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THE SUNNY SIDE

New York Times, Sunday, August 2, 1992

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 531 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,608
Across
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Mother of Ishmael : HAGAR
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Small drink : SIP
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Nomadic reindeer herders : LAPPS
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Merriment : GLEE
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Busy airport : OHARE
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Bakery employee : ICER
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Grenoble's river : ISERE
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An incarnation of Vishnu : RAMA
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Epic blank-verse sequel by John Milton : PARADISEREGAINED
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Eager : AVID
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Brazilian seaport : BELEM
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Egyptian setting-sun god : TEM
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Soft-shell clams : STEAMERS
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"A thing of beauty is ___": Keats : AJOYFOREVER
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Bridge supports : PIERS
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Where Aaron died : HOR
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Novelist Trump : IVANA
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Munchausen, e.g. : BARON
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Shores (up) : PROPS
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Galahad's mother : ELAINE
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Accept philosophically : GRINANDBEARIT
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Walk between trees : ALLEE
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Kind of leather : TOOLED
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Female water spirit : UNDINE
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Textile worker : DYER
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Places for dancers : BARNS
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Descry : ESPY
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Actress Skye : IONE
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"Whose woods these ___ think I know": Frost : AREI
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Source of the Mississippi : ITASCA
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Cheekbone : MALAR
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An American's right : THEPURSUITOFHAPPINESS
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Hindu princes : RANAS
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Mad : INSANE
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Nice night : NUIT
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Land owned absolutely in feudal days : ALOD
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La ___ tar pits : BREA
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Lifetime, to Livy : AETAS
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What Sandburg called "a bucket of ashes" : PAST
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Some are flying : COLORS
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Sand-trap shots : BLASTS
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Italian food staple : PASTA
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"A ___ I have won . . . ": Shak. : HEAVENONEARTH
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Opticians' products : LENSES
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Attempt, in Évian : ESSAI
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Nita of the silents : NALDI
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H. Hoover or H. Wallace : IOWAN
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William Corcoran endowment : ART
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Salad ingredient : CRESS
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Elated : ONCLOUDNINE
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Most carefree : BLITHEST
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Explorer Johnson : OSA
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Provide (with) : ENDUE
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Le Roi d'Ys" composer : LALO
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"She was a ___": Wordsworth : PHANTOMOFDELIGHT
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Northern capital : OSLO
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Situate : POSIT
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De Witt Clinton's "ditch" : ERIE
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Israeli coin : AGORA
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Reporter's question : WHEN
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Pool member : STENO
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Westchester inst. : CNR
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Wat Tyler was one : REBEL
Down
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Lindy or bunny chaser : HOP
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Eureka! : AHA
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Needlefish : GAR
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"The Sheik of ___" : ARABY
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Set new boundaries : REDEFINE
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Canaanite military leader : SISERA
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Vestigial vendors : ICEMEN
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For each : PER
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Novelist O'Flaherty : LIAM
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"___ Lay Dying": Faulkner : ASI
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Retiree's concern : PENSION
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Feign : PRETEND
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Passover feast : SEDER
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Metric weight : GRAM
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Wash : LAVE
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Eastern V.I.P. : EMIR
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St. Louis bridge builder : EADS
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Anatomical network : RETE
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TV's "___ Lucy" : ILOVE
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Burrowing rodent : GERBIL
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Colo. resort : ASPEN
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Forward : AHEAD
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In good spirits : JOLLY
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Papal cape : ORALE
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Railroad car, in Valladolid : VAGON
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Uttar-___, India : PRADESH
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Henri's donkey : ANE
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Unit of angular measurement : RADIAN
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A troupial : ORIOLE
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Auricles : PINNAS
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Guides : STEERS
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Cash attachment : IER
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___ Alverio (Rita Moreno) : ROSITA
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Bull's order : BUY
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Group of three : TRIUNE
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Hiemal sound in comics : BRR
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Odin, Thor et al. : AESIR
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Treats inadequately : SCANTS
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___ New Guinea : PAPUA
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"___ Italien": Strauss : AUS
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The smart set : TON
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" . . . ___ of fat things . . . ": Isa. 25:6 : AFEAST
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Sch. near Harvard : MIT
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Windpipe: Comb. form : TRACHE
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Glorioles : HALOES
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Towns in Ark. and Pa. : ENOLAS
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Galileo taught there : PADOVA
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Actress Sanford et al. : ISABELS
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___-aller (last resort) : PIS
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Degree for a hosp. worker : BSN
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Element of a moral code : ETHIC
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He lost his shadow : PAN
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Very, to Verdi : ASSAI
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Violinist born in Russia : STERN
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Sample : TASTE
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Author of "The Greening of America" : REICH
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Terhune canine : LAD
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Like a Puccini product : ARIOSO
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Like part of a grandfather clock : PENDULAR
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Not part of a series : ONESHOT
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U.S. Open singles champ: 1972 : NASTASE
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Magna cum ___ : LAUDE
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Kind of synthetic textile fiber : OLEFIN
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Stevland Morris from Saginaw : WONDER
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Corded fabrics : REPPS
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Reputation : NAME
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Snow, in Sedan : NEIGE
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Use a bubble pipe : BLOW
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Mascara recipient : LASH
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A river at Rennes : ILLE
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A framer of Roger Rabbit : TOON
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Palindromic emperor : OTTO
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She wrote "Solar Barque" : NIN
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A cetacean : ORC
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Swabbie : GOB
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Otto I's dom. : HRE
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A Russian chess master : TAL

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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