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New York Times, Monday, January 14, 1991

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,042
Across
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African range : ATLAS
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Wife of Saturn : OPS
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Display : SHOW
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___ Loa, Hawaiian volcano : MAUNA
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Music, painting, etc. : ARTS
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Cod or Horn : CAPE
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Having no more energy : OUTOFSTEAM
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Using speech : ORAL
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Belief : TENET
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Labor org. : CIO
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Archer William ___ : TELL
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Cooperative : SYNERGIC
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Dostoyevsky's "___ Youth" : ARAW
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Cover : LID
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Jerk : SCHMO
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Festive occasion : GALA
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Office biggie : EXEC
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Emulate Valentino : EMOTE
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Hazard for boaters : RIPTIDE
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Helps : ASSISTS
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Residue : ASHES
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Plate : DISH
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Observed : SEEN
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Having hearing organs : EARED
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P.O. item : LTR
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Phoenician seaport : TYRE
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Deep blue : CERULEAN
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Hebrew measure : OMER
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Actress Blyth : ANN
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Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
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Fail to win : LOSE
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Hans Brinker et al. : ICESKATERS
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Notable periods : ERAS
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Space org. : NASA
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Sir Arthur ___ Doyle : CONAN
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Burden : ONUS
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Attention getter : PST
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Showy flower : PEONY
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I love, to Ovid : AMO
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Tight : TAUT
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Stringed instrument : LUTE
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Soon : ANON
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Temptations for Jimmy Valentine : SAFES
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Kind of meal : OAT
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Go before : PRECEDE
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Way up or down : STAIR
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Cocktail or weather phenomenon : SCOTCHMIST
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Warren denizen : HARE
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Gem for Jimmy Carter : OPAL
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Water holder : WELL
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L.A. problems : SMOGS
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Fashioned : STYLED
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Said "Nyet!" : NIXED
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Summer treats : ICES
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Elevate : RAISE
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It's a start : ALPHA
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Garnish used by chefs : WATERCRESS
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Shuffle along : MOSEY
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Aquatic mammal : OTTER
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Untouchables, e.g. : CASTE
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Serf of yore : ESNE
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Words of comprehension : ISEE
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Diminished : SHRANK
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Health problem : ILLNESS
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Sewer : DRAIN
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Open, as a bottle : UNCAP
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Civil-rights org. : NAACP
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Butter substitute : OLEO
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Daybreak, to Donne : MORN
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Jacob's twin : ESAU
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Indian of Okla. : OTOE
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"But ___ buts": Fielding : MENO
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Persia, updated : IRAN
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Posed : SAT
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Timber bend on a ship : SNY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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