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Judith Perry
Judith Perry

New York Times, Tuesday, May 25, 1993

Author:
Judith Perry
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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H
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,904
Across
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Obligation : DEBT
5
European range : ALPS
9
Take it easy : REST
13
Repute : ODOR
14
Milano's La ___ : SCALA
15
Islamic chief : EMIR
16
Nervous : EDGY
17
Pittance freely given : WIDOWSMITE
19
Trifle : SOU
20
Knight and Turner : TEDS
21
American trial lawyer : BAILEY
22
Abraham's wife : SARAI
24
Look for : HUNT
25
Bouncer at a bank? : RUBBERCHECK
28
Actress Arthur : BEA
31
Eastern Church group : UNIATS
32
Clumsy craft : ARK
33
Varnishes : LACS
34
Earthy sediments : SILTS
35
Mo. city : AVA
36
Ruckuses : TODOS
37
Only : SOLE
38
Rialto sign : SRO
39
Sensationalism : HOOPLA
40
Naval off. : ENS
41
Small change : CHICKENFEED
43
Female collegian : COED
44
Indo-European : ARYAN
45
Onset : ATTACK
48
Anthropoids : APES
49
Assenting sign : NOD
52
Bucks : SMACKEROOS
54
Can : FIRE
55
Scarlett's home : TARA
56
Gaunt : LANKY
57
Chanteuse Horne : LENA
58
Directional preposition : INTO
59
Observes : SEES
60
Secondhand : USED
Down
1
Forest denizens : DOES
2
Taro root : EDDO
3
Counterfeiters' output : BOGUSBILLS
4
Attempt : TRY
5
Sour : ACIDIC
6
Chaps : LADS
7
Middle East org. : PLO
8
Equal of two fins : SAWBUCK
9
Make payment : REMIT
10
Oscar winner Jannings : EMIL
11
Locale : SITE
12
Playing card : TREY
14
Takes an oath : SWEARS
18
Submerged : SANK
20
Waste allowances : TRETS
23
Let up : ABATE
24
Wife of Zeus : HERA
25
Ballet ___ : RUSSE
26
Merger : UNION
27
Devastation : HAVOC
28
Undesirables : BADPENNIES
29
Place for élèves : ECOLE
30
Syrian head of state : ASSAD
33
Vegetable sponge : LOOFA
35
Dry : ARID
36
Theatrical awards : TONYS
38
Moolah : SHEKELS
39
Unorthodox belief : HERESY
41
Male bird : COCK
42
Java cottons : KAPOKS
43
Chocolate tree : CACAO
45
Italian wine district : ASTI
46
U.S. special investigator : TMAN
47
Small pie : TART
48
Top-notch : AONE
50
Department of NW France : ORNE
51
Kind of ringer : DEAD
53
Arctic explorer : RAE
54
Winter hazard : FLU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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