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New York Times, Sunday, November 17, 1991

Author:
June A. Boggs
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 673 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 137, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 15, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,349
Across
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Hog feed : MAST
5
Botswana boss : BWANA
10
Honchos : CHIEFS
16
Spread out : SPLAY
21
Claudia ___ Johnson : ALTA
22
Carlos Saavedra ___, 1936 Nobelist for Peace : LAMAS
23
Attentive, in Lanark : TENTIE
24
___ chose (a trifle) : PEUDE
25
Missing ring : COURTOFAPS
27
Convertible : RAGTOP
28
Poets Sexton and Marx : ANNES
29
Persevered : HUNGON
30
Dickens clerk : HEEP
32
Lower a spar : REEF
33
Wrinkles, to botanists : RUGAE
34
" . . . black as the ___ of night": Read : STEEDS
36
Philly's transit system : SEPTA
38
Rounders : WASTRELS
41
Truncated trunk covering : THELEYSOFBROADWAY
45
Good times : UPS
48
Emulate Henry : ORATE
49
Gas plant's family : RUE
50
Suffix with rend or vend : ITION
51
Sec.-largest planet : SAT
54
Out-and-out : TOTAL
56
___ mind (remember) : BEARIN
58
Mother of Apollo : LETO
59
Calcutta cigarette : BIRI
60
A Plummer from N.Y.C. : AMANDA
62
Auditions : READSFOR
65
Ai-ling and Mei-ling : SOONGS
67
Certain bottom lines : HEMS
68
Showy plant : PHLOX
71
Politico Landon : ALF
72
Porcelain ware : LIMOGES
73
Inspiration for W. C. Bryant : GENTIAN
75
Prohibited : TABU
77
Vienna, to Hans : WIEN
78
Kokoon : GNU
79
Thespian Thomas : MARLO
81
No big theory connector : THEWHOLESHE
84
Galled : IRATE
86
Master, in Mexico : AMO
87
Fetor : ODOR
89
Cod cousin : HAKE
90
Type of screw hook : PIGTAIL
92
Ploverlike bird of Asia : COURSER
94
___ vivant : BON
95
Waterfront inn : BOTEL
96
Staff symbol : CLEF
99
Skate blade : RUNNER
100
Draggletail : SLATTERN
103
Be united : COHERE
105
Ampersands : ANDS
106
Aleutian island : ATTU
108
Summit : APOGEE
111
Early TV sensation : BERLE
112
Cato's 105 Across : ETS
113
Close, poetically : ANEAR
114
Page instrn. : PTO
115
Greeks' Greece : ELLAS
117
Still : YET
118
Buzz off : ENGELBERTPERDINCK
122
Hawk aggressively : OVERSELL
125
Senior member : DOYEN
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ACTION is one : AGENCY
129
What some subscribers do : RENEW
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Gide's "___ Die" : IFIT
132
Snorri Sturluson work : EDDA
135
James Wright's predecessor : ONEILL
137
Constellation Grus : CRANE
138
Ericaceous shrub : AZALEA
140
Muffled thud : MOBILEALAA
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"Landlord of New York" : ASTOR
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Descry : DETECT
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Reunion in Dallas, e.g. : ARENA
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Force : DINT
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Pothers : STEWS
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Carol starter : ADESTE
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Chute material : NYLON
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Solomonic seasoning? : SAGE
Down
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Jet-speed unit : MACH
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Fraternal baseball trio : ALOUS
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Dwarf : STUNT
4
Quintain : TARGET
5
Beauty-shop comparative : BLONDER
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Service person at Lackland base : WAF
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Maid in Japan : AMAH
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Scruff : NAPE
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Measure : ASSESS
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Linc. is one : CTR
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" . . . ___ still a moment": Poe : HEARTBE
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Functioning continuously : INGEAR
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Kitchen extension : ETTE
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Yell out : FIOFWATER
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No. 9 on a menology : SEP
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Austere : SPARTAN
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Dearth : PENURY
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Rush; charge : LUNGE
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Cut ___ (transact) : ADEAL
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Sycophants' oft-used words : YESES
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Slight advantage : TOEHOLD
31
Bradley campus site : PEORIA
35
Puncheon : SLAB
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Pound, in Bayreuth : PFUND
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Colliers' entry : ADIT
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Actress Kurtz : SWOOSIE
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It precedes automne : ETE
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From the ___ (long time) : YEARONE
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___ catechumens : OILOF
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Locale of Rainbow Bridge : UTAH
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Quince or pear : POME
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Dismiss pong's partner : STAMGROUNDS
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Don't give a ___ : SINGGALLERY
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Silvery white : ARGENT
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Epithelium : TISSUE
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Photographer Adams : ANSEL
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Mardi Gras V.I.P. : REX
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Half a blunder : BOO
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Disposed : APT
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Fla. cape : SABLE
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Fishing net : FLUE
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"___ vincit amor" : OMNIA
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Haphazardly, with "miss" : HITOR
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He played in "Waiting for Godot" : LAHR
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Faithful : LIEGE
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Headstall's kin : NOOSE
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U.N.'s U ___ : THANT
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Acey-deucy : AOK
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Particle : WHIT
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"Oklahoma!" star in 1955 : MACRAE
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Aggregate : AMOUNT
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Mountie's command : WHOA
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Mooch : SPONGER
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Nouveau ___ : RICHE
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Make mad : DERANGE
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It's provided by 93 Down : TLC
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O.R. personnel : RNS
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Book-jacket item : BLURB
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Soul chaser: Abbr. : BRO
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First name in "sleuthery" : ERLE
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Trilbies : FEET
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Suppressed sob : STALLIZED
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Ill-kempt : TATTY
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Epic poetry : EPOPEE
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Fescennine : OBSCENE
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Sesame : TEEL
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Old times, old style : ELD
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Lamb of pork fame : ELIA
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"Jeopardy" offerings : ANSWERS
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Forfend : PROTECT
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Luanda native : ANGOLAN
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Heretofore : ERENOW
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Curule-chair occupants : EDILES
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Certain minstrel : ENDMAN
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Works clay : KNEADS
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Predatory dolphins : ORCAS
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Former Russian measure : VERST
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Maternal kin : ENATE
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Lashes : CILIA
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Double this for a perfume : YLANG
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Lot : FATE
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Lobster boat : DORY
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A co-inventor of cordite : ABEL
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Cunctatious : LATE
138
"Bleak House" lass : ADA
139
Mischievous Olympian : ATE
141
Lifesaver of myth : INO

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 11 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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