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SOUND ORTHOGRAPHY

New York Times, Sunday, January 6, 1991

Author:
Daniel Girardi
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 515 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 106, Cheaters: 26, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,034
Across
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___ dixit : IPSE
5
Actor Gulager : CLU
8
Turnery gear : LATHE
13
Reflexive pronoun : ITSELF
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Precarious spot : THINICE
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Ghastly : ASHEN
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Norman Mailer book, with "The" : RMIESOFTHENIGHT
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Small sandpipers : PEEPS
23
Bitter disagreement : IMBROGLIO
24
Socagers, e.g. : TENANTS
26
Year in Alexius I Comnenus's reign : MCI
27
Ancient wall word : MENE
28
Rhinoceros beetle : UANG
30
Mascara neighbor : ORAN
31
Menilite is one : OPAL
32
A son of Gad : ERI
33
Burt Lancaster role: 1960 : LMERGANTRY
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Slightly tapering : TERETE
39
City in Tuscany : SIENA
40
Lunar plain : MARE
41
Long-beaked fish : GARS
42
Like many needs of the needy : UNMET
43
Mother superior : ABBESS
45
Pisa divider : ARNO
46
More pious : HOLIER
48
Opposite of saludos : ADIOS
49
Rapid movements in music : ALLEGROS
53
" . . . blue ribbons ___" : ONIT
54
Book by President Carter : YNOTTHEBEST
56
Diamond man : JIM
57
Slicks, e.g. : MAGS
58
Ditty : AIR
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Indian of N.M. : SIA
60
"Star Wars" role : SOLO
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Ordinal suffix : ETH
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Actor who produced a director : WALTERUSTON
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Town west of 91 Down : ANET
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Servant : RETAINER
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Writer Gardner's namesakes : ERLES
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Rigorous : SEVERE
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Sky Bear : URSA
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Sour ale : ALEGAR
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Folkways : MORES
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German admiral : SPEE
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Uniform : EVEN
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Kind of battery : SOLAR
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Gospel author : STMARK
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Benjamin Britten opera : PTERGRIMES
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Its symbol is a lion : MGM
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Remunerates : PAYS
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Fraction : PART
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Nimble : YARE
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Theda contemporary : POLA
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Photog. abbr. : ENL
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Slopes : ESCARPS
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Priest saying Mass, e.g. : VENERATOR
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Cato the Elder was one : EDILE
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Setting for a Christie classic : THEORIENTXPRESS
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"Roxana" author : DEFOE
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English poet-novelist: 1886-1967 : SASSOON
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Slant a certain way : UPTILT
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Small springs : SEEPS
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Inst. at Nashville : TSU
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Arnold ___, memorable actor-puzzler : MOSS
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Ship that brought Miss Liberty to the U.S. : ISERE
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Tijuana tender : PESO
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Toil : SLOG
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Outflowing branch of a lake : EFFLUENT
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Fidel's compadre : CHE
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Scourge of serge : LINT
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One-horned fish : UNIE
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Track circuits : LAPS
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Ibsen character : ASE
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O'Neill play: 1920 : THEMPERORJONES
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Swingers of the 40's : HEPCATS
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Store fodder : ENSILE
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Always, in Aachen : IMMER
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Throne of Israel contender: I Kgs. 16 : TIBNI
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Babiche : THONG
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Doesn't heed : IGNORES
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Circumspect : CHARY
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A suburb of Pittsburgh : ETNA
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Hoarfrost : RIME
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Pope's crown : TIARA
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Explosive initials : TNT
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Opening maneuver : GAMBIT
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Chimp's cousin : ORANG
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Gimlet ingredient : LIME
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___ van Delft, Dutch painter : MEER
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Midget, in Marseille : NABOT
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Baseball's Mike or Tom : TRESH
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Stalker in a salt marsh : EGRET
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Agitated fits : SNITS
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Song popularized by Debby Boone : ULIGHTUPMYLIFE
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Idolize : ADORE
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Sevilla savants : SABIOS
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Capp and Hirt : ALS
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"Launching the Boat" painter : HOMER
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Explorer of N.M.: 16th century : ONATE
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Grieg dancer : ANITRA
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Gaunt : LEAN
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Edmonton athlete on ice : OILER
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Whacked : SMOTE
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Bush's alma mater : YALE
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Glyceride, e.g. : ESTER
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Life guard, at times : SAVER
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More sapient : WISER
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Literary scraps : ANA
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Superman portrayer : REEVE
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One who prods : URGER
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Like street talk : SLANGY
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Environs : AREAS
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Pump part : SOLE
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Notable periods : ERAS
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Belles-___ : LETTRES
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Impetus : MOMENTUM
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Victim of 95 Down : STANDEE
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Parthenope, for one : SIREN
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Emulates Jehu : SPEEDS
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G.I.'s, at times : KPS
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Czech capital, to Czechs : PRAHA
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Prowl after prey : RAVEN
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Norman Bates's place : MOTEL
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Kind of oven : GLOST
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Father of Remus and Romulus : MARS
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St. John follower : ACTS
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Gauguin's birthplace : PARIS
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Shoe widths for Bigfoot? : EEES
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Military station : POST
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Hit signs : SROS
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Montreal player : EXPO
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Accts. : RPTS
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Truncate : LOP
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Chit : IOU

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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