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Bryant White
Bryant White

New York Times, Saturday, August 28, 1993

Author:
Bryant White
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Bryant White has 11 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 29 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,999
Across
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Vitrics : GLASSWARE
10
Goldblum et al. : JEFFS
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Stony meteorites : AEROLITES
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Pearl Buck's "The ___" : EXILE
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Catapults' cousins : MANGONELS
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Sired : BEGOT
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___ jacket : PEA
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Pizarro's wish : DESEO
22
Brief and brusque : CURT
23
Saharan sections : ERGS
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Half of MCII : DLI
27
Author Foley : RAE
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"Tobacco ___": Caldwell : ROAD
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Bundle up, old style : EMBALE
33
"And no such ___ any gulf ...": Swinburne : PEARLIN
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Pelvic bone : PUBIS
37
Comic Wilson : FLIP
38
Grape : UVA
39
River in NW Spain : ESLA
40
Chow down chowder noisily : SLURP
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Order : MANDATE
43
Attractive : COMELY
45
Levantine ketch : SAIC
46
Regal power symbol : ORB
47
Corrode : EAT
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Avoid : SHUN
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Saucy : PERT
54
Type of fish or whale : PILOT
57
___ culpa : MEA
59
Argentine river : ATUEL
61
Lear creations : LIMERICKS
64
Fine netting used for veils : TULLE
65
Corrects text : EMENDATES
66
Arab prince : EMEER
67
Sedimentary rock : SANDSTONE
Down
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Lots of cachalots : GAM
2
___ year : LEAP
3
Wild water buffalo of India : ARNEE
4
Even, in Essen : SOGAR
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___-mo (filming process, for short) : SLO
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Type of chair : WINDSOR
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Electrical units : RELS
9
Gaul's chariot : ESSED
10
Gen. Stuart of the C.S.A. : JEB
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C.E.O., e.g. : EXEC
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Capable of being shaped : FIGURABLE
13
Old Roman festival: Apr. 28 : FLORALIA
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Small sofas : SETTEES
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Violinist Bull : OLE
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Seizing device : GRAPPLE
26
Call to account : IMPEACH
29
Styptic : ALUM
30
Stars viewed through lorgnettes : DIVAS
32
Failure : BUST
33
Carpenter's narrow board : PLUMBRULE
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Green land : EIRE
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Zola book : NANA
37
Flower garden : FLORETUM
40
Resembling a brush : SCOPATE
42
Swell : DISTEND
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Kyoodle : YAP
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Mah-jongg pieces : TILES
50
Town in N Alaska : UMIAT
51
Swimming: Comb. form : NECTO
53
TV part : TELE
55
Bean or city : LIMA
56
Auspice : OMEN
58
Town on the Elbe : AKEN
60
Celtic Neptune : LER
62
Hwys. : RDS
63
Reno-to-Carson City dir. : SSE

Answer summary:
11 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 11 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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