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New York Times, Friday, January 25, 1991

Author:
Kenneth Witte
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,053

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Across
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Film director Joshua : LOGAN
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Cummerbund : SASH
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Extensive : VAST
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Headache remedy : BROMO
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Shield border : ORLE
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Division term : INTO
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Wooden shoe : SABOT
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Stratagem : PLAN
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Like some colleges : COED
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How a risky problem is handled : LIKEAHOTPOTATO
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Letter before omega : PSI
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Slender finial : EPI
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Calm under stress : COOLASACUCUMBER
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Upset : IRKED
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What Noah's neighbors needed : ARKS
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Avail : USE
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Dross : SLAG
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Mountain lakes : TARNS
40
Gaelic : ERSE
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Type of dog or dollar : TOP
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Vocal solo, sometimes : ARIA
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Ready for battle : ARMED
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Let out a secret : SPILLEDTHEBEANS
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Cheer in Castilla : OLE
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Okla. Indian : OTO
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Ring memento : CAULIFLOWEREAR
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Italian wine region : ASTI
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Bakery flute : ROLL
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L.S.U. mascot : TIGER
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Bergère, e.g. : SEAT
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Mosque feature : OGEE
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Irregular : EROSE
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"He saith among the trumpets, ___ . . . ": Job 39:25 : HAHA
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Kern's "Very ___, Eddie" : GOOD
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Mars cars : DENTS
Down
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Some N.F.L. defensemen : LBS
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Type of history : ORAL
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Asian desert : GOBI
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Mad way to run? : AMOK
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Steno's need : NOTEPAD
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Hawthorne's wife : SOPHIA
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A Guthrie : ARLO
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Blind part : SLAT
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Nags : HENPECKS
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Abel was the first : VICTIM
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Wild ox of puzzledom : ANOA
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Editor's directive : STET
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Fuss : TODO
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Kiang : ASS
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Composition : OPUS
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Prehistoric tombs : CISTS
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Ship's lowest deck : ORLOP
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Giraffe's kin : OKAPI
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Karl Shapiro's "The ___" : LEG
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It weighs 200 milligrams : CARAT
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Ossuarium : URN
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Tuptim's land : BURMA
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Ruhr valley city : ESSEN
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Cattails : REEDS
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Arboreal amphibian : TREEFROG
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Lend a hand : AID
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Prior, to Prior : ERE
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Chesterton's "___ Survey" : ALLI
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Called off a mission : ABORTED
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Davidovich of "Blaze" : LOLITA
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Ululated : HOWLED
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Summer, in Toulon : ETE
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Singer in black : CASH
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On the Red : ASEA
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A D-day beach : UTAH
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Trademark : LOGO
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Toast topper : OLEO
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Gael's republic : EIRE
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Ancient Greek competition : AGON
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Take five : REST
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Legal matter : RES

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

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