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New York Times, Friday, October 9, 1992

Author:
Robert Zimmerman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1 Grid is asymmetric.
Robert Zimmerman has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
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Turkish official's former title : PASHA
6
Some turkeys : TOMS
10
Bumpkin : HICK
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On a par : EQUAL
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Landed : ALIT
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Object of worship : IDOL
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A 1493 landfall : PUERTORICO
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Blackthorn : SLOE
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Isla de Pascua : EASTER
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Closed truck : VAN
22
Jazzman Fountain : PETE
23
Wedding shower : RICE
25
Monroe's ___ of Good Feeling : ERA
27
Con game : SCAM
31
Goes astray : ERRS
33
Burden : ONUS
36
Director of "The Four Seasons" : ALDA
37
"___ we forget . . . " : LEST
38
Japanese-American : NISEI
40
Evelyn was one : DIARIST
42
Defective : UNSOUND
44
Lets out : EMITS
45
Titian's "___ Homo" : ECCE
47
Use a dipper : LADE
48
Lawyer's filing : BRIEF
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J.E.C.'s birth month : OCT
51
"___ Sprach Zarathustra" : ALSO
52
Avant-gardist : NEO
53
Gypsy, e.g. : MOTH
55
City in Lombardy : LODI
58
Fenway Pk. arbiter : UMP
60
Contacts : LENSES
65
A 1991 war zone : IRAQ
66
A 1493 landfall : GUADELOUPE
68
Light brown : ECRU
69
Employ : HIRE
70
Inexperienced : GREEN
71
Atropos, e.g. : FATE
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Oxford's form preserver : TREE
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Some stakes : ANTES
Down
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Le Moko of fiction : PEPE
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Pastel shade : AQUA
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Takes to court : SUES
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Stag : HART
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Revise : ALTER
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Sailor : TAR
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North and 9 Down : OLIVERS
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Layered mineral : MICA
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"J.F.K." director : STONE
10
A 1492 landfall : HISPANIOLA
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Between engagements : IDLE
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Scoter : COOT
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"Twittering Machine" painter : KLEE
18
Miradors : ORIELS
24
Labyrinth site in mythology : CRETE
26
Ziegler and Reagan : RONS
27
Nigerian-born pop singer : SADE
28
Scale : CLIMB
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Oil-fires fighter : ADAIR
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A 1502 landfall : MARTINIQUE
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Fine plaster : STUCCO
34
Ordinary : USUAL
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Posts : SENDS
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Concept: Comb. form : IDEO
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"___ Your Face Before Me" : ISEE
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Vex : NETTLE
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Regard as similar : COMPARE
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Battled : FOUGHT
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Wyeth model : HELGA
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Willingly, to Shakespeare : LIEF
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"Jaws" vessel : ORCA
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A Frenchman's flèche : DART
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U.S. naturalist: 1838-1914 : MUIR
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Norse goddess : NORN
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Mincemeat ingredient : SUET
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Sign-language inventor : EPEE
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Huguenots' city : SENS
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Duant : DEE

Answer summary: 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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