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New York Times, Tuesday, January 22, 1991

Author:
Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,050
Across
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Little powerhouse : ATOM
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Accommodate : ADAPT
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Shank : CRUS
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Type of review : RAVE
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Jason betrayed her : MEDEA
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Shoshonean : HOPI
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Precinct : AREA
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Independently : APART
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Backward note : ETON
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Rain of the farm? : BARNSTORM
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Exhibition of explosive emotion : SCENE
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Mon. follower : TUES
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"Sighted sub, ___ same": Mason : SANK
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Certain gift : GAB
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He wrote "The Yosemite" : MUIR
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Require : DEMAND
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In flight : AIRBORNE
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Less cheap : DEARER
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An anagram for rats : TSAR
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Capone's gun : GAT
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Jade : TIRE
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Some are golden : OLDIES
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Lacking stability : TOPHEAVY
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Do an usher's job : RESEAT
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Too : ALSO
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CBS is one : SYS
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Stew : FRET
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Life of Riley : EASE
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Homeric works : EPICS
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Like Ives? : BURLESQUE
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Popular salad ingredient : TUNA
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He played Mr. Chips : DONAT
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Nurse a grievance : SULK
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Book after Joel : AMOS
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Fuse : UNITE
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Berlin article : EINE
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Path : LANE
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"What, ___?": Gilbert : NEVER
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Deps. : STAS
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Graceful horse : ARAB
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Scarlett's home : TARA
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Cohan's "___ There" : OVER
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Intended : MEANT
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Dabbler : AMATEUR
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Swearing : DEPOSING
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Jewish month : ADAR
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Short waves? : PERMS
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Make lace : TAT
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Keep tabs on one's spouse? : CHECKMATE
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Mechanical repetition : ROTE
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Atop : UPON
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___ qua non : SINE
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Type of wrestling : SUMO
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Old-time dagger : SNEE
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Total : ADD
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Jacksonville's ___ Bowl : GATOR
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Homophone for I'll : AISLE
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Small nails : BRADS
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Lariat : REATA
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Met highlights : ARIAS
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Brash : NERVY
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Squirrels' nests : DREYS
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Short job for Belli? : BRIEFCASE
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Bear : TOLERATE
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Sound receivers : EARS
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Fr. holy woman : STE
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Book printed for devotional use : PSALTER
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Stockings : HOSE
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Steak cut : TBONE
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Curves : ESSES
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Cousin of etc. : ETAL
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Cougar : PUMA
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Privy to : INON
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Coil's cousin : UNIV
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Kind of claim : QUIT
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Forearm bone : ULNA
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Stretches, with "out" : EKES
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Demand persistently : DUN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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