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New York Times, Monday, August 31, 1992

Author:
Fred Toole
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 51, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Fred Toole has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,637

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Across
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Music org. : ASCAP
6
Woeful : SAD
9
Duo : TWO
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One of a flight : STAIR
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Type of rain : ACID
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Australian tennis player Lew ___ : HOAD
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Speedy motorboat : HYDROPLANE
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Youth org. : YMCA
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Affirmative : YES
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Shed feathers : MOLT
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Loses color : FADES
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Sacred : HOLY
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Chan creator Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
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Attack vigorously : LAYTO
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San Francisco quarterback : MONTANA
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Vast number : HORDE
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That girl's : HERS
32
Rex Stout's Wolfe : NERO
34
Assert : AVER
35
Memorable jazz pianist : BASIE
36
Previous stones : GEMS
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Loose-woven fabric : LENO
38
Time periods : ERAS
39
Gives over : CEDES
40
Marks with spots : DAPPLES
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Rent : LEASE
43
Portable mortar troughs : HODS
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Storage structures : BINS
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Fixed allotment : QUOTA
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Uncle's mate : AUNT
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Certain radio operator : HAM
51
Rotate : TURN
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Doctor Jekyll's alter ego : MISTERHYDE
55
Fury : RAGE
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Check copy : EDIT
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Felt poorly : AILED
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Sound on Capitol Hill : AYE
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Single : ONE
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Sierra ___, Africa : LEONE
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Pale : ASHY
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Eyelid affliction : STYE
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Rotters : CADS
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Broadcast : AIR
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Upgrade : PROMOTE
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Sortie of troops : SALLY
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" . . . one way to skin ___" : ACAT
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Kipling's "Gunga ___" : DIN
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Bulky book : TOME
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Servicewomen : WACS
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Harem room : ODA
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Cry heard at an N.B.A. game : DEFENSE
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Large-bloomed bushes : HYDRANGEAS
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Legendary Marco : POLO
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Jujitsu, e.g. : ART
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Submarine detecting device : HYDROPHONE
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Duke or Day : DORIS
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Adored : LOVED
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Philadelphia's Spectrum, e.g. : ARENA
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Tablelands : MESAS
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Wants : NEEDS
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French fighting force : ARMEE
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Holbrook or Linden : HAL
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Hounds' quarry : HARES
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Counterespionage agcy. of W.W. II : OSS
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Hag : BELDAME
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___ Park, N.Y.C. : CENTRAL
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Tea or jack attachment : POT
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Queue : LINE
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Kin of 27 Down : BUTTE
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Pier : QUAY
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Strong impulse : URGE
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A ___ Able : ASIN
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Wood: Comb. form : HYLO
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Arabia's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
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Persian's associate : MEDE
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" . . . in the spring, ___ la" : TRA
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Wedding words : IDO
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Go swiftly : HIE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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