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New York Times, Friday, June 18, 1993

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,928

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Across
1
Cliques : CABALS
7
Twin crystal : MACLE
12
Native of Idumaea : EDOMITE
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Throws off course : DERAILS
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City near Monterey : SALINAS
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Fauna : ANIMALS
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Child's device on wheels : SKATEBOARD
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Part of Q.E.F. : ERAT
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Part of a ltr. ending : YRS
22
Cordage fiber : SISAL
24
Watson's bailiwick : PGA
27
Trash collector : BIN
28
Hebrew letter : TSADE
32
Host : ARMY
34
Slapstick staple : PIE
35
Instant ___ on TV : REPLAY
36
Discounts : REBATES
38
Like Leno's patter : RISIBLE
39
She wrote "Bad Girl" : DELMAR
40
Bumpkin : OAF
41
Close to : NEAR
42
What inspired Watt : STEAM
43
Inst. at Dallas : SMU
44
Becker's drink additive : EIS
45
Peninsula of SE Quebec : GASPE
47
Appropriate : APT
50
Actor in "Elephant Boy" : SABU
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Feat by 33 Down : TRIPLEAXEL
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Windpipe : TRACHEA
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Port east of San Francisco : ALAMEDA
61
Toxophilite's love : ARCHERY
62
Mended a chair : RECANED
63
Effulgence : SHINE
64
Alcohols used in perfumery : NEROLS
Down
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Luck, to Liam : CESS
2
Island in the Andreanofs : ADAK
3
Gaucho's cord : BOLA
4
Friendship : AMITY
5
Grease pencil : LINER
6
Pierces : STABS
7
Patches : MENDS
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Meyers of "Kate & Allie" : ARI
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Feat by Dorothy Hamill : CAMELSPIN
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Pseudomaniac : LIAR
11
Former Conn. Governor Grasso : ELLA
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That, in Taxco : ESO
14
Bobby of songdom : DARIN
15
Visitor to J.F.K. : SST
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Where Cambodge is : ASIE
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Philippine tree : ATES
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Cowboys' buddies : PARDS
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Salute : GREET
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Mosey along : AMBLE
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Encore! : BIS
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He wrote "The Sandbox" : ALBEE
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___ Lama : DALAI
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Onlookers : EYERS
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Skating gold medalist Kristi ___ : YAMAGUCHI
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For each : PER
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Moroccan range : RIF
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Author Janowitz : TAMA
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Writer Santha Rama ___ : RAU
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Sacred Buddhist mountain : OMEI
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Bunch of cut flowers : SPRAY
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Cubic meter : STERE
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"Husbands and Wives" director : ALLEN
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"___ be with you" : PEACE
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Daughter of David : TAMAR
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R.M.N.'s first V.P. : STA
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Airport info : ARRS
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"Goldberg Variations" man : BACH
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Swedish author Lagerkvist : PAR
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Strange: Comb. form : XENO
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A Cather biographer : EDEL
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Youths : LADS
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Female grouse : HEN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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