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New York Times, Wednesday, September 29, 1993

Author:
Dorothy Elliott
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Dorothy Elliott has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,031

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Across
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Created : MADE
5
J.E.B. Stuart served it : CSA
8
Saharan "ship" : CAMEL
13
Image : ICON
14
Stopper : PLUG
15
Quickly : APACE
16
Residence of "Naughty Lady" of song : SHADYLANE
18
Android : ROBOT
19
Pipe-bowl material : COB
20
Where the wheels sit : DAIS
21
Mideast mainstay : OIL
22
Capt. Furillo's charge in the 1980's : HILLSTREETBLUES
28
Mars: Comb. form : AREO
29
Outline sharply : ETCH
30
Voiced : ORAL
31
Blackstone's field : LAW
34
Beer or coffee : BREW
36
King of Judah for 41 years : ASA
37
18th-century song by Henry Carey : SALLYINOURALLEY
42
CCCV ÷ V : LXI
43
Isaac's eldest son : ESAU
44
___ Lanka : SRI
45
Matty, Felipe or Jesus : ALOU
47
Slithery swimmers : EELS
49
Thin coating : FILM
53
Stop in "Monopoly" : TENNESSEEAVENUE
57
Sandwich ord. : BLT
58
Nosegay receptacle : VASE
59
TV adjunct : VCR
60
Unusual : NOVEL
63
Ed Dodd's outdoorsman : MARKTRAIL
65
Sheepish? : OVINE
66
Metals in the raw : ORES
67
Hawk of a sort : KITE
68
Tobacco and Boston Post : ROADS
69
Peculiar : ODD
70
Individuals : ONES
Down
1
Violinist Elman : MISCHA
2
"Yuletide carols being sung by ___" : ACHOIR
3
Like a Seabee's assignment : DOABLE
4
Last word, at times : END
5
Trevor from N.Y.C. : CLAIRE
6
Swanson vehicle : SUNSETBOULEVARD
7
Ice or Iron : AGE
8
Lesser Antilles Indian : CARIB
9
Moon spacecraft : APOLLO
10
"The fairies' midwife": Shak. : MAB
11
Author Umberto ___ : ECO
12
Court call : LET
14
Town map : PLAT
17
Gridiron msts. : YDS
21
The rest : OTHERS
23
Take it easy : LOLL
24
Like unbleached linen in color : ECRU
25
Caspian feeder : URAL
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Riley's kind of life : EASE
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Overwhelm with humor : SLAY
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Vote for : AYE
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Most prudent : WISEST
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Crimean or Boer : WAR
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Louver : SLAT
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Wheel bar : AXLE
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Celebrity : LION
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Renfrew refusals : NAES
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Common sentence : LIFE
46
Relax : UNBEND
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Scorched : SEARED
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To no purpose : INVAIN
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An acrylic resin : LUCITE
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Haggard and Oberon : MERLES
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French pronoun : ELLES
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Wants to know : ASKS
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Fido's doc : VET
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Neighbor of Den. : NOR
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Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO
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___ media (middle way) : VIA
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Low : MOO
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Studio bought by Desilu in 1953 : RKO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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