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New York Times, Tuesday, September 1, 1992

Author:
Shirley Soloway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,638

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Nag : CARP
5
Syrian head : ASSAD
10
Bridge coup : SLAM
14
On a cruise : ASEA
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Evans or Hunt : LINDA
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Sinatra's youngest : TINA
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Order for a butcher : SKIRTSTEAK
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Black, to Blake : EBON
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Domingo, e.g. : TENOR
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Utah lily : SEGO
22
"___-meeny . . . " : EENY
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Where to buy franks : DELIS
25
Give the facts again : RETELL
27
Send forth : EMIT
29
"___ Fideles" : ADESTE
32
Gardeners' creations : BEDS
35
Cambodian neighbor : LAOS
38
Thin porridge : GRUEL
39
Dory implement : OAR
40
Type of salmon : SOCKEYE
42
Election winners : INS
43
Belief : CREDO
45
Sonja Henie's hometown : OSLO
46
"___ girl!" : ATTA
47
Evaluate : ASSESS
49
Entertainer Lorna ___ : LUFT
51
Victor's loot : SPOILS
54
Change the prices : RETAG
57
Commotion : TODO
59
Slippery ones : EELS
61
Begets : SIRES
63
"Believe ___ Not" : ITOR
64
Low capital : SHOESTRING
66
Food-container info : NTWT
67
Slender candle : TAPER
68
Prepare for publication : EDIT
69
Scads : TONS
70
Milwaukee's Bradley Center, e.g. : ARENA
71
Sandra and Ruby : DEES
Down
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Show roster : CAST
2
Inquired : ASKED
3
Any queen of France : REINE
4
Releases conditionally : PAROLES
5
Hirt and Smith : ALS
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Takes a load off : SITS
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React derisively : SNEER
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Motto : ADAGE
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John Wayne film of 1945 : DAKOTA
10
Pittsburgh pro : STEELER
11
Court action : LIBELSUIT
12
Presently : ANON
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Numerous : MANY
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Fat-free : TRIM
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Farm warehouse : SILO
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Sidle : EDGE
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Cantina choice : TACO
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Camper's cover : TENT
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"Born Free" star : ELSA
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___ Raton, Fla. : BOCA
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Corn portions : EARS
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Reprove : DRESSDOWN
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Rubber-stamps : OKS
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Do a clerk's job : SELL
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Mediocre : SOSO
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"On ___ Toes" : YOUR
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Sends out of the country : DEPORTS
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Clothed : ATTIRED
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Nicaraguan's nap : SIESTA
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Song or gab ending : FEST
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Light-opera composer : LEHAR
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Incline : SLOPE
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Get taken for ___ : ARIDE
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Bottled spirit : GENIE
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Hue : TINT
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Kruger of films : OTTO
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Observed : SEEN
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NCO's : SGTS
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Madrid Mrs. : SRA

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