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New York Times, Thursday, March 5, 1992

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,458
Across
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Rascal : SCAMP
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Garden favorite : ASTER
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Outcry : CLAMOR
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Cupboard : LARDER
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Dais : TRIBUNE
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Fortunate : BLESSED
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___ in (enclose) : HEM
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Break : RESPITE
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Busy person in Mar. : CPA
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Entrance for Clementine's dad : ADIT
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Weather satellite : TIROS
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Made tracks : HIED
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Stadium sections : TIERS
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Tumult : DIN
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Single unit : MONAD
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Afflicted : STRICKEN
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In a lascivious way : LEWDLY
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Morgan from Dallas : FAIRCHILD
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Gunshot : REPORT
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The Orient : EASTASIA
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Pistil part : OVARY
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Attys. : JDS
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Avoids : SHUNS
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Friendly : WARM
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Dunce or gannet : BOOBY
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Resorts : SPAS
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Schoolman's deg. : EDD
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Breakfast food : OATMEAL
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Grand ___, Evangeline's home : PRE
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Begin to complete a space trip : DEORBIT
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Barely managed : EKEDOUT
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Nap : SNOOZE
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Sun worshiper : NUDIST
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Mount : STEED
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Phase : STAGE
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More offensive : SLIMIER
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Hansom : CAB
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Tatar Strait feeder : AMUR
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"Water Lilies" painter : MONET
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chairman : PRESIDER
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Mich. college or city : ALBION
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Seasons : SALTS
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Persea or poon : TREE
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The Begleys : EDS
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Abrogate : RESCIND
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Honor : CREDIT
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Annul : REPEAL
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"___ Entertainment" : THATS
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Pop : DADDY
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Rank of Charles or Andrew : PRINCEDOM
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In three divisions : TRIFORM
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Indian high chairs : HOWDAHS
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Frightening : SCARY
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Dwindles : MELTS
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Pochette : KIT
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Fleur-de-___ : LIS
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Fallen stars : HASBEENS
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Propelled a wherry : ROWED
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Sidesteps : EVADES
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Exculpates : PARDONS
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Opine : SUPPOSE
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Bored and trapped : INARUT
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Resource : ASSET
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Wrote some notes : JOTTED
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Woolen fabric : BAIZE
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Native of NE Siberia : YAKUT
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Clarinet's relative : OBOE
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Helen of Troy's mother : LEDA
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Deteriorate : ROT
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Cutting remark : DIG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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