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New York Times, Monday, September 27, 1993

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,029
Across
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Tense : TAUT
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Label for a sale : RETAG
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Celebration : GALA
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___ regni : ANNO
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Ancient marketplace : AGORA
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Hitters' stats : RBIS
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By the ___ (barely) : SKINOFONESTEETH
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Lecher of myth : SATYR
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Dessert forerunners : ENTREES
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Feudal figure : SERF
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Track transport in Tampico : TREN
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One of a well-known seven : SEA
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Charge for a cannon : LOAD
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___ time (individually) : ONEATA
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Diamond figures : UMPS
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Familiar byline : ANON
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Persian Empire founder : CYRUS
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Act impulsively : GOHEADOVERHEELS
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Listing : ATILT
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Glacial snow : NEVE
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Reversal of stet : DELE
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Fixes clocks for D.S.T. : RESETS
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Milieu of 26 Down : RING
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Be permissive : LET
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Actor James from the Bronx : CAAN
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Tasty flatfish : SOLE
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Knuckler, slider, etc. : PITCHES
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R.N. nemesis in W.W. II : UBOAT
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With barely enough to get by on : FROMHANDTOMOUTH
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Novelist Jaffe : RONA
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Broadcast again : REAIR
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Prefer : LIKE
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To ___ (everyone) : AMAN
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Set a price : ASKED
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Englishman's expression : ISAY
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Soviet news agency : TASS
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Paul from Ottawa : ANKA
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Squadron or wing : UNIT
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Bennett and Roberts : TONYS
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Luftwaffe's foe : RAF
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Kind of trip : EGO
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Color quality : TONE
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"___ You Glad You're You?": 1945 song : ARENT
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Stomach: Comb. form : GASTRO
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Full of envy : GREENEYED
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___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
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Wagons ___ (European sleeping cars) : LITS
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Bat wood : ASH
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Hershiser : OREL
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Defensive excavation : TRENCH
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Yellow Brick, for one : ROAD
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Papal cape : FANON
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___ Ray Leonard : SUGAR
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Chew the scenery : EMOTE
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Garden pest : APHIS
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It's opposite Calais : DOVER
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Spinning : AREEL
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Veil material : TULLE
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Balance-sheet item : ASSET
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New England town official : SELECTMAN
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Isle near St. Christopher : NEVIS
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Take by writ : ATTACH
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She succeeded Barr : RENO
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It's 3.5 million square miles : SAHARA
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Sullen : GLUM
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Baby boys, in Madrid : NENES
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Town near Salerno : EBOLI
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"___ Night," 1980 horror film : PROM
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Island off Mull : IONA
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Pierre is its cap. : SDAK
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Affirmatives in Arles : OUIS
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One of the Aleutians : ATKA
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"___ asked me how I knew..." : THEY
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Monastery figure : FRA
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Formal must : TIE
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Central Neb. city : ORD

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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