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New York Times, Thursday, January 16, 1992

Author:
C. McInerney
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
C. McInerney has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,409
Across
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Treaties : PACTS
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"La Gioconda" letter writer : ISEPO
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Mikhail of chess : TAL
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Cruising : ASAIL
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Grin : SMIRK
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Poetic pugilist : ALI
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Southern constellation : NORMA
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Some Prado paintings : MIROS
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Operated : RAN
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Welcomes : GREETS
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"Civil Elegies" poet : LEE
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Lady of Lisbon : DONA
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"Fools are my ___ . . . ": Byron : THEME
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Sara in "Legend" : MIA
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High: Comb. form : ALTI
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Tabula ___ : RASA
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Un, deux, ___ : TROIS
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School follower : MARM
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Blast-furnace part : TYMP
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Frontal-bone locale : SKULL
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" . . . kind friends, ___" : ADIEUADIEUADIEU
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Latvians : LETTS
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Baksheesh : ALMS
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Musically together : ADUE
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___ a million : ONEIN
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Slang assent : YEAH
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Super Bowl XIV team : RAMS
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Kettle and Rainey : MAS
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Weasel : SNEAK
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Emolument : WAGE
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Branch : ARM
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"___ to the Sea": Synge : RIDERS
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Vigil : EVE
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Grave : STAID
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Modernismo's Rubén ___ : DARIO
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Chemin de ___ : FER
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Ownership : TITLE
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Passion : ARDOR
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Literary monogram : TSE
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CART champion: 1990 : UNSER
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Emulate Axel Paulsen : SKATE
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Pain : PANG
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Instrument in Saul's time : ASOR
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Custody : CARE
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"Keeping ___ /In sort of Runic rhyme": Poe : TIMETIMETIME
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Basket bottom's center : SLATH
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Doctrine : ISM
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"Pack Up Your Troubles" suggestion : SMILESMILESMILE
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Blarney's locale : EIRE
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Preface : PROEM
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Thumbs up : OKS
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Elephant's-ear : TARO
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Senator Simpson : ALAN
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Director Wertmuller : LINA
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Syriac script : SERTA
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"O ___, amid the blaze of noon": Milton : DARKDARKDARK
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Coronation time : MAYDAY
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"___ Man's, Man's, Man's World" : ITSA
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"Libera nos ___ . . . " : AMALO
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Burdened : LADEN
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Hackneyed : TRITE
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Pithecanthropine, e.g. : APEMAN
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Ramée's pen name : OUIDA
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Digestion pathway : ILEUM
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Swings around : SLUES
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J.E.C.'s alma mater : USNA
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Wedding worker : USHER
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Smooth : SATIN
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Ponselle and Price were famous ones : AIDAS
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Shuttle thread : WEFT
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Birds' class : AVES
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"Internal Affairs" star : GERE
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Squeals : RATS
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"Das Rheingold" goddess : ERDA
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Uproar : RIOT
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Kind of loser : SORE
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R-V links : STU
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___ Alte : DER

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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