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New York Times, Tuesday, March 24, 1992

Author:
Robert Zimmerman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F H Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Robert Zimmerman has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,477
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___ of contents : TABLE
6
Indian potentate : RAJA
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Became alert : WOKE
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An anagram for nails : SLAIN
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"Rock of ___" : AGES
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Met number : ARIA
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Himalayan tree-climber : PANDA
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Certain savings accts. : IRAS
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Red planet : MARS
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Mrs. Lopez, e.g. : SRA
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Fountain specialty : BANANASPLIT
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Gwyn and Carter : NELLS
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Debt memo : IOU
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Quarry output : GRAVEL
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Falk role : COLUMBO
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Ran easily : LOPED
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Tuchman's "The Proud ___" : TOWER
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Rental-ad term : APT
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Employer : USER
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Goofed : ERRED
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Biblical preposition : UNTO
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Snead setup : TEE
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Poked with the patella : KNEED
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Work out : TRAIN
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Svelte : SLENDER
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Medium's state : TRANCE
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Captain's record : LOG
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Spanish city : AVILA
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Out to lunch : GONEBANANAS
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Vereen or Blue : BEN
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Actor Guinness : ALEC
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Grain crop : MILO
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School: Fr. : ECOLE
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Take it easy : REST
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Geraint's wife : ENID
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Gold or Ivory : COAST
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Pans' companions : POTS
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Fill up : SATE
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Carries : TOTES
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Recipe amts. : TSPS
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Controversial pesticide : ALAR
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It goeth before a fall : BANANAPEEL
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Cap : LID
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Made possible : ENABLED
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Actor Claude : RAINS
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Taj Mahal's site : AGRA
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Hugo's Valjean : JEAN
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Attacked : ASSAILED
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Trading-post currency : WAMPUM
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An exam : ORAL
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___ Te Kanawa of the Met : KIRI
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Orient : EAST
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The whole enchilada : ALL
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Acidic : SOUR
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At any time : EVER
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Engorge : GLUT
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Grandifloras : ROSES
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Kitchen tool : CORER
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Was in debt : OWED
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Caribbean sight : BANANABOAT
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Of vision : OPTIC
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Gingko or baobab : TREE
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Musical sound : TONE
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Chess finales : ENDGAMES
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Orenburg's river : URAL
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Bump or lump : KNOB
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Split into thirds : TRISECT
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Chooses : ELECTS
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River-project board: Abbr. : TVA
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An electrode : ANODE
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Robin Williams role : GARP
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Supermarket item : OLEO
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Snug retreat : NEST
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"___ Rosa," 1929 song : NINA
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Landed : ALIT
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Wimbledon uprights : NETS
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Dovecote murmur : COO

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