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Manny Nosowsky
Manny Nosowsky

New York Times, Friday, September 17, 1993

17-Across : Subdivision of "The Raven"

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Manny Nosowsky has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles and 246 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,019
Across
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Fills the positions : STAFFS
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Fighting man : SCRAPPER
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Auto adjustment : TUNEUP
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Kaleidoscope opening : PEEPHOLE
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Subdivision of "The Raven" : STANZA
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Wound off : UNCOILED
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Act the rat : DESERT
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Black bird of puzzledom : ANI
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Orange, lemon and lime : TREES
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Self puller-upper : BOOTSTRAP
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Contained : HELD
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Phone-dial trio : DEF
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Boo or yoo follower : HOO
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Top performer : ACE
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Convy or Parks : BERT
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Help reach a high : ELATE
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Salutation for later? : WAVEOFTHEFUTURE
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Cultured bauble : PEARL
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Slaughter of diamonds : ENOS
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Carlos's aunt : TIA
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Thumbs-up sign using other fingers : VEE
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Make a face : MUG
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"Jeopardy" ans. : QUES
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Simon Bolivar, e.g. : LIBERATOR
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Persnickety : FUSSY
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Chapter in history : ERA
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Menotti's "___ Goes to the Ball" : AMELIA
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Conventioneer, perhaps : DELEGATE
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Rust formations : OXIDES
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Pick a number from ___ : ONETOTEN
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It has its convention : GENEVA
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Most wimpy : NERDIEST
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Think the world of : ESTEEM
Down
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They cross aves. : STS
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Palindromic ruler : TUT
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Actress Alicia : ANA
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Parried : FENDED
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Detonators : FUZES
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Bath and Baden : SPAS
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Prod for now? : SPUROFTHEMOMENT
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Literary patchwork : CENTO
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Kind of vehicle or room : REC
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Persian Gulf address in 1991 : APO
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Key letter : PHI
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Kind of bear or cap : POLAR
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"Maria ___," 1933 song : ELENA
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Use the ladle again : REDIP
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Siskel's cohort : EBERT
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Melt the ice : THAW
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Short summary : RECAP
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French student : ELEVE
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"___ comes on little cat feet...": Sandburg : THEFOG
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Alone, to Ovid : SOLUS
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Exactly : TOAT
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Make a boxer feel better? : DEFLEA
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Hole maker : BORER
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Ballerina togs : TUTUS
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Cat Nation tribesmen : ERIES
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Projecting edge : EAVE
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Get used to : ENURE
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Just like A B C : EASY
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Pleasantly old-fashioned : QUAINT
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Pretended : LEDON
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Papas of the screen : IRENE
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Cotton packer : BALER
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Poets Nahum and Allen : TATES
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Tough spots : FIXES
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Theater section : LOGE
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Airport abbr. : ETD
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"Let me ___ pray thee...": Ex. 4:18 : GOI
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Had a little lamb : ATE
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Poor grade : DEE
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First fruit picker : EVE
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"Cheers" character : SAM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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