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New York Times, Tuesday, July 7, 1992

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B F J Q U V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,582
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Evian and Baden-Baden : SPAS
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Totem and flag followers : POLES
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Cupola : DOME
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Penitential season : LENT
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Toward the left on a ship : APORT
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Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
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Director Preminger : OTTO
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Cuplike spoon : LADLE
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"___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
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Kipling story : WEEWILLIEWINKIE
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Rheine's river : EMS
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Fast flier : SST
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Lavin or Blair : LINDA
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Psychic inits. : ESP
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Lombard city : MILAN
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Mine find : ORE
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Style of architecture : GOTHIC
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Alleviate : EASE
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"Just a ___ . . . ": Lauder : WEEDOCHANDORRIS
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Within: Comb. form : ENDO
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Brave : HEROIC
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Pistol, to Capone : GAT
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Renew lawn covering : RESOD
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Tennis term : LET
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Adolescents : TEENS
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Incarnadine : RED
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Human being : MAN
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" . . . cried, ___ way home" : WEEWEEWEEALLTHE
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Minutes of a meeting : ACTA
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Island near Naples : CAPRI
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Press : IRON
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One-horse carriage : SHAY
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Liquid part of fat : OLEIN
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Transmit : SEND
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Poker kitties : POTS
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Della of songdom : REESE
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Drivers' needs : TEES
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Dilatory : SLOW
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Fountain or Seeger : PETE
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Before: Prefix : ANTE
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Stored cargo : STOWED
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Satiates : PALLS
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October birthstone : OPAL
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Napoleonic victory site : LODI
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A first name in mysteries : ERLE
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Boils slowly : STEWS
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Nicer : DAINTIER
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City on the Irtysh : OMSK
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"The ___ Love" : MANI
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Little: Suffix : ETTE
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Adult insect stage : IMAGO
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Doctrine : ISM
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Reduce in height : LOWER
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Greek goddess of peace : IRENE
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Requires : NEEDS
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A Kennedy : ETHEL
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Portion : SHARE
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Calif. wine grape : PINOT
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Capacious : LARGE
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Thai, for one : ASIAN
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Cozy places : NESTS
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Alas, in Ayr : OCH
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Roman 401 : CDI
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Portals : DOORWAYS
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Of number eight : OCTAL
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Low passing grade : DEE
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Join the army : ENLIST
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Ornamentation : DECOR
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Pine Tree State : MAINE
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Hornet : WASP
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Repeat : ECHO
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Raison d'___ : ETAT
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Welt : WALE
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Fencing sword : EPEE
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Greek goddess of discord : ERIS
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Ash or aspen : TREE
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Strop a razor : HONE
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Football linemen : ENDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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