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New York Times, Wednesday, January 15, 1992

Author:
Wayne Hall-Eastman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Wayne Hall-Eastman has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,408
Across
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Tirade : RANT
5
START concerns, informally : NUKES
10
Drift, as a scent : WAFT
14
Robert ___ : ELEE
15
Declaim : ORATE
16
Inter ___ : ALIA
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M.L.K. biography by David Garrow : BEARINGTHECROSS
20
Gives the high sign : APPROVES
21
"Golden Boy" playwright : ODETS
22
Aye, in Arles : OUI
23
Choler : IRE
24
Roman way : ITER
27
Fathead : OAF
30
Aboveboard : HONEST
34
Dawn droplets : DEW
35
Muse of history : CLIO
36
Retort : ANSWER
37
Scottish uncle : EME
38
Replace a starter : RELIEVE
40
A sister of Zsa Zsa : EVA
41
Malice : SPLEEN
43
Libertine's look : LEER
44
Sport, for short : REC
45
Mexican indigene : TOLTEC
46
Reggae relative : SKA
47
Scotsman's since : SYNE
48
Suffix for block : ADE
49
Fish, in a way : DAP
51
Greek letter : OMEGA
54
Events for Manolete : CORRIDAS
59
What M.L.K. received in 1964 : NOBELPEACEPRIZE
62
Open : AJAR
63
Vocalist O'Day : ANITA
64
Love, to Ovid : AMOR
65
Not a whit : NONE
66
Lady : MADAM
67
Bulgarian currency : LEVA
Down
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Singer McEntire : REBA
2
City in NW Syria: Fr. : ALEP
3
Type of tide : NEAP
4
Hellion : TERROR
5
Philosophy preached by M.L.K. : NONVIOLENCE
6
Desire : URGE
7
Arabian shrubs : KATS
8
Old English letter : ETH
9
Bishopric : SEE
10
Guardians : WARDENS
11
Soap ingredient : ALOE
12
Stallone movie : FIST
13
Russian press agency : TASS
18
Chit : IOU
19
Medical examiner : CORONER
23
Memorable words from M.L.K. : IHAVEADREAM
24
That is, to Cato : IDEST
25
Conductor's concern : TEMPO
26
Star of 32 Down : EWELL
28
Afflict : AIL
29
Fencing weapons : FOILS
31
Room for pitchers : EWERY
32
"The ___Year Itch" : SEVEN
33
Outline : TRACE
35
Doctrinal : CREEDAL
39
Word heard by mice : EEK
42
Whatnot : ETAGERE
47
Shape of the Milky Way : SPIRAL
50
Famed Dadaist : ARP
51
A son of Judah : ONAN
52
Voodoo spell : MOJO
53
Israeli statesman : EBAN
54
Berber chieftain : CAID
55
One more than septi- : OCTA
56
Old novel price : DIME
57
Russian sea : AZOV
58
Antitoxins : SERA
60
Actress Dawber : PAM
61
Spanish queen : ENA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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