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COURT CASES

New York Times, Sunday, December 6, 1992

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 542 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,734
Across
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Weep aloud : SOB
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Unites : WEDS
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Choir member : ALTO
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Inst. at Annapolis : ACAD
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Comedienne-actress from Brooklyn : MEARA
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A wife of Esau: Gen. 36:2 : ADAH
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Burden : LOAD
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Venal person's gain : BRIBE
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Tennis player's sitcom? : ANYTHINGBUTLOVE
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Nivellate : LEVEL
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Any Venetian canal : RIO
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Former "L.A. Law" actress : DEY
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Race-track figures : TOUTS
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Gerontological : SENILE
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Lit : IGNITED
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Tart : SOUR
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Ultimate : FINAL
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Fine violins : AMATIS
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Type of poker for tennis players? : DEUCESWILD
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Use a snifter : SIP
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Parts of a nasus : NARES
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Saddle strap : GIRTH
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Extra benefits: Colloq. : PERKS
44
Netherlands city : EDE
45
Jehoshaphat's father : ASA
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Kálmán operetta : SARI
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Frosted : RIMY
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Unencumbered : FREE
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Some linesmen? : FAULTFINDERS
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Kumquat's shape : OVAL
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Noon : MIDDAY
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Prepared apples for baking : CORED
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Pixie : SPRITE
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Climbing perch : ANABAS
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Soprano Marton : EVA
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Mended, in a way : PIECED
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Napoleon's "birthplace" : BAKERY
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River in E Malaysia : BARAM
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Vulgar : COARSE
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Little who made it big : APER
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How tennis players make noise? : RAISEARACKET
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Hot tubs : SPAS
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Paving stone : SETT
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He burned up the courts in the 70's : ASHE
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Dernier ___ (latest fashion) : CRI
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"___ Heldenleben": Strauss : EIN
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Some nerve you've got : OPTIC
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Andy Moog specialties : SAVES
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Ponti's wife : LOREN
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Kingsley's "The Sands of ___" : DEE
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Like a tennis player's compliment? : BACKHANDED
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Quidnunc's interest : LATEST
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They take a pasting : TEETH
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One of Byron's names : NOEL
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Bureaucratic wrapping : REDTAPE
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Rathskeller orders : LAGERS
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Fleeced : SHORN
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Andress film: 1965 : SHE
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French shooting match : TIR
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Author Calvino : ITALO
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Tennis ace? : POINTOFNORETURN
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E.T., for one : ALIEN
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Associate : ALLY
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Neighbor of Afghanistan : IRAN
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Street show : RAREE
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Cortex : RIND
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Meet one's gaze in a haze : LOOM
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Solve, with "out" : DOPE
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Day partner : AGE
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Goodbye on the Ginza : SAYONARA
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Service gp. : ORT
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Companion of "humbug" : BAH
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Receded : WANED
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Tense : EDGY
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Light stroke : DAB
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Baseball pitcher's delight : SHUTOUT
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Entice : ALLURE
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Plunder : LOOT
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Hebrew letters : TAVS
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Canzone : ODE
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Houston's The Summit : ARENA
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What a polite tennis player is noted for? : CIVILSERVICE
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I. W. or Walter : ABEL
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Printing term : DELE
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Trench in the W Pacific : MARIANA
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Riddles : ENIGMAS
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Mixes : BLENDS
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November 13, e.g. : IDES
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One of the senses : TOUCH
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Lustrous : SILKY
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Tail of a meteor : ITE
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"___ the season . . . " : TIS
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Letter embellishment : SERIF
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Companies : FIRMS
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"___ Harry," Eastwood film : DIRTY
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Bender : SPREE
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Eldritch : WEIRD
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Imagine : IDEATE
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Pared : PEELED
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Festive occasion : GALA
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Like bubble baths : SUDSY
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Shade of green : FOREST
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Threads : FIBERS
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Jewish month : ADAR
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Workers in milk-shipping companies : ICERS
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Variable stars : NOVAE
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Foote work : DRAMA
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Profit on the court? : MAKEANETGAIN
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"Thus ___ Zarathustra": Nietzsche : SPAKE
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Nobelist for Peace: 1958 : PIRE
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Demeaned : ABASED
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Small serving dish : NAPPIE
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Hand-dyed fabric : BATIK
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Cockney's problem : AITCH
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Looked the joint over : CASED
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U.S. publisher: 1858-1935 : OCHS
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Show stomach discomfort : RETCH
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Composer of "Daphnis et Chloé" : RAVEL
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Footwear for W. C. Fields : SPATS
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Kind of comfort : CREATURE
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Breathe : RESPIRE
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Ward healer: Var. : INTERNE
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King of Mommur : OBERON
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Bar slug : SNORT
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Of lymph glands : ADENOID
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Terhune canine : LAD
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Giant great : OTT
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Assumed name : ANONYM
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Salacious look : LEER
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Sniggled : EELED
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River that sounds like a horse : RHONE
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Taradiddler : LIAR
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Gudrun's husband : ATLI
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"Star Wars" captain : SOLO
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Rainbow Falls' site : HILO
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Dragon head, ginger tail : SNAP
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Catercousin : PAL
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To's opposite : FRO
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___ of Good Feeling : ERA
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Curlicue, in writing : TAG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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