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New York Times, Thursday, January 24, 1991

Author:
Betty Jorgensen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,052
Across
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Campanology item : BELL
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Monsters : OGRES
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First of a Latin trio : AMO
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Writer Kingsley ___ : AMIS
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Take to a soapbox : ORATE
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Caesar's 504 : DIV
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Start of a quip : BIRTHDAYCANDLES
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Quip: Part II : ARE
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Motorcar manufacturer : OLDS
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Watchful : ALERT
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Seine aits : ILES
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Alludes : ADVERTS
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Roves : RANGES
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Threesome : TRIAD
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Helm position : ALEE
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___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
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Where good eggs often meet : PAN
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Quip: Part III : FORTHOSEWHOMAKE
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G-man, e.g. : FED
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Cinders of comics : ELLA
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Birdsong of the N.B.A. : OTIS
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Waited : BIDED
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Powerful : POTENT
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Earnest : ENGAGED
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Whom to put the blame on : MAME
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Averse : LOATH
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Bring home the bacon : EARN
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Semi, for one : RIG
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End of the quip : LIGHTOFTHEIRAGE
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Bishopric : SEE
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Islam's Bible : KORAN
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Bard's river : AVON
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Double curve : ESS
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Exhausted : SPENT
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Scarcely enough : MERE
Down
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Rum cake : BABA
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Arabian bigwig : EMIR
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Coins in Calabria : LIRE
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D-day craft : LST
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Loads : OODLES
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Alums : GRADS
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Sol's output : RAYS
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Handy abbr. : ETC
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Red or Black : SEA
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Confused : ADDLED
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Certain runner : MILER
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Manifest : OVERT
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Orifice : HOLE
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Blanket weaver : NAVAHO
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Main and Wall: Abbr. : STS
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"___ a Kick Out of You" : IGET
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In single file : AROW
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Entree, for one : DISH
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Rabble : RAFF
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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"The ___," Shue play : NERD
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Trample : TREAD
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Noggin : PATE
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Related : AKIN
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Fit snugly : NEST
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Stature : HEIGHT
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Word with shoppe : OLDE
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Coaster : SLED
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Dust particle : MOTE
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Uses the tub : BATHES
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Progenitor : PARENT
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All: Comb. form : OMNI
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Building wing : ELL
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Hubbub : NOISE
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Personal pledges : GAGES
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Naval historian : MAHAN
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To be, in Toulon : ETRE
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Talk insanely : RAVE
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Operatic prince : IGOR
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Heredity carrier : GENE
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Gives a thumbs-up sign : OKS
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Dandy : FOP
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Aries : RAM

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

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