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New York Times, Friday, October 23, 1992

Author:
Timothy S. Lewis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 48, Avg Word Len: 4.78, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Timothy S. Lewis has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,690

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Across
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Tablet : PAD
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Cloverleaf part : RAMP
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Rudiments : ABCS
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Sufficient, in poesy : ENOW
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Mary Ann Evans's pen name : ELIOT
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Steep : SOAK
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Sicily's smoker : ETNA
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Domingo, e.g. : TENOR
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Luck or Bountiful : LADY
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Serial of 1836-37 : PICKWICKPAPERS
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A long time : EON
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The 76ers' coach : MOE
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A 1971 publication : PENTAGONPAPERS
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Harbor : COVE
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Sortie : RAID
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K2 feature : ARETE
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Bomb : FLOP
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The eighth mo., once : OCT
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Small flier : GNAT
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N.B.A. rulers : REFS
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Source of 20 Across : CHARLESDICKENS
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Be ill : AIL
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Eponym of the 45th state : UTE
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Source of 25 Across : DANIELELLSBERG
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Swindle : BILK
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Rope material : SISAL
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Deified one : IDOL
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Ellipse : OVAL
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Voyager's milieu : SPACE
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Lazy person's aim : EASE
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Author Grey : ZANE
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Hauled into court : SUED
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Irish Sea isle : MAN
Down
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Nest noise : PEEP
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Prefix for body : ANTI
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"Je pense, ___ je suis" : DONC
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Rod and cone site : RETINA
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Composer Wilder : ALEC
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Farmed animal : MINK
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Rear deck : POOP
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Dormant : ASLEEP
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Male guinea pig : BOAR
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Ill-bred men : CADS
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Place for pie? : SKY
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Roused : WAKENED
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Crush : TRAMPLE
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" ... walk and ___ not that they are": Shak. : WOT
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Bluegrass genus : POA
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Steal deer, e.g. : POACH
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Musical subject : EVITA
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Senator Jake and family : GARNS
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Hill deity : OREAD
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Italian Prime Minister: 1919-20 : NITTI
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Columnist Goodman : ELLEN
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Balloonist's view : ROOFS
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Undermines : SAPS
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Nile denizen, for short : CROC
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Like Dorian Gray : AGELESS
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Movie pass, e.g. : FREEBIE
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Fester : RANKLE
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Half of CIV : LII
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Selected : CULLED
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Chess pcs. : KTS
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Metropolitan thrush : DIVA
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Ladd or Bean : ALAN
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"The ___ that touch liquor ... " : LIPS
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A hairy man: Gen. 27:11 : ESAU
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Sneaker feature : LACE
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Cheese town : EDAM
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Artist Bonheur : ROSA
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Watkins ___, N.Y. resort : GLEN
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A pen name of 42 Across : BOZ

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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