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New York Times, Tuesday, January 29, 1991

Author:
Melvin Kenworthy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Melvin Kenworthy has 23 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,057
Across
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Uses a divan : SITS
5
Indistinct : DIM
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Poet translated by FitzGerald : OMAR
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A social sci. : ECON
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Quoted : CITED
15
Ruth or Herman : BABE
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Actor Auberjonois : RENE
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Daisy : OXEYE
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Actress Lena of "Havana" : OLIN
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Odd : UNEVEN
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Brought to memory : RECALLED
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The Brazilian Bombshell : MIRANDA
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N.B.A. arbiter : REF
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Excavates : DIGS
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___ Creed or Council : NICENE
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"Ma, He's Making Eyes ___" : ATME
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___ culpa : MEA
38
Footprints : TRACES
39
Portfolio item : QUARTERLYREPORT
42
Concord : UNISON
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Bossy's milieu : LEA
44
___ gin fizz : SLOE
45
Nod : ASSENT
46
Inventor Linus: 1821-68 : YALE
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Eye: Sp. : OJO
50
Fencing maneuver : RIPOSTE
55
Power unit : KILOWATT
60
Garden bloom : ZINNIA
61
First place : EDEN
62
Gulf of Lions feeder : RHONE
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R.I. rebel in the 1840's : DORR
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Nosegay : POSY
66
Darned : SEWED
67
Tuesday's appliance : IRON
68
Holm oak : ILEX
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Q-U connector : RST
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Hardy heroine : TESS
Down
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Antitoxin : SERUM
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Boadicea was their queen : ICENI
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Paint-company employee : TONER
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lndy 500 winner: 1983 : SNEVA
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Advice columnist Dorothy : DIX
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Road for Romulus : ITER
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Boston Marathon winner: 1983 : MEYER
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Drachma part : OBOL
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Group of shops : MALL
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Rose lover onstage : ABIE
11
Tear : REND
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Mustard containers : CONDIMENTJARS
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Dispersed authority : DECENTRALIZED
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Coda : END
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Blazing : AFIRE
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Antiquing device : AGER
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Actress Struthers : SALLY
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Balmoral and 55 Down : CAPS
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Coll. subject : ECOL
31
Galba's predecessor : NERO
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Princely Italian family : ESTE
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Bluish-green shade : AQUA
34
Casks : TUNS
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Months when Paris blooms : MAIS
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Gaelic : ERSE
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"Up ___," Al Smith's autobiography : TONOW
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Decade unit : YEAR
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Finial : EPI
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Different : OTHER
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Rumor: Fr : ONDIT
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Night noise : SNORE
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U.S. satellite : TIROS
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Merits : EARNS
55
De Gaulle headgear : KEPI
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Matinee ___ : IDOL
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___-majesté : LESE
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Memento from a Mexican trip : ONYX
59
Pulls along : TOWS
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Bird's target : NET

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

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