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New York Times, Saturday, March 21, 1992

Author:
Timothy S. Lewis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Timothy S. Lewis has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,474
Across
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A Baggins : BILBO
6
French cop : FLIC
10
V.I.P. supporter : DAIS
14
Willow : OSIER
15
Turkish coin : LIRA
16
Crucifix inits. : INRI
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First half of a quote : WHENIWANTTOREAD
20
Poet Borges of Argentina : JORGE
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Invent : CREATE
22
Chihuahua chow : TAMALES
25
Novel by 36 Down : TANCRED
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Crushes ore : SLIMES
27
Ignited again : RELIT
28
Latin lambs : AGNI
29
Sings merrily : TROLLS
31
TV series : ROC
34
Jeanne Eagels vehicle : RAIN
35
Cordwainer's tool : AWL
36
Mountain-sheep variety : DALL
37
Bishopric : SEE
38
Ictus : STRESS
41
Conceit : IDEA
42
Process coconut : SHRED
43
Irish folk hero : OSSIAN
45
Novel by 36 Down : LOTHAIR
48
Cacophonous : BLARING
49
A moon of Jupiter : EUROPA
50
Kama ___ : SUTRA
51
Second half of quote : ANOVELIWRITEONE
56
Armhole : SCYE
57
Fibrous food : BRAN
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Crony of Kent : OLSEN
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Miss Durbeyfield : TESS
60
Edible roots : YAMS
61
Eponym of element 41 : NIOBE
Down
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Show respect : BOW
2
Iffy suffix : ISH
3
Inveracity : LIE
4
With 36 Down, author of quote : BENJAMIN
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An A.L. team emblem : ORIOLE
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Standards : FLAGS
7
Cover inside : LINE
8
A subway in N.Y.C. : IRT
9
Boo's kin : CATCALL
10
Emulate Scorsese : DIRECT
11
Close by, to Poe : ANEAR
12
Snappish : IRATE
13
Got off the fence : SIDED
18
Snatch forcibly : WREST
19
Avifauna : ORNIS
22
Peter and Paul : TSARS
23
Pool owner's bane : ALGAE
24
___ ball (19th-century bullet) : MINIE
25
Is effective : TELLS
27
Propelled a randan : ROWED
30
More distinctive : RARER
31
Forelimb bones : RADII
32
City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
33
Metallic sound : CLANG
36
Surname of author of quotation : DISRAELI
38
Outline : SHAPE
39
"___ Jury": G. & S. : TRIALBY
40
Conductor Sir Georg : SOLTI
42
Jostles : SHOVES
44
Author of "As We Are Now" : SARTON
45
Minimum : LEAST
46
Snow leopard : OUNCE
47
Cities in N.Y., Mich., etc. : TROYS
48
George and Robert : BURNS
50
Did the butterfly : SWAM
52
Anger, to Horace : IRA
53
"___ sweet is she!": Jonson : OSO
54
Beak : NEB
55
Chemical suffix : ENE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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