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New York Times, Tuesday, June 30, 1992

Author:
Jeff Herrington
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { H J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.28)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jeff Herrington has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
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Calyx segment : SEPAL
6
Puddle : POOL
10
Parent's nickname : MAMA
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Wear away : ERODE
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Get one's goat : RILE
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Edenic victim : ABEL
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Between universities : INTERCOLLEGIATE
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Stagger : REEL
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Great Barrier Island : OTEA
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Change : ALTER
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Necessary : NEEDED
25
Bear witness : ATTEST
26
Law : ACT
28
Winter mo. : DEC
29
Wharf : PIER
30
Idea : BRAINSTORM
33
Footless : APOD
37
Sicilian volcano : AETNA
38
Unseal: Poet. : OPE
39
Moon goddess : DIANA
40
Ooze : SEEP
41
Brotherhood : FRATERNITY
43
Word with rara : AVIS
45
Lincoln's "Cap'n ___" : ERI
46
We: Lat. : NOS
47
Sway : TEETER
50
Button-up alternative : SNAPUP
52
Links nickname : ARNIE
53
Fog accompaniment : MIST
54
Trucks : RIGS
57
Mickey Mouse is ___ famous : INTERNATIONALLY
60
Debt document : LIEN
61
Hodgepodge : OLIO
62
Wreaths for Bors, Gawain et al. : ORLES
63
Noted muralist : SERT
64
Miss. neighbor : TENN
65
Adjust a timer : RESET
Down
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Esau's land : SEIR
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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Monarch or dictator : POTENTATE
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Astaire's dancing sister : ADELE
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Neptune, to Celts : LER
6
Bodyguards : PROTECTORS
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Lubricated : OILED
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Wide-mouthed jar : OLLA
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Golfer Trevino : LEE
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Jesse James's target : MAILTRAIN
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Lessen : ABATE
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Deals out : METES
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At the ready : ALERT
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Secret messages : CODES
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Garden entrance : GATE
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Author Ferber : EDNA
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Point : AIM
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Arab cloaks : ABAS
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Canadian Indian : CREE
29
Claim or title to : PRETENSION
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Hospitalized one : INPATIENT
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W.W. II agency : OPA
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Aspirin et al. : PAINPILLS
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Upon : ONTO
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Week units : DAYS
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Tap problem : DRIP
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Evergreen : FIR
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Poetry Muse : ERATO
44
Swerve : VEER
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Follows : TAILS
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Banks or Ford : ERNIE
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Turnstile sign : ENTER
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Demonstration of a kind : SITIN
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Arrow poison : URARE
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Cob or drake : MALE
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Kind of club : GLEE
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Network: Abbr. : SYST
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"Tell it ___ in Gath" : NOT
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Scand. land : NOR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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