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New York Times, Tuesday, November 12, 1991

Author:
Tap Osborn
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
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Research area : FILES
6
Like many a hoopster : LANK
10
Pool-hall triangle : RACK
14
Teen's future status : ADULT
15
Sedgwick bio : EDIE
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Dugout : ABRI
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Northern beast : TIMBERWOLF
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Wind sound : MOAN
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Complain loudly : BEWAIL
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Way to go : ROUTE
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Maria's musical start : AVE
24
Hornblower's creator : CSFORESTER
27
Unruffled : SERENE
30
Expansive : WIDE
31
Mayhem is one : CRIME
32
Prattled : RANON
34
Some M.D.'s : GPS
37
V.P. before Ford : AGNEW
38
Put on hold : ICE
39
She comes back to Harpo : OPRAH
41
Cribbage tool : PEG
42
Shaker's partner : MOVER
44
Jamaican P.M.: 1980-89 : SEAGA
45
It holds two or three : SOFA
46
Fresh and young : VERNAL
47
Eden plant : TREEOFLIFE
52
Blaster's material : TNT
53
They're hunks : HEMEN
54
Provincial : NARROW
57
Publius Ovidius Naso : OVID
58
A top pitcher of the 1930's : LEFTYGROVE
62
Fish that's delish? : SOLE
63
Arch or molding : OGEE
64
Quatre preceder : TROIS
65
Liquid holder : EWER
66
Comment : WORD
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Mubarak's predecessor : SADAT
Down
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Diet no-no : FAT
2
March 15, in Milano : IDI
3
Moving like an elephant : LUMBERING
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North Sea feeder : ELBE
5
Mental morass : STEW
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He wrote "Dodsworth" : LEWIS
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Hermann's boss : ADOLF
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Zilch : NIL
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Languor, Arabian style : KEF
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Having branches : RAMOSE
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Circa : ABOUT
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Jalopy : CRATE
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A Mets' announcer : KINER
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The Iditarod, for one : RACE
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Rudolph has one : REDNOSE
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Musical org. : ASCAP
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Edge : VERGE
25
He's got a title : OWNER
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"___ Bravo," 1959 Wayne film : RIO
28
Scottish uncle : EME
29
Sky sliver : NEWMOON
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Opponent : RIVAL
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Serve with verve : ACE
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"American Gothic" artist : GRANTWOOD
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Irreligious one : PAGAN
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"Thou ___ not . . . " : SHALT
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For each : PER
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On a holiday : OFF
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Homophone for cedar : SEEDER
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Intensely : VERY
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They are over there : THOSE
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Pledge anew : REVOW
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Ezio's big role : EMILE
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Deduce : INFER
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Written on the wind : FATED
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They make up divs. : RGTS
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Odd, in Edinburgh : ORRA
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Cartoonist David : LOW
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Personality : EGO
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Caesar's way : VIA
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Bangor time : EST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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