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New York Times, Wednesday, November 27, 1991

20-Across : Lewis E. Lawes was one

Author:
Patricia A. Cevaal
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,359
Across
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Phoenician god : BAAL
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Elmer and Elsie's baby : CALF
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Drinks like a kitten : LAPS
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Border on a knight's shield : ORLE
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Fla. golf tournament : DORAL
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Affirm : AVOW
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Loesser's transportation in 1948? : SLOWBOATTOCHINA
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Cockpit occupants : COPILOTS
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Lewis E. Lawes was one : WARDEN
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Ditto : SAME
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Play the lottery : BET
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With, in Bonn : MIT
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With "Little," Prince's transportation in 1983? : REDCORVETTE
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Doted on : ADORED
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Poem for singing : LAY
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Loose, crumbly earth : MARL
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Do an upholsterer's job anew : REPAD
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___-relief : BAS
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Like measles, mumps, etc. : VIRAL
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Norman city : CAEN
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Louis XIV, for one : ROI
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Harangue : TIRADE
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With "The," Gus Bailey's transportation in 1917? : OLDGREYMARE
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Cambodian coin : SEN
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Terminus : END
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Comic Carvey : DANA
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Actress Vivian from Newark : BLAINE
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Clarinetist Pete : FOUNTAIN
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Beatles' transportation in 1966? : YELLOWSUBMARINE
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Lacquered metalware : TOLE
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Befuddled : ATSEA
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Annoys : IRKS
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Wife of Geraint : ENID
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Wine sediment : LEES
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Kind of moss : PEAT
Down
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Winter pear : BOSC
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A Guthrie : ARLO
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Drooping : ALOP
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Alice's creator : LEWIS
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Covered with dust : COATED
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Crafts' partner : ARTS
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Opposite of long. : LAT
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Bombastic : FLOWERY
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He played the Cowardly Lion : LAHR
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Craving eagerly : AVID
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Corn bread : PONE
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Tchaikovsky's "___ Lake" : SWAN
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Star-crossed : DOOMED
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Sounded like a boom box : BLARED
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Means of home entertainment: Abbr. : CATV
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Constricting scarves? : BOAS
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O'Neill's "___ Millions" : MARCO
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Perfect : IDEAL
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Hit the bottle : TOPED
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Forty-niner's property : CLAIM
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Aga's associate : EMIR
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Gogol's "___ Bulba" : TARAS
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Wall Street transaction : TRADE
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Burstyn or Glasgow : ELLEN
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Called by phone : RANG
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Cassidy portrayer : BOYD
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It's Wien to Austrians : VIENNA
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Publisher's notice : RENEWAL
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Shock : TRAUMA
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Gambling mecca : RENO
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Unburnt bricks : ADOBES
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Anchor position : ATRIP
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Computer unit : BYTE
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Novelist Uris : LEON
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There: Sp. : ALLI
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"___ Three Lives" : ILED
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Melt together : FUSE
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Yorkshire river : AIRE
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Durante's "___ Dinka Doo" : INKA
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Snuggery : NEST
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Sault ___ Marie : STE

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

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