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New York Times, Wednesday, January 9, 1991

Author:
Melvin Kenworthy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Melvin Kenworthy has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,037
Across
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Disable : MAIM
5
Coteries : SETS
9
Degrade : ABASE
14
Anent : ASTO
15
Stretched tight : TAUT
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Canary's cousin : SERIN
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Horse racing : THESPORTOFKINGS
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Stove : HEATER
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"___, my children . . . " : LISTEN
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Bank employee : TELLER
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Gate : PURSE
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Poetic contraction : EEN
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Edible tubers : SALEP
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On the Sargasso : ASEA
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"___ Louse": Burns : TOA
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Jan. 1 event : PARADE
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Broadway production: 1959 : THESOUNDOFMUSIC
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Vilipend : REVILE
42
Business abbr. : INC
43
Composer Bartók : BELA
44
Castle or Hervey : IRENE
45
Adj. for a noncommissioned officer : ENL
46
Singer Akers : KAREN
47
Diamond-shaped pattern : ARGYLE
49
Equus members : ONAGRI
53
TV adjunct : AERIAL
58
Cornucopia : THEHORNOFPLENTY
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Broadcast : AIRED
62
Mardi ___ : GRAS
63
Marion follower : ETTE
64
Predestines : DOOMS
65
Huge hideosity : OGRE
66
Baseball's Brock and Whitaker : LOUS
Down
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Trig, e.g. : MATH
2
County in N.C. : ASHE
3
Graceful tree : ITEA
4
Majority : MOST
5
Cache : STORE
6
Corn unit : EAR
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Half a rebuke : TUT
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Like some kisses : STOLEN
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Makes an inquiry : ASKS
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"___ ever so humble . . . " : BEIT
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"Comus" composer : ARNE
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Omen : SIGN
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One of Tennessee's twosomes : ENS
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Fountain or Sampras : PETE
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Evergreen : FIR
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Writer Uris : LEON
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Ahead : LEADING
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"Gloria ___" : PATRI
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Tithe collector : USHER
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Female sandpiper : REEVE
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Blackbuck : SASIN
30
Yank's uncle : SAM
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Island off Venezuela : ARUBA
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Kind of beam : LASER
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Circus Maximus official : EDILE
34
Large hickory : PECAN
36
Calendar abbr. : TUE
37
G.I. under an NCO : PFC
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___ Miss : OLE
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Sole : ONLY
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"___ bragh" : ERINGO
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Ship part : KEEL
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Depot abbr. : ARR
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Memory gap : LAPSE
49
Chillicothe was its first capital : OHIO
50
Reputed fiddler : NERO
51
Attention getter : AHEM
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Ra and Geb : GODS
54
Film spool : REEL
55
"___ the valley of . . . " : INTO
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Alaskan island : ATTU
57
Alkaline solutions : LYES
58
Little boy : TAD
59
Assn. : ORG
60
A long way off : FAR

Answer summary: 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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