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New York Times, Tuesday, September 21, 1993

Author:
Stanley Glass
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q U X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Stanley Glass has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,023
Across
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First shepherd : ABEL
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___ buster (quartz quarrier?) : SARD
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Italian poet Torquato ___ : TASSO
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Colorful Surrealist : DALI
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Way yonder : AFAR
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Hit song of 1948 : AGAIN
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"Cogito, ___ sum": Descartes : ERGO
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Couch : SOFA
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Creator of Pooh and Roo : MILNE
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Ahab's favorite etchings? : PRINTSOFWHALES
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Decimal-system base : TEN
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___ up (excited) : HET
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Cotton merchant's unit : BALE
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Plant plot : BED
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Mammoth, for one : CAVE
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"The ___ of St. Mark": Keats : EVE
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Statuette for a star : OSCAR
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Rate of progress : PACE
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Top man in a bakery? : ICER
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Ghostly champions of yore? : SHADESOFKNIGHTS
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Baikal or Titicaca : LAKE
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Belligerent Olympian : ARES
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Part of a springe : NOOSE
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Have creditors : OWE
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Working colonists : ANTS
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Atlantique, e.g. : MER
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Previous prefix : ANTE
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Attorneys, collectively : BAR
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Saratoga, e.g. : SPA
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Food for stage hogs and hags? : HAMSANDWITCHES
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Showy parrot : MACAW
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What watch watchers watch : DIAL
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Fabric fuzz : LINT
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Esteem highly : PRIZE
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Lough of N. Ireland : ERNE
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Just more than never : ONCE
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Feast at which matzoh is served : SEDER
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Precious : DEAR
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Eosin user : DYER
Down
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Accomplished : ADEPT
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Vt. granite center : BARRE
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City NW of Chicago : ELGIN
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Symbol of courage : LION
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Gave a lot of lip : SASSED
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Under way : AFOOT
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Human rubbish : RAFF
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Disadvantages : DRAWBACKS
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Popular ground-meat treat : TAMALE
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Smoothly mobile : AGILE
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Mart come-on : SALE
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Wrongdoings : SINS
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"___ if by land..." : ONE
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Soothing word : THERE
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Refuge : HAVEN
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Commanded : BADE
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Boîtes : CAFES
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Resound : ECHO
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Old-timers : VETS
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Capital near Skagerrak : OSLO
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Mrs. Warren's creator : SHAW
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Encrust : CAKE
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Foretold : PORTENDED
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Stravinsky : IGOR
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Clara or Monica : SANTA
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Motionless : INERT
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"Jeopardy!" given : ANSWER
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Novelist who sends letters? : MAILER
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Flabbergast : AMAZE
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Swahili boss : BWANA
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Lustrous : SHINY
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A pound has 100 : PENCE
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Autumn bloom : ASTER
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Aseop's also-ran : HARE
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Biting : ACID
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Very urgent : DIRE
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Oafish one : CLOD
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Brit. legislators : MPS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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