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New York Times, Saturday, January 25, 1992

Author:
Ernst Theimer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,418
Across
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Peteman : YEGG
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Kidney : CLASS
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Lure : BAIT
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Land measure : ACRE
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Vampire : LAMIA
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Riddle I : WHATSABUCCANEER
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Tennis ploy : LOB
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Eastern potentate : AMIR
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Fabulists : LIARS
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Convertiplane : STOL
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Tribal division : SEPT
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Riddle II : WHATARELEGHORNS
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Wife of Menelaus : HELEN
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Sutherland forte : ARIA
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Chapeau : HAT
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He wrote "The Israelis" : ELON
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Whets : HONES
39
Style : MODE
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Pixie : ELF
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Road division : FORK
42
Coccagee : CIDER
43
Answer I, with "a" : LOTTOPAYFORCORN
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Seed covering : ARIL
48
Wings for aves : ALAE
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Adhered : CLUNG
52
Objectives : ENDS
53
Neckpiece : BOA
56
Answer II : LONGERSHOEHORNS
60
Wicked : EVIL
61
Merits : EARNS
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Poop or orlop : DECK
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Gala : FETE
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Discharge : EGEST
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Rams' mates : EWES
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Jolly boat : YAWL
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Reverberate : ECHO
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Snatch : GRAB
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Obtain : GET
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Noise : CLAMOR
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Apt to change : LABILE
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Asian border river : AMUR
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Thus : SIC
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Pouch : SAC
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Skipjack : BONITO
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District : AREA
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Bakery worker : ICER
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Sailors : TARS
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Mephisto : SATAN
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Greek vowel : ALPHA
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British machine gun : STEN
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Withered : SERE
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Shield : EGIS
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Early invention : WHEEL
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Cry of surprise : HELLO
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Airborne : ALOFT
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Spare and tall : LANKY
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Rose: Comb. form : RHODO
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Consumer advocate : NADER
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Taffrail's locale : STERN
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Shoshonean : HOPI
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Evangelist Roberts : ORAL
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Mickey and Minnie : MICE
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Counterfeit : FORGE
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A 1929 event : CRASH
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Snarl : TANGLE
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Maniples : FANONS
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Most aged : OLDEST
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Pitch indicator : CLEF
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Nothing, to Courier : LOVE
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Army group : UNIT
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"Die ___," Sudermann play : EHRE
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Concoct : BREW
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Fairy-tale starter : ONCE
55
Inquires : ASKS
57
Arikara : REE
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Droop : SAG
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Parabasis, e.g. : ODE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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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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