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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Friday, February 28, 1992

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,452
Across
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Settled : ALIT
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Stir-fry utensil : WOK
8
Speed meas. : RPS
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Coleridge product : RIME
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Sash for Cio-Cio-San : OBI
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Belong intrinsically : INHERE
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Moccasin's discovery? : IMPAIRED
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Tolkien badlands : MORDOR
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Peculiarity : ANOMALY
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Has-been's admission? : IMPASSE
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Look after : TEND
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Bill's partner : COO
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German article : EIN
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Snow coasters : SLEDS
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Point out : INDICATE
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Nancy's man : RON
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Most doubtful : IFFIEST
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Issue : OUTCOME
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Straddling : ASTRIDE
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Leftover : REMNANT
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"Little Women" sister : MEG
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Track event : FLATRACE
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Cha-cha's cousin : MAMBO
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___ de veau : RIS
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Private eye : TEC
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Fuss : TODO
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Cleric's announcement? : IMPIOUS
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Type of exercise : AEROBIC
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Of any kind : SOEVER
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Miss Manners's assumption? : IMPOLITE
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Put into a cipher : ENCODE
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Avril follower : MAI
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Trudge : PLOD
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Salon service : SET
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Ampersand : AND
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Companion of now : HERE
Down
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Diva's solo : ARIA
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Describe : LIMN
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Vodka's boast? : IMPOTENT
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Allied : TEAMED
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Soccer's ___ Cup : WORLD
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Mind : OBEY
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Billy, e.g. : KID
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Indian Ocean arm : REDSEA
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Toast : PROSIT
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Unruffled : SERENE
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Prim woman's declaration? : IMMODEST
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M-Q link : NOP
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Social-services org. : HRA
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Holm and Richardson : IANS
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Mediterranean sea : IONIAN
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Mail-order abbr. : CIF
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Producer's favorite letters : SRO
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Grant or Gehrig : LOU
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Real ending : IST
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Middle pt. : CTR
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Adolescent's misconception? : IMMATURE
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August Wilson play : FENCES
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Milieu for a D.A. : CRT
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Poet's preposition : OER
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Trailer's observation? : IMMOBILE
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Society bud : DEB
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Kind of trip : EGO
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Org. once headed by L. Strauss : AEC
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Looped upholstery fabrics : FRISES
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Lemon, in Capri : LIMONE
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Appearance : ASPECT
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Former Italian statesman : MORO
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Lyricist Green : ADOLPH
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Not so hot : TEPID
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Basso Vinco : IVO
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Ref. work : OED
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"Give ___ a horse . . . " : AMAN
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Believe ___ not : ITOR
55
Yield : CEDE
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Ms. Hogg : IMA

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

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