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Charles M. Deber
Charles M. Deber

New York Times, Friday, June 11, 1993

Author:
Charles M. Deber
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Charles M. Deber has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 20 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,921
Across
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Carolina rail : SORA
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Caliphs : IMAMS
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Economist Greenspan : ALAN
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Stole : WRAP
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Jollity : MIRTH
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Trigonometric term : SINE
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Banquet rationale : ACCOMPLISHMENTS
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Airlines' customers : PAYLOADS
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Fencing swords : EPEES
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Tin Woodsman's need : OIL
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Tiff : SPAT
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Banquet messages : CONGRATULATIONS
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Keep ___ on (observe) : ANEYE
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Tune for Tebaldi : ARIA
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CCXIV ÷ II : CVII
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M.Sc. or Ph.D. : DEG
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The birds and the Bee Gees : SINGERS
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Always, in poesy : EER
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Chemical suffixes : ANES
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Knight's weapon : LANCE
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Some banquet speakers : TOASTMISTRESSES
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Sonny portrayer: 1972 : CAAN
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TV commercials : ADS
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Cockpit chief : PILOT
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Hardens, as fat : CONGEALS
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Banquet perils : OVERINDULGENCES
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Idealism philosopher : KANT
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Nimbi : AURAE
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Pace for a pony : TROT
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A grandson of Adam : ENOS
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Parts of hammerheads : PEENS
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"___ and Lovers": Lawrence : SONS
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Cow for beans, e.g. : SWAP
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Risqué : RACY
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Something often owed : APOLOGY
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Lion's prey : IMPALA
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Balmy : MILD
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"Exodus" hero and namesakes : ARIS
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High spots, for short : MTS
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Hush! : SHH
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Germ free : ASEPTIC
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Mode of conversation : LINE
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Status quo ___ : ANTE
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Headland : NESS
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Designs pressed into silks, e.g. : MOIRES
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Substance : MEAT
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Most clever : SLIEST
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"Tonight" show host of yore : PAAR
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V.M.I. student : CADET
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___ a customer : ONETO
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Luzon's ___ Point : NEGRA
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Substance giving red wine an astringent taste : TANNIN
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Eggs on : URGES
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Bread bakers : OVENS
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Princess Anne, to Princess Margaret : NIECE
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Begets : SIRES
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"___ Camera": Van Druren : IAMA
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Snow vehicle : SLEDGE
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Convoys : ESCORTS
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Says yes : ASSENTS
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M. Hulot portrayer : TATI
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Deer playgrounds? : RANGES
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Use a prod : POKE
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Rimsky-Korsakov subject : IVAN
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"Tonight" show host today : LENO
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Kipper : CURE
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Rainer role : OLAN
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Tip end: Comb. form : ACRO
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Revolutionist Trotsky : LEON
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Concordes : SSTS
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Forty winks : NAP
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Scheduled : DUE

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