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New York Times, Monday, May 11, 1992

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, 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. 15,525
Across
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" . . . Nothin' Like ___" : ADAME
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Nile menaces : ASPS
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Selves, to Freud : EGOS
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Ovid or Caesar : ROMAN
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Stadium in Queens : SHEA
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Wet nerd? : DRIP
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Absalom, to Jesse : GRANDCHILD
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Festive : GALA
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Fall blossom : ASTER
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Blushed : REDDENED
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Scottish explorer : RAE
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End: Comb. form : TELO
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H.S.T.'s successor : DDE
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Fosse's 1972 Oscar film : CABARET
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Drat! : EGAD
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Pie ___ mode : ALA
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Errand runner : PAGE
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Jargon : SLANG
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Ear part : LOBE
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Streisand film: 1983 : YENTL
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Pagan god : IDOL
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Philippine island : LEYTE
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Moon goddess : LUNA
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Life-force initials : DNA
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Scram! : SCAT
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Decked out : ARRAYED
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"___ Blue?": 1929 song : AMI
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Yield : CEDE
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Staff : ROD
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Security folk : WATCHMEN
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German sub of W.W. I : UBOAT
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Movie canine : ASTA
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Gramps, to Junior's baby? : PLAYPENPAL
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Sharp : KEEN
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Not on time : LATE
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Fit for ducks : RAINY
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Misses the mark : ERRS
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Ogles : EYES
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Trace : TINGE
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Buenos Aires is its cap. : ARG
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Dickens character : DORA
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You love, to Ovid : AMAS
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TM word or formula : MANTRA
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Make beloved : ENDEAR
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Kind of tray : ASH
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Plunger's loss : SHIRT
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Martinique volcano : PELEE
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Seat for Roy Rogers : SADDLE
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Advantage : EDGE
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Pop's pop : GRANDDADDY
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Lubricated : OILED
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Garden tool : SPADE
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Causing goose pimples : CREEPY
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Barkers : DOGS
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Phone : CALL
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Lily plant : ALOE
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Role for Grandma? : BABYSITTER
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Far East weight : TAEL
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The Greatest : ALI
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Wildebeest : GNU
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Volcano in Sicily : ETNA
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"___ of your lip!" : NONE
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Delighted : GLAD
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Cousin of et al. : ETC
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Lambaste : LARRUP
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Every's partner : EACH
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She was Miss Marker : TEMPLE
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Actor Redford : ROBERT
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Title of reverence to Hebrews : ADONAI
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Alert : AWAKE
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Radiation device : MASER
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Put off : DELAY
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Mom's kin : ENATE
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Makes preserves : CANS
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Neat as ___ : APIN
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Zest : TANG
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Nod's significance : YES
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Caustic : LYE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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