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REEL CONNECTIONS

New York Times, Sunday, February 10, 1991

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 660 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,069
Across
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One of the Dioscuri : CASTOR
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Bird of the night : OWLET
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Helen of Troy's mother : LEDA
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"___ Suspicion," 1943 film : ABOVE
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Seek ambitiously : ASPIRE
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Nose: Comb. form : RHINO
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Concern on Wall St. : ECON
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Ancient city of Egypt : TANIS
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CHOREOGRAPHER : SHALLWEDANCE
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ASTRONOMER : MOONSTRUCK
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"___ Cardboard Lover," 1942 film : HER
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Corrigenda : ERRATA
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Sacred song : PSALM
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Malediction : CURSE
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Novelist Murdoch : IRIS
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Certain fighter : PLANE
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"Mondo ___," 1963 documentary : CANE
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Gelada or pongo : APE
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Actress in "The Wedding Night" : STEN
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Actress Patricia and actor Tom : NEALS
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Capitol Hill list : CALENDAR
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Used a treadle : PEDALED
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Rich cake : TORTE
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Equipped with weapons : ARMED
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Defendants, in law : REI
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Hat adornments : PLUMES
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CINEMATOGRAPHER : MOVIEMOVIE
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Mother of Eris : HERA
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Added spirits : LACED
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Carouse : REVEL
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Strip : PEEL
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Sherlock portrayer, often : BASIL
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Actor in "A Summer Place" : EGAN
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Capital of Lombardy : MILAN
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Coagulated part of milk : CURD
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The March King and family : SOUSAS
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Tennis division : SET
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FARMER : WILDHARVEST
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"___ is . . . a refuge from home life": Shaw : AHOTEL
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Hole-___ (ace) : INONE
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Congrio, e.g. : EEL
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Eminent : NOTED
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Made zzz's : SNORED
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LOCKSMITH : THEGLASSKEY
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Scottish cap : TAM
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Piscator : ANGLER
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Jejune : ARID
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Posts : MAILS
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Deli order : TOGO
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Rhea's role in "Cheers" : CARLA
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Go with the gale : SCUD
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Parsonage : MANSE
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Compare : LIKEN
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Fourth-largest Great Lake : ERIE
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POULTRYMAN : THEEGGANDI
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"___ to my remains . . . ": Dryden : BEKIND
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Prepare flax : RET
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Texas longhorn : STEER
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Author of "The Dynasts" : HARDY
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Girl in a calypso song : MATILDA
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Ramate : BRANCHED
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Dance in a single file : CONGA
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Actor in "The Guardsman" : LUNT
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Wager : LAY
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Gunfighter at the O.K. Corral : EARP
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Standard : GAUGE
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Flex : BEND
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A Houston athlete : ASTRO
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Uses a discus : HURLS
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Comedienne Anne and kin : MEARAS
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Like a March hare : MAD
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LIFEGUARD : ONTHEBEACH
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REPORTER : THEFRONTPAGE
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Turned white : PALED
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Puerto ___ : RICO
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Red dye : EOSIN
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Intransitive verb : NEUTER
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Segal's "Oliver's ___" : STORY
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Stagehand : GRIP
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Takes five : RESTS
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Unit of electric current : AMPERE
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Singer Johnny : CASH
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He wrote "Off the Court" : ASHE
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Boom : SPAR
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Sesame : TIL
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Architectural fillet : ORLE
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Alters the text : REWRITES
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Destine : ORDAIN
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"___ Up, Doc?": 1972 film : WHATS
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Director Wertmuller : LINA
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Ref. book : ENC
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Protection for a loafer : TOEPLATE
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Famous racing site : LEMANS
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Nice school : ECOLE
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Condemn : DOOM
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Actress Harding : ANN
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Brought into harmony : ATTUNED
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Fruitless : BARREN
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Blame : ONUS
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Wickedness : VICE
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Arc. dweller : ESK
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Was human : ERRED
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Squama : SCALE
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Capital of the Beaver State : SALEM
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Christie's "___ at End House" : PERIL
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Deloul, for one : CAMEL
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Fameuse and pippin : APPLES
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Hairy covering : PELAGE
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TEACHER : EDUCATINGRITA
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Komatik, e.g. : SLED
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Roman Catholic devotion : NOVENA
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Wept : CRIED
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MODEL : DRESSEDTOKILL
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Rooftop sight : AERIAL
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Money in Iran : RIALS
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Hemsley TV vehicle : AMEN
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Actress Feldshuh : TOVAH
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Ward off : AVERT
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Canasta play : MELD
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Magnum ___ : OPUS
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___ couture : HAUTE
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Hot under the collar : RILED
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Spoils : BOOTY
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He may do some stripping : MINER
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Zygote : CELL
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Clogs or pumps : SHOES
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"She ___ Yellow Ribbon," 1949 film : WOREA
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College in Ore. : REED
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Carrot, briefly : VEG
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Place for a bracelet : ANKLE
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___ prosequi : NOLLE
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Trapper : SNARER
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More loyal : TRUER
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Screen : HIDE
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Blake of "Gunsmoke" : AMANDA
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Dog in "Annie" : SANDY
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Señor's response : SISI
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Meeting outline : AGENDA
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When Grundy was born : MONDAY
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Vinegary : ACERB
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Yearned : ACHED
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Heyerdahl's "Kon-___" : TIKI
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Precipitous : STEEP
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Actress-dancer Champion : MARGE
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Native of Riga : LETT
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He commits grave crimes : GHOUL
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Moll's companion : GANGSTER
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Large handkerchief or scarf : BANDANNA
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Kind of cat : SCAREDY
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Pulse : THROB
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Saki : MUNRO
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Lower : NETHER
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Drive-in waitress or waiter : CARHOP
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Memorizes : LEARNS
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Name in fashion : GUCCI
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Suit : BEFIT
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Premed subj. : ANAT
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Town WSW of Caen : STLO
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BARBER : HAIR
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Muddle : MESS
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Check : STEM
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Spouse : MATE
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Ripening agent : AGER
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Streeter's "___ Mable" : DERE
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Wife of Saturn : OPS
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Work unit : ERG
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Garden implement : HOE
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Young seal : PUP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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