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New York Times, Tuesday, December 10, 1991

Author:
Melvin Kenworthy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 14, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Melvin Kenworthy has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,372
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Sell tickets illegally : SCALP
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June honorees : DADS
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Tell all : BLAB
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Part of A.F.L. : LABOR
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Mediterranean feeder : EBRO
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The ___ of Riley : LIFE
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Hippodrome : ARENA
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Topsoil : LOAM
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Gardener's asset : GREENTHUMB
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Sonny's ex : CHER
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Numismatist's prize : COIN
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Glacial ridges : ESKERS
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Representations : IMAGES
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Pub game : DARTS
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Treaty acronym : NATO
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Mozart's "___ fan tutte" : COSI
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"It takes ___ o' livin' . . . ": Guest : AHEAP
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Outstanding : STELLAR
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Purplish-red : MAGENTA
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Cronyn's wife : TANDY
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Letters from Greece : ETAS
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Wipe clean : ERASE
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Be contrite : REPENT
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Finishing tool : PLANER
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Buy ___ in a poke : APIG
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Cicero's city : ROMA
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Misleading clue : REDHERRING
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. . . bug in ___ : ARUG
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Lamb's pen name : ELIA
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Phantasmal : EERIE
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Cancel : DELE
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Pearl Buck book : SONS
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Milano's La ___ : SCALA
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Standout : ONER
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Buster Brown's dog : TIGE
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Beef source : STEER
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Dross : SLAG
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Singer Vikki ___ : CARR
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Busy as ___ : ABEE
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Isolated : LONE
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Cavort : PRANCE
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City on the Jumna : DELHI
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Teems : ABOUNDS
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Sixty grains : DRAM
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Gloomy : SOMBER
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Deviant in a group : BLACKSHEEP
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Flexible : LITHE
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Subsequent to : AFTER
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Stock-market figures : BEARS
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Puccini heroine : TOSCA
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Kind of party : STAG
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M.I.T. is one : INST
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___ Hari : MATA
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" . . . ___ o'clock scholar" : ATEN
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Retiree : GOLDENAGER
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Intentions : AIMS
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Cinnebar and bauxite : ORES
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Being: Sp. : ENTE
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___ end (over) : ATAN
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One of the tenses : PAST
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Harp relative : LYRE
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Lofty nest : AERIE
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School subject : READING
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Police action : ARREST
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Emerge : EGRESS
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Madrid museum : PRADO
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Signora Ponti : LOREN
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Stubborn as ___ : AMULE
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Stage : PHASE
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French saint : ELOI
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A parallelogram: Abbr. : RECT
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Green shade : NILE
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Equipment : GEAR

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