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New York Times, Monday, December 30, 1991

Author:
Fred Toole
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1
Fred Toole has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,392
Across
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Rim : EDGE
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Pindaric poems : ODES
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Robin Hood's Allan-___ : ADALE
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Paper measure : REAM
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Unmannerly : RUDE
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Give in to : DEFER
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Postmeridian period : AFTERNOON
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River in a Burns poem : AFTON
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Hi-fi equipment : STEREOS
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Compound used in synthetic rubber : STYRENE
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Gangster's gun : GAT
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Cee follower : DEE
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Mine deposits : ORES
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Late bloomer : ASTER
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Right a wrong : REDRESS
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College cheers : RAHS
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Gear part : COG
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TV anchorman : RATHER
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___ de France : ILE
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Scud destroyer : PATRIOT
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"___ pro nobis" : ORA
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Town in Conn. : DARIEN
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Timetable abbr. : ARR
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Year in Louis VII's reign : MCLI
44
Fencer's call : ENGARDE
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Made bread : BAKED
47
Kipling's "To ___, a bone . . . " : ARAG
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Actress Grant : LEE
50
Dracula's enemy : SUN
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Give new energy to : REFRESH
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Street: Ger. : STRASSE
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Lute of India : SITAR
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Lingering luminescence : AFTERGLOW
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"And ___ grow on" : ONETO
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Fly high : SOAR
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Ireland, to Gaels : EIRE
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Nostrils : NARES
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On this earth : HERE
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Box : SPAR
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Ages : ERAS
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Dexterous : DEFT
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Fence feature : GATE
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Comes forth : EMERGES
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"Believe It ___" : ORNOT
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Couples : DUOS
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Nigerian native : EDO
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Felt : SENSED
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TV's "Queen for ___" : ADAY
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Thaw : DEFROST
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Earthquake "echo" : AFTERSHOCK
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Sierra ___, Africa : LEONE
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Sea eagles : ERNES
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Bring up : REAR
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Intense fear : TERROR
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Lower : DEGRADE
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Desertlike : ARID
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Hacienda room : SALA
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Subsequently : THEREAFTER
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Decay : ROT
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Consume : EAT
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Kiel and Suez : CANALS
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Writer Gardner : ERLE
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Sortie : RAID
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Short dowel : PEG
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Anger : IRE
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Thankless one : INGRATE
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Runs : MANAGES
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Go over again : REHASH
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Duel winner: 1804 : BURR
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Flaming crime : ARSON
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Isabel was one : REINA
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Cubic meter : STERE
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Greek god of love : EROS
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Luminary : STAR
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Error : SLIP
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Carolina rail : SORA
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Pitcher : EWER
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Hamilton, to 46 Down : FOE

Answer summary: 1 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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