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New York Times, Saturday, January 18, 1992

58-Across : Chow-mein ingredients

Author:
Michael A. Rampino
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 244 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Michael A. Rampino has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,411
Across
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Polemic : DEBATE
7
Less cordial : ICIER
12
Woody Allen film : BANANAS
13
Anchored : MOORED
15
Trammels : ENTRAPS
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Pennons : BANNERS
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Shangri-Las : EDENS
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Hebrew month : ELUL
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Cervine trail : SLOT
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Cans : TINS
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Blade of yore : SNEE
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Large ratite : EMU
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Chartered : LET
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Decennium : DECADE
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Stowe book : DRED
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Anchorites : EREMITES
31
Vitreous : GLASSY
33
Disposal's dinner : ORTS
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Pawn : TOOL
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Witchcraft goddess : HECATE
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Most lustrous : SHINIEST
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Algerian city : ORAN
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Peace : REPOSE
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A daughter of Zeus : ATE
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Word from Marceau : MOT
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Boor : LOUT
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Cartoonist Drake : STAN
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Mild, yellow cheese : EDAM
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Pochettes : KITS
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Gaiters : SPATS
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Connate : RELATED
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Neighborly : AMIABLE
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Evening gathering : SOIREE
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Chow-mein ingredients : NOODLES
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___ Falls, N.Y. : GLENS
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More impenetrable : DENSER
Down
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More foppish : DANDIER
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International accord : ENTENTE
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Bus garages : BARNS
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Duck genus : ANAS
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Gregory Hines film : TAP
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Perfumes : ESSENCES
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Permeated : IMBUED
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Fossil fuel : COAL
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Suffix for elect : ION
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Osprey relatives : ERNS
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Anglers, at times : REELERS
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Scarab, e.g. : BEETLE
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Hippo chasers : DROMES
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√Čtude : STUDY
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Meadows : LEAS
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Irish dog : SETTER
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Gossip : DIRT
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Sir Willoughby Patterne, e.g. : EGOIST
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Spanish painter : DALI
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Deplore : MOAN
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Unattached : LONE
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Millenary : THOUSAND
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A Simpson : HOMER
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Wastes away : ERODES
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Register : CATALOG
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Macula : SPOT
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Esculent : EATABLE
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Noted hotelier : STATLER
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Stiffens : TENSES
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Ignores : ELIDES
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Planes of W.W. I : SPADS
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Camelot wear : MAIL
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Acute : KEEN
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Capital of Valais : SION
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Uno plus due : TRE
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Singer Bandy : MOE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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