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June A. Boggs
June A. Boggs

New York Times, Wednesday, May 26, 1993

Author:
June A. Boggs
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q U V Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
June A. Boggs has 28 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,905
Across
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Lady of the house : MADAM
6
Antitoxins : SERA
10
Presage : OMEN
14
Excuse : ALIBI
15
City in Utah : OREM
16
Observance : RITE
17
Nearby star? : GLENNCLOSE
19
Divider's word : INTO
20
Encountered : MET
21
Tidy up : NEATEN
22
Aurochs : OXEN
23
Besiege : ASSAIL
25
Know-___ (smart aleck) : ITALL
27
Souvenir : RELIC
29
Tumblebug : BEETLE
33
Bit : SCRAP
36
Nobelist Neruda : PABLO
38
Peruke : WIG
39
Like sandals : TOELESS
41
Heart appendage : RENDING
43
Porter : ALE
44
Expiate : ATONE
46
Shabby : TATTY
47
In abundance : GALORE
49
Humdingers : ONERS
51
Lappets : FLAPS
53
" ... ___ Your Hand," Beatles song : TOHOLD
57
Tip one's bowler : DOFF
60
Dormant : LATENT
62
Yoo follower : HOO
63
Fit : ABLE
64
Male writer? : THOMASMANN
66
Lament : MOAN
67
"___ soit qui mal y pense" : HONI
68
Chosen : KOREA
69
Stay unsettled : PEND
70
North Sea feeder : YSER
71
Long time : YEARS
Down
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Molten material : MAGMA
2
Everything, in Essen : ALLES
3
Regimens : DIETS
4
Carried by air: Abbr. : ABN
5
Gem of an entertainer? : MINNIEPEARL
6
Scale duo : SOLA
7
Sexy literature : EROTICA
8
Alley button : RESET
9
Submissive : AMENABLE
10
Cal Ripken, e.g. : ORIOLE
11
Impudent girl : MINX
12
Mignon ending : ETTE
13
Type of sign : NEON
18
Cubicle : CELL
24
Asian inland sea : ARAL
26
Pacing Russian? : LEONTROTSKY
28
___ jure : IPSO
30
Gibe at : TWIT
31
Fluffy stuff : LINT
32
Like zabaglione : EGGY
33
Dateless : STAG
34
Fountain drink : COLA
35
Whirl : REEL
37
British gun : BREN
40
Furtive : STEALTHY
42
Track event : DASH
45
Leave ___ unturned : NOSTONE
48
Affront : OFFEND
50
Pittsburgh suburb : ETNA
52
Hopi prayer sticks : PAHOS
54
Family name at Tara : OHARA
55
Eremite : LONER
56
Ladies of Spain : DONAS
57
Clammy : DAMP
58
Bassoon's cousin : OBOE
59
Caramel-topped custard : FLAN
61
Kuwaiti ruler : EMIR
65
Berg of Baseball : MOE

Answer summary:
1 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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