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New York Times, Wednesday, November 11, 1992

Author:
Norman S. Wizer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Norman S. Wizer has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,709

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Across
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E. Power ___, noted organist : BIGGS
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Watering places : SPAS
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Musical finale : CODA
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Accustom : INURE
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Viva-voce : ORAL
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Lieu : STEAD
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Stable belle : MARE
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Brocaded fabric : LAME
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Med. center : HOSP
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"___ appétit!" : BON
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Cheer : ROOT
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Spiegel film that won eight Oscars : ONTHEWATERFRONT
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Moola, in Málaga : PESETA
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Squeal : RAT
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French king : ROI
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Caribbean attitude : MANANA
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Shoot for grafting : CION
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Spiegel movie about a producer : THELASTTYCOON
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Adversaries : FOES
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Easy winner : SHOOIN
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Rabin's land: Abbr. : ISR
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Harper Valley org. : PTA
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Hazardous : UNSAFE
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Spiegel film for which Bogart won an Oscar : THEAFRICANQUEEN
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Gaming cubes : DICE
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Actress Taina ___ : ELG
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Ocean sunfish : MOLA
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Arabian V.I.P. : EMIR
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The south of France : MIDI
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Memento : RELIC
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Recent : LATE
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Break out : ERUPT
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Low isles : KEYS
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Red on the inside, as a steak : RARE
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Snaky parts of roads : ESSES
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Knight's superior : BISHOP
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Chant : INTONE
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Hotel habitués : GUESTS
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Writing-system units : GRAPHEMES
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But, in Latin : SED
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Margaret Mead subject : SAMOA
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Factory : PLANT
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Swiss river : AAR
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Chain of hills : SIERRA
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Decorator's concern : COLOR
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Choral work : ORATORIO
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Lamb ma'am : DAM
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Kin of bock : ALE
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Master, in Africa : BWANA
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Frequently, to Keats : OFT
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Common abbr. : ETAL
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Puzzler's favorite Muse : ERATO
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High or after follower : NOON
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Stannum : TIN
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Very, in music : ASSAI
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Kind of degree : NTH
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The buying public : CONSUMERS
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Nonsense! : TOSH
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Genetically derived qualities : HEREDITY
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"___ at Heart," 1954 film : YOUNG
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Five, to Flaubert : CINQ
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Healthy : FIT
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G.I. just below cpl. : PFC
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Seismic movement : TREMOR
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Greek god of wind : AEOLUS
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___ Alou, Expos' manager : FELIPE
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Signs into law : ENACTS
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Buenos ___ : AIRES
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Closet liner : CEDAR
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Dress style : ALINE
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Wapiti : ELK
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Diamond Lil : MAE
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Biblical warrior : IRA
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Female ruff : REE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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