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New York Times, Friday, June 4, 1993

Author:
June A. Boggs
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B J Q }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,914
Across
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"Beat it!" : SCRAM
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Intentions : AIMS
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Mise of a sort : PACT
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Mashhad resident : IRANI
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Black fly : GNAT
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Sway : RULE
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Spanish lawmaker : LEGISLADOR
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Baltic tributary : ODER
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Stasimon, for one : ODE
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Josip Broz : TITO
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Depose : AFFIRM
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Sward : SOD
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Maintain : AVER
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Patras natives : GREEKS
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Firmament : SKY
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Norse narratives : SAGAS
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Collop : PIECE
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"Address to the ___": Burns : DEIL
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Hide's partner : SEEK
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Skilled performer : ARTISTE
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Fraise, e.g. : DEFENSE
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Nutmeg spice : MACE
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Pinnas : ALAE
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Impaired by neglect : RUSTY
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Diamond and Sedaka : NEILS
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Kingdom in NW Afr. : MOR
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Actor Washington (filmdom's Malcolm X) : DENZEL
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Diving duck : SMEW
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Dance party : HOP
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Is of use : AVAILS
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River islands : AITS
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Gametes : OVA
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Epsilon follower : ZETA
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German medical specialist : PSYCHIATER
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Anatomical canal : ITER
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Put into action : EXERT
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Capital of Manche : STLO
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Agrippina II's son : NERO
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Certain race : RELAY
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Rural sights : SILOS
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Belief : CREDO
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Showed fury : RAGED
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Black cuckoo : ANI
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Bloopers : MISTAKES
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Moss ___ (Mocha stone) : AGATE
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Support: Var. : INDORSE
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Leader of the Long March : MAO
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Wander off : STRAGGLE
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French teacher : PROFESSEUR
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Hero-actor Murphy : AUDIE
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Postal worker : CLERK
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Mutual relationship : TERMS
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Roman historian : LIVY
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Monk's title of address : FRA
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Italian physicist or biologist : SCIENZIATO
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Adjutant : AIDE
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Jack of clubs : PAM
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Ethan Allen's brother : IRA
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List ender, at times : ETC
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Dingle : DELL
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London has two : ENS
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A direction in Le Mans : EST
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Pitch : KEY
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Plane maneuver : TAILSPIN
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More slovenly : FROWSIER
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Ore analyst : ASSAYER
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Sniggler's catch : EEL
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Pusher's product, for short : METH
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Stuns : DAZES
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Tennis great : EVERT
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Seaport in Brazil : NATAL
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Wave starter : MICRO
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César Ritz establishment : HOTEL
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___ barrel (in trouble) : OVERA
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Potlatch : PARTY
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___ Foy, city in Quebec : STE
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Labrys, e.g. : AXE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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