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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Tuesday, April 21, 1992

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,505
Across
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Emulate Topsy : GROW
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Desist's partner : CEASE
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Settled after a sky-dive : ALIT
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Radamès's beloved : AIDA
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Saints' circlets : HALOS
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Caron role : GIGI
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Georgia-born writer : FLANNERYOCONNOR
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Daisy chains, e.g. : FESTOONS
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Balzac's "La Cousine ___" : BETTE
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P.O. alternative : UPS
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Freshly : ANEW
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Country lads : SWAINS
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Frolic : PLAY
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Fireproof material: Abbr. : ASB
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Rent : TORN
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Ike's wife : MAMIE
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Brooklyn Preacher : ROE
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Georgia-born writer : ERSKINECALDWELL
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Country-club instructor : PRO
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Staff symbols : NOTES
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Greet : HAIL
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Dictionary abbr. : SYN
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Homeowner's document : DEED
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King Mark's bride : ISOLDE
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Makes unctuous : OILS
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Número ___ : UNO
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Con game : STING
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Hatch artificially : INCUBATE
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Georgia-born writer : CARSONMCCULLERS
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African succulent : ALOE
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"Exit, pursued by ___": Shak. : ABEAR
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Contents of veins : ORES
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"As the twig is ___ . . . " : BENT
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Sounds of surprise : GASPS
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Roused : WOKE
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Harsh criticism : GAFF
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Vex : RILE
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Harem rooms : ODAS
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Desire : WANT
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Great Pyramid builder : CHEOPS
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Brings home the bacon : EARNS
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One of the Kahns et al. : ALYS
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___ Canals : SOO
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Coin of Portugal: Abbr. : ESC
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Nixon running mate : AGNEW
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Fuzzy nuisance : LINT
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"___ Rhythm" : IGOT
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Auto necessity : TIRE
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Part of speech : NOUN
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Minded : OBEYED
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Soprano Gluck et al. : ALMAS
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Manicurist's concern : NAIL
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Flight parts : STEPS
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Fret : WORRY
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Firebug's crime : ARSON
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Cuttlefish fluid : INK
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Walked like an expectant father : PACED
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Regional : AREAL
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Kind of geometry : SOLID
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Ball star : BELLE
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Doles : METES
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Blue dye : INDIGO
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Caroler's word : NOEL
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Rock group, with "The" : WHO
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Brings upon oneself : INCURS
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Essence : SOUL
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Start : ONSET
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Open a bottle : UNCAP
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Cut cover : SCAB
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Yarn : TALE
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Do a pressing chore : IRON
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Sherbets' cousins : ICES
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Buffet : BLOW
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Flying: Comb. form : AERO
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"Star ___" : TREK
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To be, in Roma : ESSE
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Emulate Xanthippe : NAG
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Yuppie deg. : MBA

Answer summary: 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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