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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

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New York Times, Sunday, October 11, 1992

45-Across : Skivvies' old cousins

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,678
Across
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Anat. or chem. : SCI
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Disconcert : ABASH
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Dweller in Salalah, e.g. : OMANI
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Unhurt : SAFE
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Pulitzer Prize poet Dugan : ALAN
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Jalopy : CRATE
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Room on board : CABIN
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Charles ___, silents actor : OGLE
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Historic vessel : SANTAMARIA
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Dieter's no-no : SNACK
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Clipping or tripping : FOUL
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Wound thread : SPOOLED
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Org. opposing the Brady bill : NRA
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"___ the Moon," 1953 song : ISEE
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Item for some surgeons : TREE
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In a vertical position: Naut. : APEAK
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Historic patron : KINGFERDINAND
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Abnormal: Prefix : DYS
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"Iacta ___ est" : ALEA
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Weather satellite : TIROS
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Hotbed : NEST
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Cover with feathers : FLEDGE
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Unit of length : MIL
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Skivvies' old cousins : BVDS
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Historic landfall: Oct. 12, 1492 : WATLINGISLAND
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Alveoli : AIRSACS
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Guarded sticker : EPEE
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Heroine of "The Flying Dutchman" : SENTA
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Buffalo skater : SABRE
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Oop's homeland : MOO
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Iraqi exports : DATES
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Cartoonist Soglow : OTTO
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Prefix for physics : META
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Rotate the camera : PAN
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Historic explorer : CHRISTOPHERCOLUMBUS
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Haggard's Ayesha : SHE
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Unadorned : BARE
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Roman-fleuve : SAGA
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Seamen : SALTS
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Part of r.p.m. : PER
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Washstand items : EWERS
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Kin of peristyles : ATRIA
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"___ a Song Go ... " : ILET
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Classifies : ASSORTS
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Five-hundredth anniversary : QUINCENTENARY
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Short lives? : BIOS
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Samovar : URN
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Walter and Uta : HAGENS
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Adamson's pet : ELSA
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Nigerian city : LAGOS
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Lupine look : LEER
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Hudson contemporary : REO
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Historic patroness : QUEENISABELLA
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" ... sailed the ___ blue" : OCEAN
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Liberal follower : ARTS
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Empty-headed : DUMB
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Seurat unit : DOT
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Backslide : RELAPSE
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Buffet : TOSS
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Lissome : AGILE
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Historic port : PALOSSPAIN
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Cap-___ (from head to foot) : APIE
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"Funny Girl" choreographer : HANEY
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Rumpelteazer's creator : ELIOT
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Cortex : RIND
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Tear : REND
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"___ Ben Jonson!" : ORARE
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Ooze : SLIME
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Neighbor of Braz. : ARG
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White of "Sanford and Son" : SLAPPY
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Pirogues : CANOES
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Knock ___ cocked hat : INTOA
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Top : ACME
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Small nail : BRAD
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Swiss waterway : AAR
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Offend the nostrils : STINK
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"___ not, Duncan": Shak. : HEARIT
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Place for a future lt. : OCS
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Engine fittings : MANIFOLDS
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Humbles : ABASES
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Not so nasty : NICER
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Readied the presses : INKED
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Pillow's quality : SOFTNESS
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Gathering places : AGORAS
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Glib or graceful : FLUENT
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Went sniggling : EELED
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Syria's President : ASSAD
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Acid neutralizer : ALKALI
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Soul : ANIMA
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Cheshire-Cat's leftover : GRIN
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Roy Orbison hit: 1963 : INDREAMS
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Camera part : LENS
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Lip : EDGE
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"Gone ___, Finnigin": Gillilan : AGIN
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Mock : FLEER
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Bar, legally : ESTOP
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Where speech was an impediment : BABEL
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Curios : VIRTU
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United : WED
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Army helicopters : APACHES
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Leashes : TETHERS
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Plaster-backing strips : LATHS
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Ecclesiastical vessel : AMPULLA
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Bar mat : COASTER
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William, to Di : SON
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One of a Latin trio : AMO
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___ husky : SIBERIAN
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Caddy's contents : TEA
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Jubal's invention : ORGAN
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Took care of : SAWTO
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Lock : TRESS
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Neath's opposite : OER
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Concealed complication : CATCH
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Barbara and Conrad : BAINS
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Town near Liège : SPA
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Hordeolum : STY
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One having spats : SQUABBLER
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"Camino ___": T. Williams : REAL
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Photographer Morath : INGE
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Like Melville's Ahab : OBSESSED
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Importune : URGE
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"___ Chicago," 1938 movie : INOLD
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Becomes a member : ENROLS
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Eisenhower's "Crusade in ___" : EUROPE
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Admits : LETSIN
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Thin plate : LAMINA
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Sights at Stowe : SLOPES
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Fix : REPAIR
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Facilitator's action : EASING
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Without letup : ONEND
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Persian Gulf emirate : QATAR
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Shoshone Falls site : IDAHO
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Term of endearment : SUGAR
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In any way : ATALL
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"It Happened One Night" director : CAPRA
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Leeway : ROOM
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Tasso's patron : ESTE
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Spud's bud : EYE
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Half of CIV : LII

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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