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WORLD MARKET

New York Times, Sunday, December 13, 1992

Author:
Michael Priestley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 629 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,741
Across
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Emporiums : MARTS
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Romans' foes in Britain: fourth century : PICTS
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Edmond Dantès's creator : DUMAS
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Pomologist's spray : ALAR
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Thumb-raising film critic : EBERT
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Small bay : INLET
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Bungling : INEPT
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Cubic meter : STERE
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Bulgarian salad green? : SOFIARUGULA
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Canterbury prelate's headdress : MITRE
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Small heaters : ETNAS
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Vindicate : AVENGE
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Gaucho's lariat : REATA
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Egyptian lettuce? : CAIROMAINE
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Desiccated : SERE
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Gogol's "___ Souls" : DEAD
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Open, as a sleeping bag : UNROLL
38
Greater London borough : BARNET
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Polite bloke : GENT
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Longhorns : STEERS
41
Author Yutang : LIN
42
Subject of Boyle's law : GAS
43
Canadian summer treat? : OTTAWATERMELON
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Share the marquee : COSTAR
50
Steinbeck's "___ With Charley" : TRAVELS
51
They go to blazes : HOSES
52
Pinnule : FIN
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Teed off : IRATE
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Duke of Cornwall's wife : REGAN
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Panhandle : BEG
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Equine armor : BARD
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Encrypted : CODED
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Bone: Comb. form : OSSI
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Bluish-green : AQUA
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Neapolitan fruit? : CAPRICOT
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Marple or Havisham : MISS
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Chemist Pauling : LINUS
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Modern "Wellaway!" : OHDEAR
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Hindu's hello or goodbye : NAMASTE
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Sprite : ELF
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Luau neckwear : LEIS
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Gay tunes : LILTS
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Workbench tool : VISE
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Tyrant in "2001" : HAL
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Trusting : RELIANT
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Rolling restaurants : DINERS
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Jots : IOTAS
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Ferrous metal : IRON
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Japanese gumbo ingredient? : TOKYOKRA
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Queen for 1,000 days : ANNE
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Ghanaian neighbor : TOGO
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"Queenie" author : KORDA
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Mountain, to Marcellus : MONS
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Nantes-to-Angers dir. : ENE
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Adjudged : RULED
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French title of respect, once : SIEUR
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Featherweight Attell : ABE
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Portuguese enclave in China : MACAO
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Salary : STIPEND
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Nullify : NEGATE
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Venezuelan perennial? : CARACASPARAGUS
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C.P.A.'s record : ACC
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Siouan of Okla. : OTO
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Buff : POLISH
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Jade : TIRE
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Emmenthaler, e.g. : CHEESE
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Jai-alai racquets : CESTAS
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Warble : SING
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God worshiped by Ahab's wife : BAAL
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Finnish fruit? : HELSINKIWI
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Cavalryman's weapon : SABER
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Empower : ENABLE
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Valor; virtue : ARETE
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Straighten : ALINE
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Lebanese tuber? : BEIRUTABAGA
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Certain circuit courts : EYRES
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Gunpowder ingredient : NITER
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Cabin builders' tools : ADZES
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Rose and Rozelle : PETES
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Variation of Alice : ALYS
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Cup, in Caen : TASSE
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Astromancers : SEERS
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On the qui vive : ALERT
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Cartouches : MESAS
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In excess of : ABOVE
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Allude : REFER
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Astrological aspect : TRINE
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Part of a hippocerf : STAG
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Musical direction : PIU
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Unappreciative one : INGRATE
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Tipped off : CLUED
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Honduran seaport : TELA
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Law-book material : STATUTES
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Feebleminded : DIM
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Emblem on British arms : UNICORN
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Cadmium and tungsten : METALS
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When Arbor Day comes : APRIL
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Poll follower : STER
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Rose oil : ATTAR
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Former Russian crucifer? : LENINGRADISH
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Spider, to Pliny : ARANEA
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Alley buttons : RESETS
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Of different meanings of words : SEMANTIC
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Distribute cards anew : REDEAL
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Anoint, old style : ANELE
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Geisha belts : OBIS
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Tolkien's tree shepherds : ENTS
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Old autos : REOS
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Actress Verdon : GWEN
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Los Angeles problem : SMOG
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English tear-jerker? : LONDONION
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Another, in Madrid : OTRO
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___ bien : TRES
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Sale labels : TAGS
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Be of help : AVAIL
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Zeus's mother : RHEA
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Approx. : CIRC
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Taste-bud stimulator : AROMA
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What the brave deserve : FAIR
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Seed covering : TESTA
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Ford's lemon : EDSEL
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Kiss : BUSS
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Effrontery : BRASS
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Relating to : ANENT
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Ecuadorean salad ingredient? : QUITOMATO
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Fissure : CHINK
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Planetarium in Chicago : ADLER
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Edomites' capital : PETRA
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Decorator's asset : TASTE
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Labor org. : ILA
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Miscellanies : OLIOS
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___ culpa : MEA
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Satie's namesakes : ERIKS
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Playwright Jones : LEROI
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Italian crunchy munchy? : FLORENCELERY
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Hollywood intersector : VINE
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Endow : INDUE
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Unit of force : DYNE
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Buddhist shrine : STUPA
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Honshu port : KOBE
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Dwarf buffalo : ANOA
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Actor Vidov : OLEG
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It's flexed by a kneeler : GENU
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Las Vegas posting : ODDS
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Merchant ships : ARGOSIES
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"To ___ His Dulcinea," 1965 song : EACH
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Laughter, in Lyon : RIRE
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Fifties' milkshake : MALT
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Nobelist for Peace: 1987 : ARIAS
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Winter melons : CASSABAS
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What dreidels do : SPIN
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Item for a toxophilite : TARGET
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Amenhotep IV's god : ATEN
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Trig functions : COSINES
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Swizzle stick : STIRRER
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Peloponnesian region : ACHAEA
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Tiegs or Ladd : CHERYL
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Lapwings : PEWITS
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Adlai's running mate: 1956 : ESTES
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Eyelashes : CILIA
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Bellow's "___ the Day" : SEIZE
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Where speech was an impediment : BABEL
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Diminish : ABATE
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"Luck and Pluck" author : ALGER
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Smallest amount : LEAST
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Founder of critical idealism : KANT
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Eliot's "Adam ___" : BEDE
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Sonoma neighbor : NAPA
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Before, in poesy : ERE
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Initials for the Intrepid : USS

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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