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New York Times, Friday, December 11, 1992

Author:
Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Ronald C. Hirschfeld has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,739
Across
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Financial support for Dems. and Reps. : PACS
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A Wimbledon champ: 1992 : GRAF
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One of Richard's veeps : SPIRO
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Expos' manager : ALOU
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Agitate : ROIL
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Telegraphed : WIRED
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Lady Caroline (Byron's paramour) : LAMB
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Kind of dollars : EURO
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Like an otary : EARED
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Denomination that is best in prayer? : PRESBYTERIAN
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Kiri Te Kanawa, for one : MAORI
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Alas : SADTOSAY
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Tweed nemesis : NAST
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French novelist: 1668-1747 : LESAGE
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Do I hire parson? : PARISHIONER
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Inlet : RIA
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C.E.O., for one : EXEC
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Company? : TWO
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"___ Rhythm" : IGOT
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Nightmarish cinematic street : ELM
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Sinless Tina has this quality : SAINTLINESS
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Reacted like Niobe : TEARED
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"___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
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Exceptional : ESPECIAL
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Vamoose : SCRAM
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Vicar's not one to talk : CONVERSATION
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Friend of Pythias : DAMON
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Slangy suffix : EROO
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___ Royale National Park : ISLE
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Grant : AWARD
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What buffalo do on the range : ROAM
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Brahms's "___ Rhapsody" : ALTO
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Oboe and clarinet : REEDS
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Actress Daly : TYNE
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Blum or Trotsky : LEON
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Feeler : PALP
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Morning waker-upper : ALARM
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___ cropper (have a fall) : COMEA
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Not like an SST : SUBSONIC
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Almost white : GREYISH
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Perform a cabinetmaking function : ROUT
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Buenos ___ : AIRES
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Goddess of flowers : FLORA
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Cardigan : SWEATER
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Instruments for the Serkins : PIANOS
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Type of vb. : IRR
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Arikara : REE
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Anomalous : ODD
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Lingerie items : BRAS
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Worthless : IDLE
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Looey's aide : SARGE
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Exchange premiums : AGIOS
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Irish poet-dramatist : YEATS
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South American monkey : TITI
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Calvin on the links : PEETE
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Wheel holders : AXLES
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Survey again : REMAP
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Have : OWN
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Observe : NOTE
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Kind of guidance system : INERTIAL
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Duelers' aides : SECONDS
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Tennis phrase : ADIN
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Agile : LISSOME
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Ancient Peruvian : INCA
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Enter, as in a log : RECORD
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Ward off : AVERT
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"The Wizard of Oz" producer : LEROY
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Way to matrimony : AISLE
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Very: Mus. : MOLTO
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Type of feather : ROAN
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Element no. 10 : NEON
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To give, in Durango : DAR
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Wonder : AWE
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West from the East : MAE

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

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