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New York Times, Monday, June 21, 1993

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,931
Across
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Hen holders : COOPS
6
Lawrence's ___ Chatterley : LADY
10
Avoid : SHUN
14
"L.A. Law" character : ARNIE
15
Friend, to Françoise : AMIE
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Edible root : TARO
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Girdles? : PAUNCHPADS
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On the level : EVEN
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Lofty subways? : ELS
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Italian poet : TASSO
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Belief formula : CREDO
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Crams, with "up" : BONES
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U.S. Attorney General : RENO
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Slat on a bed : BOARD
27
Locale for Columbus : OHIO
29
Bits for Spot : ORTS
30
Hag : BELDAM
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Pie ___ mode : ALA
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Optometrist's office? : SITEFORSOREEYES
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In the past : AGO
40
Platforms : ROSTRA
41
Hard wood : TEAK
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Fish or road : PIKE
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Newsstand : KIOSK
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Wan : PALE
47
Edinburgh child : BAIRN
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Enticed : LURED
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Nile city : CAIRO
51
Winter woe : FLU
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Writer Bombeck : ERMA
55
Dog pound? : BARKINGLOT
57
Ripens : AGES
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Yen : URGE
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Occupied : INUSE
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Netman Sampras : PETE
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Young adult : TEEN
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Dice : CUBES
Down
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Ann or Cod : CAPE
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Spoken : ORAL
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Burden : ONUS
4
Wrestler's quest : PIN
5
Circle part : SECTOR
6
Small error : LAPSE
7
Gather : AMASS
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Prank : DIDO
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Agreeable word : YES
10
Sound system, for short : STEREO
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Port : HAVEN
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Hives : UREDO
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Words to Nanette : NONO
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Travel guide : HANDBOOK
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Felonious deed : CRIME
23
Foundation : BASE
25
Two-masted vessel : BRIG
26
Director Preminger : OTTO
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Scent : ODOR
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Self-destruction : HARAKIRI
29
Mother bear: Sp. : OSA
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Gaelic : ERSE
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U.S. Army vessel : LST
33
Some votes : AYES
34
Drip : LEAK
35
Inquire : ASK
37
Cooked on a griddle : FRIED
38
Collar or school : ETON
42
Gratify : PLEASE
44
Like poetic justice : IRONIC
45
Clean out : PURGE
46
Knight's helmet : ARMET
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Harbor vessel : BARGE
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Poet Conrad ___ : AIKEN
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Kind of year : LEAP
50
Concern : CARE
51
Bungle : FLUB
52
Come in second : LOSE
53
Western Indians : UTES
55
Except : BUT
56
Homophone for knew : GNU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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