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New York Times, Monday, December 14, 1992

Author:
Jeff Herrington
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Jeff Herrington has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,742
Across
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Algonquian tribesmen : CREES
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Spanish house : CASA
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Puritanical person : PRIG
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Cosmetic solution : RINSE
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Arab sultanate : OMAN
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Consort of Zeus : HERA
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Of yore : OLDEN
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Fla. tribesmen : SEMINOLES
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Tiny : WEE
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Headliner : STAR
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Lacking sense : INANE
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Plant used in lotions : ALOE
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Refrigerators' predecessors : ICEBOXES
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Rider Paul : REVERE
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Check : CURB
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Okla. tribesmen : OTOE
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Sing joyously : CAROL
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Quantity of heat: Abbr. : BTU
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Seaman : TAR
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Taipei natives : CHINESE
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Livy's lang. : LAT
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Monorails' kin : ELS
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Protection : AEGIS
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Slugger Ruth : BABE
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Breakfast food : BRAN
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Manual calculator : ABACUS
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Ruler : OVERLORD
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Skein : HANK
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Variety show : REVUE
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Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
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Friar's title : FRA
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Homer type : GRANDSLAM
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Dakota tribesman : SIOUX
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Actress Bancroft : ANNE
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Yearn : PINE
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Stood : AROSE
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Headland : NESS
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Org. : ASSN
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Some officers on a ship : MATES
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Plains tribesman : CROW
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Vex : RILE
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Strives : ENDEAVORS
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Opposite of WNW : ESE
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Photoelectric cell : SENSOR
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___ Nostra : COSA
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Moki, Nozi and Zuni : AMERICANINDIANS
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Hill or Browne : SAM
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Black bird : ANI
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Sound: Comb. form : PHONO
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Loosen : RELAX
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Actress Dunne : IRENE
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Freon and xenon : GASES
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Eat sparingly : NIBBLE
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Pipe joint : TEE
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Iacocca or Majors : LEE
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Remedies : CURES
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A son of Aphrodite : EROS
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Mechanical repetition : ROTE
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Catchall abbr. : ETAL
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Blessed-event item : CIGAR
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Mont. tribesman : BLACKFOOT
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Forbidden : TABU
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Colo. tribesmen : UTES
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Wired : CABLED
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Idol : HERO
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Bar : BAN
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Eureka! : AHA
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Aromatic ointment : BALSAM
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___ donor : ORGAN
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Author of "The Mysterious Island" : VERNE
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Charles ___ Hughes : EVANS
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Magic signs : RUNES
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Govt. agents : TMEN
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Stratagem : RUSE
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Timberland tools : AXES
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Sort of resort : SPA
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Fleur-de-___ : LIS
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A tax shelter, for short : IRA

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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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