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New York Times, Monday, January 20, 1992

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,413
Across
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Pants : GASPS
6
Cross out : DELE
10
Speedy : FAST
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Attu native : ALEUT
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Quiz : EXAM
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Truth stretcher : LIAR
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Untouchables? : SACREDCOWS
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Town near Padua : ESTE
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Flight attendants : STEWARDS
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Nairobi's land : KENYA
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Litigate : SUE
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Place inside : INSERT
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Selves : EGOS
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Scold : BERATE
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Section of Vietnam : ANNAM
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One with a taxing job : ASSESSOR
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Fall guy of a sort : SACRIFICIALLAMB
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Hoard : TREASURE
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Caravansary : SERAI
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Wiped out : ERASED
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Rackets : DINS
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Place for clinging things : VINERY
51
___ Angeles : LOS
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Misfortunes : EVILS
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Jamb : DOORPOST
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Soprano Ponselle : ROSA
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Women's gatherings, to sexists : HENPARTIES
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Spoiled child : BRAT
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Wiesel or Siegmeister : ELIE
64
Leghorn's land : ITALY
65
Auld lang ___ : SYNE
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Intelligence : WITS
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Pyle of TV : GOMER
Down
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Kind of bag or house : GAS
2
Ruer's word : ALAS
3
Cult; school : SECT
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Clear : PURE
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Frets : STEWS
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Fiat : DECREE
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Biblical bk. : EXOD
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Statutes : LAWS
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Spa in Germany : EMS
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Skedaddles : FLEES
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Oise feeder : AISNE
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Lecher : SATYR
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Handle : TREAT
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Smear : DAUB
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Genuflects : KNEELS
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"___ boy!" : ITSA
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Bridge seat : EAST
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Growl : GNAR
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Twice halved : ONCE
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Actress Gilbert : SARA
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Rushes : RACES
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"___ was saying . . . " : ASI
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Skinflints : MISERS
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Snow vehicle : SLED
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Hindu garb : SARI
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Arabian gulf : OMAN
37
Baseball stats : RBIS
39
Anger : FURY
40
Gershwin the lyricist : IRA
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Sneaks off to wed : ELOPES
45
Copperfield's childish bride : DORA
47
Parts of speech : VERBS
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Kind of tower : IVORY
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Jewish month : NISAN
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Gladden : ELATE
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Shoot : SPRIG
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Wurst place in town : DELI
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Step ___ (hurry) : ONIT
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Preminger : OTTO
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Anna's job site : SIAM
58
Far: Comb. form : TELE
60
Chop : HEW
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Isr. neighbor : SYR

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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