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New York Times, Monday, November 23, 1992

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,721

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Across
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Poker call : RAISE
6
Kind of enemy : ARCH
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Kind of lore : FOLK
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Results of pats on babies' backs : BURPS
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Istanbul district : PERA
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Hot spot : OVEN
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With 61 Across, Berra-type observation : ITAINTOVER
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City on the Truckee : RENO
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Bone: Comb. form : OSTEO
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Corn unit : EAR
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Brag : CROW
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Strict disciplinarian : MARTINET
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In re : ASTO
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Malay dagger : CREESE
31
"Born in the ___" : USA
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Smear : DAUB
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Morning hrs. : AMS
36
TV's "Green ___" : ACRES
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Removes utterly : UPROOTS
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Title created by James I : BARONET
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Kind of closet : LINEN
43
___ adjudicata : RES
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Apportion : METE
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Soft drink : ADE
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Bridal-party aides : USHERS
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Scent : ODOR
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Aversion : DISTASTE
52
Shipment to Bethlehem : IRON
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Pie ___ mode : ALA
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Displayed fierce anger : RAGED
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Place for a spelunker : CAVE
61
See 17 Across : TILITSOVER
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Eternally : EVER
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Summers in Savoie : ETES
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Sheer cloth : TOILE
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Spanish muralist : SERT
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A warship: Abbr. : DEST
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Off-the-cuff witticism : ADLIB
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Stat for Cecil Fielder : RBI
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Hatchback : AUTO
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Certain savings accts. : IRAS
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Roasting rod : SPIT
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Serf of yore : ESNE
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Mil. mailing address : APO
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Adores : REVERES
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Originate : CREATE
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Author of Uncle Remus tales : HARRIS
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Compel : FORCE
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Vanquished : OVERTURNED
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Carson's successor : LENO
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"You'll Never ___," 1943 song : KNOW
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Prowler in an alley : TOMCAT
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End of a Hemingway title : ARMS
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Stingy : NEAR
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Group of Alps in Graubünden : ADULA
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Palatable : SAPID
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Inverted or pondered : TURNEDOVER
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Hautboy : OBOE
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Take care of : SEETO
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Fall flower : ASTER
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Perry or lake in Italy : COMO
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Burden : ONUS
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Lahr or Wheeler : BERT
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Declare : ASSERT
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Secondhand transactions : RESALES
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Said : STATED
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Rock salt : HALITE
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Lifeless : INERT
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Summer treats : ICES
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Praise highly : RAVE
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Movie dog : ASTA
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Moral righteousness : GOOD
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Opposite of 57 Down : EVIL
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Nabe store : DELI
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Suffix with left or right : IST
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Johnny ___, C.S.A. soldier : REB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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