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WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT?

New York Times, Sunday, July 26, 1992

Author:
Nancy W. Atkinson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 676 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 30, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Nancy W. Atkinson has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,601
Across
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Satellite launched in 1966 : ATS
4
Antarctic cape : ADARE
9
Stairway post : NEWEL
14
Command to Fido : SPEAK
19
Wrangler : CATTLEMAN
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Director Logan from Tex. : JOSHUA
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Copyright violator : PIRATE
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___ CAN NOW BE TOLD : THEOFFICIALSTORY
25
Marketplaces : AGORAS
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Old terms of address : SIRRAS
27
Schools of thought : ISMS
28
Calls at Fenway Park : OUTS
30
Field mouse : VOLE
31
"___-Eyed Jacks," 1961 film : ONE
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Colombian city : CALI
33
LAST MONTH ___ : SKIPPYTHEFLY
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WITH A ___ : FISHCALLEDWANDA
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Navy-yard area : PIER
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Amneris's slave : AIDA
44
Author Shere ___ : HITE
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WHO HAD SWUM UP FROM ___ : THEABYSS
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BOARDED THE ___ : AFRICANQUEEN
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"The third day comes ___ ... ": Shak. : AFROST
57
Director Buñuel's billow : OLA
58
Genuine : REAL
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Bright : SUNNY
60
Two-piece outfit : PANTSSUIT
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___ a ghost : PALEAS
65
A Giant at 16 : OTT
66
Sondheim-Styne musical : GYPSY
69
Gen. Wingate of W.W. II : ORDE
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Cairo cobra : ASP
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Vandyke's brother : GOATEE
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Inlet : RIA
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Ignoble : MEAN
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AFTER DOCKING DOWN ___ : THERIVERROUNDMIDNIGHT
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Singer Jerry ___ : VALE
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Pasture grazer : EWE
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Actress Flora ___ : ROBSON
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Loser to D.D.E. : AES
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Copycat : MIME
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Exemplar : MODEL
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Control buttons : ONS
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Jackie of "The Paleface" : SEARLE
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Too fervent : OVEREAGER
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Aconcagua's location : ANDES
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Emit like Etna : SPEW
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Kurosawa epic : RAN
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"The ___ the Golden West," 1938 film : GIRLOF
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THEY SPIED AN ___ GUARDING A GROUP : ALIENPLATOON
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BUT WITH ___ THEY SNEAKED UP : TRUEGRIT
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Marathoner Markova : OLGA
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Fist tag-on : IANA
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What Siskel and Ebert do : RATE
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AND WERE WITNESSES AS ___ : THEUNTOUCHABLES
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FLASHED THE ___ : COLOROFMONEY
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Drury Lane composer : ARNE
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Part of AC : ALT
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Grapes : UVAS
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Assyrian god : ASUR
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First Olympics site : ELIS
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Honeybunch : DEARIE
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Suit or atoll : BIKINI
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TO THE ___, WHO WHISPERED "ROGER!" : FRENCHCONNECTION
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"___ saw a purple cow" : INEVER
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Fortune 500 groups : TITANS
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Get or comprehend : LATCHONTO
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Waxed, old style : CERED
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Pocatello's place : IDAHO
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Hebrew dry measures : EPHAS
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Giant chaser : ESS
Down
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The ___ the Apostles : ACTSOF
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Paste made from sesame seeds : TAHINI
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Volume units : STERES
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Communications code word : ALFA
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Crossword clues: Abbr. : DEFS
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"___ Blue?": 1929 song : AMI
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Ethnic : RACIAL
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Isolate, as Napoleon : ENISLE
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Us, to Ovid : NOS
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Erhard's therapy : EST
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The ___ (rock group) : WHO
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Mother of Minos : EUROPA
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Bird shot : LAYUP
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Ruman of films : SIG
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Aphorism : PROVERB
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"The ___ jealousy heareth all things": Apocrypha : EAROF
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By any means : ATALL
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Novelist Ken : KESEY
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Aerie location, perhaps : TOR
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Daybooks: Abbr. : JLS
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Most pallid : PASTIEST
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In the thick of : AMID
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Father of the Sphinx : TYPHON
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MacDonalds et al. : CLANS
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Former Boston pitcher : SAIN
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"Camelot" mem. : KNT
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Prelude to an invention : IDEA
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Events at meets : HEATS
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Selassie : HAILE
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Title for G.H.W.B. : CIC
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Nabokov novel : ADA
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Miss Muffet's quaff : WHEY
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Salver : TRAY
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"___ Cheatin' Heart," 1952 song : YOUR
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Glissaded : SLID
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Glut : SATE
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A stringed instrument: It. : ARPA
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Banquet : FEAST
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"King ___," J. Goodman film : RALPH
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Name the price : QUOTE
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Below, in Berlin : UNTER
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Logged : ENTERED
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Hwy. hydrants : FPS
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Cahn product : SONG
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Pearl Mosque site : AGRA
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Kind of conservation : SOIL
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Thin broth : GRUEL
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Yang's counterpart : YIN
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Roles in "The Godfather" : PADRONI
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Mad. follower : AVE
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A.M.A. members : MDS
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Sonny Shroyer role : ENOS
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Eldest, in Essonne : AINE
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For keeps : EVER
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Have markers out : OWE
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Tout le ___ : MONDE
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"Ghosts" writer : IBSEN
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"Duck Soup" actor : HARPO
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Complete: Comb. form : TELEO
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Made certain, with "up" : SEWN
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Sahl from Montreal : MORT
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Match king Kreuger : IVAR
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Computer list : MENU
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Dissolve : MELT
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Gold, in Genova : ORO
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Make ___ at (try) : ASTAB
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A star of "The Collector" : EGGAR
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Missile description : AIRTOAIR
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Woes : GRIEFS
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Actor Bates : ALAN
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Cumin, e.g. : SPICE
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Warm mountain wind: Var. : FOHN
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"A Girl, ___ and a Gob," 1941 film : AGUY
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Di-dah's preceder : LAH
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Collection of anecdotes : ANA
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Like wind and rain : EROSIVE
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Bernard who played "M" : LEE
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Sweltry : TORRID
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After-shave soother : TALC
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A troupial : ORIOLE
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Loosen, in one way : UNSNAP
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Of a kittiwake : LARINE
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T. S. and George : ELIOTS
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Temps, at times : STENOS
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Ice-shaped, often : CUBIC
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Of Mary's lamb : OVINE
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Magic Johnson was one : LAKER
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Schwarzkopf's ordinary duds : MUFTI
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Inquiring expressions : EHS
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Ten: Comb. form : DECA
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U.S.A. units : ECHS
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Foster's "Old Uncle ___" : NED
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Gatwick letters : ETA
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Slangy refusal : NAH
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Adm. Kelso, e.g. : CNO
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Certain degree : NTH

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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