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New York Times, Thursday, November 5, 1992

Author:
Daniel Girardi
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { D Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,703
Across
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The same, in Sens : EGAL
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Port in Sumatra : JAMBI
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Togo's capital : LOME
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"Ah! fors'___," Verdi aria : ELUI
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Swiss philosopher-poet: 1821-81 : AMIEL
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Sacred Egyptian bull : APIS
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Willing : LIEF
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Assigns roles : CASTS
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Aswan Dam site : NILE
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Wins big : BREAKSTHEBANK
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Minus : LESS
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False propaganda : LIES
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"Kingsblood Royal" author : LEWIS
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Picture puzzle : REBUS
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City having a casbah : ORAN
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Angry fan : HOOTER
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Some Brit. statesmen : PMS
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The pause that refreshes : FIVEMINUTEBREAK
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Contemporary of W.H.A : TSE
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Certain products of glaciation : ARETES
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River in Ireland : ERNE
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Between, in Brest : ENTRE
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Hockey infraction : ICING
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Realize : EARN
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Barnyard sound : OINK
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Don McNeill's radio show, with "The" : BREAKFASTCLUB
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Light heavyweight champ: 1934-5 : OLIN
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Region in Asia Minor : IONIA
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Common abbr. : ETAL
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Italian philosopher: 1668-1744 : VICO
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Actor Conrad ___ : NAGEL
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Yemen's capital : SANA
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"___ What You Did," 1965 movie : ISAW
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Corundum : EMERY
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Bandleader Fields : SHEP
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Anguine fish : EEL
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Like Leno : GLIB
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Heifetz's teacher : AUER
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It's in the palm of your hand : LIFELINE
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Child's play? : JACKS
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Build up : AMASS
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Haze : MIST
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A March sister : BETH
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Pianist von Alpenheim : ILSE
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Oahu verandas : LANAIS
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Reckon : OPINE
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Draws out, as information : MILKS
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Compass point : ESE
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Loser to H.C.H. : AES
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Word coined by F.B. Burgess : BLURB
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Hay's here : LOFT
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Discordia, to Greeks : ERIS
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Comber : WAVE
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Way : ROUTE
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Launder suffix : ETTE
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Followers of birds? : BEES
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Al the trumpeter : HIRT
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Kayo blow : ONER
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Lovely lass : PERI
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"Marty" director : MANN
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Rudder support : SKEG
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Kind of grass : MANNA
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Like Jehu : RECKLESS
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Before, to Byron : ERENOW
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Ltd.'s relative : INC
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Muslim Satan : EBLIS
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Chilean port : ARICA
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Wickerwork material : OSIER
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Byron and Keats lived here : ITALY
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Lowing herd : KINE
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Pilsener topping : FOAM
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Harpe player : ANGE
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D-day beach : UTAH
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Scourge : BANE
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Egg: Comb. form : OVI
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Luxury site? : LAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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