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New York Times, Wednesday, July 21, 1993

Author:
Betty Jorgensen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,961

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Squealer : RAT
4
Some vestments : ALBS
8
Significant pile of stones : CAIRN
13
Wrath : IRE
14
Various: Comb. form : PARTI
16
"L.A. Law" role : ARNIE
17
TV-program recorder : VCR
18
Hair holder : SNOOD
19
Marie Antoinette, e.g. : REINE
20
Start of an epigram : ATRUEDIPLOMAT
23
King of beasts : LION
24
Bushing : SLEEVE
25
___ de France : ILE
28
Funny guy : SCREAM
30
Epigram: Part II : ALWAYS
32
Charter : LEASE
36
Stuttering Roscoe : ATES
37
Epigram: Part III : THINKSTWICE
41
Melville novel : OMOO
43
Plus item : ASSET
44
Epigram: Part IV : BEFORE
47
He is often able : SEAMAN
52
"Lord, is ___?": Matt. 26:22 : ITI
53
First-born : OLDEST
57
"The Forsyte ___" : SAGA
58
End of the epigram : SAYINGNOTHING
61
Brazilian state : BAHIA
63
Century plant : AGAVE
64
Fall behind : LAG
65
Sell one ___ of goods : ABILL
66
More withered : SERER
67
Juin through août : ETE
68
Feel : SENSE
69
Bruce or Laura of films : DERN
70
Carmine : RED
Down
1
Competitors : RIVALS
2
Frigid; bleak : ARCTIC
3
Dennis the Menace, e.g. : TERROR
4
Cathedral section : APSE
5
Compatriots : LANDSMEN
6
Cook on a grill : BROIL
7
Mine section : STOPE
8
Calif. artist colony : CARMEL
9
Kind of way or code : AREA
10
Start : INITIATE
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Old Japanese coin : RIN
12
Wedding write-up word : NEE
15
Vain : IDLE
21
One, to Ouida : UNE
22
Eggs : OVA
26
Caustic substance : LYE
27
Tee preceder : ESS
29
Boxing's "greatest" : ALI
31
U.S.A. distaffer : WAC
33
Alias : AKA
34
Draft letters : SSS
35
Caan connectives : ETS
37
"___ troubled waters": M. Henry : TOFISHIN
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Cry of triumph : HOO
39
Town in W.Va. : WESTOVER
40
Suffix with Jersey : ITE
41
Geisha's waistband : OBI
42
Convened : MET
45
Soup garnish : ROYALE
46
Hebrew judge : ELI
48
Hardwood tree : ASH
49
"Marilyn" author : MAILER
50
Akin on Dad's side : AGNATE
51
Henpecked : NAGGED
54
Acronym for genes' macromolecules : DNAS
55
Encouraged, with "on" : EGGED
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Delusion's partner : SNARE
59
Is under the weather : AILS
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Sea swallow : TERN
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Kind of relief : BAS
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Actor Vigoda : ABE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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