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New York Times, Friday, October 16, 1992

Author:
Calista Luminati
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { F V }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Calista Luminati has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,683
Across
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New York university : PACE
5
Harsh-voiced tropical bird : MACAW
10
Mandible or maxilla : JAW
13
Vexillum, e.g. : PETAL
14
Atmospheric layer : OZONE
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"___ Kiss," Romberg song : ONE
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Banshee's cousin : TROLL
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Tobacco heiress : DORISDUKE
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Kindred : ALLIED
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Electees : INS
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"___ fair in love . . . ": Smedley : ALLS
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"Damn Yankees" co-producer : HALPRINCE
25
Icy pellets : SLEET
26
Tree frog : HYLA
27
Johnson of "Laugh-In" : ARTE
29
Sprawl : LIE
32
Can. province : QUE
33
Boiled : SEETHED
37
Apophony : ABLAUT
39
Druggist's deg. : MPHARM
40
Evening events : SOIREES
42
"___! Humbug!" : BAH
43
Geographical dict. : GAZ
44
Mr. Arnaz : DESI
45
Kind of cut : CREW
47
Burdened : LADEN
50
"Too Close for Comfort" dad : TEDKNIGHT
55
Shortly : ANON
56
Summer mo. : AUG
57
Ancient Greek backdrops : SKENAI
58
She popularized "Mockin' Bird Hill" : PATTIPAGE
61
"And proud men ___ age . . . ": Sophocles : INOLD
62
Flan, e.g. : PIE
63
Berets' locales : TETES
64
Spock of "Star Trek" : NIMOY
65
Draft org. : SSS
66
Use muscles : EXERT
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Makes a right turn : GEES
Down
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Town SW of Little Rock : PERLA
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Maldivian unit : ATOLL
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Muslim leader : CALIPH
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Ralph Bellamy role, often : ELLERYQUEEN
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TV's "The ___ Squad" : MOD
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Precambrian : AZOIC
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Transparent eye coverings : CORNEAS
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Spanish liqueur : ANIS
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Brice on "Mr. Belvedere" : WES
10
Newton-meter : JOULE
11
Tarsus : ANKLE
12
Most diminutive : WEEST
13
Memphis deity : PTAH
18
Hebrew letter : DALETH
20
Weakens : DILUTES
24
Nairn negative : NAE
25
"Carrie" creator : STEPHENKING
28
Notes : REMARKS
29
___ Animas, Colo. : LAS
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Nigerian native : IBO
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Clockmaker Terry : ELI
34
Beldam : HAG
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Stat for Clemens : ERA
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Demilitarized area : DMZ
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Devoted : ARDENT
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Position : SITUATE
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A-E connection : BCD
46
Shea snack : WIENIE
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Finns' neighbors : LAPPS
48
Writer Nin : ANAIS
49
Loves too fondly : DOTES
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Moth : EGGER
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Gremlin : GNOME
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Nimbi : HALOS
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Orderly : TIDY
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Crest : APEX
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Meteor tail : ITE
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N.Y. winter time : EST

Answer summary: 6 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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