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New York Times, Tuesday, September 22, 1992

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, 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. 15,659
Across
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Handles roughly : PAWS
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Almost boil : SCALD
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Self-satisfied : SMUG
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___ the Red : ERIC
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Small drum : TABOR
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Dorothy's dog : TOTO
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Spurt : GUSH
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Eat away at : ERODE
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One-sided game : ROUT
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Streisand film re spinning? : THEWAYWEWHIRR
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Gov. Cuomo et al. : DEMS
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In full view : OPEN
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Scene of the crime : VENUE
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Musician's transition : SEGUE
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Hero : IDOL
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Meters : GAUGES
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Gotcha! : AHA
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The optometrist's place? : SITEFORSOREEYES
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Noshed : ATE
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Prejudice of a sort : AGEISM
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Actual : VERY
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Hawthorne's forte : PROSE
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Owens or James : JESSE
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Twinge : ACHE
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Harrow's rival : ETON
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Muffet's diet plan? : CURDSANDWEIGH
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Fidel's realm : CUBA
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Nice Nellie : PRUDE
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"Arkeologist" : NOAH
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Singer Redding : OTIS
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Stan's pal : OLLIE
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Festive : GALA
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Calif.'s Governor Wilson : PETE
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For rent : TOLET
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"Rosebud," e.g. : SLED
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Croquet stake : PEG
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In ___ (bogged down) : ARUT
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Desire : WISH
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Make time for : SCHEDULE
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Watt's fuel : STEAM
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Grant and Middlecoff : CARYS
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"Baby, Take ___," 1934 song : ABOW
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Vein of ore : LODE
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Sketched : DREW
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Hash mark : STRIPE
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Dudley or Marianne : MOORE
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Driving-test feat : UTURN
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Understood finally : GOT
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Tiny : WEE
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Theater audience : HOUSE
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Traveler's paper : VISA
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Check for typos, etc. : EDIT
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Memo : NOTE
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"If you knew ___ . . . " : SUSIE
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Selves : EGOS
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Bacillus : GERM
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Kind of dancer : GOGO
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A son of Zeus : ARES
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Yes votes : AYES
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Linen marking : HERS
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"___ sow . . . " : ASYE
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Got along : FARED
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Times for soirees : EVENINGS
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"On the run" is one : PHRASE
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Blow or Palooka : JOE
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Severe : ACUTE
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Biblical measurement : CUBIT
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Carrie's dad : EDDIE
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Tin-whistle sound : TWEET
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See : SPOT
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Singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Void's partner : NULL
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Objective : GOAL
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Golfer Irwin : HALE
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Beat pounder : COP
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Owned : HAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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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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