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Robert H. Wolfe
Robert H. Wolfe

New York Times, Friday, November 22, 1991

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Robert H. Wolfe has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles and 60 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,354
Across
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Baby Jane portrayer : BETTE
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Malacca : CANE
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Use a dipper : LADE
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Benefit : AVAIL
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Game-show host Trebek : ALEX
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"African Queen" screenwriter : AGEE
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Ranee's garment : SAREE
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"Norma Rae" director : RITT
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Pen pen : CELL
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Start of a verse : DRIVINGTORENO
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Chow follower : MEIN
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Southwestern "bread" : DINERO
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Deserved reward : DUE
27
Verse: Part II : IRESOLVEDTOPASS
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C.I.A. predecessor : OSS
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Topknot locale : HEAD
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Applications : USES
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CCLV x X : MMDL
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Waggery : JEST
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Lhasa holy man : LAMA
40
Tender : SORE
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Top piece of a sort : BRA
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Verse: Part III : APOSTERTHATREAD
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E.M.T.'s action : CPR
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Painter Jan and family : STEENS
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Silk from Assam : ERIA
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End of verse : EATHEREGETGAS
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Hawthorne product : TALE
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___ contendere : NOLO
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___ hand (humbly) : HATIN
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Son of Hera : ARES
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Elbe feeder : ISER
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Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
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Ahem's cousin : PSST
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Indiv. of mixed ancestry : MEST
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Cuneus : WEDGE
Down
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Oh, what a relief it is! : BAS
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Dodgers : EVADERS
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Dillydallies : TARRIES
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Connections : TIEINS
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Hgt. : ELEV
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Shrovetide : CARNIVAL
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Did a front-end job : ALIGNED
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Made, finally : NETTED
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Gouge : EXTORT
10
Alençon, e.g. : LACE
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Dockets : AGENDAS
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Exterminate, in a way : DELOUSE
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An apodan : EEL
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Lolled : IDLED
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Kanga's Baby ___ : ROO
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"O Sole ___" : MIO
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Letter for Reeve or Reeves : ESS
28
Resistance unit : OHM
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Call's opposite : PUT
33
Bell and Kettle : MAS
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Noted British general (full name) : JOHNGORT
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Obliterate : ERASE
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Defeat a bridge bid : SET
37
Resin : LAC
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Looms or seems : APPEARS
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Mental attitudes : MORALES
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Family of Addison's partner : STEELES
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Dressed down : BERATED
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Action in a poker game : RAISING
43
Nabokov novel : ADA
45
ACTH relative : TSH
46
For, for Fabius : ETENIM
47
Surfaced again : REROSE
48
Wine and dine : REGALE
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Rorschach is one : TEST
54
Unbend : THAW
55
Open a keg : TAP
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Barbara Bush, ___ Pierce : NEE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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