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New York Times, Wednesday, November 20, 1991

Author:
William E. Heinemann
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
William E. Heinemann has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,352
Across
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Great number : HOST
5
Was defeated : LOST
9
Ancient Greek contest : AGON
13
Choir voices : ALTI
14
Chanson subject : AMOUR
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Author Vidal : GORE
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A legendary septet : SEAS
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Conference site: 1945 : YALTA
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Wise ones : OWLS
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Behave boisterously : HORSEAROUND
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Biting : HOT
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Archeological finds : URNS
25
Soldiers : TROOPS
27
Contrive : SCHEME
30
Set upon : ASSAIL
32
Mohammed's son-in-law : ALI
33
Color-changing lizard : AGAMA
35
Sanctify : BLESS
38
Squeals : RATS
40
Statistician's product : GRAPH
42
Ghillie or sollaret : SHOE
43
Map within a map : INSET
45
Balance-sheet entry : ASSET
47
"___ pro nobis" : ORA
48
Dwarfs in folklore : TROLLS
50
Nutty or fruity confection : NOUGAT
52
Flammable gas : ETHANE
54
Candid : OPEN
55
Kind of detector : LIE
56
62
He played a lion : LAHR
64
Memento : RELIC
65
"Judith" composer : ARNE
66
Dies ___ : IRAE
67
Strike sharply : SNICK
68
Windmill part : VANE
69
States : SAYS
70
Tarkington's "The World ___ Move" : DOES
71
Woeful cry : ALAS
Down
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Jumble : HASH
2
Grocery item : OLEO
3
Prima donna : STAR
4
Interconnected series : TISSUE
5
Bomb on Broadway : LAYANEGG
6
Sharif and Khayyám : OMARS
7
Composition for one : SOLO
8
Susan Jaffe's wear : TUTU
9
Gone by : AGO
10
Shoot the works : GOWHOLEHOG
11
Ship's lowest deck : ORLOP
12
Hotbeds : NESTS
15
Talks gibberish : RANTS
21
Writer Bombeck : ERMA
22
Humdrum : DRAB
26
Grant Wood medium : OILS
27
Ranee's wear : SARI
28
Highlanders' group : CLAN
29
Sacks out : HITSTHEHAY
30
Pile up : AMASS
31
Fools : SAPS
34
Inland sea : ARAL
36
Carolina rail : SORA
37
Ottoman : SEAT
39
Evening on the Tevere : SERA
41
Nags persistently : HENPECKS
44
Chinese association : TONG
46
Little piggies? : TOES
49
Sly looks : LEERS
51
Quebec bay or peninsula : UNGAVA
52
Burks of baseball : ELLIS
53
Coronet : TIARA
54
In the bag : ONICE
57
Mind : TEND
58
Medley : OLIO
59
Like Dr. Sabin's vaccine : ORAL
60
Soprano Moffo : ANNA
61
Gadgets for Faldo : TEES
63
Legal matter : RES

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