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Warren W. Reich
Warren W. Reich

THE BARD AT THE BALL PARK

New York Times, Sunday, April 5, 1992

Author:
Warren W. Reich
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 20, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Warren W. Reich has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,489
Across
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Pirogue : CANOE
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Stockpile : AMASS
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Pine product : RESIN
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Plus item : ASSET
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Circa : ABOUT
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Clerical breast piece : RABAT
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One of the Masseys : ILONA
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Ornament silverware : CHASE
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To a pitcher replacing another: "Hamlet" : FORTHISRELIEFMUCHTHANKS
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Daimler invention : ENGINE
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Outline sharply : LIMN
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Mama bear, in Taxco : OSA
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Kind of performance : REPEAT
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Dramatic streetcar : DESIRE
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Infer : EDUCE
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Bhutan's location : ASIA
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Stumbles : ERRS
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Becker forte : ACING
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Astronaut Shepard : ALAN
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Get-up : RIG
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Restive : EDGY
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Ashcan's target : SUB
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On a slow roller: "A Midsummer Night's Dream" : ISTHERENOPLAY
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Indian weight : SER
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Frothed : SPUMED
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Wear away : ERODE
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Briny : SALINE
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British molasses : TREACLE
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Half a drum : TOM
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Ludwig and Jannings : EMILS
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Climbing plant : LIANA
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Novel by Fielding : AMELIA
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Bathos : NADIR
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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Sister of Ares : ERIS
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Patio event : BARBECUE
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Sceneshifter : GRIP
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Basket grass : OTATE
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Game, ___, match : SET
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On a great bunt: "King Henry VIII" : ONESWEETSACRIFICE
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Force : VIM
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Cantilever : TRUSS
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Valorous one : HERO
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Order __ (agenda) : OFTHEDAY
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Rainbow : IRIS
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Circle parts : ARCS
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Summer TV fare : RERUN
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El Greco's "View of ___" : TOLEDO
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Chicago Bears' coach : DITKA
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Partner of bounds : LEAPS
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___ Plaines : DES
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Consecrated : BLESSED
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Inuit : ESKIMO
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Solar-lunar year difference : EPACT
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Mutuel-window employee, e.g. : SELLER
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"Some ___ meat . . . " : HAE
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On a miscue: "Julius Caesar" : OHATEFULERROR
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"___ Zauberflöte" : DIE
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Spot for an arras : WALL
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Postal abbr. : RFD
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Book after Joel : AMOS
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Vine of the bean family : VETCH
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Vicinage : AREA
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Long times : EONS
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Cloys : GLUTS
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Beadle's bailiwick : PARISH
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Silly smile : SIMPER
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Goddess of plenty : OPS
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"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
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Swiped : LIFTED
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On poor umpiring: "Macbeth" : FAIRISFOULANDFOULISFAIR
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Web-footed mammal : OTTER
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Biblical witch's home : ENDOR
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Neighbors of the radii : ULNAE
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___ la Cité : ILEDE
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Chinese civet : RASSE
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Harass : BESET
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Looks : PEERS
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Blissful, in Berlin : SELIG
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"___ Metropole," 1937 film : CAFE
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"And take ___ of fate": "Macbeth" : ABOND
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Norway in Norway : NORGE
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On a close play: "Macbeth" : OUTISAY
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Racial : ETHNIC
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"___ Poetica": Horace : ARS
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Damage : MAR
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Poplar : ABELE
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City WSW of Colorado Springs : SALIDA
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Response evokers : STIMULI
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Moroccan range : RIF
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Sailors' saint : ELMO
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"Semper Fidelis" composer : SOUSA
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Cuzco was their capital : INCAS
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Relative of nope : NAH
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Long : ACHE
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Mold : SHAPE
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More judicious : SANER
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Glacial ridge : ESKAR
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Dick and Schick : TESTS
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Yesterday, to Luigi : IERI
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Box in : ENCASE
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Corteges : TRAINS
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Supervene : ENSUE
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Wrath : IRE
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Gingiva : GUM
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Part of a hat trick : GOAL
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Founded: Abbr. : ESTAB
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Stuffed ___ (kishke) : DERMA
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Garson of filmdom : GREER
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Beth's Greek cousin : BETA
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What Shea is to the Mets : HOME
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Diaskeuast : EDITOR
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Tie : RELATION
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Ballerina's movement : PLIE
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Kind of poker : LIARS
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Musical role: 1977 : ANNIE
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Ferment : YEAST
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Knowing : SCIENT
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Mineral deposit : PLACER
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Matt Dillon's ___ City : DODGE
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White: Comb. form : ALBO
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Risibility : MIRTH
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Biblical comforter : STAFF
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Erstwhile movie fare : NEWSREEL
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Step face : RISER
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"Business as ___" : USUAL
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Reduced : PARED
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Jot : TITTLE
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Parrot, often : ECHOER
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Fly the coop : ESCAPE
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Cruxes : CORES
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Elvers : EELS
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Part of a TV broadcast : VIDEO
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People of 141 Down : IRISH
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Capital of Russian America : MITKA
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Ark. county : DESHA
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"Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
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Tyrolean refrain : YODEL
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Burlesque piece : SKIT
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Bowsprit : SPAR
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Secondhand : USED
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Pt. of U.S.A. : AMER
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Lean one : SCRAG
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Electronic censor : BLEEP
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Tenders : OFFERS
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A "9 to 5" actress : TOMLIN
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IX x VI : LIV
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Edible Japanese plant : UDO
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Common scene in westerns : ROUNDUP
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Vacillate : WHIFFLE
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Squelch : STIFLE
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Anklebones : TALI
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Trying time : CRISIS
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In re : ASFOR
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Lariat : RIATA
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Emanates : EMITS
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___ ski : APRES
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Kathleen ____, actress on "Knots Landing" : NOONE
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What the K.P. peel : SPUDS
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"JFK" director : STONE
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Madame de ___, belle-lettrist : STAEL
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Johanna Spyri character : HEIDI
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Tralee's land : EIRE
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Kind of gin : SLOE
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Remnant : DREG
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Winter mo. : FEB
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Frick collection : ART
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Egypt from 1961 to 1971: Abbr. : UAR
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Bandleader Brown : LES

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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