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New York Times, Monday, June 29, 1992

Author:
Fred Toole
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Fred Toole has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,574

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Students & seniors
Across
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___ Montes, mistress of King Ludwig : LOLA
5
Barely sufficient : SCANT
10
Wooded glen : DELL
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March 15 : IDES
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Kind of bear : POLAR
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Lamb's nom de plume : ELIA
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Samuel Johnson tome : DICTIONARY
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Give, for a time : LEND
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Eight-sided figure : OCTAGON
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Takes for granted : ASSUMES
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Charged electron : ION
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Assistant : AIDE
25
Slightly burned : CHARRED
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Sheets, pillowcases, etc. : LINENS
31
Perennial comedian Bob : HOPE
32
Famed Fla. golf course : DORAL
34
Luminary : STAR
36
G.I.'s mailing address : APO
37
G.I.'s name for a Far East war : NAM
38
Summer drink : ADE
39
Noted British P.M. : PITT
41
One on the way up : COMER
43
___-dieu (kneeling bench) : PRIE
44
Ram's horn in Jewish rituals : SHOFAR
46
Passed along : RELAYED
48
Pitcher : EWER
49
Mongrel : CUR
50
Road-surface material : MACADAM
53
Calif. observatory site : PALOMAR
57
The Tentmaker : OMAR
58
Word fund : VOCABULARY
60
Classic auto : CORD
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Coral isle : ATOLL
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N.Y. canal : ERIE
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"The ___ the limit" : SKYS
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Hangman's loop : NOOSE
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Legendary septet : SEAS
Down
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Italian resort : LIDO
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Of Pindar's poems : ODIC
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Instructive talk: Abbr. : LECT
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Dancer Fred : ASTAIRE
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Smooched, old style : SPOONED
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Mass. neighbor : CONN
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In the style of : ALA
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Japan's first capital : NARA
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Ship's special canvas : TRYSAIL
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Misleads : DELUDES
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Holmes adjective : ELEMENTARY
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Queue : LINE
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Lasses' counterparts : LADS
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Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
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Grievous fault : SIN
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Fellow : CHAP
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Pueblo Indians : HOPIS
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Druggist : APOTHECARY
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Giver : DONOR
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Debussy work : LAMER
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Maugham's "___ Thompson" : SADIE
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L.A. football player : RAM
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Marsh plant : REED
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In that direction : TOWARDS
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Group of travelers : CARAVAN
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Wire again : RECABLE
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Releases conditionally : PAROLES
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Nourished : FED
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Humdinger : LULU
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Soft shoes, for short : MOCS
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Run ___ (go berserk) : AMOK
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Marquand's sleuth : MOTO
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Buddies : PALS
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Stallion's mate : MARE
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Operatic song : ARIA
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Bar orders : RYES
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Dove's sound : COO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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