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New York Times, Tuesday, November 5, 1991

26-Across : Henley races

Author:
Michael A. Rampino
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F H J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Michael A. Rampino has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,337
Across
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First Zodiac sign : ARIES
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Seventh zodiac sign : LIBRA
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Educational TV channel : PBS
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Give new courage to : REMAN
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Hunter on high : ORION
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Legislative act : LAW
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Tenth zodiac sign: Lat. : CAPRICORNUS
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Altar on high : ARA
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"___ to Liberty" by Shelley : ODE
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Sit : POSE
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Ringed planet : SATURN
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Inform : TELL
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Henley races : REGATTAS
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Longing : YEN
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Synod : MEETING
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Visionary : STARRYEYED
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Sewing gathering : BEE
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Nut for pies : PECAN
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Meet a poker bet : SEE
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Brilliance : ECLAT
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Kind of meal : OAT
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Dreamers : STARGAZERS
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Estate administrator : TRUSTEE
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Merkel of the movies : UNA
50
Landing field : AIRDROME
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Half diams. : RADS
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Bassanio's love : PORTIA
59
"Bei Mir ___ Du Schön" : BIST
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Fifth zodiac sign : LEO
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Sash : OBI
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In a heedful way : ATTENTIVELY
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Homophone for lee : LEA
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Gaggle members : GEESE
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The ___ Decade (1890's) : MAUVE
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Popeye's Olive : OYL
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Lawn tool : EDGER
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Play direction : ENTER
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Historic town in Tamil Nadu : ARCOT
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Aptly named novelist : READE
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Drive forward : IMPEL
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Site for a drum : EAR
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Saucy girl : SNIP
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Lax : LOOSE
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Type of vb. : IRREG
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Place for coal : BIN
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Driven out : ROUSTED
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Having handles : ANSATE
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Seemingly true : PLAUSIBLE
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Roseanne of TV : BARR
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Constellation Cygnus : SWAN
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Trite : CORNY
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Make knotted lace : TAT
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Harp on high : LYRA
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Arabian potentate : AMEER
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Piscivorous bird : ERN
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Approach : NEAR
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Obtains : GETS
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Macula : SPOT
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Spree : TEAR
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Of life-expectancy calculation : ACTUARIAL
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Perfume ingredient : ESTER
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Affirmative vote : YEA
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Suffix with Tartar : EAN
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Peter or Ivan : CZAR
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Tranquilized : SEDATED
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Hotel patron : GUEST
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Have a session : SIT
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Medic's sorting process : TRIAGE
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Corpulent : OBESE
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Collier : MINER
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Native Alaskan : ALEUT
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Probe : DELVE
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"Street Scene" painter : SOYER
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Game or traveler : POLO
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Mind : OBEY
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Clock : TIME
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One-year-old sheep : TEG
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Army advance unit : VAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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