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New York Times, Tuesday, December 8, 1992

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { H Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 54, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,736

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Across
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Electrical-power unit : WATT
5
Diamond corner : BASE
9
Vehicles : CARS
13
Pelvic bones : ILIA
14
Not so many : FEWER
15
Above : OVER
16
Singer becomes golfer : PEGGYLEETREVINO
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Before, in poesy : ERE
20
Vittles : EATS
21
Cozy place : NEST
22
Small rivers : STREAMS
24
Hockey great : ORR
25
"We ___ the World" : ARE
26
Lowered in rank : DEMOTED
30
At a distance : AFAR
33
Caspian feeder : URAL
34
Actress Farrow : MIA
36
Comedienne-singer becomes author : MINNIEPEARLBUCK
41
Formicid : ANT
42
Astronaut Armstrong : NEIL
43
On a cruise : ASEA
44
Teases : NEEDLES
46
MCIX - MVII : CII
48
Power : VIS
49
Luna's descent below the horizon : MOONSET
53
Navy jail : BRIG
55
Tight : TAUT
56
Hole-in-one : ACE
57
Former champ becomes teacher of the blind : JOELOUISBRAILLE
61
Caen's river : ORNE
62
Characteristic : TRAIT
63
College official : DEAN
64
Bar order : BEER
65
Cereal spikes : EARS
66
Adherents : ISTS
Down
1
Rubs with cloth : WIPES
2
Watchful : ALERT
3
Striped cat : TIGER
4
Label : TAG
5
Root vegetables : BEETS
6
Fills with fearful reverence : AWES
7
Arrange : SET
8
Stray : ERR
9
Secret : COVERT
10
Rara ___ : AVIS
11
Let : RENT
12
Theater sign : SRO
14
Olympic symbol : FLAME
17
Once around Sol : YEAR
18
Register : ENROLL
23
Deserve : EARN
24
Poet translated by Edward FitzGerald : OMAR
26
One-on-one combats : DUELS
27
Historic period : ERA
28
Flightless birds : EMUS
29
Game cubes : DICE
30
M.D.'s org. : AMA
31
Norse neighbor : FINN
32
Feed the kitty : ANTE
35
Letters before an alias : AKA
37
Blue dye : INDIGO
38
Morays : EELS
39
Pandowdy : PIE
40
Actor Conrad ___ : BAIN
45
More malevolent : EVILER
46
Place of trial : COURT
47
Whit : IOTA
49
Fla. trees : MABIS
50
Soupy from N.C. : SALES
51
Renown : ECLAT
52
High schoolers : TEENS
53
Auger : BORE
54
Peace Nobelist Cassin : RENE
55
Despot : TSAR
57
Chore : JOB
58
All-purpose trk. : UTE
59
Novelist Levin : IRA
60
January 13, in Genova : IDI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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