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New York Times, Tuesday, April 28, 1992

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,512

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Mock : SCOFF
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Arctic quarters : IGLOO
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Police-blotter letters : AKA
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Ancient Asia Minor region : IONIA
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Meddles : NOSES
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Quagmire : BOG
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Exhausted : SPENT
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Start of an address : FOURSCORE
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Used a car's horn : BEEPED
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Poet W. H. ___ : AUDEN
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They deal in nos. : CPAS
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Ottoman dynasty founder : OSMAN
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Horsewhip : BEAT
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Triangle side : LEG
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Revised : ALTERED
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Tartar : ARGOL
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Anonymous : NAMELESS
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Dubious one, in Devonshire : SCEPTIC
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Glacial deposit : MORAINE
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Intimate : PERSONAL
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Led : BEGAN
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Belligerent : SCRAPPY
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Time divs. : HRS
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Further : ALSO
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Napoleon's Grande ___ : ARMEE
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Spatial : LOCAL
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Daze : BENUMB
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Rough and ready : TWOFISTED
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Softly, to Ozawa : PIANO
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Peak : ALP
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Ray : SKATE
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Looked at amorously : OGLED
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Grain : RYE
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Church tax : TITHE
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Nick of "Cape Fear" : NOLTE
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Sonny's sib : SIS
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Filch : COP
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Single : ONEBAGGER
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Penalties : FINES
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Karma : FATE
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Overrun : INFEST
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"Are you ___ and true?": Shak. : GOODMEN
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Baton Rouge inst. : LSU
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Over, to Poe : OER
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Greek peak : OSSA
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Domicile : ABODE
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Asian peninsula : KOREA
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Catalyst : AGENT
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Wrigley Field player : CUB
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Neighbor of Ger. : POL
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Grip : CLASP
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Nez ___ : PERCE
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Syria, once : ARAM
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Fictional captain : NEMO
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Choir section : ALTOS
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Bowler : DERBY
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Goddess of plenty : OPS
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New Guinean port : LAE
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Pool-hall game : EIGHTBALL
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Spider's web : SNARE
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Meaning : SENSE
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An Andean : INCA
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Vocalist Vikki : CARR
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London borough : LAMBETH
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Carolina river : PEEDEE
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Confine : PEN
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Hitching post? : ALTAR
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Base : LOWLY
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Purview : SCOPE
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Bumpkin : OAF
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Pedro's pal : AMIGO
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Incline : LIST
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Au courant : UPON
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Schuss, e.g. : SKI
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Make lace : TAT
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Tulle : NET
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Lyric poem : ODE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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