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New York Times, Tuesday, February 25, 1992

Author:
Peggy Devlin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Peggy Devlin has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,449
Across
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Make well liked : ENDEAR
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"Golden" army of the Khan : HORDE
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"Les Misérables" mob : CANAILLE
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Thais : ASIANS
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Charming : ADORABLE
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Riffraff : RABBLE
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Author of "Honor Thy Father" : TALESE
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Quartet : FOUR
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Command : BID
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Conceits : EGOS
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Maidenhair, e.g. : FERN
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Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
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Rule: Abbr. : REG
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Macaw : ARARA
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Icy rain : SLEET
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Woodsy : SYLVAN
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Alfalfa : LUCERNE
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Sweep : OAR
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Old French coin : SOU
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Gathered : AMASSED
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German : TEUTON
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Artist Edouard ___ : MANET
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On the qui vive : ALERT
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Yeltsin's rep. : RUS
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Piling : PIER
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Tease : TWIT
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Secrete : HIDE
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Horror street? : ELM
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Comedian Carvey : DANA
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Disastrous : TRAGIC
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Man for all seizings? : RIOTER
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Believer in mob rule : NIHILIST
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Supreme Court Justices, e.g. : ENNEAD
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Rudiments : ELEMENTS
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Governor famous for redistricting : GERRY
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"Gaudy Night" author : SAYERS
Down
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Vintner's study : ENOLOGY
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Nostrils : NARES
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"Buenos ___" : DIAS
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North Sea feeder : ELBE
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"___ for one . . . " : ALL
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Seaman's jacket : REEFER
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___ al-Rashid of "Arabian Nights" : HARUN
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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Kid : RIB
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Dilettante : DABBLER
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Vivify : ENLIVEN
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Humor; indulge : CATER
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Aphorisms : ADAGES
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Collected : SEDATE
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Spoken : ORAL
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Bleachers' habitué : FAN
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Alaskan native : ALEUT
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Nautical "Halt!" : AVAST
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Uncommon : RARE
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Reconnoiter : SCOUT
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T.K.O. victim, e.g. : LOSER
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Addict : USER
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Current unit : AMPERE
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Catalogue merchant's activity : MAILING
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Windflower : ANEMONE
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Cockcrow : DAWN
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Vietnamese holiday : TET
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Sources : ORIGINS
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Adamite : NUDIST
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Tropical vines : LIANES
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Dissenting bodies : SECTS
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Like the ten o'clock scholar : TARDY
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Basic coin in Prague : HALER
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Expensive : DEAR
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"___ also serve . . . " : THEY
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Frost : RIME
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Thrice: Comb. form : TER
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Dockers' org. : ILA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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