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New York Times, Monday, November 11, 1991

Author:
Wilson McBeath
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Wilson McBeath has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,343
Across
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Plaintiff's activity : SUING
6
Oily stone : SHALE
11
O.D. wearers : GIS
14
Smith's purchase : ANVIL
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Paint tester : TONER
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Port. monetary unit : ESC
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Mich. city + Iowa city : WAYNENEWTON
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Neb. Indian : OTO
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Actress Patricia et al. : NEALS
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Slip-up : ERROR
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"Cats," e.g. : MUSICAL
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Rectangle, for one : ISOGON
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Bryan or Webster : ORATOR
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"Panama ___" : HATTIE
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___ macabre : DANSE
32
Chromosome units : GENES
33
Draft org. : SSS
36
Handy one : ANDY
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Vituperates : RANTS
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A porgy : SCUP
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Actress Myrna : LOY
40
Laissez-___ : FAIRE
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Picked : CHOSE
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Petite : DAINTY
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Convalescent : SHUTIN
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Homecoming honorees : ALUMNI
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Biased : SLANTED
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Five: Comb. form : PENTA
49
Kind of energy : SOLAR
51
Felt shoe : PAC
52
French city + Mich. city : NANCYWALKER
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___ rule (generally) : ASA
59
Box : CRATE
60
Plow pioneer : DEERE
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Author Deighton : LEN
62
Guest or Poe : EDGAR
63
Thralls of yore : ESNES
Down
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Adage : SAW
2
Actress Merkel : UNA
3
Prestigious league : IVY
4
Author Anaïs : NIN
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Chicago suburb : GLENCOE
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Go silently : STEAL
7
Ululate : HOWL
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Pismires : ANTS
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Composer Delibes : LEO
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Borgnine and Hemingway : ERNESTS
11
N.Y. lake + Okla. peak : GEORGESCOTT
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"This ___ butch for be!": Kipling : ISTOO
13
Disdain : SCORN
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Close : NEAR
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"Vive le ___" : ROI
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Of manner : MODAL
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Heavens: Comb. form : URANO
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Me. river + Okla. city : SANDYDUNCAN
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___-bitsy : ITSY
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Residents of: Suffix : ITES
29
Fonda or Ford : HENRY
30
Part of A.M. : ANTE
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Trot or pace : GAIT
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"If You Knew ___ . . . " : SUSIE
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Use a credit card : SPEND
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Sari wearer : RANI
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Eschew : SHUN
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Supply capital : FINANCE
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Blatant pretense : CHARADE
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Sum total: Abbr. : AMT
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Side dish : SLAW
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Horrify : APPAL
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Hire : LEASE
47
More guileful : SLYER
49
Obstacle : SNAG
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Eight: Comb. form : OCTA
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Dull follower : ARD
54
Brown of renown : LES
55
Murray or Berry : KEN
56
Before, in poesy : ERE
57
Musical notes : RES

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

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