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NO PUN INTENDED

New York Times, Sunday, March 1, 1992

Author:
Emanuel Berg
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 560 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Emanuel Berg has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,454
Across
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Chip on chip on chip : STACK
6
Phonetic elision : SLUR
10
Theater booth : LOGE
14
Companion of Paul : TITUS
19
De Valera : EAMON
20
Type of space : AERO
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Latin greetings : AVES
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"Mother ___": Kipling : OMINE
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DOSTOYEVSKY NOVEL : CRIMEANDISHMENT
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Chief Etruscan god : TINIA
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Italy's golden age : TRECENTO
28
New Orleans pro : SAINT
29
Jewish village : SHTETL
30
Atlas was one : TITAN
31
Phoenix's N.B.A. team : SUNS
32
Weaver's reed : SLEY
33
Valuable Brazilian tree : SATINE
36
Author Mazo ___ Roche : DELA
37
Levant vessel : SAIC
38
LEARNED MAN : DIT
41
Mire : EMBOG
42
DELIGHTED : PLEASEDASCH
45
___ de Queiroz, Portuguese novelist : ECA
46
Property charge : LIEN
47
Earth goddess : GAEA
48
Otherwise : ELSE
49
Ratite bird : KIWI
50
Yerby's "A Rose for ___ Maria" : ANA
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IN A POLYPHONIC WAY : CONTRATALLY
55
Like a nobleman : DUCAL
56
WILL ROGERS'S HUMOR : HOMESWIT
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Rich cake : TORTE
59
Curved swords : SABERS
60
Mus. mark : STAC
61
___ Zagora, Bulgaria : STARA
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Certain driver's warning : FORE
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Climbing palm : RATTAN
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Mme. Gorbachev : RAISA
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KICKER'S NIGHTMARE : BLOCKEDT
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Detest : ABHOR
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TARDINESS : NONCTUALITY
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Gullet : MAW
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Hera's mate : ZEUS
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Pants section : SEAT
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Obligation : DUTY
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Whodunit item : CLUE
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This might be slippery : ELM
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FLATS : CTUREDTIRES
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His law relates to thermodynamics : BOYLE
85
Neighbor of Syr. : LEB
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Fox hunter's shout : HARK
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Soprano Berger : ERNA
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Impignorated : PAWNED
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Spanish river : EBRO
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Cousins of 49 Across : EMUS
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Critter for Tex to tame : BRONC
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American cat : OCELOT
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Like Daffy Duck : ALISP
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Excel : OUTSHINE
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Crossbill's genus : LOXIA
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"WHEN THE ___": RILEY : FROSTISONTHEKIN
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"Enigma Variations" composer : ELGAR
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Photographer Morath : INGE
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Tintinnabulate : RING
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Noted conductor from Genoa : EREDE
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Erect : ONEND
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Digitate : TOED
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Wyes' predecessors : EXES
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Ars' followers : ESSES
Down
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Parsees, e.g. : SECT
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Wyndham Lewis novel : TARR
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Fifi's friend : AMIE
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GUILT FEELING : COMCTION
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Wrestler's ploy : KNEEING
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Subject of a famed 1897 editorial : SANTA
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Tempted : LEDON
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Tell's canton : URI
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Antarctic waterway : ROSSSEA
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Layers : LAMINAE
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Calcars : OVENS
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PIQUANT : GENT
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"Iacta alea ___" : EST
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BEAT ___ (HIT FIRST) : TOTHECH
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FREEDOM FROM HARM : IMITY
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Prong : TINE
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Monad : UNIT
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Phocid : SEAL
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Date preceder : ANTE
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Exerts traction on : HAULS
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Poor golf shot : SLICE
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Impertinent : SASSY
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Psalmic pause : SELAH
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Type of acid : AMINO
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Reinforced support : TBEAM
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Costly : DEAR
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Maison section : SALLE
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Use antifreeze : DEICE
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FIRST ___: 264-41 B.C. : ICWAR
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Caudal parts : TAILS
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Type of button : PANIC
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Baltic native : LETT
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The Nile has one : DELTA
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English daisy : GOWAN
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Baseball's Rookie of the Year: 1957 : KUBEK
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Certain luminary : CSTAR
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Garret : ATTIC
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Skoal, e.g. : TOAST
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Pianist Claudio from Chile : ARRAU
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Austen character : DARCY
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Spanish deictic : ESTOS
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Fuliginous : SOOTY
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"À votre ___!" : SANTE
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Imitates Tinkerbell : FLITS
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FAIRY-TALE GIRL : RAZEL
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White poplar : ABELE
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Tom, the General : THUMB
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Howard ___ in "The Fountainhead" : ROARK
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Type of law : BLUE
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Playwright Williams ("The Corn is Green") : EMLYN
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River or town in Ecuador : DAULE
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Soft fabric : TWEED
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Type of surgeon : NEURO
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Spanish port NE of Gibraltar : ADRA
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Sudden fright : START
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CATTLEMEN : COWCHERS
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GAMBLING DEVICE : CHBOARD
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Transferred, as sovereignty, by death : DEMISED
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Word on a penny : TRUST
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What Muses do : INSPIRE
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Keener from Kerry : BANSHEE
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A size of paper : POTT
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Of Lamb's writings : ELIAN
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Encomium : ELOGE
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Wilderness Road traveler : BOONE
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Ladder steps : RUNGS
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Pseudo butter : OLEO
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German city : COLN
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OBLITERATE : EXGE
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Italian river : ARNO
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Newsmen Pappas and Seamans : IKES
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Nest of pheasants : NIDE
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Compass dirs. : ENES
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In good shape : FIT
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Ice-hockey team : SIX

Answer summary: 21 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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