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New York Times, Monday, May 18, 1992

Author:
Jeff Herrington
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jeff Herrington has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,532

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Across
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Horn and Cod : CAPES
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Players : CAST
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Impetuous : RASH
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Nimble : AGILE
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Cupid : AMOR
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Pa. city : ERIE
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Subscription word : RENEW
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Betty Grable, in W.W. II : PINUPGIRL
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Fairy-tale opener : ONCE
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Before : ERE
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Sent : MAILED
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Air-conditioner letters : BTU
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The Greatest : ALI
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Word play : PUN
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Join at the ends : SPLICE
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Slip by : ELAPSE
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Grate stuff : ASHES
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Neglects : OMITS
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Using medicine : ILL
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Two of the same : PAIR
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Small brown birds : WRENS
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A grandson of Adam : ENOS
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Couples, e.g. : PRO
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Belief : TENET
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Pour on liquid : BASTE
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Tree decoration : TINSEL
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Atlantic City is one : RESORT
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Moccasin : PAC
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Gear : RIG
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Gypsy gentleman : ROM
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Valedictory, e.g. : SPEECH
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Above: Poet. : OER
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Pliability : GIVE
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Rotating fireworks : PINWHEELS
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Watergate items : TAPES
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Put up : ANTE
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Engrossed : RAPT
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Mimes : APERS
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Require : NEED
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Takes to court : SUES
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Irritable : TESTY
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Locust bean : CAROB
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Person like 007 : AGENT
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Seamstress's aid : PINCUSHION
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Robert ___ : ELEE
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Stitch : SEW
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Zodiacal sign : CAPRICORN
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Girlfriend, in Grenoble : AMIE
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Heir, sometimes : SON
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Blares : TRUMPETS
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Saskatchewan's capital : REGINA
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Bold Ruler, to Secretariat : SIRE
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Retained : HELD
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Muni and Harvey : PAULS
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Biblical judge : ELI
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Hirt and Smith : ALS
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For each : PER
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Arab V.I.P. : EMEER
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Features on Yankee uniforms : PINSTRIPES
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Groove : SLOT
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Other : ELSE
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Date-book abbr. : APPT
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Eastern garb : SARI
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Stimulates curiosity : INTERESTS
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Renegers : WELCHERS
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Muff site : EAR
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Instruct : TEACH
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Fen : BOG
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Ejected : SPEWED
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Title Drake held : SIR
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Open : OVERT
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Like Junior's room : MESSY
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Cross : SPAN
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State tree of Ark. : PINE
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Being, in Barcelona : ENTE
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Flask for Socrates : OLPE
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Yawn : GAPE
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___ de Cologne : EAU
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Make picots : TAT

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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