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New York Times, Thursday, February 6, 1992

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,430
Across
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Eisenhower was one in 1911 : PLEBE
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A-F connection : BCDE
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Smidgen : DAB
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Mutiny : REVOLT
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Baba bath in Brest : RHUM
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Mayberry lad, sometimes : OPE
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Vitamin C source : ORANGEJUICE
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Baseball's Hodges : GIL
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Comedienne Vance : DANITRA
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Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
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Merry Marseilles month : MAI
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Edward II dreaded this Scot : ROBERTBRUCE
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Cancel : UNDO
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Malt addition : ESE
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Super : AONE
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Got nosy : SNOOPED
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Word bk. : DICT
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With 37 Across, fish dish : SALMON
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See 36 Across : MOUSSE
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Poppycock! : PISH
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Sourdough's activity : PANNING
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Leaning : BIAS
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Lat. case : ABL
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Go slowly : DRAG
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Queen of rhyme time? : MOTHERGOOSE
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Casanova was one : SPY
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Word of woe : ALAS
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Conceit : EGOTISM
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Luau souvenir : LEI
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Defeatist's grumble : WHATSTHEUSE
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Coffee maker : URN
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Sign up : HIRE
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Dines at home : EATSIN
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Tippler : SOT
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Some are even : ODDS
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Intended : MEANT
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Burning Tree instructor : PRO
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Celtic sea god : LER
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Lisa on "Green Acres" : EVA
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Hold together : BOND
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Somewhat large composer? : ELGAR
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Meanies : BRUTES
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Sang like a cicada : CHIRRED
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Coin for Hamlet : DUCAT
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Uncle, to 25 Across : EME
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Kennel adjunct : DOGRUN
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Each : APIECE
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Ball girl? : BELLE
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" . . . a ___ clock scholar" : TENO
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Shifted a sail : JIBED
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Resonant : OROTUND
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Rumple : MUSS
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Sally Kirkland movie: 1987 : ANNA
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Elvis, to many : IDOL
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Quiche ingredient : BACON
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Marching bands' sounds : OOMPAHS
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Self-assurance : POISE
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Printing spaces : ENS
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A Texas Hogg : IMA
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Letter opener : SIRS
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Breeze : SNAP
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Like a custard : EGGY
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Careworn : HAGGARD
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Story lines : PLOTS
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Jacket or dance : BOLERO
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Start of a Gershwin song title : ITAINT
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Northern constellation : BOOTES
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Bad, to Brutus : MALUS
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Concealed once more : REHID
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Place : SITE
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Soprano Faith ___ : ESHAM
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Apportion : METE
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Song from "Sunny" : WHO
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Clothing-label letters : USA
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Sermon topic : SIN
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An end for depend : ENT

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

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