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New York Times, Monday, September 6, 1993

Author:
Bill Polvogt
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,008
Across
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Snare : TRAP
5
Cut result : SCAR
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Cry of triumph : AHA
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Columnist Barrett : RONA
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Bowling score : SPARE
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Warning to motorists : SLOW
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Leave unmentioned : OMIT
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Annoyance : IRRITATION
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Unit on a space vehicle, for short : LEM
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Pleased : GLAD
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Responds : REACTS
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In an unrestrained way : LOOSELY
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Unites : MERGES
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Uses a settee : SITS
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Aladdin's benefactor : GENIE
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Narrow margins : HAIRS
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Copy : TRACE
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Chum : PAL
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Comedian Johnson : ARTE
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Verity : TRUTH
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Idol : HERO
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The ether : SKY
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Bright : SHINY
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Tiny pests : MITES
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Proofreader's mark : CARET
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Bill of fare : MENU
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Loads : CARGOS
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Nursery toys : RATTLES
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Danger : THREAT
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Find distasteful : HATE
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Strong brew : ALE
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Indignant displeasure : RESENTMENT
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River hazard : SNAG
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A mil. absentee : AWOL
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Actress Hope or Jessica : LANGE
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Recorded proceedings : ACTA
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Opposite of ant. : SYN
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Do k.p. work : PEEL
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Fish from a moving vessel : TROLL
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Juliet's love : ROMEO
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Ill will : ANIMOSITY
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Sajak or Boone : PAT
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Fine mist : SPRAY
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Ace, e.g. : CARD
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Onassis nickname : ARI
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Cut down; abridge : RETRENCH
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Wonderland girl : ALICE
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Owls' calls : HOOTS
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Bristlelike appendages : AWNS
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Diva Beverly ___ : SILLS
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Old West transport, for short : STAGE
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Eagle's nest : AERIE
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Obtains : GETS
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Equine progenitor : SIRE
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Substantial : MEATY
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Hog's sound : GRUNT
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Owns : HAS
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Noah's boat : ARK
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Essays : TRIES
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Peevishness : PETULANCE
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Exists : ARE
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___ Alamos : LOS
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Mechanism for Casey Jones : THROTTLE
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Clue : HINT
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Astronomer Carl ___ : SAGAN
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Allot : METE
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Fisherman's basket : CREEL
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Dull finish : MATTE
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Al dente : CHEWY
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Antisocial burning desire : ARSON
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Cowboy's milieu : RANGE
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Cheer : ELATE
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Star of "Blume in Love" : SEGAL
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Las' companions : TRAS
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They get cooped up : HENS
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___ de mer (seasickness) : MAL
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Drain : SAP

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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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