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New York Times, Monday, February 10, 1992

Author:
Mary S. Snyder
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Mary S. Snyder has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,434
Across
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Branches : RAMI
5
Busman Kramden : RALPH
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Newsman Roger : MUDD
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"___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
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Be histrionic : EMOTE
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Declare : AVER
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McCarey film: 1944 : GOINGMYWAY
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Cunning : CUTE
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Polish the Bentley : SIMONISE
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Pub quaffs : ALES
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Anatomical duct : VAS
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Lucas film: 1977 : STARWARS
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Exactly : TOATEE
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Ginseng-family plant : UDO
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Duluth or Erie : PORT
32
Fragment : SCRAP
34
___ of luxury : LAP
37
Fleming film: 1939 : GONEWITHTHEWIND
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A daughter of Zeus : ATE
42
Model : IDEAL
43
Hired helper : HAND
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Comprehend : SEE
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Style circa 1800-30 : EMPIRE
48
Zeffirelli film: 1979 : THECHAMP
53
Treas. agency : IRS
54
Mite : IOTA
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Make critical comments : ANNOTATE
60
Ruler of yore : TSAR
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MacLaine book: 1983 : OUTONALIMB
63
Latvian : LETT
64
Pool worker : STENO
65
Hessian river : EDER
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. . . or ___! : ELSE
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Asian goat antelope : SEROW
68
Place to throw cubes : RENO
Down
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Teases : RAGS
2
To me, to Camus : AMOI
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Hurt : MAIM
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Introduce something new : INNOVATE
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Surrender by deed : REMISE
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Poet Lowell et al. : AMYS
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Actors Edmund and Rob : LOWES
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School org. : PTA
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Attention getter : HEY
10
Colorful bird : MACAW
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Palate part : UVULA
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Block : DETER
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Kind of code : DRESS
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Midge : GNAT
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Tot's Michelangelo, e.g. : TURTLE
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A wife of Esau : ADAH
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Prop for Rogers : ROPE
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Emulate Hirt : TOOT
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Alençon is its capital : ORNE
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Respect : ESTEEM
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Org. for Palmer : PGA
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Half a dance : CHA
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Tale twister : LIAR
35
Wife two for Henry VIII : ANNE
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Deg. for a teacher : PDD
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Kind of bone : WISH
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Patent basis : IDEA
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He painted "The White Girl" : WHISTLER
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Angler's bait : MINNOW
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Malayan boat : PROA
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Pugilistic pinnacle : TITLE
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Golf-club socket : HOSEL
50
States, to Mitterrand : ETATS
51
Fencing position : CARTE
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Father, to Ovid : PATER
56
Double negative : NONO
57
Gal Friday, e.g. : AIDE
58
Bane of counterfeiters : TMEN
59
River of Spain : EBRO
61
C.I.A. predecessor : OSS
62
Indian of the Beehive State : UTE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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