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New York Times, Saturday, January 4, 1992

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,397

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Across
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"And I ___ me down ... ": R.L.S. : LAID
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Of the ear : OTIC
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Patrick of the Knicks : EWING
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Plasm preceder : ECTO
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Clamp : VISE
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Craze : MANIA
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Cartoon duo : HECKLEANDJECKLE
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Hoffman film: 1987 : ISHTAR
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Yellowish-pink hue : TEAROSE
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Kid of jazz fame : ORY
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Vichy is one : SPA
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Spanish city : CORDOBA
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Smart fella? : ALECK
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Devitalize : SAP
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Restaurant entree : SURFANDTURF
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Hostess's urging : EAT
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Hershfield's "agent" : ABIE
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Tire-blowing duo : WEARANDTEAR
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Doctrine : ISM
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Tapir's kin, for short : RHINO
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Family of the composer of "Dixie" : EMMETTS
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Literary monogram : GBS
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Formal pronoun : ONE
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Outcomes : RESULTS
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Mingo of TV's "Daniel Boone" : EDAMES
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Much ado : HUSTLEANDBUSTLE
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Old Roman port : OSTIA
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Columnist Barrett : RONA
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Alaskan statesman : EGAN
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Outlaw Belle : STARR
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Poetic contraction : TWAS
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Pull apart : REND
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Utah city : LEHI
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Tennis coups : ACES
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Yen : ITCH
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Academic title: Ger. : DOKTOR
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"I'm Getting Sentimental ___" : OVERYOU
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Aunt, to Pedro : TIA
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"___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
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Surrenders : CEDES
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Bright green : EMERALD
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Baylor Bears' home : WACO
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Signs, in slanguage : INKS
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Khartoum's river : NILE
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Go, to Burns : GAE
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Embellishes : LARDS
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Godzilla's land : JAPAN
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Bird or a Hawk : CAGER
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Rival of Phil and Sally : OPRAH
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Brought up : BRED
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___ worse than death : AFATE
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Abbr. at O'Hare : ETA
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Early measure of length : CUBIT
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Herr Kringle : KRISS
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Perceived : SAW
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"Up and ___!" : ATEM
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A gender: Abbr. : FEM
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Jackie's second : ARI
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Lean and bony : ANGULAR
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High-minded : NOBLE
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Simple protozoans : AMOEBAS
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Compte ___ (record): Fr. : RENDU
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Puzzling problem : TEASER
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Commence : START
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Oxidize : RUST
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"¿Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
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Pokey : STIR
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Word with fall or ball : SNOW
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Certain conveyance of prop. : MTGE
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Verve : ELAN
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Mail : SEND
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Cries of surprise : HOS
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Genetic letters : DNA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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