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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

CASTAWAYS

New York Times, Sunday, November 8, 1992

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 536 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,706
Across
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Flower from the Vosges : SAAR
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Recondite : DEEP
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Alphabetical segment : CDEFG
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Father of Wm. : CHAS
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Farewell : CONGE
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Kind of history : ORAL
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Bizarre : OUTRE
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Moss or Gary : HART
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Hummable pieces : TUNES
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Hindu deity : SIVA
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MAY : EDNAOLIVER
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SCOTT : FRANCISKEY
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Campus V.I.P. : DEAN
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Novelist Karmel : ILONA
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Blackberry drupelets : ACINI
31
Fraternity letters : PSIS
33
Patella : KNEECAP
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A president of 14 Down : ALLENDE
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O.T. book : DEUT
38
Rams' dams : EWES
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Arrest : NAB
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Surrey town famed for chickens : DORKING
42
To be, in Aix : ETRE
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Kandinsky's output : ART
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Shea section : TIER
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Banking abbr. : SAV
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Ike's opponent : ADLAI
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"Death be not ___ . . . ": Donne : PROUD
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Rusty-gate sound : SCROOP
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Like a bishop's headdress : MITRAL
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Mutter complaints : GRUMBLE
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Fourth of a pint : GILL
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Equip with weapons, once : ENARM
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Master of a Dublin domicile : HIMSELF
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Japanese drama : NOH
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GABRIEL : DANTEROSSETTI
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Prepare flax : RET
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Cook's herb : OREGANO
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Investment in the U.S. : TBOND
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"___ may look on a king": Heywood : ACAT
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Whole number : INTEGER
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Hindu sect members : JAINAS
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Felt : SENSED
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Lehmann of opera : LOTTE
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Lament : MOURN
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Beer-party cask : KEG
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Corset bone : STAY
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Common contraction : TIS
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Barbecue locale : YARD
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Bee participant : SPELLER
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Compass pt. : ESE
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Kind of shot : LONG
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Fermata : HOLD
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Developed gradually : EVOLVED
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Form a new structure : REGROUP
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___ qua non : SINE
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An evangelist's first name : AIMEE
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With full force : AMAIN
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Congers : EELS
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JAY : ALANLERNER
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CAROL : JOYCEOATES
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Shopper stopper : SALE
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Ascended : RISEN
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To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
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Bolt together : ELOPE
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Always : EVER
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Lavender and frangipani : ODORS
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Flock's cousin : HERD
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Landlords' take : RENTS
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Back talk : SASS
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Healthy, in Madrid : SANO
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Become disillusioned : SOUR
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MARIA : ANNAALBERGHETTI
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Bureau, in Brest : AGENCE
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Abrogate : RESCIND
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Police files : DOSSIERS
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Estrada of "CHiPs" : ERIK
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This has a soffit : EAVE
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Infant's recreation area : PLAYPEN
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Prepare copy jointly : COEDIT
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Ranch guests : DUDES
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Sicilian smoker : ETNA
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LLOYD : FRANKWRIGHT
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Soil: Comb. form : GEO
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Where Viña del Mar is : CHILE
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Actress in "Brewster's Millions" : HAVOC
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Kemper, in Kansas City : ARENA
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Thong : STRAP
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Wall Street doc. : CTF
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These sometimes come in a pack : LIES
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China lead-in : INDO
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RAY : SUGARROBINSON
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Hillary Clinton, ___ Rodham : NEE
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Numbat's tidbits : ANTS
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Secular : LAIC
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Prophesy : DIVINE
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Letter from Greece : ETA
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Himalayan peak : KAMET
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Building annex : ELL
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Shaw title starter : ARMS
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LOUIS : ROBERTSTEVENSON
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Ball-gown fabric : TULLE
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Hugh Capet was one : ROI
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Dark blue fruit : DAMSON
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Abrasive rock : PUMICE
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Dexterous : DEFT
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Caducity : OLDAGE
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Sycamore : PLANE
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Someone not to catch : TARTAR
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Sopranos Hunter and Shane : RITAS
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Short fiber : NOIL
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"To be ___ . . . " : ORNOT
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VINCENT : NORMANPEALE
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Wound : SNAKED
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One of the Fords : EDSEL
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Obtains : GETS
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Arith. solution : ANS
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"Oklahoma!" role : JUD
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Facility : EASE
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Colored : DYED
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Assn. : ORG
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Millet subject : GLEANERS
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"___ for Me," Lawford film : YOU
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" . . . every prospect ___": Heber : PLEASES
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Apt anagram for vile : EVIL
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Actor Cesar's family : ROMEROS
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Like an anchoress : LONE
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Greets the villain : HISSES
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City near Barcelona : LERIDA
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Asian prince : RAJAH
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Indulge in cabotinage : EMOTE
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More joyous : GAYER
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Prepared potatoes, in a way : RICED
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Emulated Epimenides : SLEPT
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View from Windsor Castle : ETON
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Crater contents : LAVA
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City in S France : ALES
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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M.D.'s associates : RNS
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Poetic preposition : OER

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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