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New York Times, Thursday, August 5, 1993

Author:
Rand H. Burns
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Rand H. Burns has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,976
Across
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Monikers : NAMES
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Bradley or Sharif : OMAR
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Entreat : PRAY
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Bias : SLANT
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Shiny cloth : LAME
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Get one's goat : RILE
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Menu : CARTE
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Lindros of the N.H.L. : ERIC
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Unlock : OPEN
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Eerie group of peaks? : STRANGERANGE
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Early Christian chalice : AMA
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Goad : SPUR
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Most light-hearted : AIRIEST
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Avers : STATES
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Royal flush? : GRANDHAND
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Loser to Hoover: 1928 : SMITH
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Tar : GOB
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Minstrel's offering : LAY
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The Kingston Trio hit: 1959 : MTA
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Not suitable : INAPT
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A $1.98 bungee jump? : CHEAPLEAP
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Chemical compounds : ESTERS
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Street, in Stuttgart : STRASSE
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Wrench, e.g. : TOOL
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Dudley Moore film : TEN
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Problem for Montana? : HUDDLEMUDDLE
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Not fer : AGIN
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Challenge : DARE
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Long periods of time : AEONS
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Southern France : MIDI
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Author Mills : ENOS
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Something to pledge : TROTH
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Urgent request : PLEA
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Snack : NOSH
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Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
Down
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Presidential advisory gp. : NSC
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End of a Stein line : ALAS
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Store : MART
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Board the Cape Codder : ENTRAIN
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Like some clams : STEAMED
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Actor Vidov : OLEG
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Dark lunar plain : MARE
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Mideast bigwigs : AMIRS
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Newsy summaries : RECAPS
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Agenda : PROGRAM
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Auspicious : RIPE
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Falstaff's quaff : ALE
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Urge : YEN
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Poet Ogden ___ : NASH
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McAuliffe's reply at Bastogne : NUTS
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B. Agr. aspirant : AGGIE
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Actor Jeremy ___ : IRONS
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Moroccan port : RABAT
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Soft mineral : TALC
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"Hard ___": Dickens : TIMES
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Singer James and namesakes : ETTAS
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Mold : SHAPE
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Slangy refusal : NAH
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Changes the hue : DYES
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A dark purple : PETUNIA
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Walked on : TROD
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Aleutian island : ATTU
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Come earlier than : PREDATE
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Advice columnist Ann ___ : LANDERS
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Soaked : SODDEN
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Open, grassy plain : LLANO
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Stash : HIDE
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Piccadilly Circus statue : EROS
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Open weave : MESH
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Swag : LOOT
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Being, in Callao : ENTE
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Elec. measure : AMP
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Actor Gerard : GIL
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That ship : SHE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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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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