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New York Times, Friday, September 11, 1992

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,648

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Across
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Calif. wine valley : NAPA
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Hawk : SELL
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Kin of Anacreontics : ODES
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Kind of history : ORAL
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Heap of stones : SCREE
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Smoked salmon : NOVA
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Title for M. Marceau's memoirs? : SILENCEISGOLDEN
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Albee character : YAM
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Snow leopard : OUNCE
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Penn State's Nittany ___ : LIONS
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Noted Nigerian singer : SADE
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Preacher's subject : SIN
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Insurance-office mail : CLAIMS
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Proselytes : CONVERTS
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"Lady Sings the Blues" star : ROSS
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Osmond or Wilson : MARIE
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Feel poorly : AIL
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Title for Mona Lisa's memoirs? : IMSITTINGPRETTY
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Ginnie follower on Wall St. : MAE
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Stags' mates : HINDS
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Crème ___ crème : DELA
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Wholeness : ENTIRETY
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Nixon's "Six ___" : CRISES
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Stewart or Steiger : ROD
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Binge : TOOT
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Eschew restaurants : EATIN
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Thomas's problem : DOUBT
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Diminish : EBB
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Title for Zeppo Marx's memoirs? : CLOSEBUTNOCIGAR
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Loathe : HATE
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Up to the time of : UNTIL
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Middlecoff of golf fame : CARY
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Change for a five : ONES
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Refs' calls : TKOS
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London's "Martin ___" : EDEN
Down
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Word for a buttinsky : NOSY
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Operatic showstopper : ARIA
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Cohune, e.g. : PALM
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Stout : ALE
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Mieiziner design : SCENE
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___ Blair (George Orwell) : ERIC
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___-majesté : LESE
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Side of a triangle : LEG
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Computer accessible : ONLINE
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Fuddy-duddy : DODO
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Level : EVEN
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Without : SANS
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Patriots' targets : SCUDS
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Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
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Stone or Reed : OLIVER
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Affirmative in Argentina : SISI
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Procacious girl : SNIP
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Campaign issue : CRIME
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Miller's salesman : LOMAN
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Financial-statement item : ASSET
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Piñata filling : CANDY
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Assns. : ORGS
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Prices : RATES
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Word in three clues herein : TITLE
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___ a fox : SLYAS
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Coin : MINT
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Symbol of power : THRONE
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Headed for overtime : TIED
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Make the copy right : EDIT
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Van Gogh subject : IRISES
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A computer language : COBOL
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Campus military gp. : ROTC
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City near ruins of Carthage : TUNIS
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Parrot : ECHO
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Thicke or Bates : ALAN
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Schlep : TOTE
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Submerge : DUNK
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___ von Bismarck : OTTO
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Mild oath : EGAD
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Like Mother Hubbard's cupboard : BARE
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___ Mawr : BRYN
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Except that : BUT
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Diamonds, to Legs : ICE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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