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New York Times, Monday, August 16, 1993

31-Across : "___ stand ... ": Luther

Author:
Melvin Kenworthy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Melvin Kenworthy has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,987
Across
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Count ___ (take the roll) : NOSES
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Hip : ONTO
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Prevarications : LIES
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Me. college town : ORONO
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Ukrainian city : KIEV
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___ uncertain terms : INNO
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Error-free : INFALLIBLE
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Despot : TSAR
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College military gp. : ROTC
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With 2 Down, common alternatives : YES
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Spin : ROTATE
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Pair : TWO
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Biblical book : PSALTER
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Prayers : ORISONS
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"___ stand ... ": Luther : HEREI
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Country singer Tillis : PAM
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Have high goals : ASPIRE
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Goldwyn and Rayburn : SAMS
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Arbitrated at Shea: Slang : UMPED
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LAX letters : ETA
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Facing Jimmy Key : ATBAT
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Mineral springs : SPAS
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Holmes's assistant : WATSON
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Bossy's milieu : LEA
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Flight part : STAIR
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World's highest peak : EVEREST
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Designates : ASSIGNS
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Lamb's mother : EWE
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Wandered : ROAMED
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Barley beard : AWN
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Mosel feeder : SAAR
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" ... ere I saw ___" : ELBA
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Out of the question : IMPOSSIBLE
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NaCl : SALT
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Nürnberg negative : NEIN
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"___ Kick ... ": C. Porter : IGETA
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Ash or palm : TREE
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Pesky insect : GNAT
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Inscribe : ENTER
Down
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Black, to Pierre : NOIR
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See 21 Across : ORNO
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Kind of touch : SOFT
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Passes, as a law : ENACTS
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Roman counterpart of Helios : SOL
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Steinbeck nomad : OKIE
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His ___, the bigwig : NIBS
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Far: Comb. form : TEL
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Supervise : OVERSEE
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"The ___ Rebel," S. Temple film : LITTLEST
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Voracious : INSATIABLE
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Growing out : ENATE
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More tender : SORER
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Ben and Sue of movies : LYONS
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Galley implement : OAR
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Blue dye : WOAD
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Out of sight is one : PHRASE
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Musical work : OPUS
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Highway exit : RAMP
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Like some roads after blizzards : IMPASSABLE
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Skin divers' weapons : SPEARS
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Communication letters : ITT
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West or Murray : MAES
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R.b.i. or e.r.a. : STAT
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Appraisal : ESTIMATE
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Again : ANEW
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" ... long, long trail a-___" : WINDING
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Baking chambers : OVENS
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Dark or iron : AGE
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Quit : RESIGN
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"There's no music in ___ ...": Ruskin : AREST
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___ plexus : SOLAR
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Western Samoan capital : APIA
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Habit : WONT
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Promote felonious acts : ABET
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Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
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Stern : REAR
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Chess pieces : MEN
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She, in Stuttgart : SIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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