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June A. Boggs
June A. Boggs

New York Times, Wednesday, May 19, 1993

Author:
June A. Boggs
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has duplicate clues.
June A. Boggs has 28 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,898
Across
1
Lallygag : LOAF
5
Left-hand page : VERSO
10
Whiz : ACE
13
Bus starter : OMNI
14
Balance : EVENUP
16
Regal name : REX
17
Diving bird : LOON
18
Manufacturer's offer : REBATE
19
Verglas ingredient : ICE
20
As ___ (since) : LONGAS
22
Off and on : SPORADIC
24
Gen. Robert ___ : ELEE
26
Throw ___ (display anger) : AFIT
27
"Manon," e.g. : OPERA
30
Biblical verb : DOTH
32
O.T. book : LAM
35
Rhone feeder : AIN
36
Epic's cousin : SAGA
38
Achilles' grandfather : AEACUS
41
Punch in the kisser : KNUCKLESANDWICH
44
Sequential : SERIAL
45
Termini : ENDS
46
Good luck, in Granada: Abbr. : DHA
47
Sun. discourse : SER
48
Try out : TEST
50
___ Downs : EPSOM
52
A memorable Sammy : CAHN
54
Cinders of comics : ELLA
56
Delectation : PLEASURE
60
Fast follower, sometimes : ASLEEP
64
Negligent : LAX
65
Hammed it up : EMOTED
67
Entangle : MIRE
68
Cézanne, to Pissarro : AMI
69
Away from the mouth : ABORAL
70
Entertainer Idle : ERIC
71
Thus far : YET
72
Cordwood measure : STERE
73
Fume : REEK
Down
1
Lallygag : LOLL
2
Melville book : OMOO
3
Erelong : ANON
4
N.Y.'s ___ Lakes : FINGER
5
Stave : VERSE
6
First mate : EVE
7
Soldiers for 24 Across : REBS
8
Speak sharply to : SNAPAT
9
Beyond control : OUTOFHAND
10
Parched : ARID
11
Chickpeas : CECI
12
Corporate bigwig : EXEC
15
Graceful woman : PERI
21
Sitka site : ALASKA
23
Attorney ___ : ATLAW
25
Advantage : EDGE
27
Quercitrons : OAKS
28
Larch and hemlock : PINES
29
Toughen : ENURE
31
Green spots : OASES
33
They redden litmus : ACIDS
34
Many, in Murcia : MUCHO
37
Like bunglers : ALLTHUMBS
39
Vintage cars : EDSELS
40
Hoax : SHAM
42
About : CIRCA
43
___-Christum : ANTE
49
Implant deeply : ENROOT
51
Noted linksman : PALMER
53
On the Sargasso : ASEA
55
Tureen adjunct : LADLE
56
"Harvey" or "Annie" : PLAY
57
Brocaded fabric : LAME
58
Way out : EXIT
59
Being, in Vienne : ETRE
61
Celt's Ireland : EIRE
62
City SW of Buffalo : ERIE
63
Hunt's partner : PECK
66
Otologist's concern : EAR

Answer summary:
1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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