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New York Times, Thursday, February 20, 1992

Author:
Margaret W. Huskey
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Margaret W. Huskey has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,444
Across
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Mary's follower : LAMB
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Eternity, in Hebrew : OLAM
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Brain wave : IDEA
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Conversation filler : ISEE
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Soapstone : TALC
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Radiates : EMITS
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Channel off Sumatra : STRAITOFMALACCA
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Fencing position : TIERCE
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Declares sans proof : ALLEGES
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Of flight : AERO
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Baxter role : EVE
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Pigeons or horses : BARBS
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Weapon at sea: Abbr. : UAM
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One of David's song leaders : ASAPH
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Sea east of the Caspian : ARAL
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Sale sign : ATCOST
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Venus, e.g. : DEA
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Underwater-torpedo inventor : ROBERTWHITEHEAD
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Conductor ___-Pekka Salonen : ESA
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Peregrines : ALIENS
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Life of Riley : EASE
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Restrain : DETER
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Monogram of Prufrock's creator : TSE
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City in Provence : ARLES
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Sea, to Sartre : MER
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Pundit : SAGE
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Thieves' foiler : ALIBABA
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Calm : SEDATE
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Poem recited by Frost at J.F.K.'s inauguration : THEGIFTOUTRIGHT
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Valentine symbol : HEART
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Ruin : UNDO
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Sir, in Malaysia : TUAN
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"Jane ___" : EYRE
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Prophet : SEER
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Calif. Indian tribe : YANA
Down
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Tilt : LIST
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___ spumante : ASTI
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Pure and simple : MERE
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Like minor woes : BEARABLE
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Aquatic mammal : OTTER
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Vientiane citizen : LAO
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N African grass : ALFA
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Caesar's 1950 : MCML
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Effigies : IMAGES
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Casino cubes : DICE
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Catchall abbrs. : ETCS
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Botanist Gray : ASA
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Hoist : ELEVATE
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Sherbet's cousins : ICES
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Ginger ___ : ALE
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Defeat a schemer : OUTWIT
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Uncovered : BARED
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Went up : AROSE
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Capital of Morocco : RABAT
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Flu symptoms : ACHES
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Des ___, Iowa : MOINES
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"Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
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"___ porridge hot . . . " : PEASE
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Pluto : HADES
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It's east of N.A. : ATL
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Nov. 1 group : STS
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Cheese dish : RAREBIT
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Mendel subject : HEREDITY
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Refugee : EMIGRE
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Ripening agent : AGER
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U.K. air arm : RAF
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Philanthropist Brooke ___ : ASTOR
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Attention-getting cry : AHEY
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Limerick writer : LEAR
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Heat quantities: Abbr. : BTUS
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Top-notch : AONE
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Water, in Spain : AGUA
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Holier ___ thou : THAN
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Lab heating device : ETNA
60
Common article : THE
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Ulan ___, Russian city : UDE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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