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New York Times, Friday, October 30, 1992

Author:
Stanley B. Whitten
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,697
Across
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Linguini, e.g. : PASTA
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Latvian seaport : RIGA
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Man Friday: Abbr. : ASST
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Separate : APART
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Controversial apple treatment : ALAR
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Newspaper section, for short : ROTO
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Comedienne from Detroit : LILYTOMLIN
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Baby carriage, in Soho : PRAM
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Indifferent : STOIC
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Cave man's era : STONEAGE
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U.S.C. rival : UCLA
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Volcanic scoria : SLAG
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Fur : PELT
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Be indebted to : OWE
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Two-masted Dutch fishing vessel : DOGGER
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From ___ Z (completely) : ATO
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Staff : CANE
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Home of the Dolphins : MIAMI
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Self-effacing person : SHRINKINGVIOLET
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Medicinal plant : SENNA
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Wear down : TIRE
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___ Riisna, a producer of TV's "20/20" : ENE
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Chooses : ELECTS
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Indian unit of weight : SER
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Swabs : WADS
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Sound : HALE
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Turner of rock : TINA
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Yuletide activity : CAROLING
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Brook and Sunnybrook : FARMS
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Song for Mimi : ARIA
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Stock-manipulation device : DAISYCHAIN
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Examine closely : SIFT
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Borough near Pittsburgh : ETNA
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Waken : ROUSE
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Swiss Abstractionist : KLEE
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Understand : READ
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Ewing matriarch on "Dallas" : ELLIE
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Buddy : PAL
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Sacred bull in Egypt : APIS
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Costain's "Below the ___" : SALT
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Audition : TRYOUT
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Elegant, incisive and witty : ATTIC
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Thrust : RAM
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Troubles : ILLS
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Trot, canter and gallop : GAITS
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Roseanne or Tom : ARNOLD
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Musical chord : ARPEGGIO
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Carolina rail : SORA
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For men only : STAG
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Volume : TOME
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"A ten ___ scholar" : OCLOCK
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One of the Judds : NAOMI
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Look for : AWAIT
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Out of fashion : PASSE
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A Kennedy : ETHEL
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Greene of "Bonanza" : LORNE
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Seat of County Clare : ENNIS
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Corolla part : GALEA
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Correct : EMEND
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Ceremonies : RITES
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White-plumed heron : EGRET
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Amorphous : INCHOATE
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Of one's birth : NATAL
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Confirm : VERIFY
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Baseball pitch : SLIDER
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Andy of art : WARHOL
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Brother of mother, e.g. : ENATE
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Conchiolin : NACRE
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Barrellike container : CASK
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Integument : ARIL
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Widespread : RIFE
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Signoret film : GINA
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Batter : MAUL
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Approval in Ávila : SISI
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Morose : SAD
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Originally known as : NEE

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