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New York Times, Saturday, January 5, 1991

26-Down : Widespread

Author:
Daniel Girardi
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { Q V W Z }
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Daniel Girardi has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

The original answer grid had pictures of pans rather than the word "pan" spelled out in each rebus square.

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S
2
A
3
I
4
PAN
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PAN
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C
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A
8
K
9
E
10
T
11
S
12
A
13
R
14
E
L
S
A
15
H
O
G
A
N
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H
A
L
O
17
R
E
N
T
18
A
N
E
N
T
19
E
M
I
T
20
E
X
T
E
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R
N
E
S
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H
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I
S
PAN
I
C
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L
A
D
Y
25
S
U
M
O
26
R
27
E
28
T
A
I
L
29
D
I
S
P
U
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T
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E
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S
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A
L
E
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D
E
35
C
O
D
E
36
T
I
N
PAN
37
M
I
N
38
E
S
39
H
E
L
40
S
H
E
A
N
41
PAN
D
A
S
42
B
E
R
E
43
F
T
44
U
T
E
45
T
E
M
P
46
T
E
R
S
47
R
I
48
P
P
E
D
49
R
I
S
E
50
S
Y
N
E
51
J
52
A
53
PAN
E
S
E
54
S
P
I
T
T
55
O
56
O
57
N
58
U
S
E
S
59
E
60
A
T
E
N
61
E
D
D
A
62
M
I
L
S
63
C
L
I
N
G
64
R
E
O
S
65
P
A
S
O
66
H
A
R
D
PAN
67
PAN
A
M
A
© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,033
Across
1
One of the Marianas : SAIPAN
5
Type of makeup : PANCAKE
10
Peter or Alexander : TSAR
14
Storied lion : ELSA
15
Navajo residence : HOGAN
16
Luminous circle : HALO
17
Torn : RENT
18
Concerning : ANENT
19
Give off : EMIT
20
Nonresident doctors : EXTERNES
22
Relating to Iberia : HISPANIC
24
Countess's title : LADY
25
Japanese grappling : SUMO
26
Sell to consumers : RETAIL
29
Squabbles : DISPUTES
33
Pub offering : ALE
34
Break a cryptic message : DECODE
36
___ Alley : TINPAN
37
Digs up : MINES
39
Norse underworld goddess : HEL
40
Gallagher's vaudeville partner : SHEAN
41
Zoo favorites : PANDAS
42
Deprived : BEREFT
44
Western Indian : UTE
45
Sirens : TEMPTERS
47
Sundered : RIPPED
49
Get up : RISE
50
"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
51
From Nippon : JAPANESE
54
Saloon receptacle : SPITTOON
58
Wields : USES
59
Ingested : EATEN
61
Collection of Norse myths : EDDA
62
Wire measures : MILS
63
Adhere : CLING
64
Cars of the 20's : REOS
65
El ___, Tex. : PASO
66
Bedrock : HARDPAN
67
Scene of a 1989 invasion : PANAMA
Down
1
Dried : SERE
2
Game shows' Trebek : ALEX
3
What "ain't" should often be : ISNT
4
Slender cigar : PANATELA
5
Part of Tex. : PANHANDLE
6
Island in Brooklyn : CONEY
7
Piles up years : AGES
8
Neb. neighbor : KAN
9
Show zest : ENTHUSE
10
Victor at Bull Run: July 1861 : THESOUTH
11
Chinese vessel : SAMPAN
12
Et ___ (and others) : ALII
13
V.M.I. group : ROTC
21
Incursions : RAIDS
23
Mischief-maker : IMP
25
Slink : SIDLE
26
Widespread : RAMPANT
27
Skip : ELIDE
28
Mid-morning : TENAM
29
Achieving people : DOERS
30
Bottleneck : TIEUP
31
Growing out : ENATE
32
Bridged : SPANNED
35
Mien, in Metz : CHERE
38
Gourmet's coffee : ESPRESSO
40
Give sparingly : STINT
42
Implore : BESEECH
43
Artwork for this puzzle : FRYINGPAN
46
"___ the season ... " : TIS
48
Barrie's enduring creation : PETERPAN
50
Squander : SPEND
51
It can be high or broad : JUMP
52
Brunei is here : ASIA
53
Discussion groups : PANELS
54
Agitate : STIR
55
Music halls : ODEA
56
Famed aviator : ODOM
57
Space org. : NASA
60
___ mode : ALA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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