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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Monday, May 3, 1993

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,882
Across
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Refs' cousins : UMPS
5
Presidential pooch : FALA
9
Gray poem : ELEGY
14
Piglet's friend : POOH
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Camelot lady : ENID
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A Margaret Mead subject : SAMOA
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Fair : SOSO
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Greek portico : STOA
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Fledgling's sound : CHIRP
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James Mason film, with "The" : SHOOTINGPARTY
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Circus performer : SEAL
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Banking abbr. : ACC
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"Die Meistersinger" heroine : EVA
30
Kilt features : PLEATS
35
Lump of clay : CLOD
37
Surrounded by : AMID
40
Bay window : ORIEL
41
Bush league? : REPUBLICANPARTY
44
Prop for Wyeth : EASEL
45
Half: Prefix : SEMI
46
Parched : SERE
47
Botany's ____ theory : STELAR
49
Wide receiver : END
51
Patriotic org. : DAR
52
Names, in Nancy : NOMS
55
Part of the U.K. : ENG
57
T.S. Eliot opus, with "The" : COCKTAILPARTY
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County in 55 Across : SHIRE
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Jacob's third son : LEVI
65
Attention getter : AHEM
67
Renter's sign : TOLET
68
Neat as ___ : APIN
69
Costly : DEAR
70
Church recesses : APSES
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Danish-American journalist : RIIS
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Pitcher parts : EARS
Down
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Deliverer's initials : UPS
2
Pasture noises : MOOS
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Luxurious : POSH
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Drives away : SHOOS
5
Salzburg attraction : FESTIVAL
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Con : ANTI
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Pride members : LIONS
8
Saw : ADAGE
9
Bake, as potatoes : ESCALLOP
10
Memorable comic actor : LAHR
11
Exude : EMIT
12
Describing Grand Guignol : GORY
13
Sharp bark : YAP
21
Pitchblende or bauxite : ORE
22
Twaddle : PAP
25
Ranch segments : ACRES
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Ballplayer's shoe : CLEAT
27
Small wood : COPSE
29
He wrote "The Old Devils" : AMIS
31
Notable periods : ERAS
32
Broadcast : AIRED
33
Half of octa : TETRA
34
More like Volpone : SLYER
36
Combat for two : DUEL
38
Diamonds, to Legs : ICE
39
There's nothing like her : DAME
42
Covers : BLANKETS
43
Bowling game : NINEPINS
48
"Humbug!" : ROT
50
Genetic letters : DNA
53
Cheekbone : MALAR
54
Basso Cesare : SIEPI
56
A or B : GRADE
57
Tennis stroke : CHOP
58
Some Rembrandts : OILS
59
Manitoban Indian : CREE
60
One-third of CLXXI : LVII
61
"Take ___ Train" : THEA
62
Leap follower : YEAR
63
Dep. : STA
66
Grundy or Miniver : MRS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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