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New York Times, Tuesday, January 15, 1991

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,043
Across
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Cordage fiber : HEMP
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Tenth Greek letter : KAPPA
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Virginia ___, actress from Mo. : MAYO
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Region : AREA
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Margarines : OLEOS
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River in SW England : AVON
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Liberty preceder : MISS
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Wolf cries : HOWLS
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Center of a Baldwin : CORE
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N.F.L. fliers? : SEATTLESEAHAWKS
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Sound receiver : EAR
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Super ending : IOR
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Combine : AMALGAM
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Permits : ALLOWS
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Old ___ (the sun) : SOL
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Dip out : BAIL
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Akin on Mom's side : ENATE
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N.L. flier? : STLOUISCARDINAL
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Point on a prickly plant : THORN
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Term of imprisonment : TIME
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J.F.K. announcement : ETA
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Series of steps : STAIRS
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Absorption processes : OSMOSES
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Foot digit : TOE
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Male swan : COB
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A.L. fliers? : TORONTOBLUEJAYS
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Above : OVER
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Concur : AGREE
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Verve : ELAN
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Actor-musician Arnez : DESI
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Cloudless : CLEAR
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Relief org. : CARE
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" . . . ___ the fray" : ONTO
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Retains : KEEPS
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Fork prong : TINE
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Those who overact : HAMS
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Buffalo-to-Albany canal : ERIE
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Plateau : MESA
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Pale shade : PASTEL
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A cousin of cabbage : KOHLRABI
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Tub plant : ALOE
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Church benches : PEWS
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Pope John Paul II, e.g. : POLE
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Attack : ASSAIL
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Pasta for Yankee Doodle? : MACARONI
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Assert : AVOW
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American colonies' capital: 1777-78 : YORK
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Units : ONES
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Label : TAG
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Sank a putt : HOLED
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Vice prin., for one : ASST
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Winged flame seekers : MOTHS
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Apportion : ALLOT
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Ship's sail supports : MASTS
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Noted Tex. mission : ALAMO
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Diminishes in intensity : WANES
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Assam or Orissa : STATE
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Here, in Paris : ICI
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Greek resistance force in W.W. II : ELAS
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Handel composition : ORATORIO
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Source of strength : UNION
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Life guards, often : RESCUERS
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Pin up again : RETACK
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A Stooge : MOE
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Remonstrate : OBJECT
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Fuss : TODO
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Baking chamber : OVEN
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Nap : REST
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Eye flirtatiously : OGLE
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Fonda role in "Klute" : BREE
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Vault : LEAP
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Exaggerated story : YARN
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Koko's weapon : SNEE

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

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