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New York Times, Wednesday, June 17, 1992

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 3, Spans: 1
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. 15,562

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Across
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Custard apple : PAPAW
6
Foray : RAID
10
Basin St. specialty : JAZZ
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Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
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To be, to Brutus : ESSE
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Helm position : ALEE
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Corn breads : PONES
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Second word of a fairy tale : UPON
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"Gone With the ___" : WIND
20
Play by Neil Simon, with "The" : SUNSHINEBOYS
23
Oman, e.g. : EMIRATE
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I.R.S. employee or adversary : CPA
27
Hippie's home : PAD
30
Posed : SAT
31
Attains : REACHES
33
Aberdeen uncles : EMES
35
Opposite of haw : GEE
37
Horses with sprinklings of white hairs : ROANS
38
Play by Neil Simon : CALIFORNIASUITE
42
More constant : TRUER
43
Artillery-shell pt. : TNT
44
H.S. jr.'s exam : PSAT
45
Absorb : ENGROSS
48
Western Indian : UTE
50
Begley and Sullivan : EDS
51
Negative for 33 Across : NAE
52
Ill-fated Cunard liner : TITANIC
54
Play by Neil Simon : THEODDCOUPLE
59
The Father of Musicians : BACH
62
Legendary Roman king : NUMA
63
Mervyn of Hollywood : LEROY
64
Wings: Lat. : ALAE
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Trim : NEAT
66
Beethoven girl : ELISE
67
Cooper or Hart : GARY
68
"Green Gables" girl : ANNE
69
Separate : SEVER
Down
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Invigorates, with "up" : PEPS
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Baseball brothers' name : ALOU
3
Philadelphia's William : PENN
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Iowa college town : AMES
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Birthday secrets : WISHES
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Alumni-day head : REUNITER
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Piaster part : ASPER
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Weather-map feature : ISOBAR
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Mean : DENOTE
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Benchley film : JAWS
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The Greatest : ALI
12
Buddhist sect : ZEN
13
British omega : ZED
21
Insect stage : IMAGO
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Time periods : YEARS
24
Pleasure carriage : CHAISE
25
Number five : PENTAD
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Black figures : ASSETS
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A bivalve mollusk; scallop : PECTEN
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Tet-el-___, Ikhnaton's capital : AMARNA
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Flood : DELUGE
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Brilliant stroke : COUP
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Pintado fish : SIER
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Tolkien creature : ENT
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Foam : FROTH
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See 29 Down : INUNDATE
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Garret : ATTIC
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Yellowish-brown pigment : SIENNA
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Suburb of Paris : STOUEN
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Schools in 47 Down : ECOLES
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Madison Ave. denizen : ADMAN
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Bridge-score column : THEY
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Ubangi tributary : UELE
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Not pub. : PRIV
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Come in last : LOSE
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Observer : EYER
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Word with tote or grab : BAG
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___ carte : ALA
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Reo or Hudson : CAR

Answer summary: 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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