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New York Times, Wednesday, September 15, 1993

Author:
Rand H. Burns
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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. 16,017

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Intolerant one : BIGOT
6
Resistor units : OHMS
10
Side effect of puberty : ACNE
14
Grassy plain : LLANO
15
Unimagined : REAL
16
Ruse : PLOY
17
"Bird farm" of the Navy : AIRCRAFTCARRIER
20
Jet-setters : BEAUTIFULPEOPLE
21
Carnival weirdo : GEEK
22
Charlemagne's father : PEPIN
23
"___ didn't say yes..." : SHE
25
Use Howe's device : SEW
27
V.P.'s domain : SEN
28
Units used for IV volumes : CCS
31
Spanish thing : COSA
33
Drop off : NOD
35
Cardinal's headgear : REDHAT
37
Discomfit : ABASH
39
Bit for Bowser : ORT
41
Defrost : DEICE
42
Bohemian dances : POLKAS
44
Unit of work : JOB
46
Blemish : SCAR
47
Legal ender : ESE
48
Anatomical duct : VAS
50
Silent : MUM
52
"___-Tiki" : KON
53
Legendary polar inhabitant : SANTA
55
Wheezing sound : RALE
57
A "bird farm" : USSINDEPENDENCE
63
A jet-setter : ELIZABETHTAYLOR
64
Like the star of Tex. : LONE
65
Profess : AVER
66
Gets all worked up : STEWS
67
Prods : EGGS
68
"Pretty Woman" star : GERE
69
One of the Hesperides : AEGLE
Down
1
Squeal : BLAB
2
Netman a k a "Nasty" : ILIE
3
Moving event, perhaps : GARAGESALE
4
Timely : ONCUE
5
Rich cakes of German origin : TORTES
6
Composer of "Carmina Burana" : ORFF
7
In a pet : HETUP
8
Twin crystals : MACLES
9
Openhanded smiter : SLAPPER
10
Forestage : APRON
11
Type of joint : CLIP
12
Carol : NOEL
13
Brontë surname : EYRE
18
Pulitzer poet Conrad ___: 1930 : AIKEN
19
Bridled : REINED
23
Word on land or sea : SCAPE
24
Vagabonds : HOBOS
26
Swains pitch it : WOO
28
Drumstick : CHICKENLEG
29
Chocolate tree : CACAO
30
Forbidding : STERN
32
Beg : ASK
34
Julius Erving's nickname : DRJ
36
___ Moines : DES
38
Caribbean capital : HAVANA
40
Thumb of folklore : TOM
43
Dike component : SANDBAG
45
Like some offerings : BURNT
49
Stow in a hold : STEEVE
51
___ wet hen : MADASA
53
Economy and medium : SIZES
54
More likely : APTER
56
Philippine island : LEYTE
57
River of Zaire : UELE
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Plod : SLOG
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See 1 Down : SING
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Honor, to Heinrich : EHRE
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Hood : COWL
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Goldelic language : ERSE

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