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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

New York Times, Tuesday, May 26, 1992

15-Across : Martini type

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Alfio Micci has 91 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 11 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,540
Across
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Region of France : MIDI
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Spinning : AREEL
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Bator lead-in : ULAN
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Got gray : AGED
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Martini type : VODKA
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Nautilus skipper : NEMO
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Start of a quote by Oscar Wilde : TOLOVEONESELFIS
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Hippomenes outran her : ATALANTA
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In the U.K., 1.0567 liquid quarts : LITRE
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Mu followers : NUS
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Be a party to : ABET
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Gershwin-Caesar hit: 1919 : SWANEE
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Serb or Croat : SLAV
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___ gratia artis : ARS
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Chalet feature : EAVE
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Firenze flower : FIORE
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Took the bait : BIT
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More of the quote : THEBEGINNINGOFA
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Aaron's burial place : HOR
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Present time : NONCE
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"___ want for Christmas ... " : ALLI
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Kind of sauce : SOY
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Fop : DUDE
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Crackerjack : MASTER
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Musical Waller : FATS
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Bounder : CAD
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Slow gastropod : SNAIL
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Enclosed porch : SOLARIUM
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End of the quote : LIFELONGROMANCE
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Algerian port : ORAN
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"Ring" character : WOTAN
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___ contendere : NOLO
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News : WORD
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Knitting thread : LISLE
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Nibble : GNAW
Down
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Role for Greta : MATA
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"___ Rhythm" : IGOT
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Walter-Mare connection : DELA
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Box-office biggy : IDOL
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Fifth or Park : AVENUE
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Alex Haley book : ROOTS
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Best of Hollywood : EDNA
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Make do : EKE
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___ Cruces : LAS
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Dark : UNLIT
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Departed : LEFT
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Muslim prince : AMIR
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Pry : NOSE
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Weathercock : VANE
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Field-hockey number : ELEVEN
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Romberg's "One ___" : ALONE
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Capital of Apulia : BARI
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Thomas namesakes : SETHS
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Burning bush : WAHOO
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___ Fisher Hall : AVERY
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Snout of a sort : NEB
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Inasmuch as : SINCE
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Like ___ from the blue : ABOLT
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Winchester, e.g. : RIFLE
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Flight segment : STAIR
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Discovers : FINDS
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Ultimate goal : ENDALL
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Joint ailment : GOUT
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Road sign : GAS
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Dorothy of "Peyton Place" : MALONE
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French pianist-composer : ADAM
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Demon : FIEND
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Reef material : CORAL
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Poky : SLOW
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De ___ of films : NIRO
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Out yonder : AFAR
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NCO's : SGTS
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Pealed : RANG
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Privy to : INON
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Western campus : UCLA
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Comment from Morris : MEOW
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Hooter : OWL
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Champ's rank, for short : NOI

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