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New York Times, Friday, August 14, 1992

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,620
Across
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Indonesian island : CERAM
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Mores : ETHOS
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City on the Rhone : GENEVA
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Language family including Finnish : URALIC
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More affected : ARTIER
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Emmy winner Tony : RANDALL
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Deli order : BLT
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Shipyard feature : DRYDOCK
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Bovine cry : MOO
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Bellow : ROAR
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Conked out : SLEPT
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Bulgarian coins : LEVA
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The Ram : ARIES
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Mickey was her first husband : AVA
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Formed a foundation for : BASED
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Maigret colleague : GENDARME
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Cheats : COZENS
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Capital of Slovenia : LJUBLJANA
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Only pope from England : ADRIAN
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Wild grain : OATGRASS
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Lark : PRANK
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Napoleon Solo, for one : SPY
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Roman dictator : SULLA
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Fried bread : PONE
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Cover: Comb. form : STEGO
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Spinnaker, e.g. : SAIL
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U.S.N. officer : ENS
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Digs : BURROWS
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This may be marked "Pd." : RCT
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"Il Trovatore" heroine : LEONORA
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Wild : UNTAME
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Nose-wrinkling : SMELLY
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Sprang : LEAPED
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Influences : SWAYS
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Wood nymph : DRYAD
Down
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Unquestionable : CERTAIN
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Suffix for differ : ENT
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Editor Whitelaw ___: 1837-1912 : REID
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Declares : AVERS
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Elia's sister and co-author : MARYLAMB
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One of Zeus's conquests : EUROPA
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Pamphlet : TRACT
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Aaron or Greenberg of baseball : HANK
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Venerable : OLD
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Thai : SIAMESE
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In abundance : GALORE
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Split : CLOVEN
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Burdens : LOADS
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Vaunt : BRAG
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One with lots to talk about : DEVELOPER
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Jones's "The Thin ___" : REDLINE
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Miss Liberty's poet : LAZARUS
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White colleague : SAJAK
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Notes from Big Ben : BONGS
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The ___ for the roses : RUN
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Jazzman, to jazzmen : CAT
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Black Friday's precipitator: 1869 : JAYGOULD
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Fencer's feint : APPEL
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Feckless ones : DRONES
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Deliverances : RANSOMS
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Fearful : ALARMED
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Opposite of hooked, in golf : SLICED
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Season : SALT
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Mavericks : STRAYS
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Ill-tempered : SURLY
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One of the landed gentry : OWNER
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Gaucho's weapon : BOLA
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Remain : STAY
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Neoteric : NEW
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Brazilian border river : APA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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