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New York Times, Tuesday, August 18, 1992

Author:
Wayne Hall-Eastman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q V W }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Wayne Hall-Eastman has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,624

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Across
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Organize, as laundry : SORT
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Morning rouser : ALARM
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Jolson's "The ___ Singer" : JAZZ
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Colorful fish : OPAH
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Persian water wheel : NORIA
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Mishmash : OLIO
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Computer display : MENU
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On the way : GOING
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Lake, in La Paz : LAGO
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Strong allure : ANIMALMAGNETISM
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Consecrate : BLESS
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Parts of mantras : OMS
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Oscar-winning actress: 1936 : RAINER
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Scourge in 1918 : FLU
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F.D.R. agency : CCC
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"King Olaf" composer : ELGAR
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To me, to Michel : AMOI
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Kid Gavilan's punch : BOLO
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Man, according to Aristotle : POLITICALANIMAL
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Actor Bogarde : DIRK
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Astronaut's circle : ORBIT
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Neighbor of Cancer and Virgo : LEO
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"And so to ___" : BED
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Passions : ARDORS
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Ex-coach Parseghian : ARA
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Conceals in the hand : PALMS
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Breeder's science : ANIMALHUSBANDRY
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Best place for wurst : DELI
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Creepy : EERIE
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Goddess of discord : ERIS
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Egress : EXIT
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Type of campaign : SMEAR
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Fragrant herb : SAGE
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Remain : STAY
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Exhausted : SPENT
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Lift for snow bunnies : TBAR
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Body : SOMA
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Unlocked : OPEN
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Indian queen : RANI
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___ sketch (concise description) : THUMBNAIL
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Izaak Walton, e.g. : ANGLER
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Weavers' mainstays : LOOMS
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Operatic solos : ARIAS
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Ali's former kingdom : RING
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Southern bloomer : MAGNOLIA
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Jars : JOLTS
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Swerves sharply : ZIGS
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Close-up, in filming : ZOOM
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Awake : ALERT
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Flightless bird : EMU
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Push back : REPEL
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Solitary : ALONE
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Inuit's dwelling : IGLOO
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Type of tale : FOLK
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Dance band : COMBO
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Director René ___ : CLAIR
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Indianapolis eleven : COLTS
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Biting : ACID
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Damage : MAR
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___ soup (Chinese favorite) : BIRDSNEST
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Without a clue or concept : IDEALESS
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Sutherland role : NORMA
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Uplifting undergarment : BRA
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Victoria's consort : ALBERT
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Friendship : AMITY
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Culinary blend : PUREE
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Vladivostok inhabitant, e.g. : ASIAN
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Fruity quenchers : ADES
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Barber's call : NEXT
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Pelvic bones : ILIA
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Fiber plant : HEMP
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Olive ___ : DRAB
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Capital of Latvia : RIGA
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Belgian river : YSER

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

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