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New York Times, Thursday, June 24, 1993

Author:
Beverly J. Seward
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Beverly J. Seward has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Lesser Antilles native : CARIB
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Actress Stapleton : JEAN
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Mountain near Lake of Lucerne : RIGI
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Pleasant, in Pisa : AMENO
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Yes ___ (ultimatum words) : ORNO
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Norse deity : ODIN
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Mixed wines? : SINEW
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Reverse time? : EMIT
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Sergeant of W.W. I fame : YORK
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Tactful friend in a fray? : DIPLOMATICALLY
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Actress Spelling : TORI
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Radical derived from an acid : ACYL
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Intl. group since 1948 : OAS
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Grassland of S. Africa : VELD
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It's thrown in Spain? : ELTORO
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It's out of this world! : SPACE
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Encumbrance : LOAD
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Sacred image : ICON
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One of the Lesser Sundas : TIMOR
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Puzzler's bird : ERN
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Petty pest : TEASE
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Privy to : INON
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___-dieu (kneeling bench) : PRIE
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Canadian physician: 1849-1919 : OSLER
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Tennis pro Andre ___ : AGASSI
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Watercraft : SCOW
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What Hamlet called himself : ASS
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Bib and tucker : TOGS
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Hollow : DENT
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Vessel for a representative abroad? : AMBASSADORSHIP
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Apply restraint : CURB
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Mariner's unit of speed : KNOT
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"To ___ human . . .": Pope : ERRIS
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Airline at Lod : ELAL
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Twiddling thumbs : IDLE
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Fraser of tennis : NEALE
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Coty or Cassin : RENE
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Comedian Louis et al. : NYES
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Abided : DWELT
Down
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Instance, in Quebec : CAS
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Surrounded by : AMID
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Painter Guido ___ : RENI
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All thumbs : INEPT
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Devotee of a certain weapon? : BOWLOVER
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Name synonymous with old jokes : JOEMILLER
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Writer Bombeck : ERMA
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One of the Santas : ANITA
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Like dieters' cake? : NOTICED
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Part of Prince Charles's wardrobe? : ROYALTIES
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Graven image : IDOL
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Little woman? : GIRL
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Atramentous : INKY
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Eugene's loc. : ORE
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Eng. part : CYL
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Ancient port of Rome : OSTIA
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Little's talent : APING
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Pago Pago's place : SAMOA
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Duke or Day : DORIS
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City in Fla. : OCALA
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Ramblers : ROSES
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Knockouts of a sort : ONERS
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Prisoners' surface for chow? : CONSTABLE
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Amusing yarns : ANECDOTES
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Finale for Podunk? : TOWNSEND
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Boars, hogs, etc.? : PIGSKIN
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Distress letters : SOS
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Done, to Donne : OER
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___ Hook, N.J. : SANDY
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Pegged : THREW
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Very lucky golfer? : ACER
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Kind of train : MULE
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Kind of muffin : BRAN
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Senator from Kan. : DOLE
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Unwelcome one : PILL
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Defeat Goren : SET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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