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Christy Ridley
Christy Ridley

New York Times, Saturday, May 22, 1993

Author:
Christy Ridley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Christy Ridley has 54 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,901
Across
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Proceed slowly : INCH
5
"O, woe!" : AHME
9
Old strongboxes : ARCAE
14
Olive Oyl's dad : COLE
15
Canvas : SAIL
16
Mukluks : BOOTS
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French butcher shop : ETAL
18
Wolf-pack members : SUBMARINES
20
Some galleys : BIREMES
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Alter follower : EGO
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Charge : FEE
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Pleasing : AMENE
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Originate : CREATE
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Stump : GET
28
Dasheen : TARO
31
Tailored a tale : EDITED
34
Ventilate : AERATE
36
A Near Island : ATTU
37
Intrepid, e.g. : AIRCRAFTCARRIER
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Author Harte : BRET
43
Wood mosaic : TARSIA
44
Bungos, e.g. : CANOES
47
Tragacanths : GUMS
48
Stern's opposite : BOW
51
Congenital : INNATE
53
Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
55
Macerate : RET
57
Begum's spouse : AGA
58
Dodgson's pen name : CARROLL
60
Some commercial vessels : STEAMSHIPS
63
Engineer Sikorsky : IGOR
64
Metric weight : TONNE
65
Concubines' confines : ODAH
66
Vache's offspring : VEAU
67
Up to : UNTIL
68
Like duck soup : EASY
69
Results : ENDS
Down
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Morning-after container : ICEBAG
2
In ___ (quickly) : NOTIME
3
Bordeaux export : CLARET
4
Poe's "To ___" : HELEN
5
Fox of S. Africa : ASSE
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Frau's bailiwick : HAUS
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Playing marble : MIB
8
Rice or Fudd : ELMER
9
Overseas : ABROAD
10
"Vive le ___!" : ROI
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A deep pink : CONFETTI
12
To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
13
Being, to Ovid : ESSE
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Author James ___ : AGEE
21
Whittier concern : METER
25
Kind of pudding : COTTAGE
26
Coronet : TIARA
29
Textile screw pine : ARA
30
Kon-Tiki, e.g. : RAFT
32
A season in Sedan : ETE
33
Major: Mus. : DUR
34
Give a decision : ACTON
35
Grayish yellow : ECRU
37
Christie's "The ___ Murders" : ABC
38
Org. in "The Crying Game" : IRA
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Persistently opposing : RENITENT
40
A U.S. weapon : ASM
41
Stair part : RISER
45
Champlevé : ENAMEL
46
Dips : SAGS
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Hypothetical protein molecule : BIOGEN
49
Lade : ONLOAD
50
Beatles' "I Am the ___" : WALRUS
52
Calif.-Nev. lake : TAHOE
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Motivation : DRIVE
55
Alphabetic quartet : RSTU
56
Bond's school : ETON
58
Nos. people : CPAS
59
Like cinders : ASHY
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Witch bird : ANI
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Stein work: 1941 : IDA

Answer summary:
2 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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