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LOGOGRIPHS

New York Times, Sunday, December 27, 1992

Author:
Ernst Theimer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 532 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,755
Across
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" . . . care'll kill ___": Jonson : ACAT
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Traveler : FARER
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Petruchio, for one : TAMER
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Break : SNAP
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Singer Vikki from El Paso : CARR
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Philippine fetish : ANITO
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"___ Lucy" : ILOVE
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Residence : HOME
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Engine cooler : THEAUTOMOBILERADIATOR
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23 & 41 Across; 78 & 100 Across; 58 Across and its clue : ANAGRAMS
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Excessive : UNDUE
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Most curious : ODDEST
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Like the fairy-tale duckling : UGLY
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Resource : ASSET
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Sole : ONLY
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Name : TITLE
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"Vissi d'___," Puccini aria : ARTE
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Lose color : FADE
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Indian sheep : SHA
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Why 23 Across needed repair : ATOURMADEITHEATORBOIL
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Magnifier : LENS
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Antipodean soldier : ANZAC
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Car part : AXLE
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Grandma Moses : ANNA
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Have a bawl : CRY
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Log : ENTER
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Ground hominy : GRITS
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Male deer : STAGS
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Panay native : ATI
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Rent : LEASE
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Makes amends : ATONES
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Smart curing utensils : SURGICALINSTRUMENTS
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Hummeling machines : AWNERS
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Eats : DINES
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Catfish or Cannery : ROW
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Twin crystal : MACLE
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Osprey's kin : ERNES
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Mopsus and Calchas : SEERS
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Set : GEL
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Gudrun's husband : ATLI
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Latvian seaport : RIGA
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Sri Lankan aborigine : VEDDA
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Eden discard : CORE
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An 1849 event : THECALIFORNIAGOLDRUSH
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Double curve : ESS
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Religious faction : SECT
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Bedfellow : ALLY
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External : OUTER
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Exclamations of triumph : AHAS
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Fashions : MODES
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Dray : CART
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Short sock : ANKLET
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Shiny fabric : SATIN
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Cement component : SILICATE
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Sour-grapes comment on 78 Across : FOOLSHUNTAREALRICHDIG
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Get one's goat : RILE
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Middle East ruler : EMEER
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Hiatus : SPACE
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"___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Slender : REEDY
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Las Vegas natural : SEVEN
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Rigel or Betelgeuse : STAR
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Recorded proceedings : ACTA
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Famed lyrist : CAHN
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Sector : AREA
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Chevrotains' genus : TRAGULUS
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Deadly : FATAL
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Rootlessness : ANOMY
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Edges : RIMS
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W.W. II sphere of action : ETO
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Vigorous : ROBUSTIC
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Diacritical mark : TILDE
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Alaskan islander : ALEUT
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Oliver Twist's entreaty : MORE
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Señora Perón : EVA
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Calif. beach : REDONDO
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Disreputable : SHADY
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Observe : NOTE
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Alvin Childress's TV role : AMOS
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Jaunty : PERT
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Prodding person : URGER
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Atlas feature : INSET
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Flâneur : IDLER
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In back : AREAR
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Popish Plot fabricator : OATES
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Steatite : TALC
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Brain passage : ITER
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Theater award : TONY
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Wood-trimming tool : ADZE
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Weaken : FALTER
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Voiced : SONANT
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Depends : HINGES
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"Then hey for ___ . . . ": Burns : ALASS
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Devout insect? : MANTIS
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Dido : ANTIC
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Pester : HARASS
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Are : EXIST
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Majorette's wand : BATON
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Tidal bore : EAGRE
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Heredity factors : GENES
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Frets : STEWS
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Straight : LINEAR
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Ethically neutral : AMORAL
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Mower paths : SWATHS
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Sam and Tom : UNCLES
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Keepsake : RELIC
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Purposeless : ADRIFT
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Special vocabulary : LINGO
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Skin irritation : UREDO
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Timber tree of Central America : AMATE
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Several Danish kings : ERICS
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Barking circus performers : SEALS
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Tense : EDGY
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Style; taste: Fr. : GOUT
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Annealing oven : LEHR
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Contemptibility : VILENESS
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Supports of sorts : CRUTCHES
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Sackcloth's partner : ASHES
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Pendulous part of a dog's ear : LEATHER
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Lowest point : NADIR
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Kind of column : DORIC
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George or Gracie : ALLEN
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Won at chess : MATED
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Sea lion, e.g. : OTARY
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Mythical siren : CIRCE
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E.T. or Alf : ALIEN
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Kind of hairdo : AFRO
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Roulette bet : NOIR
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Often-chewed nut : KOLA
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Ko-Ko's weapon : SNEE
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Croat or Bulgar : SLAV
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This may lead to lead : ADIT
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Actress Louise from N.Y. : TINA
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Elbe tributary : EGER
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Japanese apricot : UME
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Mimic : APE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 8 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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