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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Tuesday, August 25, 1992

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,631

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Across
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"Or leave ___ but in the cup": Jonson : AKISS
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Smack : SLAP
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Judge's seat : BANC
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Entire range : GAMUT
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Henry's last Catherine : PARR
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Pianist Gilels : EMIL
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"But war's ___ . . . ": Cowper : AGAME
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Caron movie : GIGI
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Vacation place : SUMMERCAMP
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Pearl or ruby : GEM
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Sign-language pioneer : EPEE
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Collect on a surface, as a gas : ADSORB
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"Diamonds are ___ . . . " : AGIRLS
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La. marshy inlet : BAYOU
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Prestige : CACHET
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Right of way : EASEMENT
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Oil: Comb. form : ELEO
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Watson-Crick subject : DNA
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Eleventh-century date : MLII
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Self-deception : DELUSION
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Originate : CREATE
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Twilled worsted : SERGE
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Lyricist for 19 Across : LERNER
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Mouse's sound : SQUEAK
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Bath byproducts : SUDS
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Groan provoker : PUN
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Gershwin song : SUMMERTIME
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Appraise : RATE
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The cheaper spread : OLEO
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Red dye : EOSIN
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Dry : ARID
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Domino : MASK
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Aroma : SCENT
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Links needs : TEES
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Projections supporting rudders : SKEGS
Down
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Ottoman officials : AGAS
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Bird of New Caledonia : KAGU
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Muslim scholar : IMAM
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Gazebo : SUMMERHOUSE
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Church tower : STEEPLE
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Zest : SPICE
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Julie Christie role : LARA
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Settles beforehand : PREPAYS
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Ask for alms : BEG
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Pedro's pal : AMIGO
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Gulf of Guinea feeder : NIGER
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Ascend : CLIMB
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Staff symbol : REST
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Bambi's mother : DOE
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Seasonal entertainment : SUMMERSTOCK
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Scored smashingly : ACED
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Gust : GALE
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N. Atlantic isl. : ICEL
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Sesame : BENNE
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Motorists' org. : AAA
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Ardor : ELAN
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Word on a marquee : NITE
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Bleachers row : TIER
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Fala or Millie : DOG
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Rachel Carson subject : SEA
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Exasperating : IRKSOME
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Detective's find : CLUE
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Compensation : REDRESS
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Inconsequential one : SPRAT
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Behan's "The ___ Fellow" : QUARE
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Set loose : UNTIE
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Kind of screen : SMOKE
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Suffix with cell : ULAR
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Teen-ager's room, frequently : MESS
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Understanding words : ISEE
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Porcelain-producing dynasty : MING
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Tolkien's tree people : ENTS
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Asner and Sullivan : EDS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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