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Ernst Theimer
Ernst Theimer

New York Times, Friday, January 4, 1991

5-Down : Musical compositions

Author:
Ernst Theimer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era crossword in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,032
Across
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Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
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ASAP : STAT
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Obi : SASH
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One of the Oceanids : ASIA
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Garden planters : URNS
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Rebound : RALLY
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Petiole : STEM
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Smidgen : IOTA
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Rowing group : OCTAD
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Start of a rejected suitor's "sour grapes" : TISBETTERTOHAVE
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Cheers for a matador : OLES
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Japanese apricot : UME
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Fabric for shirts or shorts : MADRAS
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Regatta implement : OAR
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Makes lace : TATS
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"___ Nation," 1988 film : ALIEN
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Excuse : ALIBI
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Court : WOO
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More of "sour grapes" : LOVEDANDLOSTAND
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Mon. chaser : TUE
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Loci : SITES
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Large artery : AORTA
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Tots : ADDS
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Vandalize : MAR
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Passerine birds : VIREOS
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Common article : THE
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Where Anna taught : SIAM
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End of "sour grapes" : STAYEDABACHELOR
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Birdie beater : EAGLE
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Diplomat's forte : TACT
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Junction : NODE
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Haughty : PROUD
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An arum : TARO
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Speaker of baseball fame : TRIS
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Labels : TAGS
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Transit patron : USER
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Posted : SENT
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"Now ___ thou thy desire": Shak. : HAST
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Vino district : ASTI
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Fades gradually : DIES
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Scout gathering : JAMBOREE
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Musical compositions : SUITES
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Jogs : TROTS
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Kitty sweller : ANTE
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Former ruler : TSAR
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Powder bag : SACHET
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___ Gracia, Argentine resort : ALTA
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Balkan native : SLAV
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Jekyll's evil alter ego : HYDE
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Study or cuddy : ROOM
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Impofos : ELANDS
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Type of car : TURBO
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Locale of 1989 summitry : MALTA
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Not whispered : ALOUD
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Did a gainer : DIVED
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More antiquated : OLDER
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Is unwell : AILS
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Onto : AWARE
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Radio role for John Todd : TONTO
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Fountain treats : SODAS
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Pier : ANTA
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Old Testament book : ISAIAH
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Pointed a blunderbuss : AIMED
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Pesters : TORMENTS
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Record needle : STYLUS
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Mature or Jory : VICTOR
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Mind : HEED
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___-Coeur (Parisian basilica) : SACRE
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Clan division : SEPT
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"G.W.T.W." plantation : TARA
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Excited : AGOG
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Northern U.S. outpost : ATTU
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Cote sounds : BAAS
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Knowledge : LORE
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Jupiter's Norse counterpart : ODIN
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Take five : REST

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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