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BOO!

New York Times, Sunday, October 25, 1992

Author:
Calista Luminati
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 577 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 15, 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. 15,692
Across
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Suffuse : BATHE
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"Thine ___," Herbert song : ALONE
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W. Paley presided here : CBS
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Africa's largest city : CAIRO
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Suffers : ACHES
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Medium for Melville : NOVEL
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"Right you ___!" : ARE
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Summer forecast : HUMID
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Basketball defense : PRESS
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Shadow : TRAIL
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Negative prefix : NON
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Proverb : ADAGE
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Buffet : TOSS
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Halloween message from C. Moore? : TOALLAGOODFRIGHT
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Musician ___ Kabibble : ISH
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Auberge : INN
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Color of a certain badge : RED
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Tags for tying : AGLETS
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Work with a wok : STIRFRY
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Cemented : LUTED
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A Manitoban : CREE
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Alcoholic liquor : TIPPLE
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Willow twig : WITHE
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A First Lady's monogram : AER
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Rest : NAP
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Shakespearean Halloween play? : COMEDYOFTERRORS
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Big lunk : BOZO
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Agriculture agcy.: 1937-42 : FSA
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Stage direction : ENTER
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Sports off. : UMP
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"___ Attraction" : FATAL
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"The Herne's ___," Yeats play : EGG
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Globule : BEAD
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Ben Ezra, e.g. : RABBI
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Limp : HOBBLE
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Stadium sound : RAH
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Temper : ANNEAL
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Guitarist Flatt : LESTER
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Verily : YEA
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Put through the mill : GROUND
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American philosopher: 1855-1916 : ROYCE
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Resident of Belgrade : SERB
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French spa : DAX
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Obloquy : ABUSE
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Part of a riel : SEN
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Author Nin : ANAIS
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She wrote "The Wisdom of Eve" : ORR
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Honduran seaport : TELA
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Children's Halloween game? : HIDEANDGOSHRIEK
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McMahon and Murrow : EDS
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Monastic title : DOM
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Dutch genre painter : STEEN
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Champlevé : INLAID
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Jounce : BUMP
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Hardanger or Sogne : FIORD
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Lever on a loom : TREADLE
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Galsworthy play: 1909 : STRIFE
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Okhotsk, for one : SEA
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Nile green : BOA
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Pilatus, e.g. : ALP
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Hepburn-Bogart Halloween film? : THEAFRICANSCREAM
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Pierce, in a TV series : ALDA
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"___, shine . . . ": Isa. 60:1 : ARISE
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Arabic word for hill : TEL
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Halloween headgear : HOODS
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Blacksmith : SHOER
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Message: "I acknowledge" : ROGER
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Micraner, e.g. : ANT
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Medieval helmet : ARMET
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"Haystack at Giverny" painter : MONET
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Inclines : TENDS
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Science writer Willy ___ : LEY
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Chews like a beaver : GNAWS
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___ Rock, Australian tourist attraction : AYERS
Down
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Charles Evans Hughes was one : BAPTIST
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Certain word puzzle : ACROSTIC
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Horror film based on a Porter novel? : THESHIPOFGHOULS
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Dame Myra : HESS
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Count follower : ESS
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He bested Brutus : ANTONY
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Navigation system : LORAN
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Stadium shape : OVAL
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Simon or Diamond : NEIL
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Cinders of comics : ELLA
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Used a birchbark : CANOED
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Progeny : BROOD
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Post : SEND
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War horse : CHARGER
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Pertaining to hearing : AUDILE
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Simulacrum : IMAGE
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A political position : RIGHT
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"Golden Boy" playwright : ODETS
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Far from fresh : TIRED
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Feminist Germaine ___ : GREER
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Cabby's customers : FARES
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What tachometers rec. : RPMS
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Fido's favorite plant? : FLEABANE
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Cop : LIFT
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In toto : UTTERLY
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An Aegean island : THERA
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Cavil : CARP
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Was perplexed : WONDERED
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Mystery book inspired by Matthew? : NOTBYDREADALONE
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Shrub of the heath family : AZALEA
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Crusader's weapon : POLEAX
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Lamb : YEAN
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Cartoonist Goldberg : RUBE
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Oversight : OMISSION
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"___ Ballads": W. S. Gilbert : BAB
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Withheld : FORBORNE
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Worker in a formicary : ERGATE
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Habilitated : GARBED
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Tip : END
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Culinary appliance : BLENDER
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"Leave ___ to heaven": Shak. : HER
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Top-notch : AONE
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Opera by d'Erlanger : TESS
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"Born in the ___": Springsteen : USA
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Poetry division : CANTO
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Fool : SIMP
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___ P., Dickens character : AGED
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___ Dagh, Bulgarian range : RILA
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Famed epicist : HOMER
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Meccawee, for one : ASIAN
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Ancient king of Tyre : HIRAM
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American plover : KILLDEER
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Links tyros : DUFFERS
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Entrains : DEPARTS
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Like Archie Bunker : BIASED
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It's required of vassals : FEALTY
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Skoal and cheers : TOASTS
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Sprinter's concern : START
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Pang : THROE
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Predominate : REIGN
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Set : SCENE
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Wet, in a way : BEDEW
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Slanted type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Small cormorant : SHAG
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Preserve : CORN
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"Arrivederci ___" : ROMA
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Gob's greeting : AHOY
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Tiny, in Troon : SMA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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