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New York Times, Monday, September 21, 1992

Author:
Betty Jorgensen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,658

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Across
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Count calories : DIET
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Irritates : ROILS
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Gives a bad review : PANS
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Grimms' grim one : OGRE
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Pamphlet, in Paris : ECRIT
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N African port : ORAN
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FALL : WOMANSHAIRPIECE
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Blue Eagle org. : NRA
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Ireland : EIRE
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Grenoble's river : ISERE
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Smeller : NOSE
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Noel singer : CAROLER
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Pressing : URGENT
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Provide with a new crew : REMAN
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Classic cars : REOS
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French governing body : SENAT
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That girl : SHE
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FALL : SEASONOFTHEYEAR
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Sum up : ADD
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Earring holders : LOBES
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Woody's son : ARLO
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Forty-niner : MINER
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Menus : CARTES
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Give, as an address : DELIVER
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Like a certain eagle : BALD
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Clear the blackboard : ERASE
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Mishmash : OLIO
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Exterminate : RID
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FALL : COMESAFTERPRIDE
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River to the Baltic : ODER
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Caner's material: Var. : RATAN
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Riding the Love Boat : ASEA
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Beatty film : REDS
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Nautical speeds : KNOTS
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Bosc : PEAR
Down
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___ but not out : DOWN
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Operatic prince : IGOR
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Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
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Oolong, e.g. : TEA
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Oppose : RESIST
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Earth color : OCHRE
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Cato's 52 : LII
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Sight at a spt. : STR
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Another man's meat : POISON
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Dizzy : AREEL
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Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
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Curl the lip : SNEER
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Tube light : NEON
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Buccaneer : PIRATE
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Famous loch : NESS
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Small change : CENTS
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Oriental nanny : AMAH
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Sky Bear : URSA
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Cattail : REED
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Spur : GOAD
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Impute : REFER
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Unsmiling : SOBER
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Spanish muralist : SERT
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Robust : HALE
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Love god : EROS
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Pizza embellishments : OLIVES
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Not any : NONE
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Garden area, sometimes : YARD
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Skinflints : MISERS
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Australian city on Trinity Bay : CAIRNS
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Crooked : ALOP
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Interior furnishings : DECOR
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Wear away : ERODE
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Crippled : LAMED
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Sheep's cry : BLEAT
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Preminger or Kruger : OTTO
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Go up : RISE
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Thought : IDEA
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Precious : DEAR
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Two-by-two vessel : ARK
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Aficionado : FAN
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Chin : RAP

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

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