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New York Times, Friday, April 10, 1992

Author:
Tap Osborn
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,494

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Students & seniors
Across
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Crafts' companion : ARTS
5
Active person : DOER
9
Up to the moment : SOFAR
14
Slow emission : SEEP
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Sedgwick bio : EDIE
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One at ___ : ATIME
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Japanese syllabic script : KANA
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Actor Andrews : TIGE
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Scrubbed up : LAVED
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Chip shot : APPROACH
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Wood borers : AUGERS
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Jacob's third son : LEVI
24
First-rate : TIPTOP
26
Expressing a reason : CAUSAL
28
Went like sixty : TORE
29
Service call : LET
32
Resource : ASSET
33
Chinese: Comb. form : SINO
34
Diminutive suffix : ULA
35
NINE : FIFTEENMINUSSIX
39
Tokyo, once : EDO
40
Mother of the Titans : GAEA
41
Critical judgment : TASTE
42
Trifle : SOU
43
Certain sculptures or paintings : ARPS
44
More cunning : WILIER
45
Least common : RAREST
47
TV's Trebek : ALEX
48
Flat croquette : CUTLET
50
"___ goodness!" : HONESTTO
54
___ a million : ONEIN
55
Londoner, e.g. : BRIT
56
Substance : MEAT
57
Tuscan city : SIENA
58
___-majesté : LESE
59
A Saarinen : EERO
60
Shades : TONES
61
___ off (angry) : TEED
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Dirs. : NNES
Down
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"___ silly question . . . " : ASKA
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Use a sickle : REAP
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TWENTY-FOUR : TENPLUSFOURTEEN
4
Extra car keys, e.g. : SPARESET
5
Specify : DETAIL
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Lyrical : ODIC
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TWENTY-FOUR : EIGHTTIMESTHREE
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One of the Caddoes : REE
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Show high regard for : SALUTE
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New Zealand harbor : OTAGO
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TWENTY-ONE : FIVEPLUSSIXTEEN
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Pt. of U.S.A. : AMER
13
Beatty's Oscar film : REDS
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Like a football : OVATE
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Front part of a stage floor : APRON
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Ancient region of Asia Minor : IONIA
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Left Bank meeting places : CAFES
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"Do as I say, not ___" : ASIDO
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Choice group : ELITE
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Assessor : TAXER
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Cinches : SNAPS
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Heron : EGRET
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Practical : UTILE
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Loman's colleagues : SALESMEN
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ARCO and Reunion : ARENAS
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Poster heading : WANTED
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Do a brakes job : ALINE
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Something to be counted : COST
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Mussel used by button makers : UNIO
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Seine feeder : OISE
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Darnel : TARE
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Okla. Indians : OTOS
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Deli order : BLT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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