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New York Times, Saturday, October 17, 1992

Author:
John Greenman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,684

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Across
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A "Tonight Show" host : PAAR
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Cultivate : TILL
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Cease : QUIT
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A Sedgwick : EDIE
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High hideaway : AERIE
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Golden-rule preposition : UNTO
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Works by Horace : ODES
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Afternoon affair : TEADANCE
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Mary and John Jacob : ASTORS
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"Golden Days" author : SEE
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Mohammedanism : ISLAM
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Sir or dame : TITLE
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Rich cake : TORTE
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Dyne's kin : ERG
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Channels cut inside barrels : HOWELS
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City district : WARD
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Mineo of movies : SAL
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School founded in 1440 : ETON
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Home of Oral Roberts University : TULSA
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Lab burner : ETNA
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Actor Vallone : RAF
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Recherché : RARE
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Buckley, Bush et al. : YALIES
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Inner: Prefix : ESO
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Les ___-Unis : ETATS
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Venetian products : LACES
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Mutinous one : REBEL
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Sidekick : PAL
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Movie-set personnel : EXTRAS
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Damages modifier : PUNITIVE
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Check : REIN
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Bellicose son of Hera : ARES
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___ Salaam, Tanzania : DARES
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Schiaparelli : ELSA
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Missing : LOST
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Stretches to make last : EKES
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Actress Young : SEAN
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No-see-um, e.g. : PEST
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Together: Mus. : ADUE
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Verdi opus : AIDA
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Memorable Foxx : REDD
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Rhyming triplet : TERCET
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Ovid's 52 : LII
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Enticed from the right path : LEDASTRAY
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Proportional share : QUOTA
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Road for Romulus : ITER
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Cast : TOSS
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Poet Sexton : ANNE
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Support for Soyer : EASEL
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Monoski : SLED
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Cleopatra attendant : IRAS
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Comforting word : THERE
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Jots : IOTAS
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Actor Cariou : LEN
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Wee hooter : OWLET
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Punjabi princess : RANEE
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Tumbler : GLASS
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America, viewed from abroad : STATESIDE
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Caspian feeder : URAL
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Guido's high note : ELA
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Country music's McEntire : REBA
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Bushed : ALLIN
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Froths : SPUMES
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Lubitsch of filmdom : ERNST
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Tropical black birds : ANIS
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Of a period : ERAL
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Dry: Comb. form : XERO
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Study hard : PORE
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Wed. preceder : TUES
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Key : ISLE
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Endorsement on a passport : VISA
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Of the dawn : EOAN
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Roble : OAK

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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