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New York Times, Tuesday, February 12, 1991

Author:
Reginald L. Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 48, Avg Word Len: 4.66, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 229 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,071

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Across
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Canadian prov. : ALTA
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Be at ease : REST
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Remove clothing : STRIP
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Government site : SEAT
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Robert ___ : ELEE
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Wipe off : ERASE
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Kind of mine : SALT
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Father : SIRE
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Belief : TENET
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"Land of the free" : THEUNITEDSTATES
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Compass point : ESE
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A Kennedy : TED
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Door position : SHUT
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Minister or rector : PARSON
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John Jacob ___ : ASTOR
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In favor of : FOR
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Caviar : ROE
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Law since March 4, 1789 : THECONSTITUTION
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Neckwear : TIE
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Smith and Hirt : ALS
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Not a soul : NOONE
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Land of ___ : PLENTY
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Norman city : CAEN
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Fur piece : BOA
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Unit of electrical resistance : OHM
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Guarantee of freedoms in 20 Across : THEBILLOFRIGHTS
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Ancient Greek port : AULIS
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"___ the wild blue yonder" : INTO
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Statesman Elihu ___ : ROOT
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Olive-jar liquid : BRINE
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Stalk : STEM
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Against : ANTI
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Parties for males : STAGS
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Inflection : TONE
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Animal with hoofs : DEER
Down
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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First wife of Jacob : LEAH
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Story : TALE
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Alaskan island : ATTU
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Stand fast against : RESIST
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Select : ELITE
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Withered : SERE
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___ off (irate) : TEED
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Game dog : SETTER
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Walks firmly : TREADS
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Bluster or fustian : RANT
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Words of understanding : ISEE
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Cats and canaries : PETS
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Nerve: Comb. form : NEURO
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Begin : START
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Bethlehem product : STEEL
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Ad ___ committee : HOC
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Hawaiian dish : POI
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Sky hunter : ORION
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Opposite of midnight : NOON
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An A.B.A. member : ATT
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This also is 35 Across : SHIP
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Wayne and Worth: Abbr. : FTS
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Chemical suffix : ENE
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Of one's birth : NATAL
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Like a fox : SLY
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Delaware Indian : UNAMI
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Foot part : TOE
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Going out, as the tide : EBBING
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Sounds : NOISES
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Bumper plating : CHROME
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Frequently : OFTEN
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Keep ___ on (check) : TABS
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Feel pain : HURT
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Lamb's pen name : ELIA
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Collection of names : LIST
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Not fooled by : ONTO
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Alum : GRAD
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Sharpen : HONE
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Carry : TOTE
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Move slightly : STIR

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