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Joel D. Lafargue
Joel D. Lafargue

New York Times, Wednesday, September 22, 1993

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 2 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,024
Across
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Opening on Broadway : ACTI
5
Recovery period, briefly : REHAB
10
Walk in the woods : HIKE
14
Last of the Gospels : JOHN
15
Antarctic cape : ADARE
16
Pindarics : ODES
17
Berserk : AMOK
18
How Utrecht canaries date? : DUTCHTWEET
20
Kind of shackle? : RAM
21
Facial spasms : TICS
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Carl Ripken Jr. is one : ORIOLE
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Prevailing atmospheres : AURAE
25
Leonard ___, a k a Roy Rogers : SLYE
26
Watercraft : VESSEL
28
___ Barrani, W.W. II Egyptian battleground : SIDI
29
Mis followers : FAS
32
Two-way lady? : ANNA
33
Old Greek medicine man : GALEN
34
An imperfect ten? : ENT
35
Talk turkey? : USEFOWLLANGUAGE
39
Mus followers : NUS
40
Prenatal membranes : CAULS
41
Hoosegow : STIR
42
Holiday for Ho : TET
43
You can't hear its bark : TREE
44
Mennonite campus in Ind. : GOSHEN
46
Unlocked? : BALD
47
"Sugar is sweet, and ___ you!" : SOARE
48
Pigment-deficient animal : ALBINO
51
Civil wrong : TORT
52
NBC's progenitor : RCA
55
Chicken feed? : POULTRYSUM
57
Dec. holiday : XMAS
58
Threshold : SILL
59
Patriot-diplomat of the 1770's : DEANE
60
Immense : VAST
61
Just : ONLY
62
Orange-red stones : SARDS
63
Involved with : INTO
Down
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Open a crack : AJAR
2
Cook book : COMA
3
Birdhouse cartoonist? : THOMASNEST
4
Contents of some wells : INK
5
Choice for a tire buyer : RADIAL
6
Bring out : EDUCE
7
___ off (gesture of praise) : HATS
8
Clara Barton's org. : ARC
9
Obligated : BEHOLDEN
10
Mirthful Mandel : HOWIE
11
Logical beginning? : IDEO
12
Hull structure : KEEL
13
Old Italian family name : ESTE
19
Hard to endure : TRYING
21
Three, to 13 Down : TRE
24
Inits. on a B-52 : USAF
25
First name of 59 Across : SILAS
26
Boast : VAUNT
27
Follow : ENSUE
28
Room for Henri : SALLE
29
Birdbrained forecaster? : FEATHERMAN
30
Rolling Stones hit: 1973 : ANGIE
31
Grim in aspect : STERN
33
Gave a good pasting? : GLUED
36
Navigator's instrument : OCTANT
37
Power-hungry military leaders : WARLORDS
38
C.I.S., once : USSR
44
Steve Lawrence's in-laws : GORMES
45
Tidbit for Trigger : OAT
46
Showman Rose : BILLY
47
Logically valid : SOUND
48
Lhasa ___ : APSO
49
Tender ender : LOIN
50
Bear's opposite : BULL
51
Peter the Great, e.g. : TSAR
53
Playbill listing : CAST
54
Concerning : ASTO
56
"___, verily" : YEA
57
Cato's sweet age? : XVI

Answer summary:
6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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