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New York Times, Wednesday, June 23, 1993

Author:
Robert Herrig
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Robert Herrig has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,933

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Across
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Lover : FLAME
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Friendly force : ALLY
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A king of Israel : AHAB
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Kind of sentence : RUNON
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"The ___ Nights" : IOOI
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It's above the withers : MANE
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Specialized talk : ARGOT
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Holy Spirit symbol : DOVE
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Computer unit : BYTE
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Farm's first line of defense? : MISSILESILO
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Strawberry, once : MET
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Hash house : EATERY
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A witch in "Bewitched" : ENDORA
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___, zwei . . . : EINS
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Large sharks : MAKOS
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Lhasa ___, Tibetan terrier : APSO
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Quaver, e.g. : NOTE
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"Ave Maria, gratia ___ . . ." : PLENA
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Yachtsman's parking charge : MOORAGE
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Music makers? : SPHERES
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Manual counterpart : PEDAL
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Actress Harrow : LISA
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Former Soviet sts. : SSRS
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Watergate figure : STANS
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Entre ___ : NOUS
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Ermines in summer : STOATS
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Put forth effort : LAIDTO
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Club : BAT
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Mechanized farmer's stance? : PROTRACTORS
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River at Chartres : EURE
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Rat-___ : ATAT
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Circle lines : RADII
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List ender : ETAL
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Trailing plant : BINE
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"___ and palely loitering?": Keats : ALONE
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Gallinacean : FOWL
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Abominable Snowman : YETI
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Dewey in 1948 : LOSER
Down
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Oil encircler : FRAME
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Co-Nobelist in Medicine: 1969 : LURIA
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Dread : ANGST
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Bullwinkle, in comics : MOOSE
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Complete : ENTIRE
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Adjutant : AIDE
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Most freewheeling : LOOSEST
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The ___ Spoonful, rock group : LOVIN
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Crop measure : YIELD
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S. Temple was one : AMB
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Farmers' favorite punches? : HAYMAKERS
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Upfront money : ANTE
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Symbol of redness : BEET
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Deceiver's activity : LYING
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Ann Sheridan's asset : OOMPH
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An anagram for laser : RALES
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"Joyeux ___" : NOEL
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Real pip : ONER
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Brat's rejoinder : SASS
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Juice units : AMPS
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Lovelace, e.g. : POET
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Crop for pop? : SODASTRAW
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Praying statue : ORANT
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It, in Italy : ESSO
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Columnist Stewart or Joseph : ALSOP
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"Hey, ___," 1963 hit song : PAULA
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Coffee type : INSTANT
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Holy : SACRAL
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Sheik's land, in a song : ARABY
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Comedienne Fields : TOTIE
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Composer Montemezzi : ITALO
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Stupid people : DODOS
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Threefold : TRINE
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Weaving willow : OSIER
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"Where's the ___?" : BEEF
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Hudson, e.g. : AUTO
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Major East Coast hwy. : RTEI
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Annex : ELL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 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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