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ANIMAL SOUNDS

New York Times, Sunday, December 15, 1991

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 652 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,377
Across
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Early N.A. money : WAMPUM
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Board : TABLE
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Better : AMEND
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___ facto : IPSO
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Director May : ELAINE
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Conspirator against Peter III : ORLOV
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A Montague : ROMEO
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Pippin : SEED
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Tundra hairdresser? : STYLINGMOOSE
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Wildebeest country? : GNUENGLAND
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Cat's-paw : TOOL
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Lie adjacent to : ABUT
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Lacks : NEEDS
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Gather : AMASS
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Farm towers : SILOS
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Shorthander : STENO
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Hack of baseball : STAN
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Aspirin compound : APC
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Keep ___ on : ANEYE
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Trumpeter from New Orleans : HIRT
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Grew tall and thin : SPINDLED
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Witnesses : BEHOLDS
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Napoleon won here: 1796 : LODI
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Game divided into chukkers : POLO
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"And ___ bed": Pepys : SOTO
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Street sign : ONEWAY
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Funny weasel? : PEEWEEERMINE
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Pi follower : RHO
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Overturn : UPEND
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Turkish royal court : DIVAN
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___ E. Lee: Abbr. : ROBT
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Draw ___ on (aim at) : ABEAD
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Indian matting : TAT
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Tea treats : SCONES
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Glissade : SLIDE
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Kind of knot : GRANNY
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Map line: Abbr. : LAT
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No longer ahead : OVERTAKEN
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Come to know : REALIZE
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Breathe hard : HEAVE
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Actress Arthur : BEA
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"___ Remember," 1960 song : TRYTO
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English dry-goods dealers : DRAPERS
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Beach find : DRIFTWOOD
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Stallone's nickname : SLY
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Dried grape : RAISIN
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Immaculate : CLEAN
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One on the payroll : EARNER
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Actor from Prague : LOM
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Ouphs : ELVES
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Jean Kerr's "Lunch ___" : HOUR
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Blanches : PALES
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Simulacrum : IMAGE
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Reckless Olympian : ATE
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Birds in the walls? : HEATINGDUCKS
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Grudge : ANIMUS
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Buzzing insects : DORS
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Matches : PITS
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Tie down securely : LASH
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Cronyn and Tandy, often : COSTARS
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In a natty way : SNAPPILY
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Fellies : RIMS
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Highland lord : THANE
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Hordeolum : STY
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Regions of shifting sands : REGS
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Kern show : SUNNY
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McMahon's drawn-out word : HERES
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Brenda or Bart : STARR
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Singer Baker : ANITA
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Miler Andersson : ARNE
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Crew cut's antithesis : AFRO
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Very early bird? : CROWMAGNON
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Buffalo celebration? : BISONTENNIAL
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Hang around : LOLL
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Esposa de su padre : MADRE
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Cleo or Frankie : LAINE
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A star in Anaheim : MINNIE
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Functions : USES
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Caught sight of : SPIED
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Enroll : ENTER
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Tripods : STANDS
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Shrine Bowl team : WEST
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___ sax : ALTO
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B.L.T. option : MAYO
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Bolus : PILL
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Prefix with corn : UNI
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Chess pieces : MEN
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Hoyden : TOMBOY
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Wake : AROUSE
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Escutcheon stain : BLOT
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___ Alamos : LOS
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Twilight : EVENTIDE
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Silvery : ARGENT
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"___ Cane," Jacopetti film : MONDO
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Big birds : EMUS
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Society-page word : NEE
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Handout : DONATION
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Manhattan and Roanoke : ISLANDS
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Pod contents : PEAS
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There are 100 in D.C. : SENS
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Anomalous : ODD
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Fragrant marsh shrubs : GALES
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Role for Zimbalist Jr. : GMAN
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Spooky : EERIE
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Buffet features : SALADS
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___ 500 : INDY
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Displayed : SHOWN
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Bowler's problem : SPLIT
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Circa : ABOUT
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Correspondent of a sort : PENPAL
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Song-and-dance cat? : CHEETAHRIVERA
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Serious : SOMBER
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Pack animals from Santa Monica? : LORENZOLLAMAS
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Colorless, odorless gas : ETHANE
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Early TV surname : DOODY
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Hold the deed on : OWN
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Smallest amount : LEAST
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Nudge : PROD
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Yearn : PINE
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Perpetually : EVER
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Innisfail : ERIN
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Jubal ___ of the C.S.A. : EARLY
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English Channel port : DOVER
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Lures : BAITS
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Thirteen witches : COVEN
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Ball of yarn : SKEIN
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Page : LEAF
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En ___ : GARDE
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Backcomb : TEASE
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Steinbeck siren : ABRA
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Short jackets : ETONS
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Foolishly affected : APISH
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A Bond portrayer : DALTON
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Chief engineer on the Enterprise : SCOTTY
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Actor Bruce : DERN
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Impart knowledge : TEACH
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Four balls : WALK
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Prospectors' objectives : ORES
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Cultured-milk product : YOGURT
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Enjoys literature : READS
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San ___ Obispo : LUIS
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Washes out suds : RINSES
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Disorderly : MESSY
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Greets : HAILS
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Owl's shipmate : PUSSY
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Inst. near Harvard : MIT
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Bits of wit : EPIGRAMS
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Flash : GLINT
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Outrageous : DAMNABLE
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Super : AONE
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Straggles : SPRAWLS
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Insert mark : CARET
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Short wave : PERM
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Like the Roman Forum : RUINED
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Sovereignty : THRONE
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Actress Marilu : HENNER
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Rhonchus : SNORE
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B'way hit signs : SROS
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Metal used for trays : TOLE
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"___ sae weary . . . ": Burns : ANDI
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" . . . ___ is in Heaven" : ASIT
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Donizetti's "___ Bolena" : ANNA
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Lahti resident : FINN
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Surprise from Francis Marion : RAID
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Fronton shouts : OLES
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Actor Gulager : CLU
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Lacuna : GAP
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Golfer Woosnam : IAN
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Quartet in "A Midsummer-Night's Dream" : EMS
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Unit of luminous intensity : NIT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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