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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

N.Y.S.E.'S BICENTENNIAL

New York Times, Sunday, May 17, 1992

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 568 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 105, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,531
Across
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Feeler : PALP
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Wildcat : EYRA
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Wire : CABLE
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Hindu monotheist : SIKH
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Ramada : ARBOR
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N.Y.S.E. membership : SEAT
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Hatred : ODIUM
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Domini lead-in : ANNO
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Parade confetti : TICKERTAPE
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It runs from a graveyard to a river : WALLSTREET
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Diacritics, e.g. : MODIFIERS
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Shady accomplice : SHILL
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"Wouldn't ___ Loverly?" : ITBE
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Palindromic preposition : ERE
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Tied : EVEN
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Composer César's folks : CUIS
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J. J. or Mary : ASTOR
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Sleep period : REM
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Cronyn's mate : TANDY
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Pessimistic, Exchange style : BEARISH
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Wear with an air : SPORT
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New securities offering : ISSUE
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Claim : LIEN
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Vowel trio : AEI
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The facts: Colloq. : SCORE
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Like new bills : CRISP
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Used a straddler or scuffle : HOED
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Satirist Freberg : STAN
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Place for a beezer? : GRINDSTONE
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Corvine comments : CAWS
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Investment return : YIELD
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___ Finklea (Cyd Charisse) : TULA
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Gossip : HEN
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___ aves : RARAE
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Poke : JAB
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N.Y.S.E.'s birth certificate: 1792 : BUTTONWOODAGREEMENT
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Shoe width : EEE
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Synthetic fabric : ORLON
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Hudson or Essex : CAR
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Rake : ROUE
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Answer : REPLY
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Soft cheese : BRIE
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Nursery-rhyme pie filler : BLACKBIRDS
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"___ in the Dark," 1988 film : ACRY
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Synagogue enclosures : ARKS
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Tether : LEASH
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Nigerian seaport : LAGOS
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Palindromic constellation : ARA
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School gps. : PTAS
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Composer Grofé : FERDE
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Pitch pro : TUNER
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Certain commodities : FUTURES
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Wing-shaped : ALARY
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Memorable cellist Jacqueline du ___ : PRE
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Fast-food order : FRIES
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Actor Calhoun : RORY
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Secular : LAIC
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Disciple : IST
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"Serpico" author : MAAS
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Elia's specialty : ESSAY
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Maybe : PERCHANCE
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Where Ferdinand shops? : BULLMARKET
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Standard & Poor's 500 : STOCKINDEX
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Gudrun's victim : ATLI
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Jungle vine : LIANE
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Quebec's Lévesque : RENE
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Emulate Willem de Kooning : PAINT
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Phonograph record : DISC
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Pianist son of Rudolf Serkin : PETER
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Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
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Photo attachment : STAT
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Monastic officer : PRIOR
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Alphabetic quintet : ABCDE
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Contriver of Balder's death : LOKI
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Kind of stock : PREFERRED
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Honor : ESTEEM
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Ache : YEARN
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Emulates Marky Mark : RAPS
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Had a little lamb : ATE
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Boot material : COWHIDE
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Fresh as ___ : ADAISY
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E.O.M. item : BILL
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Slumber music : LULLABIES
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North Sea feeder : EMS
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Tailor : SARTOR
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He's three sheets in the wind : INEBRIATE
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Genu : KNEE
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Tap word : HOT
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"Don't throw bouquets ___": Hammerstein : ATME
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Emulate W.W. II's Rosie : RIVET
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Cronus or Rhea : TITAN
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Dawn : SUNUP
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Church-supper dish : CASSEROLE
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Germ : SEED
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Chinese dynasty : TSIN
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Validate : SEAL
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Female deer : HIND
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Cancel a space trip : SCRUB
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French soldier : POILU
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In a rococo fashion : ORNATELY
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Some Bethlehem buildings : IRONWORKS
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Printer's setting : LOWERCASE
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NCO York, e.g. : SGT
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Comb: Comb. form : CTEN
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German-born British artist Carl ___: 1820-1915 : HAAG
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Tundra dweller : SIBERIAN
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Brogue or buck : SHOE
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Kind of bog in Wareham, Mass. : CRANBERRY
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Barbasco : YAM
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Brouhaha : ADO
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Schmo : JERK
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"Brat Farrar" author : TEY
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" . . . ___ You Ain't Ma Baby?" : ORIS
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Every's partner : EACH
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Sverige neighbor : NORGE
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House style : TUDOR
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Road curve : ESS
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Aussie's air gp. : RAAF
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Neutral shade : ECRU
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Clown's repertory : PRATFALLS
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Restaurant : BRASSERIE
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Start of a D.H. Lawrence title : LADY
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Financial-world elites : BLUECHIPS
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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LSD advocate Timothy : LEARY
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Light refractor : PRISM
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Vagrant : FLOATER
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Deceive : TRICK
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Finno-Ugric language group : URALIC
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Leblanc's Lupin : ARSENE
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Kind of post : PARCEL
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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Poona's locale : INDIA
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Redolence : SCENT
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Sermon subject : TEXT
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Maestro Riccardo ___ : MUTI
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Card game for three : SKAT
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Feather: Comb. form : PTER
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Med. course : ANAT
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Naughty : BAD
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Weisshorn, for one : ALP
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Angel's favorite letters : SRO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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