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New York Times, Friday, April 17, 1992

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,501

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Across
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Suffragist Carrie : CATT
5
Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Above, in Bremen : UBER
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Height: Comb. form : ACRO
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Buck or cycle preceder : MEGA
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Like some oil : CRUDE
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Agitation : STEW
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Parisian recreation area : PARC
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___ mirabilis : ANNUS
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Easter fare, especially in England : SIMNELCAKES
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Bilko or Pepper : NCO
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Wife of Athamas : INO
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Profit : NET
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"___ half my days . . . ": Milton : ERE
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Suffix with baron : IAL
27
Had a temperature : AILED
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Clusters of spores : SORI
31
Where cheveux grow : TETE
32
Layer of paint : COAT
33
Gumshoe : TEC
34
Not pristine : USED
35
Easter fare : ROASTLAMB
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Curé's title : ABBE
42
"___ voix dans le désert": Elgar : UNE
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Basic lessons : ABCS
46
Cattleman's steer mover : PROD
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Village or hamlet : DORP
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Mary Moore's middle name : TYLER
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Play on words : PUN
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Parisian rifle range : TIR
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Wonderment : AWE
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Top airman : ACE
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Part of a dog star's name : RIN
57
Easter fare : HOTCROSSBUN
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Tributary of the Rhone : ISERE
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Name in the comics : ELLA
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Steinbeck siren : ABRA
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Writer Anya or Ernest : SETON
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Palustrine plant : REED
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Start of a fox hunt : MEET
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Lead-in to while : ERST
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Limas' relatives : SOYS
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Wagnerian goddess : ERDA
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Variety of cinnamon : CASSIA
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Type of ray : ACTINIC
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Vibrating effect : TREMOLO
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Oppidan's locale : TOWN
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Commodious : AMPLE
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Shows awareness : REACTS
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Part of Uttar Pradesh : AGRA
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Food fish : MACKEREL
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Decorative container : URN
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Pink-eyed sights at Easter : BUNNIES
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Instruct : EDUCATE
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Did a cobbler's job : RESOLED
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Job for F. Lee Bailey : CASE
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Fiedler's "An ___ Innocence" : ENDTO
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Evergreen shrub : ERICA
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Auriculate : EARED
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A mustelid : OTTER
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Short and fat : TUBBY
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Part of a TV broadcast : AUDIO
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Horses, at times : SNORTERS
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Moves by Spassky or Karpov : MATES
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Inform : APPRISE
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Big, husky fellow : BRUISER
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Easter wear : BONNETS
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Curdled milk, in Dixie : CLABBER
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Chained : SECURED
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Powwow : PARLEY
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Tebaldi or Scotto : RENATA
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Subsequently : THEN
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Certain dyes : WOADS
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"___ From 5 to 7," 1962 film : CLEO
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Identical : SAME
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Nonsense : ROT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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