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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
Across
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Squealer : RAT
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Some vestments : ALBS
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Significant pile of stones : CAIRN
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Wrath : IRE
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Various: Comb. form : PARTI
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"L.A. Law" role : ARNIE
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TV-program recorder : VCR
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Hair holder : SNOOD
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Marie Antoinette, e.g. : REINE
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Start of an epigram : ATRUEDIPLOMAT
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King of beasts : LION
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Bushing : SLEEVE
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___ de France : ILE
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Funny guy : SCREAM
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Epigram: Part II : ALWAYS
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Charter : LEASE
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Stuttering Roscoe : ATES
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Epigram: Part III : THINKSTWICE
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Melville novel : OMOO
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Plus item : ASSET
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Epigram: Part IV : BEFORE
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He is often able : SEAMAN
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"Lord, is ___?": Matt. 26:22 : ITI
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First-born : OLDEST
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"The Forsyte ___" : SAGA
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End of the epigram : SAYINGNOTHING
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Brazilian state : BAHIA
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Century plant : AGAVE
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Fall behind : LAG
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Sell one ___ of goods : ABILL
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More withered : SERER
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Juin through août : ETE
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Feel : SENSE
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Bruce or Laura of films : DERN
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Carmine : RED
Down
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Competitors : RIVALS
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Frigid; bleak : ARCTIC
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Dennis the Menace, e.g. : TERROR
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Cathedral section : APSE
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Compatriots : LANDSMEN
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Cook on a grill : BROIL
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Mine section : STOPE
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Calif. artist colony : CARMEL
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Kind of way or code : AREA
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Start : INITIATE
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Old Japanese coin : RIN
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Wedding write-up word : NEE
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Vain : IDLE
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One, to Ouida : UNE
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Eggs : OVA
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Caustic substance : LYE
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Tee preceder : ESS
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Boxing's "greatest" : ALI
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U.S.A. distaffer : WAC
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Alias : AKA
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Draft letters : SSS
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Caan connectives : ETS
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"___ troubled waters": M. Henry : TOFISHIN
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Cry of triumph : HOO
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Town in W.Va. : WESTOVER
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Suffix with Jersey : ITE
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Geisha's waistband : OBI
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Convened : MET
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Soup garnish : ROYALE
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Hebrew judge : ELI
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Hardwood tree : ASH
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"Marilyn" author : MAILER
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Akin on Dad's side : AGNATE
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Henpecked : NAGGED
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Acronym for genes' macromolecules : DNAS
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Encouraged, with "on" : EGGED
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Delusion's partner : SNARE
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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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