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New York Times, Tuesday, July 27, 1993

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q V }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,967

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Impetuous : RASH
5
Cleaned, in a way : SWEPT
10
Season : SALT
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Hodgepodge : OLIO
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Calculated the speed : TIMED
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Bright thought : IDEA
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Special sales spot : BARGAINBASEMENT
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Opposite NNW : SSE
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Kind of club : GLEE
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Ohio city : XENIA
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Call's opposite : PUT
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Furry masked bandit? : RACCOON
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Reparation : REDRESS
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Avoid : SHUN
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Margarine : OLEO
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Facilitates : EASES
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Self : EGO
38
Laughton film: 1932 : PAYMENTDEFERRED
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Printers' measures : ENS
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___ Hall University, in N.J. : SETON
44
Wings for angeli : ALAE
45
A convertiplane, for short : STOL
46
Race-track figures : TOUTERS
49
Darwin disciple George ___ : ROMANES
52
Utilize : USE
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Be appropriate for : BEFIT
54
Knocks : PANS
56
Onager : ASS
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Bankers' confirmations : LETTERSOFCREDIT
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Words of comprehension : ISEE
64
Worship : ADORE
65
Steady look : GAZE
66
Ballpoints : PENS
67
Circles of light : HALOS
68
Developed : GREW
Down
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Hijacks : ROBS
2
Wellaway! : ALAS
3
Father : SIRE
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Duroc, e.g. : HOG
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Posts for harbor houses : STILTS
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Grape product : WINE
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Small live coal : EMBER
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Kind of soup : PEA
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Six-pt. scores : TDS
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___ Stylites, Syrian saint : SIMEON
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Gland: Comb. form : ADENO
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Former Russian hero : LENIN
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Bye-bye, in Soho : TATA
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Chills and fever : AGUE
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Alibi : EXCUSE
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Hop's big sister : PROM
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Agreement : ASSENT
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Kitchen bigwig : CHEF
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Lasso : ROPE
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Dash : ELAN
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Former Ottoman officials : DEYS
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Pay, as a bill : SETTLE
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Fuss : ADO
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Gardner of whodunits : ERLE
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Equipment : GEAR
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Pindar products : ODES
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Landed property : ESTATE
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An inert gas : NEON
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Evaluate : RATE
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Hits hard : SMITES
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Pound parts : OUNCES
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Rus., Ukr., etc., once : USSR
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Brooklyn star of yore : REESE
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Frequently : OFTEN
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Thread holder : SPOOL
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Radar-screen image : BLIP
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A hairdo : AFRO
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Hebrew month : ADAR
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Dimensions : SIZE
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Fret : STEW
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Very short cheer : RAH
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Religious gp. : SDA
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Embryonic dinosaur : EGG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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