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New York Times, Saturday, February 15, 1992

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,439
Across
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Zero in, in a way : ZOOM
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Javanese village community : DESSA
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U.S. painter Alex ___ : KATZ
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Hungarian patriot Nagy : IMRE
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Pelvic bone : ILIUM
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Yuletide sound : NOEL
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Comic like Chaplin : SERIO
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Restrain : BIND
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Boulevard of Mended Dreams? : COMEBACKTRAIL
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Shocking fish, at times : EEL
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Do certain road work : SALT
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Tachometer calibration, for short : RPM
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Out of kilter : ALOP
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More indolent : LAZIER
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Norse king : OLAF
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Adit pass-throughs : ORES
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___ Gordo, county in Iowa : CERRO
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Baum byway : YELLOWBRICKROAD
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Catchall combo : ANDOR
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Kind of bath : SITZ
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Egyptian queen of the gods : SATI
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Elbow room : LEEWAY
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Jack Sprat's diet : LEAN
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"Dieu et ___ droit" : MON
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Nice summers : ETES
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Legal thing : RES
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Manhattan beaten path? : GREATWHITEWAY
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Coque : LOOP
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Ranis' wear : SARIS
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___ National Park, Angola : IONA
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Division word : INTO
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Council setting: 1545 : TRENT
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Fervor : ZEAL
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___-suiter of the 40's : ZOOT
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Faxes, perhaps : SENDS
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Ferrara family : ESTE
Down
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Brass component : ZINC
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"Typee" sequel : OMOO
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Utah city : OREM
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Fracas : MELEE
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Rule against : DISALLOW
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Household exp. : ELEC
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Director of "Magnificent Obsession": 1954 : SIRK
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Seventh Avenue offerings : SUITS
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Ethically neutral : AMORAL
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Buttinskies of a sort : KIBITZERS
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Thrash : TAN
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Last letter, in Leeds : ZED
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"___ Clown," Porter song : BEA
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Alas's kin : ALACK
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Kind of treatment : ROYAL
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___ administravit (court plea) : PLENE
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___ mer : MALDE
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Globes : ORBS
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Fright for Pearl White : PERIL
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"Sadly ___": S. Foster : IROAM
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Sappho's muse : ERATO
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"The Thinker" sculptor : RODIN
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Geranium container : FLOWERPOT
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Realtor's stop : SITE
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Emulate Bryan : ORATE
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Ivan's supporters : CZARISTS
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Bakers' stock : YEASTS
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Take-home pay : NET
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Rubberneck : STARE
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Grab or nab : SEIZE
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Computer programmer's command : GOTO
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Small flier : WREN
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Quarters starter : HIND
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Tribulations : WOES
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Premed course : ANAT
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Bush's alma mater : YALE
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Columnist Smith : LIZ
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Yoko ___ : ONO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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