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Jane S. Flowerree
Jane S. Flowerree

MISSED CONNECTIONS

New York Times, Sunday, April 14, 1991

Author: Jane S. Flowerree
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 587 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,132
Across Down
1. Kin of kerplunk : SPLAT
6. Couple : PAIR
10. Swashbuckler : BLADE
15. Raiment : ATTIRE
16. Drab shade : OLIVE
17. Tied in red tape in Mongolian center? : ULANBAT
19. Tardy for shuttle in Orioles' home? : BALTIMEMARYL
21. Neither oui nor non : PEUTETRE
23. Ale, in Aachen : BIER
24. Publish : PRINT
25. "If ___ a Rich Man" : IWERE
26. Actor Mineo : SAL
27. Rim : EDGE
28. Bungled bus transfer in Ontario metropolis? : TONTOCANADA
31. Central points : FOCI
32. Shake a drink : SLOSH
34. Uno y uno : DOS
35. Lollapaloozas : ONERS
36. W.W. II bomber : STUKA
37. Ant. for ant. : SYN
38. A ratite : EMEU
40. World-weary : JADED
41. Salamanders : NEWTS
42. Bright lights : NEONS
43. Opposite of eso : EXO
44. Tar : SALT
45. Feral feline : OCELOT
47. ___ March to the Sea : SHERMANS
50. Door hinge : HASP
54. Way off base : ALLWET
55. Papal name : PIUS
56. Nanjing nursemaid : AMAH
57. ___ Finklea, a k a Cyd Charisse : TULA
58. Evert's ex : LLOYD
59. Charges : FEES
60. Field yield : CROP
61. Cycle : PEDAL
62. Sow sound : OINK
63. Crooned : SANG
64. French president: 1954-59 : COTY
65. Looseness : LAXITY
66. Preppy, e.g. : TEEN
67. Independence : AUTONOMY
69. Ointment : CERATE
70. Vichy resources : EAUX
72. Needle feature : EYE
73. Kind of pie or board : CHESS
74. Did lawn work : MOWED
76. Sci-fi awards : HUGOS
78. ___-majesté : LESE
79. Juliette Low's gp. : GSA
82. Van Pelt and Ricardo : LUCYS
83. VCR button : RESET
84. Mo. in hiver : FEV
85. Juan Carlos's realm : SPAIN
87. Biblical well : ESEK
88. Boarded wrong train in Pyrenees capital? : RALAVELLARA
91. Bath residue : RING
92. Fresh ___ daisy : ASA
93. Narc's prey : DOPER
94. Composer Copland : AARON
95. Photographer Morath : INGE
96. Cramps a cowboy's style : FENCESIN
98. Lost tour group in South Pacific site? : AUCKLNEWZEAL
101. Marooned on monorail in Sunshine State mecca? : LOFLIDA
102. Cockney crony : MATEY
103. Tibetan guide : SHERPA
104. Ketch tippers : GALES
105. Goad : PROD
106. Steel splint, in armor : TASSE
1. With decorum : STAIDLY
2. Fogged in, in Pacific Northwest gateway? : PTLEGON
3. British measures : LITRES
4. Onassis nickname : ARI
5. Entice : TEMPT
6. Factories : PLANTS
7. ___-surface missiles : AIRTO
8. Campus climber : IVY
9. Electrical unit : REL
10. Runs, in a way : BLEEDS
11. Tierney title role: 1944 : LAURA
12. Stake : ANTE
13. Inits. for Judith Anderson, e.g. : DBE
14. Dines at a restaurant : EATSOUT
15. Convent head : ABBESS
16. Causing fear and anxiety : OMINOUS
17. Type of mobility : UPWARD
18. Footprints : TRACKS
20. Corrosive : ERODENT
22. Director Kazan : ELIA
25. Arrow poison : INEE
29. Cajoles : COAXES
30. Missed connections in this puzzle : ANDOR
31. Overshot exit ramp in Dallas's sister city? : FTWTHTEXAS
33. Well-to-do : HEELED
36. Nice seasoning : SEL
39. Debatable : MOOT
40. Hackmen : JEHUS
41. Hudson contemporary : NASH
42. Late for the 7:58 in Gotham? : NEWYKNEWYK
44. Cinch : SNAP
45. Lt. Col. North, to friends : OLLIE
46. Duplicate : CLONE
47. Mistimed excursion in S California locale? : SIEGO
48. Delbert Mann's 1955 Oscar winner : MARTY
49. Old name of Xiamen : AMOY
51. I.R.S. procedure : AUDIT
52. List of candidates : SLATE
53. Divided, in heraldry : PALY
54. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
55. Confined : PENT
59. Counterfeit, in Paris : FAUX
60. Cather's "Death ___ for the Archbishop" : COMES
61. Analyzes a sentence : PARSES
63. King of the Meccans: 1953-64 : SAUD
64. South Dakota, the ___ State : COYOTE
65. Dregs : LEES
68. Israeli hot spot : NEGEV
69. Herringbone : CHEVRON
71. Loser to D.D.E. : AES
73. Without a doubt : CLEARLY
74. Shore-dinner item : MUSSEL
75. Cousteau's fld. : OCEANOG
76. Capital of the Treasure State : HELENA
77. D.O.D. div. : USAR
79. Some fancy dives : GAINERS
80. Mired in customs in Far East banking hub? : SINGAPE
81. Light role on TV : ANGELA
82. Page : LEAF
83. White water : RAPIDS
84. Chipped : FLAKED
86. Awards : PRIZES
88. TV's "Trials of ___ O'Neill" : ROSIE
89. Milk: Comb. form : LACTO
90. "___ of robins . . . ": Kilmer : ANEST
93. Dingle : DELL
97. ___ franc of W. Afr. : CFA
98. Mike's complement : AMP
99. Eg. and Syr., once : UAR
100. Contemporary of T.S.E. : WHA

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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