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Christy Ridley
Christy Ridley

New York Times, Wednesday, February 26, 1992

Author:
Christy Ridley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q W }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 7, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,450
Across
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___ Valjean : JEAN
5
A Turkestani Muslim : SALAR
10
Russian nurse : BABA
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Cart part : AXLE
15
Evergreen shrub : ERICA
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Sultanate near Yemen : OMAN
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Pursuer of 1 Across : DETECTIVEJAVERT
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Author Umberto ___ : ECO
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Amerinds of Neb. : OTOES
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Dip in water : RINSE
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Very, to 1 Across : TRES
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Dracula's foe : SUN
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Recurrent theme of 35 Across : LOVEOFLIBERTY
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Type lead-in : PROTO
33
Entertainer Minnelli : LIZA
34
Eureka : AHA
35
Author born Feb. 26, 1802 : HUGO
36
Kin of ducks : GEESE
38
Constantly : EVER
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U.N. labor arm : ILO
40
Routine : ROTE
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Improve : AMEND
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Novel by 35 Across : LESMISERABLES
46
Alas, in Ayr : OCH
47
Taxis : CABS
48
Slammer : CLINK
51
Dry-heat bath : SAUNA
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U.N. org : FAO
56
Another theme of 35 Across : HOPESFORMANKIND
59
Hops heater : OAST
60
Flax cloth : LINEN
61
Gaelic : ERSE
62
Strange saucers : UFOS
63
Boxer's milieu : ARENA
64
Once around Sol : YEAR
Down
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Green gem : JADE
2
C.E.O., for one : EXEC
3
Singing voice : ALTO
4
Once-called : NEE
5
Medium-sized sofa : SETTEE
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Melodious : ARIOSO
7
Exist : LIVE
8
Certain fliers : ACES
9
Reign, Hindu-style : RAJ
10
Buffalo, e.g. : BOVINE
11
Sanction : AMEN
12
Jail features : BARS
13
Feed the kitty : ANTE
18
Dry wine of Sicily : CORVO
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Island off Venezuela : ARUBA
23
Dorothy's dog : TOTO
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Dimensions : SIZE
25
Trademarks : LOGOS
26
Fugitive : FLEER
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Fleur-de-___ (emblem of France) : LIS
28
Very good reviews : RAVES
29
At that time : THEN
30
Compound : YARD
31
Harris or Silvers : PHIL
32
"___, Britannia" : RULE
36
Gee whiz : GOSH
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René's hot time : ETE
38
Uncles, in Edinburgh : EMES
40
Haystacks : RICKS
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Composer Berg : ALBAN
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Certain canvases : MONETS
44
Shrewdness : ACUMEN
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___ split : BANANA
48
___ En-lai : CHOU
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What 1 Across stole : LOAF
50
___ facto : IPSO
51
Evening, in Caen : SOIR
52
Composer (see 32 Down) : ARNE
53
Shoot : FIRE
54
Looped handle : ANSA
55
Frankfurt's river : ODER
57
Neighbor of Ga. : FLA
58
Pitch : KEY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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