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New York Times, Monday, October 14, 1991

Author:
Barbara J. Weakley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Barbara J. Weakley has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,315
Across
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Mendacious : FALSE
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Formal party : BALL
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Be a tattler : BLAB
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Bay window : ORIEL
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Potpourri : OLIO
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City NNE of Lake Tahoe : RENO
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Frighten : ALARM
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Diving birds : AUKS
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Something to feel : OATS
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Name for a chair or a cat : MORRIS
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Precise : METHODIC
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Basra native : ARAB
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Caviar source : SHAD
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Musical compositions : CANTATAS
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Puts into office : ELECTS
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Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
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Prefix with pose or view : INTER
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Actress Perlman : RHEA
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Rumpus : ROW
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Captures : NAILS
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Wayside retreat : INN
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Draft status : ONEA
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Islamic deity : ALLAH
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"___ Three Lives" : ILED
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Alf's homeland : MELMAC
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Immortality : ETERNITY
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Hand-lotion additive : ALOE
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Dickens heavy : HEEP
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Grasping ones : BUZZARDS
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This can be hard or soft : PALATE
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Others, to Ovid : ALII
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French city : NICE
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Relish : SAVOR
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Privy to : INON
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Verve : ELAN
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The bounding main : OCEAN
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Sharp flavor : TANG
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Tear : REND
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Modern-day drips : NERDS
Down
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Lather : FOAM
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Woody's boy : ARLO
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Prevaricator : LIAR
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Notched : SERRATE
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Where Twain is buried : ELMIRA
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Anaconda : BOA
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Grad : ALUM
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Takes a shine to : LIKES
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What Little Bo-peep did : LOSTHERSHEEP
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Incubator : BROODER
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Conduct : LEAD
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Con : ANTI
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Type of pear : BOSC
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What Little Jack Horner did : SATINACORNER
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Actor Holbrook : HAL
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Insipid; twice-told : BANAL
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Rebound : CAROM
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Like an eremite : ALONE
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Stairway post : NEWEL
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Steps over a fence : STILE
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Cook-off concoction : CHILI
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Dogma : TENET
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Annie's canine friend : SANDY
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Israeli port : ELATH
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One kind of grace : AMAZING
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Properly situated : INPLACE
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The Heart of Dixie: Abbr. : ALA
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Think logically : REASON
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Roman magistrate : EDILE
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Decoy : BAIT
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Radius's neighbor : ULNA
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Celebrated hill in Jerusalem : ZION
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CAT, for one : SCAN
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State with assurance : AVER
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Contemptible one : TOAD
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Sea birds : ERNS
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Finish : END

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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