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Robert H. Wolfe
Robert H. Wolfe

WRYLINES

New York Times, Sunday, September 27, 1992

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 535 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Robert H. Wolfe has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles and 60 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,664
Across
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Residence of early Irish kings : TARA
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Pahlavi was one : SHAH
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Restless longing : ITCH
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Player in "The Boys of Summer" : REESE
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"Pluck ___ rose . . . ": Shak. : ARED
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French writer-director : VADIM
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Honshu city : NARA
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Burstyn or Barkin : ELLEN
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Fleming, on his notoriety? : MYFAMEISBONDJAMESBOND
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Achy : PAINING
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Buck chaser : AROO
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Heroic people : VALIANTS
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Piers : ANTAS
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Actor Weathers : CARL
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Novelist Bagnold : ENID
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Suffix with Tartar : EAN
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God of marriage : HYMEN
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Kalahari or Thar : DESERT
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Shakespeare's promise to Elizabethans? : TOMORROWISANOTHERPLAY
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Algerian port : ORAN
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"___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
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The Bee Gees, e.g. : TRIO
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Starchy foodstuff : SALEP
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Frogs : RANIDS
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Boor : LOUT
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"The ___ Love," Lupino film : MANI
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Level, in Leeds : RASE
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Like Macaulay Culkin in a 1990 film : ALONE
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Aagean island : ICARIA
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"Cabaret" lyrist : EBB
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Bogie's toast to Eartha? : HERESLOOKINGATYOUKITT
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Folk foreword : KIN
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Dammam denizens : SAUDIS
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Copter part : ROTOR
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Middle name of a July 16, 1992, dropout : ROSS
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"Sex, ___ and Videotape," 1989 film : LIES
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Pip or pippin : SEED
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List of mistakes : ERRATA
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Typical Randolph Scott film : OATER
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On : ATOP
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The works : ALL
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Actor Baldwin : ALEC
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Payne's compliment to an Alaskan? : THERESNOPLACELIKENOME
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Domelike structure : CUPOLA
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Wore : HADON
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Syr. neighbor : ISR
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Really involved with : INTO
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Short and not so sweet : CURT
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Like very much : GOFOR
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Confronted : ACCOSTED
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"Thousand Days" queen : ANNE
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Alligator pear : AVOCADO
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Stanley's encouragement to Speke? : MAYTHESOURCEBEWITHYOU
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Inspirit : ELATE
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University city in Sweden : LUND
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Have ___ (enjoy) : ABALL
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Tear : RENT
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Boys, in Baza : NINOS
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River near Mt. Ararat : ARAS
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Ariosto's patron : ESTE
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N.F.L.'s ___ Bay Buccaneers : TAMPA
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Indo-European : ARYAN
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Equip a stripped ship : REFIT
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Turkish city founded by the Romans : ADANA
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___ Hedin, Gobi explorer : SVEN
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Reagan's first Secretary of State : HAIG
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Public plugs : ADS
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Japanese brazier : HIBACHI
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Slothful : INDOLENT
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Dervish's cap : TAJ
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Have a yen for : CRAVE
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Plotter exposed by Esther : HAMAN
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Livers : RESIDERS
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Exile isle of 1814 : ELBA
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N.C. college : ELON
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Delivered : SENT
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Limits : ENDS
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Voracious eels : MORAYS
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Cheeseparer : MISER
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Actress Talmadge : NORMA
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Ignore, in a way : ELIDE
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A brother of Hebe : ARES
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Common conjunction : NOR
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Cash of baseball : NORM
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Her motto was "Semper Paratus" : SPAR
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She scats with cats : ELLA
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Arctic explorer and family : RAES
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Variety : TYPE
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Pentateuch : TORAH
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Papal vestment : ORALE
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Demesne house : MANOR
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Cat- ___ -tails : ONINE
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"Roger, ___" : WILCO
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She may have a sobrina : TIA
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Sweethearts : HONEYS
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"Topaz" author : URIS
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Turner and Sinatra : TINAS
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Nigerian native : IBO
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Heraclitus was one : IONIAN
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Chills and fever : AGUE
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Book by Gore Vidal : BURR
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Mae West role : LIL
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"The College Widow" author : ADE
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Kind of basin : TIDAL
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Imam's text : KORAN
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Composer Montemezzi : ITALO
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Freud's "___ und Tabu" : TOTEM
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Soupçon : TRACE
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Campus org. : ROTC
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Locale of Koko Head : OAHU
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Rundle : STEP
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An antitoxin: Comb. form : SERO
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Ike's command : ETO
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Frosh's superior : SOPH
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Some become knights : ELKS
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Savors : RELISHES
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Posters : PLACARDS
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Half of CIV : LII
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"À votre ___!" : SANTE
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Curving inward, as a beak : ADUNC
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Eye part : CORNEA
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Ugandan hostage-rescue site : ENTEBBE
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Rye fungus : ERGOT
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Edison contemporary : TESLA
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Smell, in Sheffield : ODOUR
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Pigment for Gainsborough : OCHRE
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Alice and Julia : FAYES
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Tooth: Comb. form : ODONT
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Navigator's concern : ROUTE
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The last word : AMEN
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Colombian city : CALI
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Shade of blue : CYAN
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Astronomer Knopf : OTTO
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Cobbling gear : AWLS
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Flagitious : VILE
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Actress O'Connor: 1880-1959 : UNA
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Site for a drum : EAR

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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