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Christy Ridley
Christy Ridley

New York Times, Saturday, March 14, 1992

Author:
Christy Ridley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,467
Across
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Network : MESH
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___-time (fourth-dimensional continuum) : SPACE
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Over : UPON
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"___ Sanctorum" : ACTA
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Jots : IOTAS
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Shankar specialty : RAGA
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Zodiacal symbol for March 14 : THESIGNOFPISCES
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School dance : HOP
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Recurrent effect of past experience : MNEME
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Pupil of a sort : TUTEE
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Field deity : FAUN
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Clay: Comb. form : PEL
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Composer born March 14, 1681 : GEORGPTELEMANN
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Year, in Caen : ANNEE
33
Gibbons : LARS
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Pan-American org. : OAS
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Burden : LOAD
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Euterpe's sphere : MUSIC
39
Assert : AVOW
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Wing : ELL
41
Bamako is its capital : MALI
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Lizard : AGAMA
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Physicist born March 14, 1879 : ALBERTEINSTEIN
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Adherent : IST
48
Howls : BAYS
49
Hersey town : ADANO
52
Attach : TIETO
54
Cereal grass : OAT
57
Composer born March 14, 1804 : JOHANNSTRAUSSSR
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Purim's month : ADAR
61
Dine at home : EATIN
62
Singing voice : ALTO
63
Blooming : ROSY
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Old English coin : GROAT
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Indicative, e.g. : MOOD
Down
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Trig, e.g. : MATH
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Resound : ECHO
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Chassé : STEP
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Owns : HAS
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Enlist : SIGNUP
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Western, old style : PONENT
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Power source : ATOM
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Bistro : CAFE
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Psychic inits. : ESP
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Actress Andress : URSULA
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Covenant : PACT
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Curved molding : OGEE
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Snout: Ger. : NASE
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Simulacrum : IMAGE
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Details : ITEMS
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Allen or Astaire : FRED
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Westmore of Hollywood : PERC
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High wind : GALE
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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___ fours (creeping) : ONALL
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Actress Janis : ELSIE
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Medieval short tale : LAI
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Flaring stars : NOVAE
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One of the Judds : NAOMI
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Kind of dive : SWAN
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Emporium : MART
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In the last month: Abbr. : ULT
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Reps. : AGTS
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Nuclear particle : MESON
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"___ Like It" : ASYOU
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Dual : BINARY
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Spain and Portugal : IBERIA
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Swimming : NATANT
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Slightly open : AJAR
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Flightless one : DODO
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Triumphant cries : AHAS
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Despot : TSAR
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"Tell ___ Sweeney!" : ITTO
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Harald V's capital : OSLO
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In re : ASTO
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Walked : TROD
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Opp. of pos. : NEG
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Newsman Donaldson : SAM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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