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New York Times, Wednesday, October 23, 1991

35-Down : It often counts

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,324
Across
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CCC : GRAB
5
Carrara coins : LIRE
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Matinee hero : IDOL
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Biblical peak : NEBO
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Fruit drink : CIDER
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Illegality : NONO
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Window-box bloom : PETUNIA
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Restaurant : EATERY
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"___ of the Sun ... ," 1935 song : EAST
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Greek peak : OSSA
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Turn aside : SWERVE
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Aerial : ANTENNA
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Cousin of nope : NIX
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Follow : ENSUE
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Scalawag : SCAMP
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"Hansen and Gretel" prop : OVEN
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For all, to Verdi : TUTTI
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Abu Dhabi leader : EMIR
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Ky. college : BEREA
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Inclined : PRONE
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Folk-forming suffix : ESE
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Hockey's ___ Cup : STANLEY
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Like partly melted snow : SLOSHY
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Layer : TIER
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Abound : TEEM
50
"___ Girl ... ," 1911 song : IWANTA
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Home of the Big Red : CORNELL
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Bird, to Pliny : AVIS
60
Skips : OMITS
61
Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Monocle part : LENS
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Boy, in Bilbao : NINO
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YYY : SAGE
Down
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U.S. economy gauge : GNP
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Enlist again : REUP
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Fit : ABLE
4
Runaway horse, e.g. : BOLTER
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Restrict : LIMIT
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Thought : IDEA
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Car of yesteryear : REO
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Screenwriter Lehman : ERNEST
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Example : INSTANCE
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Subsistence : DOLE
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Unique soul : ONER
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Sluggish : LOGY
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Permission : CONSENT
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Urbane : SUAVE
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Lessens : EASES
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___ a customer : ONETO
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One with a superiority complex : SNOB
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Some Windsor women : WIVES
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Put forth effort : EXERT
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"In the Heat of the Night" actor : AUTRY
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Monikers : NAMES
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Some Mennonites : AMISH
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Really nifty : SUPER
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Quarry : PREY
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It often counts : NEATNESS
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Newspaper extras : INSERTS
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Writer Loos : ANITA
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Actress Verdugo : ELENA
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Lure : LEADON
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Conclusions : OMEGAS
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Silverheels role : TONTO
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Type type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Undulation : WAVE
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Related : AKIN
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First base man? : CAIN
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Actress Olin : LENA
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Yearn : LONG
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Stonewall J. taught here : VMI
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Grant, to Lee : FOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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