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Judith Perry
Judith Perry

New York Times, Thursday, December 10, 1992

Author:
Judith Perry
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K M Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,738
Across
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Stylus : PEN
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Delaying tactic : STALL
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Small spar : SPRIT
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Onassis nickname : ARI
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Tapestry : ARRAS
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This has its tricks : TRADE
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E. B. White's Wilbur : PIG
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Peck film: 1954 : NIGHTPEOPLE
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Head or heart follower : ACHE
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Kolinsky, e.g. : FUR
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Some contacts : LENSES
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Postpone discussion : TABLE
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Spanish muralist : SERT
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Point in question : ISSUE
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Salt, e.g. : SEASONER
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Member of the wedding : USHER
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Islets : AITS
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Figure skater Midori ___ : ITO
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Streep thriller: 1982 : STILLOFTHENIGHT
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Folklore creature : ELF
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School orgs. : PTAS
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Dealing with a specific matter : ADHOC
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Lie or smoke follower : DETECTOR
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Small barracudas : SPETS
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Cut of meat : LOIN
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"___ and God," Crothers play : SUSAN
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Book size : OCTAVO
51
Graze : EAT
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Seal a pipe joint : LUTE
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Baryshnikov film: 1985 : WHITENIGHTS
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Leftist : RED
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Conger catcher : EELER
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Dromio, Romeo, etc. : ROLES
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Blue : SAD
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Embellish : DRESS
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Valuable possession : ASSET
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Tarzan portrayer on TV : ELY
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Nickname for Haydn : PAPA
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Berne or Sevareid : ERIC
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M. Keaton's movie debut : NIGHTSHIFT
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Vistula tributary : SAN
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Sou : TRIFLE
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Be disputatious : ARGUE
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Garland's leonine companion : LAHR
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Omaha Beach craft : LST
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Uses a tiller : STEERS
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In short order : PRONTO
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Séance sounds : RAPS
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Another 2 Down : IDLE
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River in N England : TEES
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Give satisfaction : PLEASE
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Tripod for Joyce Treiman : EASEL
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Actor-singer Ives : BURL
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Thomas and Warner : SETHS
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Yucca plant fiber : ISTLE
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Shankar's instrument : SITAR
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Gable-Stanwyck melodrama: 1931 : NIGHTNURSE
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Cultural characteristics : ETHOS
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Mil. offshoot : ROTC
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Put into service : USED
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Burns's "sweet" river : AFTON
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Choice : OPTION
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Cloth surfaces : NAPS
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Utopian : IDEAL
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Overjoys : ELATES
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Assumed identities : COVERS
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Old Hindu funeral tradition : SUTTEE
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Comedian Mort and family : SAHLS
48
Was indebted : OWED
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Star of "Moonstruck" : CHER
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Roof covering : TILE
51
Senses of self : EGOS
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Greenish blue : TEAL
54
Small whirlpool : EDDY
56
Biblical warrior : IRA
57
Tu-144, e.g. : SST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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