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New York Times, Saturday, June 19, 1993

6-Across : Influence

Author:
Jean J. Davison
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J K V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jean J. Davison has 62 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,929
Across
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Cartoon Viking : HAGAR
6
Influence : AFFECT
12
Very ornate : BAROQUE
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Restraints : LEASHES
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Bowl over : ASTOUND
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Immediate : INSTANT
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Hitting stat : RBI
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Supplement : AUGMENT
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Stasimon, e.g. : ODE
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Supreme : BEST
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Showy flower : PEONY
25
Brit. gun : STEN
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Raises : REARS
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Genetic letters : DNA
29
"Dum ___, spero" (S.C. motto) : SPIRO
30
Oakley and Laurie : ANNIES
32
Sloped letters : ITALICS
34
Lit : PLASTERED
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"Yoicks" relative : TALLYHO
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Tends : SEESTO
42
Parnassus ennead : MUSES
43
Planet : ORB
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Roam furtively : PROWL
46
Tatum and Malik : ARTS
47
Tammany boss : TWEED
49
Rosebud, e.g. : SLED
50
Cash finish : IER
51
"Those were ___!" : THEDAYS
53
Agnus ___ : DEI
54
Start of a postman's motto : NEITHER
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Musical repetition : REPRISE
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Not frontward : ENDWISE
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Sugar-coated candies : DRAGEES
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Netted : SEINED
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Headliners : STARS
Down
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He's over the hill : HASBEEN
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Craftsman : ARTISAN
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Gunk : GOO
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A drink for Cicero : AQUA
5
Increase rapidly : RUNUP
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Estrange : ALIENATE
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Growing in marshes : FENNY
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Author of "The Immigrants" : FAST
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D.C. clock setting : EST
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Disorganized : CHAOTIC
11
Submits : TENDERS
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Actress Streisand : BARBRA
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Trimmed a walkway : EDGED
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Type lead-in : STENO
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Kept track of : MONITORED
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Diamond feats : TRIPLES
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Cast-iron skillets : SPIDERS
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Merchandises : SELLS
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REM time : SLEEP
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Shakespearean lord : SAY
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Horace's "___ Poetica" : ARS
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Poured forth abundantly : SHOWERED
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Soup servers' vessels : TUREENS
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On : ASTRIDE
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General Ridgway's memoirs : SOLDIER
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Surgeons' instrument cases, once : TWEESES
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Pop songs of yesteryear : OLDIES
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Historic battleship : MAINE
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Confront boldly : BEARD
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"___ Three," Wyler film : THESE
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Batik makers : DYERS
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Attenuated : THIN
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Lovers' quarrel : SPAT
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Doubly: Prefix : TWI
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Latvia's cap. : RGA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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