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New York Times, Monday, April 20, 1992

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,504

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Students & seniors
Across
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Full of pep : ALIVE
6
Half of MMCCCX : MCLV
10
Caresses : PETS
14
Region south of the Sahara : SUDAN
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Face-cream ingredient : ALOE
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Way out : EXIT
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Promoter of a sort : PRESSAGENT
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Graf ___ : SPEE
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Install : SEAT
21
Obstructions : SNAGS
22
Stumble : TRIP
23
Scrutinize : SCAN
24
Acne time : TEENS
25
Mexican shawl : SERAPE
29
Auto-racing family : UNSERS
32
Webfoot's home : OREGON
33
Meerschaum : PIPE
34
Chem. or phys. : SCI
37
Looms : IMPENDS
39
Gulf war missile : PATRIOT
41
Roman household deity : LAR
42
Bristle: Comb. form : SETI
44
Caruso and Domingo : TENORS
45
Lyric poems : EPODES
47
Muse of astronomy : URANIA
48
Modern beam : LASER
50
Chagall works : OILS
52
Gaelic : ERSE
53
Brazilian dance : SAMBA
55
Smell ___ (be leery) : ARAT
59
Seed cover : ARIL
60
Shake hands, à la L.B.J. : PRESSFLESH
62
Except : SAVE
63
Part of T.L.C. : CARE
64
Diminish : ABATE
65
Ogled : EYED
66
Org. : ASSN
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Friend of Pythias : DAMON
Down
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Cleo's snakes : ASPS
2
Entice : LURE
3
Thought : IDEA
4
Huge : VAST
5
Printers' measures : ENS
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___ Carta : MAGNA
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Make a killing : CLEANUP
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Yearn : LONG
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Ex-G.I.'s : VETS
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Annoy : PESTER
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Saying : EXPRESSION
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Join together : TIEIN
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Stairs : STEPS
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Went up : ASCENDED
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Godparent : SPONSOR
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Seesaws : TEETERS
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Earth : SOIL
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Writer Bombeck : ERMA
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Tending to keep down : REPRESSIVE
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Ripen : AGE
30
Pinch : NIP
31
Kitchen aids : SPATULAS
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Co-Nobelist in Medicine: 1947 : CORI
36
"___ boy!" : ITSA
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Cousin of DNA : RNA
43
Compounds used by nuclear physicists : ISOMERS
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Pared : PEELED
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Let : LEASE
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Arrangement : ARRAY
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Father of modern drama : IBSEN
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Animal org. : SPCA
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Turkish river : ARAS
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Spanish duke : ALBA
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Enlarge a hole : REAM
57
Regarding : ASTO
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At that time : THEN
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Passing fancy : FAD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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