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New York Times, Friday, December 18, 1992

Author:
Michael A. Rampino
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Michael A. Rampino has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,746

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Across
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Flight records : LOGS
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Recorded proceedings : ACTA
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Robespierre's hometown : ARRAS
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"Caro nome," e.g. : ARIA
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A trout : CHAR
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Scans : READS
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Knee, to an M.D. : GENU
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Achilles sulked here : TENT
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Progeny : ISSUE
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Quotation: Part I : LANGUAGEISTHE
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"The powers ___ be . . . " : THAT
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RR depot : STA
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Conical, in a way : PINEAL
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Quotation: Part II : GREATEST
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Embellish : ADORN
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Lout : BOOR
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Montreal baseball player : EXPO
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Philologist who authored the quotation : PEI
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Canceled at Canaveral : ABORTED
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Beanie : CAP
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What walls have : EARS
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Sediment : LEES
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Hebdomads : WEEKS
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Unexpected winners : SLEEPERS
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Edible cereal grass : BARLEY
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Blue Eagle org. : NRA
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Tender : SORE
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End of quotation : CREATIONOFMAN
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Sans ___ (carefree): Fr. : SOUCI
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Jog : TROT
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Baal, e.g. : IDOL
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Telamon : ATLAS
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Membrane of a bird's beak : CERE
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Elephant's-ear : TARO
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Quink and Embden : GEESE
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Hannah Van Buren, née ___ : HOES
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Poet Lazarus : EMMA
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Trail : LAG
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City on the Oka : OREL
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Actress Lollobrigida : GINA
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Stroll : SAUNTER
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Real : ACTUAL
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Highbinder : CHEAT
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Prong of a fork : TANG
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"Vissi d'___," Puccini aria : ARTE
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Awn : ARISTA
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Iterate : RESTATE
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Foolhardy : RASH
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Together: Mus. dir. : ADUE
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Chicago-to-Atlanta dir. : SSE
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Nkrumah's country : GHANA
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River to the Rhône : ISERE
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Vatican heads: Fr. : PAPES
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Utopian : IDEAL
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Bête ___ (one's bane) : NOIRE
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Al and Tipper : GORES
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Putrefies : ROTS
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Outdo : EXCEL
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"Thus ___ Zarathustra" : SPAKE
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"Uncle Tom's Cabin" girl : TOPSY
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Dutch South African : BOER
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Goat's cry : BLEAT
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Homunculus : DWARF
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N.Y. Indian tribe : SENECAS
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Recluse : EREMITE
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Panegyrize : PRAISE
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Arcturus's constellation : BOOTES
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Rhonchus : SNORE
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Home for baahlings : COTE
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Canon : RULE
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Septennial problem : ITCH
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Mountain: Comb. form : OREO
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He was ribbed : ADAM
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Average : NORM
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Bearish period : SAG
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Seat of Wayne Co., Utah : LOA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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