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New York Times, Tuesday, June 16, 1992

Author:
Morton B. Braun
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 3, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Morton B. Braun has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,561
Across
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Back or head follower : ACHE
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Latin friends : AMICI
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Can. armed-forces arm : RCAF
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Urban heliport : ROOF
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Munchausen's title : BARON
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Song Bernstein composed : OHIO
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Nelson is on a pedestal here : TRAFALGARSQUARE
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Famed Greek physician : GALEN
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Newer, in Neuss : NEUER
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Actor Jonathan ___ : PRYCE
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___ Culp Hobby : OVETA
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He wrote "St. Joan" : GBS
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Contest : RACE
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Type of 56 Down : PLAT
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"Internal Affairs" actor : GERE
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Stowe girl : EVA
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Hideout : LAIR
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I-beam : GIRDER
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Unwelcome visitor : PERSONANONGRATA
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Not quite : ALMOST
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Terrible or Great : IVAN
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A dandy : FOP
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Reformer Jacob : RIIS
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___ friendly : USER
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Part of Morocco : IFNI
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Abbr. in a business letter : ENC
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Elec. measure : AMPHR
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" . . . jawbone of ___" : ANASS
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Biblical mountain : HOREB
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Sleep: Comb. form : SOMNI
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Hemingway novel : AFAREWELLTOARMS
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Canal in Germany : KIEL
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___ on the line : LAYIT
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Shade of blue : TEAL
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Wheel shaft : AXLE
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Boer towns : STADS
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Catch sight of : ESPY
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Skill : ART
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Heart : COR
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He wrote "Star Dust" : HOAGYCARMICHAEL
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Wipe out : EFFACE
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Qualified : ABLE
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"Show Boat" role : MAGNOLIA
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Novelist Levin : IRA
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One of the brasses : CORNET
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A 56 Down within another : INSET
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Debauchee : ROUE
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Consular official : CHARGEDAFFAIRES
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Part of 10 Across : AIR
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Burr, to Hamilton : FOE
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Pothouse order : ALE
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Sine ___ non : QUA
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Get ready : PREPARE
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Type of fortification : RAVELIN
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Wood finish : VARNISH
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Rennes citizens : BRETONS
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Loser to Bon Homme Richard: 1779 : SERAPIS
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Gasp : PANT
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Bear sound : GRR
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___ Alamos : LOS
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Growl : GNAR
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It starts an SST : IGN
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Help! : SOS
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Failed trying to steal a base : OVERSLID
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Optimistic : UPBEAT
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Inherent : INNATE
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"You ___ My Sunshine" : ARE
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Cries like a baby : MEWLS
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Start of a Latin trio : AMO
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Heraldic arrangement : ORLE
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Giant Mel and family : OTTS
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Alias : AKA
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Remedy : FIX
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___ de Putti, 1920's screen star : LYA
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Plan : MAP
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Cunning : SLY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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