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ENNEAD

New York Times, Sunday, September 26, 1993

Author:
John Greenman
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q X Z }
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,028
Across
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Tessarae : TILES
6
Crimson's rival : ELI
9
"___ we forget . . . " : LEST
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It's held in a hold : CARGO
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Leave-taking : ADIEU
19
Classical beginner : NEO
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Winglike : ALAR
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Of feathery fauna : AVIAN
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Feel great joy : BEONCLOUDNINE
25
Hanger material : WIRE
26
From A to Z, e.g. : RANGE
27
___ Juan Hill : SAN
28
Mag. sales : CIRC
29
Neophyte officer : NINETYDAYWONDER
32
Picasso prop : EASEL
33
Shoe-box ltrs. : EEE
34
Flung : SENT
35
All the way : THEWHOLENINEYARDS
41
In a foolish manner : ASININELY
45
Bern's river : AARE
46
Play Simon Says : APE
47
Craggy crest : TOR
49
Fairway gizmo : TEE
50
Sisters of Charity, e.g. : NUNS
51
Ars gratia ___ : ARTIS
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"I've Got ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
55
Hemingway's Lady Ashley : BRETT
57
Formerly called : NEE
58
"Skittle Players" painter : STEEN
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Nonuple : NINEFOLD
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___-O ("Old MacDonald" refrain) : EIEI
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Christie element : ARSENIC
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Colonizes : SETTLES
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Shortcoming : WANT
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Soupçon : TRACE
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Deep distress : GRIEF
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Whilom Burmese statesman : THANT
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Slopes transport : TBAR
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Wood smoothers : PLANERS
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" . . . in ___ it is heaven": Matt. 6:10 : EARTHAS
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Argyles, e.g. : HOSE
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They "try men's souls": Paine : TIMES
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Blaspheme : CURSE
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Tpk. mail station : HPO
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Shown on TV : AIRED
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Eleven has two : ONES
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Syst. of laws : CONST
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Tilled : HOED
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Actress Ryan : MEG
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100 square meters : ARE
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Epoch : ERA
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Radius neighbor : ULNA
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"Quinquireme ___ from distant Ophir": Masefield : OFNINEVEH
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All dolled up : DRESSEDTOTHENINES
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Miscellanies : ANAS
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Guido's high note : ELA
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Indonesian isles : AROES
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Jose Ferrer film: 1963 : NINEHOURSTORAMA
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First meson discovered : PION
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Cable initials : HBO
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Mrs. Donahue : MARLO
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Syrian city : ALEP
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Whip : CATONINETAILS
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Improves manuscripts : EDITS
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Pastures : LEAS
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Get a move on : HIE
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Garner of the keyboard : ERROL
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Wetness in Wiesbaden : NASSE
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Prospector's "grail" : LODE
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Actor Byrnes : EDD
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" : DITTO
Down
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File-folder extensions : TABS
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Brainchild : IDEA
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Maned Oz role : LION
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Nightfall, to bards : EEN
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Jewish ritual hut : SUCCAH
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Remove a core or a growth : ENUCLEATE
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Copied Ozawa : LED
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Freelancer's income-tax form : IONINENINE
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Hillary Clinton, for one : LAWYER
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Omitted syllables : ELIDED
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Actress Allgood : SARA
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Deuces' betters : TREYS
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"Gigi" star's kin : CARONS
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Jack Lemmon film: 1972 : AVANTI
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Orange-zest source : RIND
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Security deposit : GAGE
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Ripsnorter : ONER
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Felipe's flat : LISO
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City S of Moscow : OREL
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Afternoon affair : TEA
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Sport : WEAR
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Lambs' dams : EWES
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Dan ___, Urich "Vegas" role : TANNA
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German miner : HAUER
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A 1955 Oscar winner : ERNESTBORGNINE
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Bowling match of a kind : NINEPINSGAME
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O.K. : YES
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Hackneyed : STALE
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Clubhouse lounge : NINETEENTHHOLE
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The Beatles' "___ Be" : LETIT
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To date : YET
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Vets : OLDSTERS
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Add-on to dram : ATIC
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Sense organ : RECEPTOR
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Following : AFTER
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Three under par, e.g. : GOLFSCORE
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Act circumspectly : BEWARE
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Cheerful : RIANT
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Bagged : SNARED
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Gay time : NINETIES
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White out : ERASE
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Predatory sea birds : ERNES
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" . . . why ___ thou forsaken me?": Matt. 27:46 : HAST
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Cat burglar : THIEF
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Striate : LINED
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___ Mountains of Italy : APENNINE
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Pops : SODAS
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Not adjusted : UNADAPTED
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Latin trio element : AMO
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These, in Tours : CES
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Quizzical exclamations : HUHS
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Gotchas : AHAS
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Places for valuables : VAULTS
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"La Vie ___," Piaf hit : ENROSE
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Brushed up on a book : REREAD
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Pass : ELAPSE
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Modern anti-aircraft acronym : SAM
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The Kingston ___ : TRIO
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Odometer reading of a new car? : OOONINE
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Under the big top : TENTED
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Put off : STALL
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Pre-O'Connor composition of Supreme Court : NINEMEN
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"Mary ___ little . . . " : HADA
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"Is you is ___ you ain't . . . " : ORIS
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Butter stand-in : OLEO
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Tooth problem : ACHE
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Jazzman Al ___ : HIRT
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Blemish : BLOT
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Christiania today : OSLO
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Succor : AID
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Onassis : ARI

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 13 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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