New Testament book : ACTS
9
Genetically depilated : BALD
13
Ukr. et al., once : SSRS
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Mormons' state : UTAH
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Track event : MEET
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Muffet frightener : SPIDER
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Concert halls : ODEA
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Peaked Zebulon : PIKE
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Phrontistery product : IDEA
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Genetically abnormal one : ALBINO
25
He was Devine? : DNAY
26
Clark's show? : AMERICANBDNASTDNA
30
Kaline and Simmons : ALS
31
Pupil : LEARNER
32
"Ich bin ___ Berliner" : EIN
33
Silk fabric : SENDAL
35
Hawaiian hawks : IOS
36
Precisely : TOATEE
39
Pen-shaped, pointed instruments : STYLI
40
Ponti's partner : LOREN
43
Erotic dancer? : SALLYRDNA
46
Menachem's co-Nobelist for Peace: 1978 : ANWAR
48
End of a Stein line : AROSE
49
Uris hero : ARI
50
Shakespearean villain : IAGO
52
Lennon's wife : ONO
53
Cat call : MEW
54
Time piece? : GRDNAFATHERCLOCK
60
A practice of David : PSALMODY
63
A "Treasure Island" sea dog : BONES
64
Cicerone : GUIDE
65
Privations : NEEDS
66
Kind of geometry : SOLID
67
Wayne's was green : BERET
68
Ferber and Millay, genetically : EDNAS
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Highway behemoths : SEMIS
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Delers' choices : ERASURES
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Battle style? : HDNATOHDNACOMBAT
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___ up (relish) : EAT
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Title in Trabzon : AGA
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Parnassian number : NINE
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Slick, with or without pics : MAG
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Alla ___ : BREVE
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Sexual : GAMIC
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Prestidigitator's tool? : MAGICWDNA
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Do a tailor's job : RESEW
90
"M*A*S*H" character : RADAR
92
Periods for Aries and Taurus : APRILS
93
"A Few Good ___" : MEN
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Macaws : ARARAS
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Some M.l.T. grads : EES
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Most insensitive : DEADEST
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Ht. : ALT
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Grounds beautifier? : LDNASCAPEGARDENER
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Berth : SLIP
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Reese and Street : DELLAS
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Upbraid : RATE
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By ___ (mechanically) : ROTE
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Flog, in a way : CANE
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Birthright : LEGACY
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Diable and d'Yeu : ILES
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Lamb of pork fame : ELIA
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Part of R.P.I. : INST
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Ovid's "it was" : ERAT
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Sulky : CART
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Harangue : RANT
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Of an insect's stage : PUPAL
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"___ to be born . . . ": Eccles. : ATIME
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___ powder (flee) : TAKEA
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Spanish wines : SHERRIES
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Vestments worn at the neck : AMICES
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Type of chest : CEDAR
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Ager of parents? : TEEN
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Attempt : STAB
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Some cover-ups : BIBS
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This leads to 41 Down : ADIT
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Affords temporarily : LENDS
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Utters monotonously : DRONES
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Kind of buster : SOD
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Incense sources? : SDNAALWOODTREES
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New coalition after the first failed : REALLIANCE
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Word after Simon : SAYS
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Soundness, to Skinner : SANITY
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Carpenter's power machine : PLANER
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___ ear and . . . : INONE
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Fir or pine board : DEAL
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Square column : ANTA
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Branch of physics: Abbr. : DYN
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Like the White Rabbit : TARDY
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Swedish actress : OLIN
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Spliced film, etc. : EDITED
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Nightingale's prop : LAMP
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These may produce speiss : ORES
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"___ Laugh-In"? : ROWANDNAMARTINS
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Orange-red gems : SARDS
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Slangy negatives : NAHS
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Actuary's concern : AGE
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S. Korea : ROK
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Almond-flavored syrup : ORGEAT
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Boy sponsored at a baptism : GODSON
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S. A. snake : ABOMA
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___ acid (a vitamin) : FOLIC
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Unequal: Comb. form : ANISO
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Canine crossbreeds : CURS
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Place : LIEU
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First name of 37 Down : LENA
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Crux : MEAT
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American milkwort : SENEGA
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Portuguese city : BRAGA
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Contemporary of Henry Wadsworth : EDGARALLAN
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Grit? : SDNA
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Israel's Abba and family : EBANS
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Overhang : EAVE
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Ratatouille, e.g. : STEW
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Beldam : HAG
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Play by E. E. Cummings : HIM
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DX x V : MMDL
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C. G. Norris novel : BREAD
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Actor or mason : RENDERER
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Greek peak : IDA
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Hubbell of Cooperstown : CARL
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Source of emetine : IPECAC
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Having wrinkles : CREASY
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Something frail : WISP
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Interweave : RADDLE
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Most simple; least : MEREST
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Villain's contortion : SNEER
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Office appliance : DATER
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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Begin, as winter : SETIN
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Delicacy : TREAT
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Spore sacs : ASCI
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Rootless plant : ALGA
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Bedstaff : SLAT
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Author Ambler : ERIC
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Inaugural ball, e.g. : GALA
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Socks, to Chelsea : PET

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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