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Ernst Theimer
Ernst Theimer

ANAGRAMANIA

New York Times, Sunday, July 11, 1993

Author:
Ernst Theimer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 510 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 8, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Ernst Theimer has 50 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 1 Modern Era crossword in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,951
Across
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"The Dunciad" poet : POPE
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Wins at chess : MATES
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Indian melodies : RAGAS
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Swindle : SCAM
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Actor Williams of "A Different World" : AMIR
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Ibsen's "An ___ of the People" : ENEMY
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Warn : ALERT
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So long : TATA
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He is a near anagram of 100 Across : COPERNICUS
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They are a near anagram of 100 Across : PORCUPINES
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Outerwear : TOPCOATS
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Tribal symbol : TOTEM
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Devilfish : MANTAS
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Forum wear : TOGA
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Place : LOCUS
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Summary : EPITOME
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Beginning, in Ayr : ONCOME
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Kind of eclipse : SOLAR
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States firmly : AVERS
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Wretched : SORRY
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Throne claimants : PRETENDERS
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Cosset : PET
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Frost's "The Witch of ___" : COOS
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To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
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Wyeth medium : OILS
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The Magi, e.g. : TRIO
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Initials at Tempe : ASU
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See 100 Across : TRANSPORT
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Vowed : SWORE
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Winchester, e.g. : REPEATER
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Grampuses : ORCS
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Options : CHOICES
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Filling : INLAY
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Type size : ELITE
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Greene of "Bonanza" : LORNE
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Middle linesmen : CENTERS
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Vein : LODE
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Agons : CONTESTS
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"Peter Grimes," for one : OPERA
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Pierce : PENETRATE
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Pose : SIT
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Promising : ROSY
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Kensington Park vehicle : PRAM
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Pale : ASHY
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Lot or spot : SITE
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Onager : ASS
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These are a near anagram of 100 Across : PRECISIONS
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Orarion : STOLE
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Origins : ROOTS
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Dais V.I.P. : EMCEE
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Conked : BEANED
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Convoys : ESCORTS
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Winged ant : ALATE
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Egyptian Christian : COPT
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Culmination : APOGEE
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Wind: Comb. form : ANEMO
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Ledger entries : POSTINGS
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With 51 Across, a Concorde : SUPERSONIC
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Fitting anagram of 100 Across : PERCUSSION
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Mideast ruler : EMIR
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Reliance : TRUST
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Kind of jack or suit : UNION
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Albacore : TUNA
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Fabled septet : SEAS
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Loudness units : SONES
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Adventure tales : SAGAS
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Ooze : SEEP
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Covenant : PACT
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Melville novel : OMOO
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Wally ___ of baseball fame : PIPP
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Builders : ERECTORS
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Household : MENAGE
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Singer Baker : ANITA
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Gumshoes : TECS
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Ratite bird : EMU
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Opposite of ectasis : SYSTOLE
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Bliss : RAPTURE
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Agalloch : ALOES
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Microbe : GERM
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Electrode bridge : ARC
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Posers : STUMPERS
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Restricts : STINTS
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Section of a Pound poem : CANTO
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The ___, TV rescuers : ATEAM
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Billiard stroke : MASSE
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Spacious : ROOMY
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Poker holdings : PAIRS
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One ___ (sandlot game) : OCAT
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Ponti's spouse : LOREN
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Daredevil Knievel : EVEL
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Emma Thompson's award: 1993 : OSCAR
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Loop for Captain Lynch : NOOSE
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An anagram of 100 Across : CROUPINESS
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Asparagus unit : SPEAR
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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Vikings : NORSE
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A near anagram of 100 Across : PROCESSION
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European republic : EIRE
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Digits : TOES
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Rose oil : ATTAR
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Deuce beaters : TREYS
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Cord : TWINE
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Wise lawgiver : SOLON
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Leonine group : PRIDE
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Musical group : OCTET
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Kind : SORT
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Admission : ENTRY
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Epithet of Athena : ALEA
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Fabric : CLOTH
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Fly catcher : HONEY
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Fragrant resin : ELEMI
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J. F. Cooper heroine : CORA
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Heroic poetry : EPOS
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Wine disorder : CASSE
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Legal document : TITLE
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Pegasus, for one : STEED
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Moccasins : PACS
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Hindu noblewoman : RANEE
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Objects : PROTESTS
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Soaks flax : RETS
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Data gatherers, for short : STATISTS
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Bookworm : PORER
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Chooses : SELECTS
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Mohammedan priest : IMAM
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Cuttlefish : OCTOPUS
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Clan units : SEPTS
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Astaire dancing partner : ROGERS
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Warrant officers : BOSUNS
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Relaxes : EASES
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Froth : SPUME
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Plenty: Lat. : COPIA
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Plant of the umbel family : ANISE
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Ghanaian export : COCOA
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Faulkner's "Requiem for ___" : ANUN
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Stuffed shirt : PRIG
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Savage Island : NIUE
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Auctioneer's last word : GONE
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Break : SNAP
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Coronado's quest : ORO
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Former Spanish queen : ENA

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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