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New York Times, Tuesday, September 14, 1993

Author:
Dorothy Elliott
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Dorothy Elliott has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,016
Across
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Wrong : AMISS
6
Imogene's TV partner : SID
9
"Jaws" star : SHARK
14
Bright bird : MACAW
15
Yoko ___ : ONO
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Saguaros : CACTI
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Upper stage of a launch vehicle : AGENA
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Runabout : CAR
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Started the pot : ANTED
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Movie set in the Catskills: 1987 : DIRTYDANCING
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Rhododendrons' kin : AZALEAS
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Spanish "eye" : OJO
27
Faye role in 1940 movie : RUSSELL
30
Appraised : SIZEDUP
33
Carbohydrate suffix : OSE
34
Bow wood : YEW
36
Unperturbed : SERENE
37
Russian Nobelist in Literature : BUNIN
40
Brief trip to the pool : DIP
42
Dine at home : EATIN
43
Cleared a tape : ERASED
45
Large wooden container : TUB
47
Part of Italy on a map : TOE
48
Recycled tire : RETREAD
50
"Almanack" figure : RICHARD
53
Quattro's predecessor : TRE
54
Leavings : RESIDUE
56
Co-star of 20 Across : JENNIFERGREY
61
Perth ___, N.J. : AMBOY
64
George C. Marshall's alma mater : VMI
65
Equivocators : LIARS
66
Polite negative reply : NOSIR
67
Lengthen : EKE
68
Ford of song : ERNIE
69
Keaton or Ladd : DIANE
70
Really great, in teenspeak : RAD
71
Library stamp : DATER
Down
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"Diary of ___ Housewife," 1970 film : AMAD
2
Wise trio : MAGI
3
Bakery worker : ICER
4
Holiday temps : SANTAS
5
Star of 20 Across : SWAYZE
6
Thus designated : SOCALLED
7
Absurd : INANE
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N.T. maker of clothing for the poor : DORCAS
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Radar display : SCAN
10
Drape : HANG
11
Function : ACT
12
Hwy. : RTE
13
Josh : KID
21
James or Tyne : DALY
22
Goddess with a cow's horns : ISIS
24
Ala.-born folk singer : ODETTA
25
Samples of "Hee Haw" : JUNIOR
26
Unwrapped : OPENED
27
Burns or Browning : ROBERT
28
Shylock : USURER
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Milieu of J.F.K. and R.F.K. : SENATE
31
A's distant cousin : ZEE
32
NOW's cause : ERA
35
Humorist : WIT
38
Medit. land : ISR
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Pat Nixon, ___ Ryan : NEE
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Cleansed : PURIFIED
44
Repair argyles : DARN
46
Linger awhile : BIDE
49
Broncos' home : DENVER
51
Made crinkles : CURLED
52
Flight : HEGIRA
55
Carol Kane's "Taxi" role : SIMKA
56
Become a member : JOIN
57
Mrs. Rochester, eventually : EYRE
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Carry on : RANT
59
Canal of song : ERIE
60
North Sea feeder : YSER
61
Plus : AND
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___-meme (myself, to Henri) : MOI
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Youth org. since 1910 : BSA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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