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New York Times, Thursday, June 11, 1992

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,556
Across
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Villa for Gorbachev : DACHA
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Insult : SLAP
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Glut : SATE
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Town near Fitchburg, Mass. : ATHOL
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Desire : WISH
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Walked on : TROD
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Spills the beans : BLABS
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Turkish title : AGHA
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Astronaut Sally : RIDE
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Merchant in "The Arabian Nights" : SINBADTHESAILOR
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Bartender's need : ICE
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Ruse : TRICK
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Goes full speed : CAREERS
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Clip : SHEAR
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Is contrite : RUES
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Bearing : MIEN
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Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
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Summer quaff : ADE
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Nags at : BADGERS
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Cup feature : RIM
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Beethoven's "___ Solemnis" : MISSA
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Tender : SORE
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Heroine of "La Bohème : MIMI
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Pullulates : TEEMS
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Side by side : ABREAST
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At right angles to a ship's keel : ABEAM
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Long time : EON
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Where shuttlecocks fly : BADMINTONCOURTS
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Busy as ___ : ABEE
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Thine, in Arles : ATOI
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Stock unit : SHARE
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Taunt : JEER
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Mountain lake : TARN
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Princeton mascot : TIGER
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European range : ALPS
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Plumber's pipe cleaner : SNAKE
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Flatfish : DABS
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King of the Huns : ATLI
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Derr Biggers hero : CHAN
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Leisure-time pursuits : HOBBIES
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Where Strasbourg is : ALSACE
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Hit a fly : SWAT
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Delicate : LIGHT
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Eighth son of Jacob : ASHER
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Aspect; stage : PHASIS
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Occurrences in alleys : STRIKES
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Seed coat : ARIL
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Brouhaha : TODO
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Large German dam : EDER
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Skin layer : DERMA
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Has the flu : ACHES
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Stuff : CRAM
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Do an I.R.S. job : AUDIT
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Baseball's Little Colonel : REESE
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A Caesar and a Chaplin : SIDS
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Roman central courts : ATRIA
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Scene of German surrender: 1945 : REIMS
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Self : EGO
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Tiber tributary : NERA
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Discharge : EMIT
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Salten fawn : BAMBI
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Precursor of a violin : REBEC
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Certain sewers : SEAMERS
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Knighted violinist : MENUHIN
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Where Coats meets Hatfield : SENATE
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Perches : ROOSTS
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Rose product : ATTAR
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Heaths : MOORS
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___ California : BAJA
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Explorer Tasman : ABEL
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Profound : DEEP
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Sayers's "The ___ Tailors" : NINE
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Indian music : RAGA
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Long journey : TREK
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Like leas in winter : SERE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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