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New York Times, Wednesday, July 22, 1992

Author:
Arthur S. Verdesca
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Arthur S. Verdesca has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,597

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Across
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Private sch. : ACAD
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A leader to the Promised Land : CALEB
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Sagan or Sandburg : CARL
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About : SOME
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Wind: Comb. form : ANEMO
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Corolla petals : ALAE
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Fathoms : SOUNDSTHEDEPTHS
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Cavalry horse : TROOPER
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Lawn cover : GRASS
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"___ bien!" : TRES
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Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
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More viscous : ROPIER
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Windward's opposite : ALEE
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___ tree (cornered) : UPA
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Actress Moran : ERIN
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Dark hues, to poets : EBONS
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Marino or Pedro : SAN
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Water between N.Y. and Conn. : LONGISLANDSOUND
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Well contents : INK
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Clamor : NOISE
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Roof ornament : VANE
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Artfully shy : COY
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Love too fondly : DOTE
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Inscribed pillars : STELES
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Locate : SITE
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Latin lad : PUER
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Ferber novel : SOBIG
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Unpredictable : ERRATIC
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Rodgers and Hammerstein show : THESOUNDOFMUSIC
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Some paintings : OILS
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Trap in a springe : NOOSE
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Pealed : RANG
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Many: Comb. form : POLY
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Type of forces : ARMED
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Hot times in Paris : ETES
Down
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Onager : ASS
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Rail bird : COOT
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Asian river : AMUR
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Standing for : DENOTING
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Wyo. city : CASPER
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Feeds the pot : ANTES
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Glassware oven : LEHR
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Sandy's uncle : EME
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Person, to a Brit : BOD
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Blue Grotto locale : CAPRI
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Utah resort : ALTA
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Fall yells : RAHS
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Not so much : LESS
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Dante illustrator : DORE
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Exit : EGRESS
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Without peer : ALONE
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Watch over : TEND
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Vestige : RELIC
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U. of Maine site : ORONO
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Comedian Lee : PINKY
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Humble : ABASE
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Ordinary : USUAL
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Velvetlike cloth : PANNE
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Vicuña's habitat : ANDES
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Flower : ELITE
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Part of ROY G BIV : INDIGO
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Chimney dirt : SOOT
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Musical introduction : OVERTURE
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Rode the waves : SURFED
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Cooperating group : TEAM
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Actress Spacek : SISSY
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What people speak : PROSE
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Octagonal sign : STOP
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Pa. river : OHIO
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Brontë pseudonym : BELL
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Land conquered by Saul : EDOM
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"But every woman ___ heart a rake": Pope : ISAT
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French movies : CINE
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Spenser heroine : UNA
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And not : NOR
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Syst. of measurement : CGS

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