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Margaret W. Huskey
Margaret W. Huskey

New York Times, Tuesday, June 29, 1993

Author:
Margaret W. Huskey
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B F J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Margaret W. Huskey has 19 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,939
Across
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"___ and the Man": Shaw : ARMS
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Instrument for 5 Down : CELLO
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Kind of hammer : TRIP
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Billy or nanny : GOAT
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Of space : AREAL
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Latvia's capital : RIGA
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Writer ___ Wheeler Wilcox : ELLA
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Garden flower : SNAPDRAGON
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Small cattail : DEERHAIR
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Belt sites : WAISTS
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"The Winter's ___" : TALE
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Flaccid : LIMP
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Frugal ones : SAVERS
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Certain numbers in arithmetic : DIVISORS
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Affirms : AVERS
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Plunge : DIVE
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Type of sword : EPEE
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Row : OAR
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Crop : HARVEST
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Literary bits : ANA
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Boy, in Madrid : NINO
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Hoodlum : GOON
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Waters or Merman : ETHEL
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Dumbo, e.g. : ELEPHANT
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Rears : RAISES
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Flag or bean follower : POLE
49
Spray of a sort : MIST
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Thurber's "___ in the Attic" : THEOWL
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Tenon; pin : DOVETAIL
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Western : HORSEOPERA
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Where Pizarro died : LIMA
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Man or Wight : ISLE
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Yuletide song : CAROL
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Redact : EDIT
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Lack : NEED
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Compositions by Charles Wesley : HYMNS
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Rational : SANE
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Seasoned : AGED
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Part in a play : ROLE
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Boy or man : MALE
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Beginner : STARTER
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A memorable Pablo : CASALS
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Kovacs or Ford : ERNIE
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Edward or Norman : LEAR
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Land or dog preceder : LAP
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Kind of tale : OLDWIVES
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Roam : TRAIPSE
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Equips : RIGS
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"___ Plenty o' Nuttin'" : IGOT
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Pots' pals : PANS
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Branches : RAMI
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Austere : HARSH
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Cheer up : LIVEN
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Burgundy river : SAONE
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Benefit : AVAIL
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Father of sci-fi : VERNE
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Displaced turf on a fairway : DIVOT
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Colorful fish : OPAHS
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Actress Adorée : RENEE
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Ratifies : SEALS
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Humming sound : DRONE
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Eaglewood : AGALLOCH
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Twit : TEASE
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Against : OPPOSED
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Jots : TITTLES
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Inventor Elias ___ : HOWE
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Red Sox, to Yankees : RIVALS
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Andalusian city : MORON
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Hammett's "The ___ Man" : THIN
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Lawn necessity : HOSE
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A first name in whodunits : ERLE
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Skin: Comb. form : DERM
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Verdi heroine : AIDA
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"___ the Mood for Love" : IMIN
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Behind schedule : LATE
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Recompense : PAY

Answer summary:
2 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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