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New York Times, Monday, August 9, 1993

Author:
Morton B. Braun
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J P Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Morton B. Braun has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,980
Across
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Like Nestor : SAGE
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Acknowledge : ADMIT
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One of the clefs : ALTO
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Is in debt : OWES
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Two-spot : DEUCE
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One of the Websters : NOAH
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Where Lions meet Bears : FOOTBALLSTADIUM
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Sensitive, as to ragweed : ALLERGIC
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Musical directions : RESTS
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Louis XIV, e.g. : ROI
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Hurts : HARMS
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Beefsteak, for one : TOMATO
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Sheep sound : BAA
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Inst. at Dallas : SMU
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Auction caveat : ASIS
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Large leaf : FROND
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Weight measure : TON
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Where Orioles meet Blue Jays : BASEBALLDIAMOND
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Hawaiian liquor, for short : OKE
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Obliterate : ERASE
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___ spumante : ASTI
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Scull : OAR
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Whalers' get-together : GAM
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Stiffened : TENSED
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Volumes : TOMES
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"___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
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"Flow gently, sweet ___" : AFTON
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Weigh heavily : MILITATE
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Where Hornets meet Hawks : BASKETBALLCOURT
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Donkey sound : BRAY
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Vikings : NORSE
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Borscht ingredient : BEET
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Golden Horde member : TATAR
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Region : AREA
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Living-room piece : SOFA
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Truant G.I. : AWOL
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An earth sci. : GEOL
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An enzyme : ESTERASE
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Slow ballet dance : ADAGIO
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Cold-cuts ctr. : DELI
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Organic-garden need : MULCH
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Suffix for hero or poet : ICS
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Hanoi holiday : TET
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Site of Aconcagua : ANDES
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Superman's girlfriend : LOIS
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Tight : TAUT
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Measures of resistance : OHMS
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Bonn bread : BROT
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Pride of Philip II : ARMADA
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Residence : ABODE
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Rajah's spouse : RANI
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Forbidden : TABOO
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Big city in Japan : OSAKA
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Avaricious one : MISER
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Facing an advancing glacier : STOSS
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Carlo or Cassino : MONTE
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Loosened : UNDID
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Burn brightly : FLAME
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"Kidnapped" auth. : RLS
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Go away! : BEGONE
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Winnipeg is its capital : MANITOBA
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Famed nuclear scientist : TELLER
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Actor Blore : ERIC
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World's most populous city : TOKYO
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Clever : SMART
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French secular cleric : ABBE
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Food : FARE
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Nicholas or Peter : TSAR
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Victor Laszlo's wife : ILSA
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Actor Mischa ___ : AUER
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Corner : TREE
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Kett in the comics : ETTA
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Abbreviated explosive : TNT
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Stole : BOA

Answer summary: 3 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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