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New York Times, Thursday, January 30, 1992

Author:
C. McInerney
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
C. McInerney has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,423
Across
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Intense : ACUTE
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Comprehend : GRASP
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Actor Leibman : RON
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Having a keynote : TONAL
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Prognosticate : AUGUR
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Berlin's "What'll ___?" : IDO
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Hanna-Barbera's ___ Hound : HUCKLEBERRY
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The ___ Edition (rock group) : NEW
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More ___ (somewhat) : ORLESS
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Carty of baseball : RICO
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Pull : TOW
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Fr. holy women : STES
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Sigma's sound : ESS
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Fur for royal robes : ERMINE
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Soapstone : TALC
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The man with the hod : MASON
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Hoople or Dad : MAJOR
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___ fainéants : ROIS
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Emulate Whistler : ETCH
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___ Jima : IWO
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Steinbeck's travel companion : CHARLEY
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"Ça ___, ça tiendra" : IRA
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Loch for Stack? : NESS
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Girasol : OPAL
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Skinnay, the bandleader : ENNIS
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Ranks for Butz and Holliman? : EARLS
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"Tell ___ the Marines!" : ITTO
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Legal writ : APPEAL
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By means of : PER
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Bergman role : ILSA
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Morse's T : DAH
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Plateau : MESA
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Agreement : ASSENT
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Year in Alaric II's reign : DVI
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One of Orion's pets : ARCTOPHONOS
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Actor Carmichael : IAN
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One of the Four Horsemen : DEATH
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"L'Elisir d'___" : AMORE
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Cather's "___ of Ours" : ONE
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___ Ababa : ADDIS
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"Hostess with the mostes'" : MESTA
Down
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Friend of Aramis : ATHOS
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Play the swain : COURT
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Garis's Wiggily : UNCLE
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Likes : TAKESTO
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Wings for Pei : ELLS
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Palaver : GAB
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Penitents : RUERS
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Farmer's culture? : AGRI
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End : SURCEASE
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Senate's David and comedy's Richard : PRYORS
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Metallic shepherd? : RINTINTIN
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Pericles's theater : ODEON
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Milne's "___ Are Six" : NOWWE
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"Pin the tail" target for Kinder : ESEL
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Chaplin co-star: 1918 : SCRAPS
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A Stooge : MOE
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Curve at l'Étoile : ARC
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White House pet : MILLIE
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Dressler role: 1930 : MIN
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Windmill sail : AWE
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Susann's "Every Night, ___!" : JOSEPHINE
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___ pro nobis : ORA
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Dernier ___ : CRI
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Owns : HAS
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Called out : HOLLERED
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Thus far : YET
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Thus, in Ayr : SAE
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Offensive : NOISOME
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Arbor : RAMADA
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Sand at Medinah : TRAP
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Goodbye, in Genova : ADDIO
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Minuet's kin : PAVAN
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Page of music : PATTI
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Jay and family : LENOS
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Bar slug : SNORT
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Perplexed : ATSEA
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Catalufa : SCAD
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Deceit on a bed? : SHAM
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Sounds of wonder : OHS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 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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