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New York Times, Wednesday, May 5, 1993

Author:
June A. Boggs
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,884
Across
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Pocket bread : PITA
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Shore : BRACE
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Actor Dillon : MATT
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A son of Seth : ENOS
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Deprive of fortitude : UNMAN
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At variance with : AJAR
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Surgical needle : ACUS
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Family of Mildred Pierce's creator : CAINS
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Essence : CORE
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Comic's routine : SHTICK
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W.W. I infantryman : DOUGHBOY
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Capacity to stick : GRAB
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Persian elf : PERI
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Like a certain degree : HONORARY
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Emmy's cousin : OSCAR
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Swiss river : AAR
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Smithsonite, e.g. : ORE
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Largest of the Orkneys : POMONA
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Perfect : RIGHTONTHEMONEY
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Director René's family : CLAIRS
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Howard or Leibman : RON
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Compass pt. : ENE
44
"The Equestrian" painter : HENRI
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Low : DOWNCAST
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Crackerjack : ONER
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Pie or cross follower : EYED
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Use to one's advantage : CASHINON
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Brother of Artemis : APOLLO
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Aircraft starter : ANTI
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Of the birds : AVIAN
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Type of house : ROAD
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Card game : SKAT
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Belief : TENET
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Singer Stuarti : ENZO
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Knockout : KAYO
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Use whiteout, e.g. : ERASE
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Brocket : DEER
Down
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Play-gun ammo : PEAS
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Move slowly : INCH
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Promote : TOUT
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Prescribe : ASSIGN
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Broncobusters : BUCKAROOS
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Type of virus : RNA
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During : AMID
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The sky : CANOPY
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Follow : ENSUE
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Exaggerated sense of manliness : MACHISMO
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Do ___ on (snow) : AJOB
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Poi source : TARO
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Three-spotted domino : TREY
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Currycomb user : GROOM
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Spot for a hoedown : BARN
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___ Selassie : HAILE
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Melodeon : ORGAN
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Active beginner : RETRO
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Strobiles : CONES
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With regard to : ANENT
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Martha from Butte : RAYE
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Ogive : ARCH
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Small-time : PENNYANTE
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Showa emperor : HIROHITO
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Performer Lopez : TRINI
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Elias or Gordie : HOWE
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Cattle herder : DROVER
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Prized mushroom : CEP
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Idolized : ADORED
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Maternal, in a way : ENATE
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Vessel for amontillado : CASK
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"My Way" lyricist : ANKA
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Linger : STAY
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Singer Simone : NINA
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Only : LONE
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Loll about : LAZE
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Bouquet : ODOR
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Old Roman money : AES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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