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New York Times, Monday, January 7, 1991

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,035
Across
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Handle roughly : MAUL
5
Argentine politico : PERON
10
Haggard novel : SHE
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Prefix with bus : OMNI
14
Stood up : AROSE
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Oscillate : SWAY
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Salad ingredient : WATERCRESS
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Stack : PILE
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Glistened : SHONE
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Bears witness : ATTESTS
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Family car : SEDAN
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Killer whales : ORCS
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Pismire : ANT
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Attractive : CUTE
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Germany's Third ___ : REICH
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Emulate Willie Sutton : ROB
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Succors : HELPS
36
Jezebel's husband : AHAB
38
Popular dessert : CHOCOLATEECLAIR
42
Put an edge on : HONE
43
Billow : SURGE
44
Road-map abbr. : RTE
45
___ one's way (goes) : WENDS
48
Come close to : NEAR
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"The butler ___ it" : DID
50
Dumbfound : STUN
51
Writer Gardner etal. : ERLES
53
Quiet place : RETREAT
56
Oahu greeting : ALOHA
60
Bailiwick : AREA
61
Breakfast item : CORNFLAKES
65
Small container for liquids : VIAL
66
Use a prie-dieu : KNEEL
67
Arduous journey : TREK
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Printer's need : INK
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Three score : SIXTY
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Boobs : SAPS
Down
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Does lawn work : MOWS
2
Asian nursemaid : AMAH
3
Biblical preposition : UNTO
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Legal claims : LIENS
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Soft shoe : PAC
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Misjudge : ERR
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Caviar : ROE
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Greek peak : OSSA
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Wise old man : NESTOR
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Variety of beet : SWISSCHARD
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Drill sergeant's order : HALT
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Potato buds : EYES
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Kind of delivery : SPECIAL
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Reverberate again : REECHO
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Due follower : TRE
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Fencer's bout : DUEL
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Reference book : ATLAS
25
Roman god of the sea : NEPTUNE
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Duke or bishop preceder : ARCH
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Not at all : NOHOW
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Meat dish : TBONESTEAK
32
West Indian nation : HAITI
35
More arid : SERER
37
Raised : BRED
39
Part of C.S.T. : CENTRAL
40
Equal, in Dijon : EGAL
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See 61 Across : CEREAL
46
Payable on demand : DUE
47
Light meals : SNACKS
52
Thin wood strips : SLATS
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Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
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Hibernia : ERIN
55
Singer Tennille : TONI
57
Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
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Dickens's Uriah ___ : HEEP
59
Invites : ASKS
62
Harrison or Stout : REX
63
Seine : NET
64
Fishing lure : FLY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle.

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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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