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New York Times, Thursday, January 10, 1991

Author:
Frank Miceli
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Frank Miceli has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,038
Across
1
Ski lift : TBAR
5
Edible jack fish : SCAD
9
Famed Italian physician: 1844-1926 : GOLGI
14
Actor Cronyn : HUME
15
Spun : WOVE
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He wrote "The Hollow Men" : ELIOT
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Norwegian king : OLAF
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Actress Moran : ERIN
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___ – foot oil : NEATS
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The combatants during 25 Across : BLUEANDTHEGRAY
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Thrice: Comb. form : TER
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Swiss river : AAR
25
1861-65 : THECIVILWARERA
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"The Name of the Rose" author : ECO
34
The bottom line : NET
35
Actor Kevin and ex-Yankee pitcher Steve : KLINES
36
Valens song: 1958 : DONNA
39
Spigot : TAP
41
Arranges : SORTS
42
TV critic and ex-German president : EBERTS
44
Coach Holtz : LOU
46
Kind of cake : OAT
47
North leader : ABRAHAMLINCOLN
51
Asian tongue : LAO
52
Own, to lan : AIN
53
South leader : JEFFERSONDAVIS
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Untersee craft : UBOAT
62
Matty of baseball : ALOU
63
Ominous date : IDES
65
A direction, to Juan : NORTE
66
Baal, e.g. : IDOL
67
Robert ___ : ELEE
68
Cheesecake joints : KNEES
69
Hong Kong coin : CENT
70
Departed : WENT
Down
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My___, Vietnamese town : THO
2
Flower part : BULB
3
Commingle: Abbr. : AMAL
4
Prove wrong : REFUTE
5
Do a bailiff's job : SWEARIN
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Kan. product : CORN
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Eager : AVID
8
Kind of floss : DENTAL
9
Beauregard and Sherman : GENERALS
10
Actor Vidov : OLEG
11
Fabulist : LIAR
12
"I've ___ Gal in Kalamazoo" : GOTA
13
___-bitsy : ITSY
21
Common Market initials : EEC
22
Sell newspapers : HAWK
25
P. Rose broke this man's record : TCOBB
26
Sharpener : HONER
27
Fido's doc : VET
28
Know-___ (smarty) : ITALL
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Branco, e.g. : RIO
30
Sign up : ENROL
31
Thrash again : RETAN
32
Vice prin. : ASST
33
Cameroon town : EDEA
37
Powerful D.C. lobby : NRA
38
Olympians : ATHLETES
40
Oahu food : POI
43
Mosel feeder : SAAR
45
Childish : UNADULT
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O'Gorman design : MOSAIC
49
Bush's old org. : CIA
50
Displayed : ONVIEW
53
Kind of mail : JUNK
54
Black : EBON
55
In the bow : FORE
56
Destiny : FATE
57
Ye ___ Shoppe : OLDE
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High time : NOON
59
"Monty Python" star : IDLE
60
"Mine eyes have ___ . . . " : SEEN
64
Tennis unit : SET

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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