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New York Times, Monday, July 20, 1992

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,595
Across
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Tanning material : SUMAC
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___ lantern : JACKO
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Nev. neighbor : CAL
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Chisolm or Appalachian : TRAIL
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Allen from Litchfield, Conn. : ETHAN
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Actress MacGraw : ALI
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National Park : YELLOWSTONE
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Photo : PIC
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Defoe forte : SATIRE
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Clock : TIME
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B.P.O.E. man : ELK
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Use muscles : EXERT
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Squelched : SATON
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"___ ever so humble . . . " : BEIT
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Kin : RELATIONS
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Mussolini et al. : BENITOS
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Compass dir. : ENE
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Soap ingredient : LYE
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Secluded valley : GLEN
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"Mary, Mary" playwright : KERR
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Midwestern st. : WIS
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Haul : TOW
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Noticeable : SALIENT
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Religious recluse : ANCHORITE
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"I've ___ to London . . . " : BEEN
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Discolor : STAIN
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Actress Berger : SENTA
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Lard : FAT
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Transmit : SEND
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Experienced : VERSED
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Word with how or where : ANY
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National Park : MAMMOTHCAVE
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Equal: Comb. form : ISO
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Actress Garson : GREER
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Western : OATER
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Cariou or Dawson : LEN
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Actor-singer Patinkin : MANDY
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Greek island : CRETE
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Eye problem : STY
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Actress in "Where Eagles Dare" : URE
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___ de mer : MAL
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Trouble : AIL
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Near : CLOSE
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Fools : JESTERS
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Clothes : ATTIRE
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Laugh : CHORTLE
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Welles role : KANE
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United : ONE
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National Park : CAPITOLREEF
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Carson expenditure : ALIMONY
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Freedom : LICENSE
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Polish : WAX
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Skater Babilonia : TAI
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Kander's musical partner : EBB
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Actor Van Cleef : LEE
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National Park : KINGSCANYON
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Bethlehem product : STEEL
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Sesame : TIL
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Paul from Ottawa : ANKA
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Grand ___ National Park : TETON
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___ about : ONOR
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Kid : RIB
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Revelry : WASSAIL
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Profound : INTENSE
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Magi : WISEMEN
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Afferent : SENSORY
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A.F.T. rival : NEA
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Explosive : TNT
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Concealed : HID
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Called : TERMED
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Vietnamese New Year : TET
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Kind of committee : ADHOC
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In Texas, 33.33 inches : VARA
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"Singin' in the Rain" studio : MGM
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Auto : CAR
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Had a grinder : ATE
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Animal doc : VET
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Homophone for air : ERE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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