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New York Times, Tuesday, July 20, 1993

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,960
Across
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Drink like Snoopy : LAPUP
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Tank contents, sometimes : AIR
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Attractive : CUTE
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"What's in ___?" : ANAME
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Otherwise : ELSE
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African antelope : ORYX
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Message from heaven? : SKYWRITING
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Produce pandowdy : BAKE
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Owns : HAS
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Defeat a contract : SET
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Takes a trip : TUMBLES
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Lakers' arena : FORUM
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A Gish, briefly : LIL
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Mountainous : ALPINE
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Not affecting the outcome : ACADEMIC
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Makes un-hole-y : DARNS
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Med. course : ANAT
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Maine town : SACO
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Buy ___ in a poke : APIG
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Church path : AISLE
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Despot : TSAR
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Key pie ingredient : LIME
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Actir Pickens : SLIM
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"You've ___ Out on a Limb," 1940 song : GOTME
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Coffee-house offering : ESPRESSO
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Got nervous : TENSED
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Bandleader? : BEE
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Scandinavian : NORSE
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Regal name in Spain : ALFONSO
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Use a divan : SIT
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Do some shirring : SEW
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Comment from Garfield : MEOW
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Dark image : SILHOUETTE
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List-ending abbr. : ETAL
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Thessalian peak : OSSA
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Clark's 1939 role : RHETT
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Houston and Browne : SAMS
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Rubicund : RED
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Simon of opera fame : ESTES
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Mascara recipient : LASH
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"Johnny's Theme" composer : ANKA
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Gives compensation : PAYS
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Colliers' gp. : UMW
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People : PERSONS
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He once had feet of Clay : ALI
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"Money ___ everything!" : ISNT
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Control : REGULATE
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Colonial road item : COBBLESTONE
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Caspian feeder : URAL
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Young 'un : TYKE
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Liz has had some : EXES
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"___, Brute" : ETTU
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"Able was ___ I . . . " : IERE
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Start of "Home, Sweet Home" : MID
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Postprandial containers : FINGERBOWLS
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Stately residence : MANSION
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Alan-___ of ballads : ADALE
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___ lazuli : LAPIS
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Dress with care : PRIMP
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Storm warning? : CALM
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Sail supports : MASTS
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Veni, translated : ICAME
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Prepared apples for baking : CORED
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Is not well : AILS
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Tax man : ASSESSOR
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Expressive movement : GESTURE
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Hallow ender : EEN
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Tom, Dick, and Harry : TRIO
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Workplace watchdog org. : OSHA
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Singing brothers : AMES
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"___ smile be your . . . " : LETA
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Beer head : FOAM
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Fr.-Belg. river : OISE
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Delete a dele : STET
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Kitchen finish : ETTE
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Volstead antis : WETS
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Hallucinogenic drug : LSD
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Inquiring expressions : EHS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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