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New York Times, Thursday, November 19, 1992

Author:
Tap Osborn
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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Shout bravos at La Scala : CHEER
6
Arch.'s document : SPEC
10
Intermission pass : STUB
14
Bisect : HALVE
15
Stage villain : IAGO
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Rhine feeder : AARE
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Resource : ASSET
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Ibsen or O'Neill : DRAMATIST
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Epic film: 1953 : THEROBE
22
Role for Hedy: 1949 : DELILAH
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Globe : ORB
24
"___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
25
Health resort : SPA
28
Stores; saves : LAYSBY
31
Matinee ___ : IDOL
35
Baby soother : TALC
37
"My word!" : ISAY
38
Meticulousness : CARE
39
Aware of a hoax : ONTO
40
Kind of maniac : DIPSO
42
It's small but lethal : ATOM
43
The same, to Seneca : IDEM
44
Stage curtain : DROP
45
Comic Jay : LENO
46
Food fish : CARP
47
Laborers in Ávila : PEONES
49
Actor Ameche : DON
50
A Siouan : OTO
52
Actress Joanne : DRU
53
Like 9 Down : AMUSING
57
Emote amateurishly : HAMITUP
62
Container for Ozawa : MUSICCASE
64
Animal in "Northern Exposure" : MOOSE
65
Dill of the Bible : ANET
66
Half: Comb. form : HEMI
67
Ecuador's Santa ___ Bay : ELENA
68
Charter : HIRE
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Eternity: Heb. : OLAM
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"M*A*S*H" role : RADAR
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Friendly conversation : CHAT
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___ over (discuss) : HASH
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If not : ELSE
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In any way : EVER
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Install new machinery : RETOOL
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A 1977 musical revue, with 30 Down : SIDEBYSIDE
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Norm for Norman : PAR
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Criminy! : EGAD
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Neil Simon's forte : COMEDY
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Like Mark Russell's shows : SATIRICAL
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Play the private eye : TAIL
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Bear on high : URSA
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"Little Women" role : BETH
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Milwaukee product : ALE
21
Pigtail : BRAID
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Impassive : STOIC
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Ling-Ling, e.g. : PANDA
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Modify : ALTER
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Rotten: Comb. form : SAPRO
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See 6 Down : BYSONDHEIM
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Old hat : DATED
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U. of Maine town : ORONO
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Dud : LEMON
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Something made of diverse elements : COMPOSITE
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Wagnerian work : OPERA
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Rain gear : PONCHO
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___ stock : SUMMER
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Muscular contraction : TIC
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Eastern nana : AMAH
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Zola portrayer : MUNI
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Manipulative one : USER
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Isle of Man native : GAEL
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City in Kan. : IOLA
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Drove nails aslant : TOED
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Inst. at Annapolis : USNA
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Bulb-shaped fruit : PEAR
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Wee, in Ayr : SMA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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