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GLOBAL MENU

New York Times, Sunday, October 20, 1991

Author:
Calista Luminati
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 93, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 615 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 15, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,321
Across
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Balm of Gilead : BALSAM
7
Berlin-to-Dresden dir. : SSE
10
" . . . ___ and hungry look": Shak. : ALEAN
15
Billiard shot : CAROM
20
Popular uprising : EMEUTE
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Foxhole : PIT
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Actress Thomas : MARLO
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Sharpness : ACUMEN
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Scrub : CANCEL
26
TV letters : ABC
27
Ponerology topics : EVILS
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Pine-tar product : RETENE
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Iranian sweet : CHOCOLATEHERAN
32
Match king Kreuger : IVAR
34
Home of N.Y.'s Blackbirds : LIU
35
___ buco, Italian dish : OSSO
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Simon ___, St. John the Divine carver : VERITY
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Flash of light : GLEAM
39
Coal bed : SEAM
40
Cassette : TAPE
43
Gasthaus : INN
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Washington aspic : MOUSSEATTLE
46
New York pasta : MACARONIAGARA
51
Lady Penelope Devereux : STELLA
52
Succès d'estime : PRESTIGE
53
Monad : UNIT
55
Family of Reagan's first Sec. of Treasury : REGANS
59
He lived 912 years : SETH
60
___ Tamid (synagogue lamp) : NER
61
His Monday is our Sunday : ASIAN
63
Upon : ATOP
65
Modernist : NEO
66
Pochette : KIT
68
Redacts : EMENDS
69
___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
70
Power proj. of 1933 : TVA
71
Chilean grouse : PHEASANTIAGO
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Mulct : FINE
76
Crack : CHAP
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First American in orbit : GLENN
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Boundary : METE
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Actor Vidal : OLEG
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Some Princetonians : COEDS
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Foot form : LAST
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Portion of a potion : DOSE
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Panamanian breakfast food : GRANOLAPALMA
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Hill inhabitant : ANT
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Sock exchange : BOUT
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Fit for farming : ARABLE
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Kin of bravo : OLE
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"The Facts of Life" Charlotte : RAE
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Bear, in Brest : OURS
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Like Maine woods : PINEY
94
___ Dhabi, Eastern land : ABU
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Lip : SASS
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Wrong : ERRING
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Countrified character : RURALITY
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Shocked : AGHAST
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Illinois refresher : LEMONADECATUR
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California seafood : SALMONTEREY
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Laconian clan : OBE
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A Barrymore in "E.T." : DREW
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Riyadh resident : ARAB
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Below, in Bonn : UNTEN
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Peace-loving : DOVISH
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Hero of Hindu epics : RAMA
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Constanta coin : LEU
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Gazelle gait : STOT
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New Mexican breads : TORTILLASVEGAS
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Of a trunk in a trunk : AORTAL
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Drug-culture leader in the 60's : LEARY
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King in I Kings : ASA
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Anne Brontë's "The ___ of Wildfell Hall" : TENANT
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Record holder : SLEEVE
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Rousseau classic : EMILE
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Minor minor : TOT
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Father of Spanish drama : ENCINA
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Kirstie of "Cheers" : ALLEY
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Khedive : RULER
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Ethyl chaser : ENE
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Ball-park offering : WIENER
Down
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Beak, in Bologna : BECCO
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Beijing baby sitters : AMAHS
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Comedian Jay and family : LENOS
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Uzbek corn mix : SUCCOTASHKENT
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"___ cara," Bellini aria : ATEO
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___ Lazarus, "Miss Peach" cartoonist : MELL
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Freshet : SPATE
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Husky's home ground : SIBERIA
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Whistler creation : ETCHING
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Antarctic ice shelf : AMERY
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Pahoehoe, e.g. : LAVA
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"___ bragh" : ERINGO
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Tennis term : ALL
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Most prying : NOSIEST
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Massachusetts chew : CARAMELROSE
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The maples : ACER
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Muffler menace : RUT
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Frittata : OMELET
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Lackey : MENIAL
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Musical notational sign : NEUME
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Please Nemesis : AVENGE
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Suburb of Pittsburgh : ETNA
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Rose bowl : VASE
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Concupiscence : LUST
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Hart : STAG
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Hockey's ___ Ross Trophy : ART
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Equine extremities : POINTS
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Sulawesi seaport : MANADO
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Hebrew letter : ALEPH
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Some Brit. lords : MPS
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Beatitudes verb : ARE
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Whale: Comb. form : CET
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Court follower : IER
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Penitent's activity : RUING
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Electees : INS
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Ayn Rand novel : ANTHEM
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Alternate locale for 128 Across : NEVADA
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Afternoon fare on TV : SOAPS
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Grenoble girlfriend : AMIE
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Okhotsk or Andaman : SEA
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Plath work : ARIEL
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Horse-drawn Indian vehicle : TONGA
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Golfer Woosnam : IAN
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Lay or leather attachment : ETTE
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Level : PLANAR
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Lass who got an A : HESTER
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Chanson topic : AMOUR
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Preys for jays : NESTS
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Berg detachment : FLOE
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Kansas or Massachusetts cabbage : COLESLAWRENCE
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Fierce look : GLARE
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"___ a Rose": Frimi : ONLY
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Ripken of the Orioles : CAL
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New Jersey sinker : DOUGHNUTLEY
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Inspiring intense fear : GRISLY
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Punjabi princess : RANEE
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Featherweight boxer Attell : ABE
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Tea V.I.P. : POURER
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African antelope : BONGO
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I.R.S. collection time : APR
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Neighbor of Scorpius : ARA
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Gautama : BUDDHA
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Sort of key : AIT
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Actor Erwin : STU
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An Arab rep. : SYR
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Two-syllable foot : IAMB
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Being, in France : ETRE
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Spadille, sometimes : ACE
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___ time (never) : ATNO
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One at Roanoke, e.g. : SETTLER
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Like a quodlibet : MOOT
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Preclude : OBVIATE
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U.S. lexicographer-educator: 1869-1946 : NEILSON
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Casa units : SALAS
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Leaf area : AREOLA
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Daphne turned into this tree : LAUREL
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Involve necessarily : ENTAIL
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He's Hunter on TV : DRYER
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What aristarchs do : SLATE
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Encore : AGAIN
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Shelly ___, jazz drummer : MANNE
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"There was ___ danced . . . ": Shak. : ASTAR
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Husband : SAVE
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Helmet border : ORLE
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Slumgullion : STEW
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Start of Caesar's boast : VENI
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Hill, to an Arab : TEL
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Ratite bird : EMU

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 10 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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