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New York Times, Tuesday, July 21, 1992

Author:
Jeff Herrington
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { H J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, 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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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,596

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Across
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Boat lifters : DAVITS
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Heathens : PAGANS
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Cortege : RETINUE
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Howl : ULULATE
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Andrew Young's city : ATLANTA
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Restricted : LIMITED
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Rings : PEALS
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OPEC unit : BBL
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Excites : STIRS
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Outs' partner : INS
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Begat : SIRED
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Contend : VIE
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Hot time in Nice : ETE
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Chided : BERATED
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Annex : ELL
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Answers : RESPONDS
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Straw and trail followers : BOSSES
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Pedestrian area : CROSSWALK
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Stephen or Preston : FOSTER
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Most shabby : RATTIEST
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Dasht-e-___, Iranian desert : LUT
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Purifies : REFINES
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Slangy negative : NAW
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Habitant: Suffix : OTE
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Dispatches : SENDS
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Be sorry for : RUE
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Conform : ADAPT
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Ice or Stone chaser : AGE
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Room : SPACE
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Myanmar sarongs : TAMEINS
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Broke an agreement : RENEGED
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Small sturgeon : STERLET
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Clever escapees : EVADERS
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Roman civil servants : EDILES
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Cedar ___, Iowa : RAPIDS
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Easing of discord : DETENTE
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Cartographers' books : ATLASES
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Container for liquids : VIAL
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Stopovers : INNS
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Egypt. king : TUT
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Gannets : SEABIRDS
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Young hen : PULLET
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___ Baba : ALI
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Tree types : GUMS
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Landed : ALIT
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Aborigines : NATIVES
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Barren : STERILE
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Sword of a sort : RAPIER
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Detroit flops : EDSELS
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Elusive prize : BRASSRING
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Gentlemen from Cádiz : SENORES
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Lincoln-Douglas talks : DEBATES
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Bark beetle : BORER
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Blockheads : DOLTS
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Bank abbr. : PCT
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Slalom : SKI
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Rambling one : WANDERER
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Fountain creations : FLOATS
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Render obsolete : OUTDATE
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Drove a Stanley : STEAMED
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Really angry : ENRAGED
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Ufologist's concern : SAUCERS
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Some suits : TWEEDS
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Celebrations : FEASTS
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Persian elf : PERI
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Cash drawer : TILL
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Lose one's cool : SNAP
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Foot: Comb. form : PEDI
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Born : NEE
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A Gabor : EVA

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

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