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New York Times, Thursday, May 21, 1992

Author:
Alex K. Justin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Alex K. Justin has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,535
Across
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Kind of ass or rabbit : JACK
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Army strategy : SIEGE
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Do farming : TILL
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Hautboy : OBOE
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Dark : UNLIT
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Cyma recta : OGEE
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Do the town : HITTHEHIGHSPOTS
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Napoleon's marshal : NEY
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Paragon : IDEAL
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Harbach et al. : OTTOS
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"Suds" : BEER
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As to : INRE
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F.Y.I. item : MEMO
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Actor Alastair ___ : SIM
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Rococo : ORNATE
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Spenser's name for Ireland : IRENA
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Arawakan people : TAINO
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Hollywood heavy Herbert ___ : LOM
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H? : MIDDLEOFNOWHERE
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Bar rocks : ICE
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Roman chambers : ATRIA
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Fry quickly : SAUTE
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Winter melon : CASABA
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Rowan : ASH
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Aqueduct of Sylvius, e.g. : ITER
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Indian pigeon peas : DALS
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Linden : TEIL
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Beat it! : SCRAM
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Customary : USUAL
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Kind of dance : WAR
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What you should do to stay out of trouble? : KEEPALOWPROFILE
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___ the finish : INAT
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"___ for the Misbegotten": O'Neill : AMOON
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___ de Castro, Spanish noblewoman : INEZ
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Cushions : PADS
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Lemon: Comb. form : CITRO
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Frat-party wear, sometimes : TOGA
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Hancock or Henry : JOHN
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Irish Rose's man : ABIE
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Name in perfume : COTY
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Yenisei people : KET
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Soft shoe leathers : SUEDES
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One mentioned in a will : INHERITOR
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Man of essays : ELIA
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Italian tenor Beniamino : GIGLI
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Numerical suffix : ETH
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Pops on the chart : TOPTEN
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"___ Rhythm" : IGOT
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Mother of Artemis : LETO
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Minus : LESS
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Hurry : HIE
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"The ___ of Young Werther," Goethe novel : SORROWS
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Fleming creation : BOND
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Emphatic denial : NONO
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Gorshin, for one : MIMIC
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Author Jong : ERICA
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Ancient Iranians : MEDES
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Any dominating group : MAFIA
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Resident of the Fox Islands : ALEUT
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Vienna delicacy : TORTE
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Kuwaiti ruler : EMEER
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Yellowhammer State : ALABAMA
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Comatose : INASTUPOR
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List extender : ETAL
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Icy particles : HAIL
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Grows used to : ADAPTS
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"___ evil" : HEARNO
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Finland, to Finns : SUOMI
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U.N. arm : ILO
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Omit : SKIP
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Italian supper : CENA
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Decipher : READ
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Study hard in Britain : SWOT
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Bowery inhabitant : WINO
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Give ___ up (help) : ALEG
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___ Pahlevi : REZA
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Product of a scale insect : LAC
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Something thrown in anger : FIT

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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