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New York Times, Friday, August 13, 1993

Author:
Jesse Roarke
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,984
Across
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Loose garment : ROBE
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Mistake : ERROR
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Vaunt : BRAG
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The ___ Chancellor (Bismarck) : IRON
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Soft, to Solti : PIANO
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Douglas Hyde's land : EIRE
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Artist who founded the naturalistic school : CARAVAGGIO
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St. Clare and Tanguay : EVAS
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Upper crust : ELITE
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Overbearing : INSOLENT
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Angers : IRES
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Neat : TRIG
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Ecclesiastical traffickers : SIMONIACS
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Do the job of a 48 Across : ENACT
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Crockett quarry : COON
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Abbie's companion in comics : SLATS
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Wallaroo : EURO
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Computer gate : AND
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Irish patriot : EMMET
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Half pint : CUP
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Danish-American reformer : RIIS
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Unvalued, as a stock : NOPAR
45
"It tolls for ___": Donne : THEE
46
Oliver's boss : FAGIN
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Lawgiver : NOMOTHETE
50
Budget Director Panetta : LEON
52
Graf - ___ : SPEE
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Supports for jockeys' feet : STIRRUPS
57
Came up : AROSE
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Venerable : HOAR
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Followers of 17 Across : TENEBRISTS
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Best or Ferber : EDNA
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Bilge : TRIPE
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Relative of P.D.Q. : ASAP
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"Hi and ___," comic strip : LOIS
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Himalayan beings : YETIS
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Author Joyce ___ : CARY
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Staple of Asia : RICE
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Evangelist Roberts : ORAL
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Soprano Lucrezia ___ : BORI
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Kinship on mother's side : ENATION
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Browner's org. : EPA
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Fit out for sailing : RIG
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East Indian cereal grass : RAGI
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___ years (aged) : ONIN
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Chanticleer rules it : ROOST
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Direct route : BEELINE
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Milieu of 29 Down : RIVEGAUCHE
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Flaherty's "Man of ___" : ARAN
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Notable deed : GEST
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Pitcher Ruhle : VERN
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Source of metal : ORE
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German for 14 Across : EISEN
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Yellowish pink : SALMON
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Head covering : SCARF
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Ancient Asia Minor region : IONIA
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A leader of modernism in art : MODIGLIANI
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Argentine grassland : CAMPO
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Cooks clams, in a way : STEAMS
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Vinegar vessel : CRUET
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Pith helmet : TOPEE
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Hone a razor : STROP
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High chains : SIERRAS
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Cure-all : THERIAC
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Hide ___ hair : NOR
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Lachrymal drop : TEAR
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Like a fruitcake : NUTTY
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Artist-author Silverstein : SHEL
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Dust-up : TODO
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Balzac's "Le ___ Goriot" : PERE
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Pet : SNIT
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Greek peak : OSSA
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Headliner : STAR
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Sec. of Agriculture : ESPY
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Finial : EPI
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Egyptian god of music : BES

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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