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New York Times, Tuesday, June 22, 1993

Author:
Morton B. Braun
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { C F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
Morton B. Braun has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,932
Across
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Pueblo dweller : HOPI
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Corday's victim : MARAT
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Sondheim's "___ the Woods" : INTO
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Retired for the night : ABED
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Famed violinmaker : AMATI
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Fermented honey and water : MEAD
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Bellow : ROAR
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Legal appendage : RIDER
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Like the Sahara : ARID
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Love of the monstrous : TERATISM
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"Their flag to ___ breeze unfurled": Emerson : APRILS
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"On Your ___" : TOES
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Wooden knot : KNAR
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Porter's "___ and Blue" : REDHOT
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Hess and Horowitz : PIANISTS
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Roman wings : ALAE
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Lofty : TALL
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Brownish pigment : SEPIA
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Okla. before 1907 : TERR
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Type size : AGATE
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Famed Surrealist : DALI
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Protozoan : AMEBA
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Part of M.I.T. : INST
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Yemeni seaport : ADEN
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Secondary job : SIDELINE
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Trustworthy : HONEST
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Phoned : RANG
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Inoculation fluids : SERA
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Welcome season : SPRING
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Brilliance : SPLENDOR
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Hit hard : SLUG
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Helicopter part : ROTOR
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Quayle's successor : GORE
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Twaddle : TOSH
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Conjure up : EVOKE
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Epochs : ERAS
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Editorial direction : STET
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Cut wood : SAWED
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Loaned : LENT
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Lyricist for 24 Across : HART
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Hautboy : OBOE
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Bosc or Anjou : PEAR
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Musical starring Cohan: 1937 : IDRATHERBERIGHT
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Herbert's "Naughty ___" : MARIETTA
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Improper : AMISS
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U.S.N. two-star officer : RADM
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Devoured : ATE
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Capital of Albania : TIRANA
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Musical starring Zorina: 1938 : IMARRIEDANANGEL
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St. Philip ___ : NERI
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Follow : TAIL
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Track numbers : ODDS
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Also : TOO
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Poor reviews : PANS
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Scottish garb : KILTS
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New Zealand trees : RATAS
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Fragrant resin : ELEMI
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Challenged : DARED
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Workshop tool : PLANE
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Garden tool : SPADE
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Coverings for walls : TILES
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Shaw's "___ Joan" : SAINT
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Maturing : AGING
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Early English king : ETHELRED
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Comedian King : ALAN
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French painter: 1780-1867 : INGRES
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Pay dirt : ORE
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Part of a wheel : SPOKE
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Concordes, e.g. : SSTS
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Secret plan : PLOT
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Trick : RUSE
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Pack : STOW
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Mi preceders : DORE
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Remainder : REST
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Reproductive cells : OVA

Answer summary: 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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