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New York Times, Tuesday, January 8, 1991

Author:
Evelyn Benshoof
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,036
Across
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Sun hat of India : TOPI
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Mock : JAPE
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Lyre's relative : HARP
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The red ape : ORANG
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An older brother of Seth : ABEL
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Gallimaufry : OLIO
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Highland fling, e.g. : DANCE
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Fleming's 007 : BOND
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___ Bator, city in Mongolia : ULAN
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Free : ONTHEHOUSE
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Dispatch : SEND
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Scottish tartan pattern : SETT
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Odor : SCENT
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Household appliance : WASHER
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Arrest : STOP
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Exchange premium : AGIO
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Unenthusiastic : DAMP
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Philippine island : SAMAR
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Amassed : RANUP
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Org. Bush once headed : CIA
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Figure of speech : TROPE
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Thackeray's forte : PROSE
44
Dangle : HANG
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" . . . ___ and trouble" : TOIL
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Hamburg's river : ELBE
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Distress signal : MAYDAY
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What David did to Goliath : SMOTE
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Skedaddled : FLED
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Box : SPAR
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Wipe out corruption : CLEANHOUSE
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Sharp taste : TANG
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Flaw : KINK
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Held : OWNED
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Poet Millay : EDNA
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Formerly : ONCE
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Region, often poetic : CLIME
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Petty or shabby : MEAN
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___-do-well : NEER
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Slammer : STIR
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Commotion : TODO
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Algerian seaport : ORAN
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Gasp : PANT
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Rainfall measure : INCH
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Lacy ruffle on a shirt front : JABOT
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Concerning : ABOUT
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Writes : PENS
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Firstborn : ELDEST
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Frat gathering : HOUSEPARTY
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Host before Paar and Carson : ALLEN
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Cheerful : RIANT
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Small body of water : POND
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Honkers : GEESE
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Drove : HERD
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Outlay : COST
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Bias : WARP
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Ice-cream thickener : AGAR
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China: Comb. form : SINO
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Company's newsletter to employees : HOUSEORGAN
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Pair of horses : SPAN
33
Feel a yearning : ACHE
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Actress Farrow : MIA
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Indicative, for one : MOOD
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West Samoan capital : APIA
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Depend (upon) : RELY
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Stone : PELT
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Some Feds : GMEN
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Signal : BECKON
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Type of committee : ADHOC
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Deck part : SPADE
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Divine food : MANNA
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Loot dealer : FENCE
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L.A. hoopster : LAKER
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Stalk : STEM
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Furrow : LINE
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Temple team : OWLS
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Single thing : UNIT
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Vehicle or prefix : SEMI
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Large dam in Germany : EDER

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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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