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New York Times, Thursday, January 9, 1992

Author:
Tap Osborn
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,402
Across
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Table insert : LEAF
5
Fraud : SCAM
9
"___ not two-pence": Beaumont-Fletcher : ICARE
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Jewish month : ELUL
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Ariz. native : HOPI
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Joyous song : CAROL
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What Don Juan wasn't : MISOGYNIC
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Follow : ENSUE
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Flavor : SAPOR
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Show gumption : DARE
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Hold 9 Down : TONG
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The Gem State : IDAHO
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Very fine muslin : ORGANDY
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Bursa : SAC
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Elevator cage : CAR
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Klutz : BOOB
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"___ With My Aunt" : TRAVELS
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Of summer : ESTIVAL
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Playbill words : ACTI
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"Getting" girl of song : LOLA
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"___ Must Be Crazy" : THEGODS
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He's at the helm : STEERER
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Heroic : EPIC
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An N.Y.C. subway : IRT
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Turner or Shawn : TED
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Trendy one : HIPSTER
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Babist's successor : BAHAI
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"The ___ Love Belongs to . . . " : ONEI
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Docile : TAME
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Like a parabola : ARCED
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Majorcan port : PALMA
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Rotating firework : GIRANDOLE
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Zhou ___ : ENLAI
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Toothy look : GRIN
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Bones : OSSA
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Delivered : DEALT
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Birth a goat : YEAN
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Sail tuck : REEF
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Spacecraft units : LEMS
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Lamb of the pen : ELIA
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Inaugurate, in a way : AUSPICATE
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Spring peril : FLOOD
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Short : SHY
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Birds of prey : CONDORS
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Samoan port : APIA
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Germ : MICROBE
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Rocks : ICE
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In a singing manner : CANTABILE
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Fire for hire : ARSON
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Orotund : ROUND
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Plaintive poem : ELEGY
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Mercy : GRACE
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Youngest Greek god : EROS
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Lyricist David : HAL
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Purchased : GOT
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Photocopy : STAT
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Crafty : ARCH
33
Based on the number 20 : VIGESIMAL
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Aswirl : VORTICOSE
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Sailor's word : ALEE
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Firkin contents : LARD
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Prefer : OPT
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A word to the hefty : DIET
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Rough : SCRAGGY
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Omsk's locale : SIBERIA
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Start of a refrain : TRA
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Revolutionary Allen : ETHAN
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Had expectations : HOPED
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Pointless : INANE
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Ancient Macedonian capital : PELLA
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Warmth : ARDOR
57
Entangle : MIRE
59
Otherwise : ELSE
60
Heedless : DEAF
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River isle : AIT
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Raggedy one : ANN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 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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