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Charles M. Deber
Charles M. Deber

THE LAST SHALL BE SEARCHED

New York Times, Sunday, June 6, 1993

5-Down : Eyeball covering

Author:
Charles M. Deber
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 517 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 101, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Charles M. Deber has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 20 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,916
Across
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Dull : BLAH
5
Sudden outpouring : SPATE
10
"Bei Mir ___ Du Schoen" : BIST
14
Posed : SAT
17
Baltic island : AERO
18
Scriptural mysticism : CABALA
20
Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
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"___ Die ... ": Gide : IFIT
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HOW THEY LIVED ... : HAPPILYEVER
25
Seaweed : KELP
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Home loan, reduced? : MTGE
27
Apprentice : TRAINEE
28
Tom of "A Few Good Men" : CRUISE
30
Frenchman's foamy drink : BIERE
31
Cyclist LeMond : GREG
33
A neighbor of Ky. : TENN
34
Netted : CLEARED
36
Catch : BAG
39
DECEPTIVELY DIFFICULT ... : EASIERSAIDTHAN
42
Reboant : AROAR
44
Abbie's companion in comics : SLATS
45
Car with a rumble seat : ROADSTER
49
La rienda: the ___ in Spain : REIN
50
"All ___," 1984 Tomlin film : OFME
52
Chaplin and Coward : SIRS
53
Yum-Yum's sash : OBI
54
Maniple : BAND
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MIDDLE MANAGER'S HOPE ... : ROOMATTHE
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Marbles : AGATES
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Errand runners : GOFERS
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Most uncommon : RAREST
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Pigment for Constable : OCHRE
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Mill fodder : GRIST
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Jabbed : POKED
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Mulliniks of baseball : RANCE
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Chickaree's morsel : ACORN
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Flower organ : STAMEN
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Tully of Rome : CICERO
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Water nymphs : NAIADS
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GARBO SPEAKS ... : IWANTTOBE
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Chief Ouray's people : UTES
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DuMaurier's "Jamaica ___" : INN
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A Cotton Belt grape : EDEN
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Angered : IRED
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Cries of triumph : AHAS
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Bequests : LEGACIES
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Is inclined : LEANS
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Sanctified : BLEST
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JUST OUT OF REACH ... : SONEARANDYETSO
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Some N.F.L. linemen : RTS
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Not so callow : MATURER
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A subcontinent: Comb. form : INDO
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Italian mouse : TOPO
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... 78 : ALONE
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A railroad car : SMOKER
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Shell-shaped vessels : CONCHAE
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Lady's man : LORD
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Playlet : SKIT
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SEEK (UPDATED) ... : ANDYOUSHALL
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Lug : TOTE
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... 46 : SIDE
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Gets more weapons : REARMS
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"Sustineo ___," U. S. A. F. motto : ALAS
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... 95 : FAR
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Geraint's wife : ENID
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" ... which the blind ___": Shak. : DOSEE
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... 39 : DONE
Down
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Thai coin : BAHT
2
The man behind Bunker : LEAR
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Harp: It. : ARPA
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Pueblo Indian : HOPI
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Eyeball covering : SCLERA
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Those owed : PAYEES
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Daisy Mae's son : ABE
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Hebrew T : TAV
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A daughter of Agamemnon : ELECTRA
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Historic atoll : BIKINI
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Fishy date? : IDES
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Channel changer : SELECTOR
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... 55 : TOP
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Apes : SIMIANS
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... 23 : AFTER
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City NW of Buenos Aires : TIGRE
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Nab : ARREST
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___ off (irate) : TEED
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Actress Stevens : INGER
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Actresses Merkel and O'Connor : UNAS
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Globule : BEAD
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Gadgets : GISMOS
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Dalai Lama's city : LHASA
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Item on a banderilla : BARB
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Vicinage : AREA
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AUCTIONEER'S CRY ... : GOINGGOING
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Kind of sch. : ELEM
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Uses a towel : DRIES
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Pyrenees nation : ANDORRA
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WHERE THE CHICKEN GETS ... : TOTHEOTHER
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Peleg's father: Gen. 10:25 : EBER
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Lose a lap : RISE
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Vein's glories? : ORES
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Dix and Sumter, e.g. : FORTS
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Lose fur : SHED
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Appetite rouser : AROMA
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Removed : TAKEN
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Council site: 1545-63 : TRENT
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... 38 : GONE
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Periodic growth, as funds : ACCRUAL
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... 115 : FIND
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Phyle : TRIBE
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Pledge : PAWN
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Served perfectly : ACED
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Indigo : ANIL
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Sugar source : CANE
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___ a can to (ousts) : TIESA
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Girdle's cousin : CORSET
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Net on a schooner : SEINE
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Lilliputian : TINY
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Sunrise direction : EAST
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Tu-144's, e.g. : SSTS
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Moccasin material : DEERSKIN
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"Let no man put ___" : ASUNDER
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Reactor part : CORE
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Gaunt : LANK
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Make beloved : ENDEAR
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Having exornation : ADORNED
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Benefits : BOONS
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Ran wild : RIOTED
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"The Shape of Things ___": H.G. Wells : TOCOME
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Mate : SPOUSE
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Distiller's grain : MALT
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Detached : ALOOF
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Cake, in Capri : TORTA
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Certain skirt : MIDI
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Sudanese neighbor : CHAD
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Angel's accessory : HALO
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Pulitzer Prize poet Dugan : ALAN
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Otherwise : ELSE
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L.A.-to-San Diego dir. : SSE
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Philippine town or tree : DAO
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Dozens of mos. : YRS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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