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New York Times, Tuesday, March 10, 1992

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,463
Across
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Tooth part : CUSP
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Wrench away : WREST
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Hilarity : GLEE
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Casino word : ANTE
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Vietnamese capital : HANOI
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Depend (on) : RELY
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Prehurricane activity : STOCKINGUP
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Slack off : EASE
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Family : KIN
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Work unit : ERG
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Orbs : SPHERES
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Singer Pete of The Weavers : SEEGER
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Paris's beloved : HELEN
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Similar : ALIKE
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Nudges : ELBOWS
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Best Actress winner: 1987 : CHER
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TV star Carter : NELL
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" . . . waiting on the ___" : LEVEE
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Gone by : PAST
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Signoret-Caan film : GAMES
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Lease subject : RENT
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Ego preceder : ALTER
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Undiluted : NEAT
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Rope parts : ENDS
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Lead-in to Bethlehem : STAROF
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U ___ of the U.N. : THANT
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Allgood and Gilbert : SARAS
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Mortarboard attachment : TASSEL
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Marked for life : BRANDED
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Summer mo. : AUG
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They sang "Evil Woman" : ELO
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Krakatoan outpouring : LAVA
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Graveyard watch : NIGHTSHIFT
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Frenzied : AMOK
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Leave off : CEASE
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___ pricing : UNIT
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Poison : BANE
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Sci-fi awards : HUGOS
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Wilder or Fowler : GENE
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Tuns : CASKS
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Loosen : UNTIE
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Jagger, e.g. : STONE
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Chest muscle, for short : PEC
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Pinwheel's noisy action : WHIRRING
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"You ___, sir?" : RANG
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Our lang. : ENG
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Soak : SOUSE
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What barflies do : TIPPLE
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Elite fighting force : GREENBERETS
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Regan's dad : LEAR
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Word in an ultimatum : ELSE
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Ogles : EYES
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___ over (capsize) : KEEL
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"___ hath no fury . . . " : HELL
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Harmless serpent : GARTERSNAKE
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Giants' gear : HELMETS
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Ex-N.J. Governor : KEAN
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Pizzeria appliance : OVEN
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Make one's way : WEND
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Gels : SETS
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Busy people on 4/15 : CPAS
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Sentry's command : HALT
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"Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
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Rachel's sister : LEAH
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City-council output : STATUTES
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Boulevard, e.g. : ROAD
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Dressing choice : FRENCH
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Bangtails : NAGS
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"Goodbye, Pierre" : ADIEU
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Parisian waterway : SEINE
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Spritelike : ELFIN
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Actress-singer Lenya : LOTTE
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Squeal : BLAB
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Hindu god : RAMA
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Stratford's river : AVON
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Chan line : AHSO
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One-liner : GAG
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Leo Buscaglia greeting : HUG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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