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New York Times, Tuesday, February 11, 1992

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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. 15,435
Across
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Frighten : ALARM
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"Woe is me!" : ALAS
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Persian elf : PERI
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Bombay princess : RANEE
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Trig. function : SINE
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God of love : AMOR
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Large sea duck : EIDER
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Tardy : LATE
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Milli Vanilli deception : LIPSYNC
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Sea snail : LIPARID
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Oolong, e.g. : TEA
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Can or horn preceder : TIN
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Rough metal edges : BURRS
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MMIV divided by II : MII
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Rose extract : ATTAR
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Chatelaine's bag : ETUI
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Compound used in leathermaking : TANNIN
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Hurry : HIE
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Color-photography method : LIPPMANNPROCESS
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Bullfight cry : OLE
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Some farewells : ADIEUS
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Singer Guthrie from N.Y. : ARLO
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Littlest : WEEST
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Skill : ART
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Feel anguish : BLEED
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Side of a triangle : LEG
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Roscoe : ROD
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Obesity : LIPOSIS
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Understand President Bush : LIPREAD
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Over : ATOP
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Shade of green : ALOES
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Stewpot : OLLA
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Bare : MERE
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Part of R.N. : NURSE
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Small bites : NIPS
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Engendered : BRED
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Plait : TRESS
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Door part : SASH
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October birthstone : OPAL
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Do-fa connection : REMI
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Trim a photo : CROP
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Runway at J.F.K. : AIRSTRIP
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Sports place : ARENA
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Layman : LAIC
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"Me ___ My Shadow" : AND
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Stagger : REEL
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Deserve : MERIT
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Obliquely : ASLANT
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Mendacious person : LIAR
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Opposed to : ANTI
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Acorn, e.g. : SEED
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"___, We Have No Bananas" : YES
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Spinet; upright : PIANO
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Under : BELOW
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Practical : UTILE
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Money unit in Sri Lanka : RUPEE
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Fixation : MANIA
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Near the center : INNER
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Data fed to a computer : INPUT
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In that spot : THERE
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Narrow passageway : AISLE
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Do a lawn job : RESOD
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Youngster : TAD
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Apr. 1 collector : IRS
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Companions : MATES
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Large kettles : CALDRONS
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Inclined : SLOPED
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Style of jazz : BOP
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Lawrence Taylor, for one : GIANT
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Levitates : RISES
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Mary's pet : LAMB
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Roman road : ITER
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Study hard : PORE
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Aspersion : SLUR
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Fewer's cousin : LESS
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Director-author Kazan : ELIA
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Pennines, e.g. : ALPS
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Élan : DASH
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Mine yield : ORE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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