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New York Times, Monday, November 4, 1991

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0 Grid is asymmetric.
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,336
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Dam site in Egypt : ASWAN
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Ship section : PROW
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"Mona ___" : LISA
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Legal document : LEASE
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City once called Lake's Crossing : RENO
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Yemeni seaport : ADEN
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Bulldozer : EARTHMOVER
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Barber's cry : NEXT
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Where Twain often summered : ELMIRA
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Irritate : IRK
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Weekly portions : DAYS
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Shoshoneans : UTES
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Sun or Bloom : SOL
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Shake ___ (hurry) : ALEG
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Migration : TREK
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Untidiness : MUSS
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Young salmon : PARR
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Within: Comb. form : ENDO
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Diminish : ABATE
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Raids : INROADS
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Child's game : MARBLES
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Clean thoroughly : SCOUR
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Trudged : TROD
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On a par : EVEN
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Pyle or Kovacs : ERNIE
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Koch and Sullivan : EDS
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Actor's part : ROLE
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Dental deg. : DDS
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Chicken's delight? : COOP
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It's on the barrelhead : CASH
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Snoop : PRY
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Entrees : ROASTS
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Margarine : OLEO
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Very lowest level : ROCKBOTTOM
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Finger adornment : RING
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Unemployed : IDLE
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Longest French river : LOIRE
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Bottom lines : NETS
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Future adult : TEEN
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High old time : SPREE
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Sheltered at sea : ALEE
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Arctic barker? : SEAL
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Affectionate : WARM
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Italian wine center : ASTI
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Jacket named for a memorable Hindu : NEHRU
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Golf-club V.I.P. : PRO
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Emended : REVISED
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Nonpareil person : ONER
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Labors : WORKS
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No sailor he : LANDLUBBER
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Bright thought : IDEA
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Erotic : SEXY
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Insects not found in Antarctica : ANTS
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Entangled : MATTED
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Lubitsch of filmdom : ERNST
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"The Tentmaker" : OMAR
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Sacred bull of Memphis : APIS
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Ivanhoe's weapon : LANCE
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Mistake : ERROR
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Woodchucks : GROUNDHOGS
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Indonesian island famed for giant lizards : KOMODO
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Military salute : SALVO
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Symbol of rigidity : STEEL
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Thrall of yore : ESNE
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Dry : ARID
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Collect in condensed form, as gases : ADSORB
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Put into use anew : RECYCLE
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Lively intelligence : ESPRIT
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Suburban status symbols : POOLS
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Toe woe : CORN
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"It's a Sin to Tell ___" : ALIE
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Forwarded : SENT
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Took a taxi : RODE
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Surmounting : ATOP
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Agitate : STIR
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Sped : TORE
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Peter Pan adversary : SMEE
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Author Kesey : KEN

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