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New York Times, Monday, October 26, 1992

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,693

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Across
1
Listen : HEAR
5
Pindar specialties : ODES
9
Taxi : CAB
12
A Guthrie : ARLO
13
Force back : REPEL
15
Ice-cream holder : CONE
16
Form of insincerity : LIPSERVICE
18
Roman goddess personifying the moon : LUNA
19
Commencement : ONSET
20
Official records : ACTA
21
Arthurian lady : ENID
22
Adages : SAWS
24
Floods : SPATES
26
Road-map abbr. : RTE
29
Toodle-oo at Ascot : TATA
31
Nashville is its cap. : TENN
32
Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
34
Fordham's team : RAMS
36
Mock : SCOFF
39
In a stealthy way : SURREPTITIOUSLY
42
Barrie's Pan : PETER
43
Paradise : EDEN
44
Shipbuilder's wood : TEAK
45
Tear apart : REND
47
Chooses : OPTS
49
Marie or Jeanne: Abbr. : STE
50
Dry gulch : COULEE
52
Auctioneer's cry : SOLD
54
Peak : ACME
55
F.D.R. dog : FALA
58
Desert delight : OASIS
62
Puts a lid on : CAPS
63
Litigant's supporter, often : EYEWITNESS
65
Pub drinks : ALES
66
French historian-critic: 1823-92 : RENAN
67
Give forth : EMIT
68
Kind of meal : OAT
69
What Simon does : SAYS
70
What a judge does : SITS
Down
1
Angel topper : HALO
2
The old sod : ERIN
3
Swiss sight : ALPS
4
American Beauties : ROSES
5
Boston hockey hero : ORR
6
Lay waste : DEVASTATE
7
Heroic : EPIC
8
Splinter group : SECT
9
Check attendance : COUNTNOSES
10
Laurie or Oakley : ANNIE
11
Necklace or rosary : BEADS
14
Part of l.c.d. : LEAST
15
Neat and wholesome : CLEANCUT
17
French state : ETAT
23
Distort : WARP
25
Mexican coin : PESO
26
Scrape : RASP
27
Faithful : TRUE
28
Hearing aid of yore : EARTRUMPET
30
Chemist's combiner : AMIDO
33
Like tundras : TREELESS
35
Avoids contact : STEPSAWAY
37
Level : FLAT
38
Fish trap : FYKE
40
Pelagic bird : ERNE
41
" . . . ___ the wild blue yonder" : INTO
46
Put off : DEFER
48
Kind of machine : SLOT
50
Cameroon export : CACAO
51
City in Fla. : OCALA
53
Hamlet's folks : DANES
56
Some votes : AYES
57
Singer Horne : LENA
59
Trucker's rig : SEMI
60
"Lord, ___ I?": Matt. 26:22 : ISIT
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Fast planes : SSTS
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Electees : INS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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