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Christy Ridley
Christy Ridley

New York Times, Friday, September 18, 1992

Author:
Christy Ridley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 4, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,655

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Across
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___ mater : ALMA
5
Complete; utter : TOTAL
10
Card game for two : JASS
14
Interpret : READ
15
Ancient computers : ABACI
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"Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
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Modern literary medium : COLORTELEVISION
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Hill resident : ANT
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Auriculate : EARED
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Book of maps : ATLAS
23
Sphere preceder : ATMO
24
Bad ___ , German spa : EMS
25
Literary medium before 17 Across : THEPRINTEDBOOK
32
Fixed relation : RATIO
33
"Trinity" author : URIS
34
Kind of virus : RNA
36
Author Seton : ANYA
37
Doctrine : TENET
39
Feudal estate : FIEF
40
Shriver of tennis : PAM
41
Docile : TAME
42
Hail : GREET
43
Literary medium before 25 Across : PAPYRUSSCROLLS
47
Fitting : APT
48
Wilbur work : POEM
49
Lessen : ABATE
52
Herring species : SPRAT
54
Eureka! : AHA
57
Literary medium before 43 Across : BAKEDCLAYTABLET
60
Emerald Isle : ERIN
61
Commotion : MELEE
62
Auction : SALE
63
Fluff; fuzz : LINT
64
Excalibur, e.g. : SWORD
65
Pitchers' assets : ARMS
Down
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Strongbox of yore : ARCA
2
First name of 33 Across : LEON
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Brew ingredient : MALT
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Much ___ . . . " : ADO
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Japanese mat : TATAMI
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King of the fairies : OBERON
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Hawthorne product : TALE
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Served winningly : ACED
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Actress Ullmann : LIV
10
Kipling's "___ Stories" : JUSTSO
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Indigo dye : ANIL
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Portico : STOA
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Buck book : SONS
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Kind of rocket : RETRO
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Metrical feet : IAMBS
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Capital of W. Samoa : APIA
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Emulate Greeley : EDIT
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Springe : TRAP
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Medieval goblet : HANAP
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Root words : ETYMA
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Styne output : TUNES
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Homophone for heir : ERE
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Bay window : ORIEL
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Use a prie-dieu : KNEEL
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Sterns : AFTS
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Piquant : TART
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Big bird : EMU
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An opposite of to : FROM
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Did a steno's job : TYPED
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Actress Garbo : GRETA
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Obvious : PATENT
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Brisker : SPRYER
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Put paint on : COATED
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"Green Mansions" hero : ABEL
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Italian university city : BARI
51
Related : AKIN
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Ruck : SLEW
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___ Alto, Calif. : PALO
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Controversial spray : ALAR
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Wheel : HELM
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Sweetsop : ATES
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A hnd. make a meter : CMS
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Youth org. : BSA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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