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Gayle Dean
Gayle Dean

New York Times, Wednesday, June 30, 1993

Author:
Gayle Dean
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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Across
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English Channel island : SARK
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Courtly name? : ASHE
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Video and masking ___ : TAPES
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Architect's arch : OGEE
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"Buzz off!" : SHOO
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Horatian creation : EPODE
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Seed coating : ARIL
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Purveyor of chessmen? : PAWNBROKER
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Fido's gripe? : PETPEEVE
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Actress Dahl : ARLENE
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The Holy ___ : SEE
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Columbus-to-Cleveland dir. : NNE
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Auerbach of N.B.A. fame : RED
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Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
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Child's chamber : OVEN
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Looked happy : BEAMED
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Jinni's gift : WISH
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Eggs : OVA
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Insurance-office furniture? : ACTUARIALTABLES
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Guevara : CHE
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Blaine of "Casablanca" : RICK
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Consecrate with oil : ANOINT
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Masons' totes : HODS
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Motorist's warning : BEEP
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Morse bit : DOT
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Flows' opposite : EBBS
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Second person : EVE
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Resident: Suffix : ITE
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Storybook character : GRETEL
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Swimming spot for Minnesota Fats? : POOLROOM
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Final vacation stop? : LASTRESORT
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With regard to : INRE
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Say : UTTER
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Cat Nation member : ERIE
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"The ___ Event," Streisand film : MAIN
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Lachrymose : TEARY
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Take a toll : WEAR
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Went coasting : SLID
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Milieu for Carey and Lucci : SOAPS
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See eye to eye : AGREE
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Stated over and over : REITERATED
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Large seaweed : KELP
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Quaker of sorts : ASPEN
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Boyish groomer? : SHAVER
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"Battle Hymn" composer : HOWE
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Many, many eras : EON
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___ cotta : TERRA
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Twin brother of Artemis : APOLLO
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Bonnet brim : POKE
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Steinbeck title word : EDEN
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Parched : SERE
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Castro's predecessor : BATISTA
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Make beloved : ENDEAR
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Satan's delight : EVIL
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Kind of apple or bush : EMU
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Up an' at 'em : AWAKE
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Of choice : VOLITIONAL
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Steven's score? : EVEN
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Tweed's twitter : NAST
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Weimar court organist : BACH
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Hera's victim : ECHO
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Isiah Thomas move : DRIBBLE
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"Water Music" composer : HANDEL
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Bumps off : ICES
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Frightening sound : BOO
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Game dog : SETTER
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Bradley U. site : PEORIA
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"Maybellene" songwriter : BERRY
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Ballot caster : VOTER
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Shinto shrine gateway : TORII
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Textually alter : EMEND
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Stuff : GLUT
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Price : RATE
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This, in Ávila : ESTA
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Study hard : PORE
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Borders : RIMS
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Join a bee : SEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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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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