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New York Times, Monday, March 30, 1992

Author:
Mary S. Snyder
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { F J Q V W }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Mary S. Snyder has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,483
Across
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Churchman's deg. : STD
4
Imitated : APED
8
Luggage piece : GRIP
12
Battle site: Sept. 10, 1813 : ERIE
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Long skirts, for short : MAXIS
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Sprint : RACE
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Vegetable to string? : PEARLONION
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On the Ligurian : ASEA
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Patty Hearst's alias : TANIA
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Done with excessive effort : STRAINED
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Part of a poem : STANZA
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Bankbook info : INT
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Hibernia : EMERALDISLE
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Lumberman's tool : ADZ
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Valleys : DALES
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Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
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Blockhead : CLOD
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Big laughs : HAHAS
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Tars' drink : GROG
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Bike parts : AXLES
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British nursemaids : NANAS
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Mythical princess : INO
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Type of terrapin : DIAMONDBACK
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Stout : ALE
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Occult doctrine: Var. : KABALA
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Voracious shark : MANEATER
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More factual : TRUER
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Shortening : LARD
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She married Al Jolson : RUBYKEELER
65
Teen-age outbreak : ACNE
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Gem : STONE
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Asta's mistress : NORA
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One of the Princetonians : COED
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Homophone for scene : SEEN
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Draft org. : SSS
Down
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Family branches : SEPTS
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Wine and dine : TREAT
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Actress Rigg : DIANA
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I love: Lat. : AMO
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Criticizes severely : PANS
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Sign in a theater : EXIT
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Memorable couturier : DIOR
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Philanthropist's activity : GRANTING
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Make incised marks : RASE
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___ tea : ICED
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Pod occupant : PEA
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Name for 26 Across : ERIN
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Slug's cousin : SNAIL
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Lolled : LAZED
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___-European : INDO
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Oriental nursemaid : AMAH
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African antelope : ELAND
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Restore, for short : REHAB
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Yoga posture : ASANA
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Hindu wear : SARI
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Feted one : LION
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Hence : ERGO
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W. Point, e.g. : ACAD
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Half of MCXXII : DLXI
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Author of "Vérité" : ZOLA
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Gave an ultimatum : DEMANDED
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Discharge : SACK
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Dover ___ : SOLE
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Execute an axel : SKATE
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Comes close : NEARS
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English gun : BREN
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Kin of an oboe : AULOS
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Lascivious looks : LEERS
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Wall hanging : ARRAS
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Egyptian cotton : MACO
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"Comus" composer : ARNE
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Disapproving words : TUTS
59
Central American tree : EBOE
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___ Duren, former pitcher : RYNE
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Sealing-wax ingredient : LAC
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Actor Olin : KEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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