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Michael S. Maurer
Michael S. Maurer

New York Times, Tuesday, September 8, 1992

Author:
Michael S. Maurer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { G J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Michael S. Maurer has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles and 19 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,645
Across
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Radiate : BEAM
5
Agts. : REPS
9
Thin wood strip : SLAT
13
Play starter : ACTI
14
End : CEASE
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Mexican snack : TACO
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Abbr. on an envelope : ATTN
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Fragrance : ATTAR
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Garden spot : EDEN
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Author of the quote below : LOUISPASTEUR
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Parisian husband : MARI
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Fasten : SNAP
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Quote: Part I : INHUMANENDEAVOR
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Old French coins : SOUS
34
Change direction : VEER
35
A Siouan : OTO
36
Airport abbr. : ARR
37
Noes : DENIALS
40
Isle : CAY
41
Rhine tributary : AAR
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Part of M.I.T. : INST
43
Old Norsemen's armed galley : AESC
44
Quote: Part II : CHANCEFAVORSTHE
49
Oxford or loafer : SHOE
50
Soprano Moffo : ANNA
51
End of quote : PREPAREDMIND
58
Large land mass : ASIA
61
Desi Arnaz, e.g. : LATIN
62
Dies ___ : IRAE
63
A sound of music : HIFI
64
Soared : KITED
65
Citrus fruit : LIME
66
A ___ apple : ASIN
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Notable periods : ERAS
68
German river : EDER
Down
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Semitic deity : BAAL
2
Outside: Comb. form : ECTO
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Alaskan island : ATTU
4
The little finger : MINIMUS
5
Keep : RETAIN
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Devours : EATS
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H.S. exam : PSAT
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Withered : SERE
9
Breastbones : STERNA
10
Boy : LAD
11
High card : ACE
12
Weight measure : TON
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"Lost Horizon" director : CAPRA
20
Famous uncle : SAM
21
Electric-company customers : USERS
24
Wading bird : AVOCET
25
Dead Sea product : POTASH
26
Violinist Stern : ISAAC
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Biographer Lofts and namesakes : NORAHS
28
Cheer : HURRAH
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A Perón : EVITA
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Teachers' gp. : NEA
31
___ Rio, city in Tex. : DEL
32
Rolls-___ : ROYCE
37
Kitchen utensil : DICER
38
Compass pt. : ENE
39
Letters on a bad check : NSF
43
"A miss is as good ___" : ASAMILE
45
"___, no gain" : NOPAIN
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Changes : VARIES
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Upright : ONEND
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Pt. of a boxing match : RND
52
Actress Sommer : ELKE
53
Couple : PAIR
54
"___ boy!" : ATTA
55
Crocus, e.g. : IRID
56
Title : NAME
57
Range player : DEER
58
Cry of triumph : AHA
59
Fam. member : SIS
60
"___ Were a Rich Man" : IFI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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