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New York Times, Wednesday, June 3, 1992

Author:
Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 335 (avg 1.81)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Ronald C. Hirschfeld has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,548
Across
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Pilgrimage : HADJ
5
Cincinnati's river : OHIO
9
Prospector's stakeout : CLAIM
14
Mary's co-star in "South Pacific" : EZIO
15
Entrepreneur Griffin : MERV
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Greek goddesses : HORAE
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Author of "Portnoy's Complaint" : ROTH
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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Likeness : IMAGE
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Business-letter abbr. : ATTN
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Inn man? : HENRYCABOT
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Salesclerk: Br. : SHOPMAN
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Interrogatory interjection : HEH
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Towel monogram : HIS
27
Large bottle : DEMIJOHN
32
___ Ababa : ADDIS
35
"Norma ___," 1979 film : RAE
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Greek music halls : ODEA
37
Songwriter Sedaka : NEIL
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Not give ___ : ADARN
40
Trumpeter Al : HIRT
41
Roman year that is palindromic in Arabic : DCVI
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Achieve : WIN
43
Scottish mystery writer : INNES
44
Bluefish : SKIPJACK
46
Marquand's "H. M. Pulham, ___" : ESQ
47
Table scrap : ORT
48
In name only : TITULAR
52
Painstaking man? : HENRYDAVID
57
Bulwer-Lytton heroine : IONE
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Distant; reserved : ALOOF
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Biblical weed : TARE
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Actress Naldi : NITA
61
Island in Taiwan Strait : MATSU
62
Unique person : ONER
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Craw : CROP
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Former president of NOW : SMEAL
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A 1981 film : REDS
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Urges : YENS
Down
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Zeus's wife and namesakes : HERAS
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Mercury, to alchemists : AZOTH
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The same : DITTO
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Phone man? : JOHNPHILIP
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Siouan people in Neb. : OMAHAS
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___ of Troy : HELEN
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Mangle : IRON
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Eavesdrop : OVERHEAR
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Pretentiously elegant : CHICHI
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Broad-topped hill : LOMA
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Damascene, e.g. : ARAB
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Verdi villain : IAGO
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Convene : MEET
22
Country on the Red Sea : YEMEN
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Improperly: Prefix : MIS
27
Imbibed : DRANK
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Apple-owning man? : JOHNQUINCY
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Chief Norse god : ODIN
30
Roll-call response : HERE
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Cole and Turner : NATS
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Ampersands : ANDS
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Orlop or poop : DECK
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Half a Caribbean tree : DIVI
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Prize : AWARD
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"The Great ___," Chaplin film : DICTATOR
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Adherent : IST
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Festive : JOYFUL
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Duck downs : EIDERS
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Spent : TIRED
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Tours's river : LOIRE
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Composer Bruckner : ANTON
51
Harvests : REAPS
52
Smokers' products : HAMS
53
Ancient kingdom : ELAM
54
Musical tone : NOTE
55
Artist Bonheur : ROSA
56
Rooster on a spire : VANE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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