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New York Times, Saturday, June 20, 1992

40-Down : Kind of shot

Author:
Kevin Boyle
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.60, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,565
Across
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Austrian violinist Emil : PAUR
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Breaks in grammatical sequence : ANACOLUTHA
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Teen trouble : ACNE
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Cricket's clicker : RASP
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Law, in Lyon : LOI
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Wickerwork twigs : OSIERS
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Fantasy : IDEA
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Ultimate purpose : ENDUSE
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Beatles' meter maid : RITA
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Profit or mountain chaser : EER
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River to the North Sea : YSER
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"Roxana" author : DEFOE
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Cambridge sch. : MIT
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Faded away : EBBED
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Chuck Berry gal : NADINE
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Luck of ___ : THEDRAW
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Book of genealogies : PEERAGE
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"La Loge" painter : RENOIR
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"What more is there ___?": Yeats : TOSAY
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Luminous bridge : ARC
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Red as ___ : ABEET
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Sidle : EDGE
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Columbine call : COO
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Vociferate : RANT
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What Atropos cuts : THREAD
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Conway and McCoy : TIMS
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Surveying method : STADIA
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"What ___, Life?": Masefield : AMI
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Galatea's lover : ACIS
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Producing darkness : TENEBRIFIC
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Smart : TAUT
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Blushing : ERUBESCENT
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O'Neill silva : ELMS
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The subjects of eschatology : LASTTHINGS
Down
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U.S. Postmaster General: 1933-40 : FARLEY
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Cranial points : INIONS
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Fast French train : RAPIDE
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Mus. sequences : SCS
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Tunes, in Toledo : TONOS
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Taciturn : CLOSE
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Gold: Comb. form : AURI
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Circulated counterfeit coins : UTTERED
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Arab chief : SHERIF
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Otoliths : EARSTONES
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___ passu : PARI
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College milieu : ACADEMIA
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Blind : UNSEEING
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Snappy comeback : REPARTEE
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Hives : UREDO
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Circe : AEAEA
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Scotch whisky : DEW
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Prickly shrub : BRIAR
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Bearded bat : BARBASTEL
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Laundry appliance : DRYER
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Essay : TRACTATE
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Grandiloquent : HEROICAL
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Expression of praise : ENCOMIUM
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Kind of shot : POT
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Kind of shot : TETANUS
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___ bid (participate in an auction) : ENTERA
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Stun with sound : DEAFEN
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Atlantic City activity : GAMING
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Pronouncements : EDICTS
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Xizang : TIBET
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Strident : HARSH
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Concorde et al. : SSTS
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Obligation : DEBT
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Now, in Nantes : ICI

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 10 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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