WASHINGTON - The fiscal 1992 deficit will be closer to $350 billion than the $400 billion the Office of Management and Budget predicted earlier this year if Congress continues to delay the authorization of thrift resolutions, OMB director Richard Darman said yesterday.

The OMB is scheduled to officially revise its deficit estimate on July 15. Mr. Darman said that the amount the agency's earlier projection will be lowered hinges almost entirely on what happens with Resolution Trust Corp. spending between now and the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30.

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