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New York Times, Thursday, June 3, 1993

Author:
Rand H. Burns
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { V }, Scrabble score: 363 (avg 1.92)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Rand H. Burns has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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Q
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U
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,913
Across
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Grill : QUIZ
5
Casual dances : HOPS
9
Demoralize : UNMAN
14
Poetic preposition : UNTO
15
Means of egress : EXIT
16
Embden, e.g. : GOOSE
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Not in harmony : AJAR
18
Upscale marimbas? : XYLOPHONES
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New Haven student : YALIE
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Brood : MOPE
23
Three-handed card game : SKAT
24
Nonentities : SMALLPOTATOES
27
Balsam or Douglas : FIR
28
Singer Ritter : TEX
29
Teamster's command : HAW
32
Word with box or flat : SALT
36
Unk's kid : COZ
38
Valuable wood : EBONY
40
Is adept : KNOWSONESONIONS
44
Kind of ink : INDIA
45
Tracing used by M.D.'s : EKG
46
Lyrical works : ODES
47
He wrote of "a midnight dreary" : POE
48
Pub vessel : KEG
51
Craving : YEN
53
Tattle : SPILLTHEBEANS
60
Post-convention publication material : ACTA
62
Memorable Italian leader : MORO
63
Sphere of influence : AMBIT
64
Cavalcade : PROCESSION
67
Fetching : CUTE
68
Rudolph's reinsman : SANTA
69
Rice-based drink : SAKE
70
Biblical scribe : EZRA
71
Disgorge : EGEST
72
Likewise : ALSO
73
Lam.'s O.T. follower : EZEK
Down
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Wharves : QUAYS
2
Clear a mechanism : UNJAM
3
Saint Jerome's pre-Vulgate Bible : ITALA
4
Skunklike animal of Africa : ZORIL
5
Jinx : HEX
6
"Sweet sorrow," e.g. : OXYMORON
7
Kind of whale : PILOT
8
___ nothing (use all means) : STOPAT
9
Cry of revulsion : UGH
10
Halter : NOOSE
11
Buttercup's kin : MONKSHOOD
12
On the Ligurian : ASEA
13
Aerie : NEST
19
Senator Domenici : PETE
21
Brownie : ELF
25
One trillionth: Comb. form : PICO
26
Farm team of yore : OXEN
30
Boleyn or Bancroft : ANNE
31
Author of "The Swiss Family Robinson" : WYSS
32
Bypass : SKIP
33
___ Domini : ANNO
34
Natural magnet : LODESTONE
35
Kind of light? : TWI
37
Zulder ___ : ZEE
39
Life story, for short : BIO
41
Pen name of H. H. Munro : SAKI
42
Helicopters' lifting devices : SKYHOOKS
43
Sigmoid curve : OGEE
49
Shade trees : ELMS
50
Tongue : GLOSSA
52
Knicks' org. : NBA
54
Ententes : PACTS
55
Road test : TRIAL
56
Roast V.I.P. : EMCEE
57
Bombinating : ABUZZ
58
Saltpetre : NITRE
59
Cut of halibut : STEAK
60
Basilica part : APSE
61
Tor : CRAG
65
Bolt down : EAT
66
Modernist : NEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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