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New York Times, Thursday, September 17, 1992

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,654
Across
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Out of harm's way : SAFE
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Fin fifth : BUCK
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"___ lay me down . . . " : NOWI
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Jai chaser : ALAI
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Not this : OTHER
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So be it : AMEN
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Half a prison : SING
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Love, in Lucca : AMORE
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Adolescent : TEEN
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Potato words : HASHBROWNSCHIPS
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Hardy heroine : TESS
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Done ___ turn : TOA
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Rate : MERIT
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Keyboard key : TAB
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Growls : GNARS
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Awn : ARISTA
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Louis or Henri : ROI
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A brother of Curly : MOE
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Potato words : MASHEDLYONNAISE
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Had a bite : ATE
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Juno, e.g. : DEA
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Garfield's treat : CATNIP
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More irate : SORER
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Reply to a ques. : ANS
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Some Siouans : OTOES
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"Neither a borrower ___ . . . ": Shak. : NOR
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Robin Cook title : COMA
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Potato words : SPUDTATERMICKEY
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Not taped : LIVE
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Street show : RAREE
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Possess : HAVE
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Draft status : ONEA
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Hashemite capital : AMMAN
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Attire : WEAR
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Jacks of clubs : PAMS
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Far from shallow : DEEP
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Obi, e.g. : SASH
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Saturn attachment : ALIA
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Punkahs : FANS
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Popular date time, more or less : EIGHTISH
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These are often wild : BOARS
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The tops : UTMOST
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Mess fare : CHOW
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Songsmith Jerome : KERN
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Hale or Detroit : NATHAN
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Chinese sacred mountain : OMEI
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Act like a willow? : WEEP
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Motels' ancestors : INNS
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Caesura : REST
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Midler or Davis : BETTE
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Machine part : COG
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Maternal appellations : MAMAS
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Sappho's Muse : ERATO
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Stair part : RISER
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Indo-European : ARYAN
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Call of the riled : BOO
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Acid type : AMINO
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W.W. II riveter : ROSIE
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Oozes : SEEPS
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Use a calculator : ADD
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"Airways, ___ ": Dos Passos : INC
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Greensward : LEA
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One of the Judds : NAOMI
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Tied on : ATTACHED
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Ingratiate : ENDEAR
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Go bad : ROT
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Shriek : SCREAM
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___ avis : RARA
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Signs : OMENS
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Off-ramp warning : SLOW
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Pulpwood source : PINE
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Eye part : UVEA
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Pack down : TAMP
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Author Bombeck : ERMA
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Welles role : KANE
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Bacchanalian cry : EVOE
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Canine protest : YELP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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