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Irene Smullyan
Irene Smullyan

PUT THEM ALL TOGETHER . . .

New York Times, Sunday, May 9, 1993

Author:
Irene Smullyan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 531 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Irene Smullyan has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,888
Across
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Dyed rabbit fur : CONY
5
Spanish painter, born 1904 : DALI
9
Mop : SWAB
13
From C to C : OCTAVE
19
Mountain: Comb. form : OREO
20
N.C. college : ELON
21
River into the Caspian : URAL
22
Authenticated : PROVED
23
Antipollution devices : SCRUBBERS
25
Father : SIRE
26
Victim of Roman aggression: 290 B.C. : SABINE
27
Principal part of a country : MAINLAND
28
Woolly : LANATE
30
Edison’s birthplace in Ohio : MILAN
31
Theme word #2 : GOSE
32
Theme word #5 : TONGU
33
Theme word #6 : OFPEAL
35
Each : APIECE
38
Call : PHONE
39
The luck of the Irish : CESS
40
Part of a microscope : LENS
41
Start of a message to Mom : ROSESARERED
45
Flight agcy. : CAA
48
Dull : MATTE
50
Duct : VAS
51
Peruses : CONS
52
French woods : BOIS
53
Beverage : ALE
54
The message: Part II : VIOLETSBLUE
59
Curses : DAMNS
60
One after another : SERIATIM
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Goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
63
Low-volume sound : MURMUR
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Finished : ENDED
65
Ledger entry : DEBIT
66
Hot drink : COCOA
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Egypt’s second president : NASSER
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Musical work : MOTET
70
Subtropical grasslands : SAVANNAS
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Stakes : ANTES
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The message: Part III : SUGARSSWEET
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Presidential monogram : DDE
77
Merrill or Wilbur : POET
78
Ordered : BADE
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Chinese dynasty : HAN
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Asparagus shoot : SPEAR
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Depressed : SAD
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The message: Part IV : ANDSOAREYOU
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Wine: Comb. form : OENO
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Masefield’s “___ Harker” : SARD
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Burnoose wearers : ARABS
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Confining : NARROW
94
Theme word #1 : ACHREE
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Theme word #3 : ERESA
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Theme word #4 : EART
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Alarm : SCARE
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Blob or lump : DOLLOP
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Even : STRAIGHT
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East : ORIENT
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Coll. course : BIOL
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Person with a speech problem : STAMMERER
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Bar : HINDER
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Contest for Atalanta : RACE
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The Wicked Wasp of Twickenham : POPE
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Uncommon : RARE
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Black Sea port : ODESSA
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Requests : ASKS
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Mimicked : APED
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Small island: Br. : EYOT
Down
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World: Comb. form : COSM
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Killer whale : ORCA
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St. Phillip ___ : NERI
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Adjective for a cadet : YOUNGEST
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One who corrupts : DEBASER
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Coeur d’___, Indian tribe : ALENE
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Title given to Olivier : LORD
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Electees : INS
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Figaro’s betrothed : SUSANNA
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Old laundry appliance : WRINGER
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Town W of Zurich : AARAU
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Fruit rot : BLET
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Goddess of plenty : OPS
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Swimmer’s bane : CRAMPS
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Man-shaped beer mugs : TOBIES
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City of Old Castile : AVILA
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Mercenary : VENAL
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London hero : EDEN
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Ad hoc coalition : BLOC
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Author of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” : LOOS
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Tertiary Period epoch : EOCENE
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Poem by William Carlos Williams : THESE
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T-men : FEDS
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Egyptian geishas : ALMAS
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Revolutionary portraitist : PEALE
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Concerned : INTERESTED
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Sacred song : PSALM
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Egg-shaped : OVOID
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Brilliance : ECLAT
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Debauchee : ROUE
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Appropriate : COMMANDEER
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Aboriginal Japanese : AINU
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A Soviet adm. division : ASSR
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Skirts : EVADES
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Large joint of beef : BARON
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Journey for Juvenal : ITER
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Eighth Greek letter : THETA
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Temperate : SOBER
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Young herrings : BRITS
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Money for Shylock : DUCATS
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Magnified map detail : INSET
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Relocate : MOVE
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Genovese magistrates : DOGES
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Recent: Comb. form : CAENO
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Snoozes : NAPS
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Celebes ox : ANOA
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Newsman Roger ___ : MUDD
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Rocks : SWAYS
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Hersey’s bell town : ADANO
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Asian goat antelope : SEROW
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Prepared for refinishing : SANDED
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Biblical country : SHEBA
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Denuded : BARE
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Doorway curtain : PORTIERE
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Rowboat feature : OARLOCK
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Tiny spaces : AREOLES
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File : RASP
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Weaponless : UNARMED
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Tatters : SHREDS
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Where boxeurs compete : ARENES
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Ancient Syria : ARAM
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Pungent : ACRID
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Wouk’s “The ___ Mutiny” : CAINE
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Inventor Howe : ELIAS
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Public storehouse : ETAPE
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London district : SOHO
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Siqueiros work : OBRA
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Desist : STOP
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Famed elegist : GRAY
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Leander’s love : HERO
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Allowance for waste : TRET
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Madrigal syllable : TRA
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Baden or Aix : SPA

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 13 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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