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Gayle Dean
Gayle Dean

New York Times, Wednesday, June 2, 1993

Author:
Gayle Dean
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 333 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,912

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This may be grand : PRIZE
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Gad about : ROAM
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Poetical measure : MORA
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Radar transmitter : RACON
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Of soil: Comb. form : AGRO
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Actor Guinness : ALEC
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Dwelling : ABODE
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Penultimate Old Testament book : ZECHARIAH
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Reduce drastically : MINIMIZE
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Personify : EMBODY
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Feel poorly : AIL
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"Love Story" author : SEGAL
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Bundles : PARCELS
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Newspaper : GAZETTE
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Nom de plume : ALIAS
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Glinda in "The Wiz" : HORNE
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Toddy for Henry Morgan : RUM
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Moon valley : RILL
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Evokes yawns : BORES
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Kin of rigatoni : ZITI
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Comprehend : SEE
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"Chloe" songwriter: 1927 : MORET
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Bus stop : DEPOT
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Where touchdowns occur : ENDZONE
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Hidden marksmen : SNIPERS
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Give the slip : EVADE
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Electrician's meas. : AMP
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Realm : DOMAIN
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Mercy : CLEMENCY
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Alfred Dreyfus's defender : EMILEZOLA
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Inventor Howe : ELIAS
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El ___, Tex. : PASO
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Bates or Paton : ALAN
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Wash cycle : RINSE
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Foreign-text translation : TROT
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Bristly plant part : SETA
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Curl one's lip : SNEER
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Hyde Park baby buggy : PRAM
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Nobelist in Physics: 1944 : RABI
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Computer symbol : ICON
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Of astrological "houses" : ZODIACAL
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Some are public : ENEMIES
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Make fun of : RAZZ
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Pointed arches : OGEES
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Celestial path : ARC
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Pequot War participants : MOHEGANS
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Sculptor's material : MARBLE
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Hodgepodge : OLIO
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Interpret : READ
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"___ Breaky Heart," Cyrus hit : ACHY
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Flabbergast : AMAZE
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Indisposed : ILL
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Showy birds : EGRETS
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Take apart grammatically : PARSE
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Far-out fellow? : ALIEN
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Beside oneself : RILED
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Propped : SHORED
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Balderdash : TRIPE
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Higgins, to Eliza : TUTOR
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Exudes : EMITS
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Buried treasure? : ORE
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Jackpots for Little Joe? : BONANZAS
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Rock's Led ___ : ZEPPELIN
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Rob Reiner offering : MOVIE
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Low-beam pair : DIMMERS
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Over-eager beaver : ZEALOT
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Denial in Dundee : NAE
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Showy display : ECLAT
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H.H.S., for one : DEPT
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Jerusalem's Mosque of ___ : OMAR
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Soybean paste : MISO
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Artie Shaw's Turner : LANA
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"Cloudy" number : NINE
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Job for Columbo : CASE
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North Sea feeder : YSER
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Torero's encouragement : OLE

Answer summary: 2 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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