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New York Times, Tuesday, January 28, 1992

Author:
Melvin Kenworthy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,421

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Across
1
Grandpa Walton : ZEB
4
Stay : ABIDE
9
Functions : USES
13
Merit : EARN
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Promising one : COMER
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Cooper's negative : NOPE
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Govt. agency after O.W.I. : USIA
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Overactive kitchen worker? : HYPERWIPER
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Boils : SEETHES
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Hunts illegally : POACHES
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Trifling amounts : FIGS
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Sign between Leo and Libra : VIRGO
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Burns was one : SCOT
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Andy Gump's wife : MIN
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Kovacs or Ford : ERNIE
31
Tommy or Elton : JOHN
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Roach or Holbrook : HAL
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Benedict or Eddie : ARNOLD
34
Yalie : ELI
35
Places down under : CELLARS
37
Col.'s command : REG
38
Make quits : EVENUP
40
TV alien : ALF
41
Noble Italian family : ESTE
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Allude : REFER
43
LI doubled : CII
44
Earth goddess : GAEA
45
Edgar ___ Poe : ALLAN
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Pledge : OATH
48
Vandykes' kin : GOATEES
51
"___ bed": Pepys : ANDSOTO
54
Angry Julia? : RILEDCHILD
56
Celestial Bear : URSA
57
Wise ___ owl : ASAN
58
"___ stand ... ": Luther : HEREI
59
Exam for a coll. aspirant : PSAT
60
Urges : YENS
61
Saccharine : SWEET
62
Forage plant : ERS
Down
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Jupiter, to Plato : ZEUS
2
Vacationer's delight : EASE
3
President Ford? : BRIEFCHIEF
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Pains' companion : ACHES
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Kahn's "The ___ of Summer" : BOYS
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Devilkin : IMP
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"___ the Heart of Texas" : DEEPIN
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Goof : ERROR
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Mythical symbol of purity : UNICORN
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Next year's jr. : SOPH
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Blunted sword : EPEE
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Sun. talks : SERS
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Saloonkeeper's nemesis : NATION
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Bets : WAGERS
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Alt. : HGT
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Role for Greenstreet : VILLAIN
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Decipher : SOLVE
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___ de mer : MAL
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Viking's equine? : NORSEHORSE
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"___ Song Go ... " : ILETA
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Advantage : EDGE
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Taunt : JEER
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With it, in the 40's : HEP
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Woof's kin : ARF
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Formed ringlets : CURLED
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Clay today : ALI
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Tidies : NEATENS
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Gobbles : EATSUP
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Some kind of nut : CASHEW
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Wander idly : GAD
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Walesa and namesakes : LECHS
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Rumor: Fr. : ONDIT
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Color of Lee's uniform : GRAY
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Seine feeder : OISE
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Alda of "M*A*S*H" : ALAN
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Toward the sheltered side : ALEE
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Russian ruler of yore : TSAR
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Dobbin's fare : OATS
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Choler : IRE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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