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Sidney L. Robbins
Sidney L. Robbins

New York Times, Monday, May 24, 1993

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 50 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,903
Across
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Masted vessel : SLOOP
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High or low follower : BROW
10
Bridge call : PASS
14
Chutzpah : NERVE
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Castor's mother : LEDA
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Repeat : ECHO
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With 60 Across, finale statement : ITAINTOVERUNTIL
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Walden is one : POND
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Pitcher : EWER
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Tea cake : SCONE
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Insult : SLUR
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Scoffed : JEERED
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Pergolesi's forte : COMICOPERA
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Sports milieu : ARENA
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Lair : DEN
32
Ratite birds : EMUS
36
Puget Sound city : SEATTLE
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Get off at LaGuardia : DEPLANE
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Quartet member : ALTO
42
Ripen : AGE
44
Crème de la crème : ELITE
45
Buffo, at times : COMICTENOR
48
Octoroon : MESTEE
53
Archipelago unit : ISLE
54
Happen : OCCUR
55
Song for Cecilia Bartoli : ARIA
56
Swag : LOOT
60
See 17 Across : THEFATLADYSINGS
63
Color : TINT
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Regarding : ASTO
65
False wing : ALULA
66
Change of five : ONES
67
Active person : GOER
68
Device amplifying electromagnetic waves : MASER
Down
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Cut : SNIP
2
Apollo's mother : LETO
3
Algerian seaport : ORAN
4
"Metamorphoses" poet : OVID
5
Jail, for short : PEN
6
Enlargement : BLOWUP
7
Showed love and honor to : REVERED
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Baltic feeder : ODER
9
Conflict : WAR
10
Shilling parts : PENCE
11
Man in a cast : ACTOR
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Glow : SHINE
13
Cobbled : SOLED
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Far: Comb. form : TELO
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Take advantage of : USE
23
"Flee, feline!" : SCAT
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Newscaster Pauley : JANE
25
Pedro's home : CASA
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City on the Oka : OREL
27
Gist : MEAT
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Penetrating preposition? : INTO
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Visibly embarrassed : RED
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Parisienne's magazine : ELLE
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Chief : MAIN
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"___ the pure, all ... " : UNTO
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Prophet : SEER
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Spike the punch : LACE
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Self, to Freud : EGO
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"Piccolo ___" : PETE
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Arabian chief's office : EMIRATE
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Nobelist Rabi : ISIDOR
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Statesman Henry ___ : CLAY
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Maxim : MOTTO
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Prickly: Comb. form : ECHIN
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Play division : SCENE
51
Clumps : TUFTS
52
Period : ERA
55
Too : ALSO
56
___ Lee, Valentino co-star : LILA
57
Burden : ONUS
58
Eye with a sigh : OGLE
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Ivan the Terrible, e.g. : TSAR
61
Children's game : TAG
62
American's uncle : SAM

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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