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New York Times, Saturday, August 7, 1993

Author:
Reginald L. Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Reginald L. Johnson has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,978
Across
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Volcano in Sicily : ETNA
5
Paroxysm : SPASM
10
Not fully closed : AJAR
14
Well: Fr. : BIEN
15
Western resort : TAHOE
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Nut beverage : COLA
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THREE OF 40 ACROSS : BRIGHAMALANCHIC
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Crime-stalker Ness : ELIOT
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Well: Lat. : BENE
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Maiden-name indicator : NEE
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A taxonomic category : GENUS
25
Renounces : DISOWNS
27
Phi's follower : CHI
29
Chow : EATS
31
Kett of comics : ETTA
32
Table support : LEG
33
Abandons : DROPS
35
Locales : SITES
38
Bishop starter : ARCH
40
COMMON SURNAME : YOUNG
42
Groom's party : STAG
43
Guide at Uxmal : MAYAN
45
Plunders : PREYS
47
"___ Death Flight," 1977 TV film : SST
48
Arafat, for one : ARAB
50
O'Hara home : TARA
51
Thing, in law : RES
52
Suffering from memory loss : AMNESIC
55
A Bantu language : KONGO
57
First name of 54 Down : ROD
58
Turkish rulers : AGAS
60
Short projections : STUBS
62
THREE OF 40 ACROSS : BURTLORETTASEAN
66
Recycled : USED
67
___ cotta : TERRA
68
Musical combo : TRIO
69
Bastes, in a way : SEWS
70
Drudgery : SWEAT
71
Some flatware: Abbr. : STLG
Down
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Diminish : EBB
2
Recap, e.g. : TIRE
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FOUR OF 40 ACROSS : NEILGIGCYANDREW
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Actress Dickinson : ANGIE
5
Collection of sculptures : STATUARY
6
"Dallas" role : PAM
7
Melville character : AHAB
8
Finished shoe bottoms : SOLED
9
Small-minded one : MEANIE
10
C.P.A.'s concern : ACC
11
TWO OF 40 ACROSS : JOHNWATTSROBERT
12
Sigourney Weaver film: 1979 : ALIEN
13
Events at Aqueduct : RACES
18
Sharpened : HONED
19
Robins' residences : NESTS
24
Small porch : STOOP
26
Songwriter-singer Redding : OTIS
27
Edible mollusk : CLAM
28
Wife of Zeus : HERA
30
Jet : SPURT
34
Skulk : SNEAK
36
Relaxation : EASE
37
Cpls.' superiors : SGTS
39
Hopping mammal : HARE
41
Pilot's stabilizing device : GYROSTAT
44
Twangy : NASAL
46
One of the Clauses : SANTA
49
Intolerant ones : BIGOTS
52
Photographer Diane ___ : ARBUS
53
Computer device : MOUSE
54
Baseball Hall of Famer : CAREW
56
Rushes of air : GUSTS
59
Withered : SERE
61
Mizzen or spinnaker : SAIL
63
Scores for the Pats : TDS
64
"Amor ___ Nemici," Ariosti opera : TRA
65
Yuletide drink : NOG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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