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Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon

New York Times, Tuesday, November 10, 1992

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Peter Gordon has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 91 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,708

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Across
1
Hammer specialty : RAP
4
Small landmass : ISLET
9
Attic : LOFT
13
Frost a cake : ICE
14
Guides : LEADS
15
Wild card : JOKER
16
French President: 1959-69 : CHARLESDEGAULLE
19
Roll-call response : HERE
20
___ Largo : KEY
21
Narcotic drug : OPIATE
22
Wilbur Post's horse : MRED
24
Sch. groups : PTAS
25
Like some collisions : MIDAIR
28
Actress Madeline : KAHN
29
Droop : SAG
32
Decorate : ADORN
33
Actress Negri : POLA
34
Valley girl's hangout : MALL
35
French President: 1969-74 : GEORGESPOMPIDOU
38
Crèche figure : MARY
39
Deli breads : RYES
40
Silly : INANE
41
Donkey : ASS
42
Sail a boat zigzag : TACK
43
Piccolos' cousins : FLUTES
44
Abe Vigoda role : FISH
45
Pinball no-no : TILT
46
Fly : AVIATE
49
Anger : IRE
50
Certain nest eggs: Abbr. : IRAS
54
French President: 1974-81 : GISCARDDESTAING
57
Foreigner : ALIEN
58
Make happy : ELATE
59
Blaster's material : TNT
60
Take five : REST
61
Car type : SEDAN
62
Kent's letter : ESS
Down
1
Opulent : RICH
2
Feel pain : ACHE
3
Bartlett, e.g. : PEAR
4
Sick : ILL
5
With "The," song by The Who : SEEKER
6
Gave off coherent light : LASED
7
Whirlpool : EDDY
8
Mao ___-tung : TSE
9
Braille's first name : LOUIS
10
Tex. neighbor : OKLA
11
Pool-table surface : FELT
12
Growth in Eden : TREE
15
Land of the Rising Sun : JAPAN
17
Emulate Liz Taylor : REMARRY
18
The Big Apple : GOTHAM
23
Circus stage : RING
24
Whence Columbus set sail : PALOS
25
Molten material : MAGMA
26
Light bulbs, in comics : IDEAS
27
The ___ (Jim Morrison's group) : DOORS
28
Part of a ruble : KOPEK
29
Egyptian leader of the 70's : SADAT
30
Solo : ALONE
31
Pastes : GLUES
33
___ out (intimidate) : PSYCH
34
Trifling matter : MINUTIA
36
Pencil pusher's need : ERASER
37
Tablet : PILL
42
A moon of Saturn : TITAN
43
Celebration : FIESTA
44
Gem surface : FACET
45
Sneaker bottom : TREAD
46
Culture medium : AGAR
47
Base : VILE
48
Egyptian goddess of fertility : ISIS
49
Not working : IDLE
51
Ceremony : RITE
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Landers and Jillian : ANNS
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Certain NCO's : SGTS
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___ Moines : DES
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Decimal base : TEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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