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C. McInerney
C. McInerney

New York Times, Saturday, January 19, 1991

23-Across : Roosevelt mammal?

Author:
C. McInerney
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
C. McInerney has 11 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,047
Across
1
Scribe's stroke : SERIF
6
Beginning : ALPHA
11
Yankee soda fountain : SPA
14
A Trump : IVANA
15
Fond of Wis. : DULAC
16
Vane readings : NES
17
Wahine's porch : LANAI
18
Province in N Spain : ALAVA
19
"___ Magic," 1948 song : ITS
20
Certain auto races : RALLYES
22
Money player : PRO
23
Roosevelt mammal? : TEDDYBEAR
27
Hippopotamus's kin : TAPIR
29
Layers : STRATA
30
Brit bloke or bird : BOD
32
Red refusal : NYET
33
Cossack leader : ATAMAN
34
Loretta or Andrew : YOUNG
36
Fuses again : REWELDS
38
Emulated O'Neill's Electra : MOURNED
42
Walter Winchell's "___ of the week" : MEOWS
44
Three notes in the time of two : TRIOLE
45
" ... from ___ hurled Pelion": Ovid : OSSA
48
Doze : NAP
49
Tristram's love : YSEULT
50
Surfeits : CLOYS
52
Small change item, pre-Velcro : DIAPERPIN
54
Loki's daughter : HEL
55
Wheeled steamer : PADDLER
57
Gun a motor : REV
58
Gauguin painted here : ARLES
59
Mass of metal : INGOT
64
A memorable Arden : EVE
65
Cubic meter : STERE
66
A child of Mnemosyne : ERATO
67
___ Bingle (Crosby nickname) : DER
68
One "in de cold, cold ground" : MASSA
69
Piquant : SALTY
Down
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___ vous plaît : SIL
2
St. Clare's little girl : EVA
3
Fled : RAN
4
___ pretty pickle : INA
5
Grimm offering : FAIRYTALE
6
Hood's minstrel : ADALE
7
Air for Morpheus : LULLABY
8
Place for recreation : PLAYROOM
9
Eat : HAVE
10
"___ of thousands" : ACAST
11
Impertinent : SNIPPY
12
Famed English Egyptologist : PETRIE
13
Classify : ASSORT
21
Desert : ABANDON
23
Bolshevik target : TSAR
24
Rock ending : ETTE
25
Type of bridge : DRAW
26
Filmdom's ___ Whitty : DAMEMAY
28
More steamed up : ANGRIER
31
Two-color print : DUOTYPE
35
Greenhouses : NURSERIES
37
Wraps, in a way : SWADDLES
39
High bluff, in Scotland : NOUP
40
Old woman who outwrestled Thor : ELLI
41
Sch. punishment : DETN
43
Frying pan and Charlotte : SPIDERS
45
Used a certain pigment : OCHRED
46
Place for an ace? : SLEEVE
47
Crossword maven : SOLVER
51
Fit : SPASM
53
Ore. Indian : ALSEA
56
Greek city or gulf : ARTA
60
Blue Eagle inits. : NRA
61
Acceleration unit : GAL
62
He hit 511 home runs : OTT
63
Item for 8 Down : TOY

Answer summary:
7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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