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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 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles 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
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Bridge call : PASS
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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
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Ratite birds : EMUS
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Puget Sound city : SEATTLE
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Get off at LaGuardia : DEPLANE
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Quartet member : ALTO
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Ripen : AGE
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Crème de la crème : ELITE
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Buffo, at times : COMICTENOR
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Octoroon : MESTEE
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Archipelago unit : ISLE
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Happen : OCCUR
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Song for Cecilia Bartoli : ARIA
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Swag : LOOT
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See 17 Across : THEFATLADYSINGS
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Color : TINT
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Regarding : ASTO
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False wing : ALULA
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Change of five : ONES
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Active person : GOER
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Device amplifying electromagnetic waves : MASER
Down
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Cut : SNIP
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Apollo's mother : LETO
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Algerian seaport : ORAN
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"Metamorphoses" poet : OVID
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Jail, for short : PEN
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Enlargement : BLOWUP
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Showed love and honor to : REVERED
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Baltic feeder : ODER
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Conflict : WAR
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Shilling parts : PENCE
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Man in a cast : ACTOR
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Glow : SHINE
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Cobbled : SOLED
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Far: Comb. form : TELO
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Take advantage of : USE
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"Flee, feline!" : SCAT
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Newscaster Pauley : JANE
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Pedro's home : CASA
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City on the Oka : OREL
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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
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Clumps : TUFTS
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Period : ERA
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Too : ALSO
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___ Lee, Valentino co-star : LILA
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Burden : ONUS
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Eye with a sigh : OGLE
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Ivan the Terrible, e.g. : TSAR
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Children's game : TAG
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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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