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New York Times, Saturday, December 14, 1991

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,376

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Across
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Encourage burglary : ABET
5
Some arias : SOLI
9
English river : AVON
13
Tzara's art cult : DADA
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Rugged rocks : CRAGS
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Herrick's "Cherry ___" : RIPE
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Killer of Eric IV : ABEL
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Rust-fungi spores : AECIA
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With, in Avignon : AVEC
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Leroy Anderson music : SYNCOPATEDCLOCK
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Beach south of Santa Monica : REDONDO
24
London store : HARRODS
28
Native of Luzon : ILOCANO
33
Vigorously : AMAIN
34
Expert : ACE
35
He loves, to Cato : AMAT
36
Aaron Copland work, with "A" : LINCOLNPORTRAIT
40
Chill : AGUE
41
Aged: Lat. abbr. : AET
42
Other, in Abruzzi : ALTRO
43
Catherine Malfitano, e.g. : SOPRANO
45
Director Jules and family : DASSINS
47
Ceramists : POTTERS
49
Leonard Bernstein work : TROUBLEINTAHITI
57
Step to success : RUNG
58
Turkish statesman : INONU
59
Of grandparents : AVAL
60
James biographer : EDEL
61
Niamey is its capital : NIGER
62
Close an oxford : LACE
63
Weird : EERY
64
London louts : CADS
65
Teammate of Stan the Man : ENOS
Down
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Huxtable and Rehan : ADAS
2
Broadway musical: 1983 : BABY
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She wrote "The Salamanca Drum" : EDEN
4
Soft mineral : TALC
5
Got away, once : SCAPED
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Mountain nymphs : OREADS
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Milk: Comb. form : LACTO
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Sanitary, in Italia : IGIENICO
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Brackish Soviet sea : ARAL
10
Lively, to Lizst : VIVO
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Oil gp. : OPEC
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This goes to your head : NECK
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Hunt-club supplier : SADDLER
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Black Bears' home : ORONO
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Cote sound : COO
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Memorable Chicago coach : HALAS
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Friendly hombre : AMIGO
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Let bills accumulate : RANUP
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Kitchen utensil : RICER
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Lewis and Carlton : CARLS
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Cremona notable : AMATI
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Scottish seaside resort : NAIRN
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Four Holy Roman emperors : OTTOS
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Appropriate : APT
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Ointment base : LANOLIN
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Retaining juvenile characteristics : NEOTENIC
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Tax, in Torino : TASSA
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P.D. alert : APB
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Lived in a lair : DENNED
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Rodzinski and Rubinstein : ARTURS
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Autry's birthplace in Tex. : TIOGA
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Deodar or baobab : TREE
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Boorish : RUDE
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Lollapalooza : ONER
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Like Andersen's duckling : UGLY
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Irwin of golf : HALE
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Lendl of tennis : IVAN
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Filled tortilla : TACO
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Seine sights : ILES

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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