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Joel D. Lafargue
Joel D. Lafargue

New York Times, Thursday, June 17, 1993

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 2 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,927
Across
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Emulated Niobe : WEPT
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Locations : SITES
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Seal seams : CALK
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Say it's so : AVER
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Fabric fold : PLEAT
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Greenish blue : AQUA
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Neapolitan night : SERA
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Main artery : AORTA
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When les étoiles appear : NUIT
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Start of a quip : SUPERVISIONIS
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Ah, to be in Paris! : ETRE
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Like some martinis : DRY
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"At ___," Simon and Garfunkel song : THEZOO
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South African grassland : VELD
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Ninny : ASS
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Port preceder : HELI
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More of the quip : WHATYOUGET
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"This ___" (packaging phrase) : ENDUP
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Commotion : ADO
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Siesta sound : SNORE
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Still more of the quip : FROMEATING
44
End of the Fed? : ERAL
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Kind of ear : TIN
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Come down in sheets : TEEM
47
State in SE Mexico : OAXACA
49
Evergreen tree : FIR
50
Type of gun : BURP
51
End of the quip : ALOTOFCARROTS
57
Resort in SW Calif. : OJAI
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Feeling ennui : BORED
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One's behalf : SAKE
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Salty letters? : NACL
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"If ___ a Rich Man" : IWERE
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Sartre's "No ___" : EXIT
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Former spouses : EXES
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Yearbook group : CLASS
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Sup : DINE
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Looked up? : WAS
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Arden and Plumb : EVES
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Machu Picchu land : PERU
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Quadrilateral plane figure : TRAPEZIUM
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Grosbeak's kin : SPARROW
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"___ Lucy" : ILOVE
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Garr of "Mr. Mom" : TERI
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Hash-house sign : EATS
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In a calm manner : STAIDLY
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Clever : CANNY
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"Here, Carlos!" : AQUI
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Tiant of pitching fame : LUIS
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Herriman's "Krazy ___" : KAT
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Ike's post : ETO
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Church calendars : ORDOS
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Pilferage : THEFT
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Artist Matisse : HENRI
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Mo. city : ELDON
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Bardot's first mate : VADIM
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Kind of collar : ETON
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Where Greek met Greek : AGORA
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Glacial ice pinnacle : SERAC
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Stone pillar : STELA
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Misanthrope's word : HATE
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Yet to be seen : UNEXPOSED
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___ jury : PETIT
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Type of exercise : AEROBIC
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Haitian money : GOURDES
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Shortcoming? : ARR
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Thwarts : FOILS
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Max and Buddy of boxing : BAERS
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A Greek warrior : AJAX
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Oxford's tie : LACE
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Poultry : FOWL
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Spanish linen : CREA
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Place for hack work : TAXI
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It gives you total coverage : SKIN
57
Fin, less four : ONE
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Hiver, plus six months : ETE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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