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Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon

New York Times, Monday, May 31, 1993

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Peter Gordon has 11 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 107 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
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O
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C
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H
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O
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N
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O
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R
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A
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A
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S
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C
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I
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I
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L
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E
D
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N
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L
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H
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D
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R
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D
Y
A
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R
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D
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H
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D
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H
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H
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O
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Y
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S
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C
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U
R
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G
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E
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D
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E
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O
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A
P
O
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S
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S
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R
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E
M
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R
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A
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A
V
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C
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T
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E
N
F
O
O
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P
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O
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A
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M
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T
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A
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D
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D
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S
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A
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B
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X
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C
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A
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O
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L
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C
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I
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M
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W
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T
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H
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R
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M
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L
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L
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N
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D
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A
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D
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E
K
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B
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O
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S
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,910
Across
1
___ Rios, Jamaica : OCHO
5
Writer Ephron : NORA
9
A computer-code acronym : ASCII
14
Using speech : ORAL
15
Biblical garden : EDEN
16
Shoppers' aids : LISTS
17
Track-and-field event : HUNDREDYARDDASH
20
Gary Cooper role : DEEDS
21
Farming tool : HOE
22
"___ you?" ("What's doin'?") : HOWSBY
24
Whipped : SCOURGED
29
Have one's ___ the ground : EARTO
30
Part of a G.I.'s address : APO
31
Parisian flower : SEINE
32
___ Lanka : SRI
33
Shark's hitchhiker : REMORA
36
Opposite of sans : AVEC
37
What not to touch something with : TENFOOTPOLE
40
Infamous Idi : AMIN
42
Doctrines : TENETS
43
Total : ADD
46
Rudolph's boss : SANTA
48
Jazzman Beiderbecke : BIX
49
Kayak's cousin : CANOE
51
Reasonable person? : LOGICIAN
53
Kind of voyage : MAIDEN
54
David Sarnoff's org. : RCA
55
Most unpleasant : WORST
56
Site of 1979 nuclear-plant accident : THREEMILEISLAND
63
Some kin : AUNTS
64
Monty Hall offering : DEAL
65
___ out (just made it) : EKED
66
Donkey cries : BRAYS
67
Dumbarton ___ : OAKS
68
Sutures : SEWS
Down
1
Aah's partner : OOH
2
French vineyard : CRU
3
Penmanship : HANDWRITING
4
Most ancient : OLDEST
5
Poor : NEEDY
6
Bookie's calculation : ODDS
7
Juan Carlos, e.g. : REY
8
Memorabilia : ANA
9
Writer Huxley : ALDOUS
10
Of the stars : SIDEREAL
11
R. E. Lee's group : CSA
12
"___ a girl!" : ITS
13
Mr. Kabibble : ISH
18
Like some Christians : REBORN
19
Greek letter : RHO
22
"For ___ a jolly..." : HES
23
Rowboat need : OAR
24
...a silver ___ one's mouth : SPOONIN
25
Part of the brain : CORTEX
26
Cooperation : GIVEANDTAKE
27
Compass dir. : ENE
28
Last mo. : DEC
30
One-celled organism : AMOEBA
34
Newt : EFT
35
Likely : APT
38
Completeness : ENTIRETY
39
Academy Awards : OSCARS
40
Gallaudet Col. communication method : ASL
41
___ Zedong : MAO
44
John or Jane : DOE
45
Lair : DEN
47
Admission : ACCESS
50
Ushers' beats : AISLES
52
"___ Woman" : IAM
53
Drudges : MOILS
55
Feeble : WEAK
56
Bill : TAB
57
Famous Ben : HUR
58
Cell stuff: Abbr. : RNA
59
Courtroom vow : IDO
60
Grassland : LEA
61
Recent : NEW
62
Dentist's deg. : DDS

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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