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New York Times, Monday, January 21, 1991

Author:
Fred Toole
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Fred Toole has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,049
Across
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Org. for Cahn, Kahn et al. : ASCAP
6
Third man : ABEL
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Lively dances : JIGS
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Natural knack : FLAIR
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Actor Lugosi : BELA
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Les Etats-___ (U.S.) : UNIS
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Chicken ___ : CORDONBLEU
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Black fly : GNAT
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Censure : BLAME
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"___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
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Clan : GENS
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Greek peak : OSSA
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Chris of tennis : EVERT
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Sketch : DRAW
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Tasted : SAMPLED
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Super : AONE
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Notion, in Nice : IDEE
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Out front : AHEAD
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Blabbed : SPILLED
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Lose ground after convalescing : RELAPSE
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Hi! : HELLO
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Uncouth person : LOUT
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Actress Hayworth : RITA
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Acute; strong : INTENSE
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Bionomics: Abbr. : ECOL
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Canine disease : MANGE
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Spanish muralist : SERT
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Watercolorist Kingman : DONG
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___ King Cole : NAT
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Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
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Single factor : UNIT
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See 26 Down : SCALOPPINE
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Director Preminger : OTTO
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Therefore : ERGO
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Some peers : EARLS
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Actor Penn : SEAN
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Perceived : SEEN
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Does in : SLAYS
Down
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Jets' div. : AFC
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Slovenly one : SLOB
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Author Sandburg : CARL
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Verdi opera : AIDA
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Adman's P.R. device : PROMO
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Warp yarn : ABB
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Hag : BELDAME
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Gen. Robert ___ : ELEE
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Hardy's sidekick : LAUREL
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Rabbit stew : JUGGEDHARE
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Type of tube : INNER
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Mays was one : GIANT
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Concordes : SSTS
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Nickname for a Scottish "monster" : NESSIE
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Horseman's seat : SADDLE
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With 62 Across, Italian dish : VEAL
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Punctuation mark : DASH
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Towing gear : ROPE
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Indigo : ANIL
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Beef ___ (a steak fillet) : WELLINGTON
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Read : PERUSE
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Monumental work : EPIC
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In re : ASTO
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Give out cards : DEAL
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Kingfish Huey : LONG
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Everlasting, in Este : ETERNO
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Behind a certain apron : ONSTAGE
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Past and present : TENSES
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Three-card ___ : MONTE
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Author Loos : ANITA
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Recordings : TAPES
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Couples : DUOS
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Parcel of land : ACRE
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Gemstone : OPAL
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Red star in Cetus : MIRA
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Deeply : INLY
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Nol of Cambodia : LON
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Suffix with host : ESS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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