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New York Times, Friday, June 25, 1993

Author:
Jesse Roarke
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,935
Across
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Clouds blown by the wind : RACK
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Nine-banded armadillo : PEBA
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Napoleonic marshal : MURAT
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Perry's chronicler : ERLE
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Separator of once and time : UPONA
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Loaded for ___ : BEAR
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Indian tourist attraction : AGRA
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Famed Aussie netman : LAVER
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Twisted up : ENSNARLED
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Winter month in Honduras : ENERO
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Star in Auriga : CAPELLA
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Himalayan denizen : YETI
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Newcastle-on-___ : TYNE
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Rakehelly fellow : RASCAL
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Time, to Mehta : TEMPO
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Cecelia Bartoli, e.g. : DIVA
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Philip Nolan's creator : HALE
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Jewish month : ADAR
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Cassatt's mentor : DEGAS
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Similar : AKIN
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A Platonic dialogue : MENO
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Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
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"Night Music" playwright : ODETS
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Fast : PRESTO
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Musical silence : REST
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Land of 4 Down : EIRE
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Pertaining to Claudius's adopted son : NERONIC
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Mature : ADULT
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Very softly : SOTTOVOCE
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A gemstone : BERYL
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Down Under honey possum : TAIT
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Asseverate : AVER
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Inspirit : ELATE
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Without, in Wiesbaden : OHNE
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La ___ period, late Iron Age : TENE
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Monica of tennis : SELES
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Boy, to Brutus : PUER
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Ancient Greek city : ELIS
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Lute's cousin : REBEC
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The Omni is one : ARENA
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Fastener : CLASP
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Foot soldier for Brian Boru : KERNE
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Like a 30th-anniversary gift : PEARLY
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Little ___, old anti-imperialist : ENGLANDER
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Caliber : BORE
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S. Foster's "Nelly Was ___" : ALADY
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Matador's red lure : MULETA
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Vedic treatise : UPANISHAD
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Divagate : ROVE
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Male insect : ANER
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Starchy rootstock : TARO
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Countertenor : ALTO
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Actian and Alexandrian : ERAS
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One of the Alps : EIGER
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Gugelhupf, e.g. : CAKE
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Came down : ALIT
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This may be concave : LENS
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Pound lightly : TAMP
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Hessian river : EDER
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Mop of a sort : MANE
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Convert : PROSELYTE
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Token of affection : VALENTINE
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It's in a jamb : DOOR
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Another, in Ávila : OTRO
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Pugilists' prizes : TITLES
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Hunting dog : SETTER
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Prevent legally : ESTOP
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Egglike : OVATE
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Austen work : NOVEL
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Boadicea's tribe : ICENI
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Goddess who knew her oats : CERES
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Burrows and Fortas : ABES
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Editor's direction : DELE
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River to the Caspian : URAL
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Honolulu's island : OAHU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 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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