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New York Times, Thursday, October 17, 1991

Author:
C. McInerney
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
C. McInerney has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,318

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Across
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Bears' coach : DITKA
6
"Amo, amas, I love ___": O'Keeffe : ALASS
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X, to Aeschylus : CHI
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Very pale : ASHEN
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"Vissi ___," Puccini aria : DARTE
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Possesses : HAS
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Britt Reid : GREENHORNET
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Comment from Sandy : ARF
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Puzzler's plum : SLOE
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Chuck-a-luck triplet : DIE
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Involved with : INTO
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Cheers : RAHS
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John Reid : LONERANGER
28
Explorer Johnson : OSA
29
Underlined : STRESSED
30
Kin of Inc. : LTD
31
Tear's partner : WEAR
32
Verve : GUSTO
36
Disobedient : FROWARD
38
Painters Giovanni and Giuseppe : CRESPIS
40
Farmer in April : SOWER
41
"Iacta ___ est!" : ALEA
42
"___ Popular Man," Cohan song : IMA
43
Moralist : ETHICIAN
46
Shar-Pei or Akita : DOG
47
Kit Walker : THEPHANTOM
50
Well, to Ovid : BENE
51
Physics measures : REMS
52
Sally's Norma : RAE
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The Rome of Hungary : EGER
55
White or slippery ___ : ELM
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Diana Prince : WONDERWOMAN
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Demography item : AGE
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Auspices expert : AUGUR
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Perform : ENACT
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Ply a picot : TAT
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Photos of Ginger? : SNAPS
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Babies, in Madrid : NENES
Down
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Hammarskjöld : DAG
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Medit. republic : ISR
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Lamont Cranston : THESHADOW
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Timbers for Dennis Connor : KEELS
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___ Domini : ANNO
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Brouhaha : ADO
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Ring from Niles : LARDNER
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___ army (Palmer fans) : ARNIES
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Celibate bulls : STEERS
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Unit at Wimbledon : SET
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___ and Eng : CHANG
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Poker flat creator : HARTE
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"M ___ the many . . . " : ISFOR
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Skelter companion : HELTER
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Southern constellation : INDUS
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Massages deeply : ROLFS
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Houston athlete : ASTRO
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Mouthward : ORAD
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Poseidon's realm : AEGEAN
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Dusky, in poesy : SWARTH
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Peter Parker : SPIDERMAN
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Misanthrope of Athens : TIMON
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Inedible orange : OSAGE
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Sobs : WEEPS
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Commercial Muse? : CLIO
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Enlarger : REAMER
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Threw a tantrum : ACTEDUP
44
___-al-Raschid, famed caliph : HAROUN
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New Zealand fish : INANGA
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Give medical aid : TREAT
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That Wyeth model : HELGA
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Irish hero : EMMET
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"I'd rather see than ___": G. Burgess : BEONE
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Actress Verdon : GWEN
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Is past : WAS
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Um's partners : ERS
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Point winner for Sampras : ACE
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Some P.M. periods : NTS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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