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Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon

New York Times, Tuesday, June 15, 1993

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Peter Gordon has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 96 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,925

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Across
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Special skill : CRAFT
6
Declined : WANED
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Is in the past : WAS
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"Santa ___," Italian song : LUCIA
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Worship : ADORE
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Presidential nickname : ABE
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Magician's magic word : ABRACADABRA
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King, to Caesar : REX
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Ball-___ hammer : PEEN
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Pastoral poem : IDYL
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Gould's Warbucks : DADDY
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Yield : CEDE
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Famous garden : EDEN
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Grasshopper ingredient : CREMEDEMENTHE
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Wingtips, e.g. : SHOES
34
A Bobbsey twin : NAN
35
After-hours banking option: Abbr. : ATM
37
Chows down : EATS
38
Astute : CANNY
40
"___ Steverino!": Steve Allen book : HIHO
41
Comedian Philips : EMO
42
Columbus campus, for short : OSU
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"Understand?" : GOTIT
44
Like Stone Age culture : PRIMITIVISTIC
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Arhus resident : DANE
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Author LeShan and others : EDAS
51
Shaving need : RAZOR
54
Neural network : RETE
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Miami basketball team : HEAT
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Lennon's widow : ONO
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What witch doctors use : VOODOODOLLS
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Robert of "Quincy" : ITO
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Omit in pronunciation : ELIDE
66
Roman burial stone : STELA
67
Guitarist Paul : LES
68
___-slipper : LADYS
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Felix's roommate : OSCAR
Down
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Applaud : CLAP
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Cartoonist Goldberg : RUBE
3
Land measure : ACRE
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Betrotheds : FIANCEES
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The middle X? : TAC
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Stuffed with cotton : WADDED
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"An apple ___..." : ADAY
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Earl or duke : NOBLEMAN
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Be human : ERR
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Make less sensitive : DEADEN
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District : WARD
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Tucked in : ABED
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Risqué : SEXY
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Helper : AIDE
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Earth mover : ANT
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Bad ___, German spa : EMS
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Gainsay : DENY
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Title holder : CHAMP
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Helicopter part : ROTOR
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Boredom : ENNUI
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Half of Hispaniola : HAITI
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Moral precept : ETHIC
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Spot : SEE
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Bon ___ (witticism) : MOT
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Invent, as a word : COIN
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Body between Mars and Jupiter : ASTEROID
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Flamboyantly successful people : HOTSHOTS
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J. Low group : GSA
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Knot-tying phrase : IDO
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Wonder : MARVEL
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Nixes a bill : VETOES
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Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
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Disturb : ROIL
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Poker-pot starter : ANTE
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Chaotic places : ZOOS
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Whirlpool : EDDY
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Kind of engr. : ELEC
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___ breve (2/2 time) : ALLA
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Peter, for one : TSAR
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Ending for pay or play : OLA
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Brit. military award : DSO

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

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