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Robert H. Wolfe
Robert H. Wolfe

New York Times, Saturday, September 25, 1993

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Robert H. Wolfe has 23 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 60 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
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D
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O
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D
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E
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C
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M
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P
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R
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Y
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A
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T
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L
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M
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A
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R
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T
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B
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H
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R
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I
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M
P
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A
P
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S
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D
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P
O
R
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S
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D
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F
T
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D
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E
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R
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A
R
A
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L
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C
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R
D
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S
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A
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P
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C
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R
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G
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O
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,027
Across
1
Twelve: Comb. form : DODEC
6
Thump : SMITE
11
Lever : PRY
14
Running : OPERATIONAL
16
Part of r.p.m. : REV
17
Film on the fruit of Paris's abduction? : MELONOFTROY
18
Pedro's eins : UNO
19
Couches : SETTEES
20
A covenant signer: Neh. 10:26 : ANAN
21
Vessels of interest to Spock : ARTERIES
24
"We ___ Love," 1964 song : AREIN
25
Nonsense! : BAH
26
Sun. delivery : SER
27
Standoff : IMPASSE
29
Parrots : APES
31
Ships back to the homeland : DEPORTS
32
Wacky : DAFT
33
Cherished ones : DEARS
35
Sea that's a lake : ARAL
37
Poet-critic John ___ et al. : CIARDIS
39
Salad choice : TUNA
40
Seals of authority : SIGNETS
41
Sucker : SAP
44
LXVII x III : CCI
45
Touch, in Torino : TOCCO
46
Squealed : SHRIEKED
48
Repose in the Reich : RUHE
49
Grade-crossing attendant : GATEMAN
51
"Do ___ say!" : ASI
52
Film about citrus thieves? : LIMEBANDITS
56
Afflicted : ILL
57
Excess stimulation : OVERAROUSAL
58
Synthetic mat. : NYL
59
Flat hat : BERET
60
Sordid : SEAMY
Down
1
Yankee Clipper's brother : DOM
2
Word for and in Pope : OPE
3
Neighbor of Md. : DEL
4
Uneven : EROSE
5
Workers with rattan : CANERS
6
Sieve : SIFTER
7
Specks : MOTES
8
As to : INRE
9
Town NE of Santa Fe : TAOS
10
Culbertson of bridge fame : ELY
11
Film with Cher battered by Danish type? : PRUNESTRUCK
12
___ man (versatile scholar) : RENAISSANCE
13
Actress De Carlo : YVONNE
15
Fields of comedy : TOTIE
20
Ancient mariner's resting place : ARARAT
21
"There never was ... ___ peace": Franklin : ABAD
22
Greedily : RAPACIOUSLY
23
Film about a frost in Smyrna? : THEFIGCHILL
24
Sgt.'s mail drop : APO
27
Cash conclusion : IER
28
Mil. lawman : MPS
30
Position : STANCE
31
"___ Rheingold" : DAS
33
Banned bug bane : DDT
34
Ice on the Isar : EIS
36
Put down : LAID
38
Vintage auto : REO
40
Ancestry : STRAIN
41
Month before Adar : SHEBAT
42
To supply Castro with guns : ARMAR
43
What Joel and Nero play : PIANOS
46
35,315 cubic feet : STERE
47
Clothe : ENDUE
49
Confer : GIVE
50
Part of O.A.S. : AMER
52
Tennis return : LOB
53
Book before Jer. : ISA
54
Highland kin of 59 Across : TAM
55
Foxy : SLY

Answer summary:
9 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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