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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Wednesday, February 13, 1991

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,072
Across
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Soviet news agency : TASS
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___ Jones average : DOW
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Outpouring : SPATE
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Astronaut Bean : ALAN
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Old English letters : EDHS
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Small drum : TABOR
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Frequent letterhead feature : LOGO
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Secular : LAIC
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Contest site : ARENA
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Brandon Thomas farce : CHARLEYSAUNT
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Least dotty : SANEST
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Refrain syllable : TRA
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Mrs., in Montreux : MME
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Use the phone : DIAL
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Iterate : REPEAT
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Sundance Kid's girl : ETTA
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Hurrah for the matador! : OLE
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Sousa specialty : MARCH
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Napoleon Solo's show : THEMANFROMUNCLE
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Capital of Vietnam : HANOI
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Mrs., in Madrid : SRA
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Stadium section : TIER
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Not alfresco : INSIDE
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Jumble : MESS
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Bee follower : CEE
51
Mushy stuff : GOO
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Precisely : TOATEE
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Louisa May Alcott novel : EIGHTCOUSINS
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Natives of Belgrade : SLAVS
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"If ___ My Way," 1913 song : IHAD
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Sachs of Nürnberg : HANS
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Piano part : PEDAL
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Wine: Comb. form : OENO
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City SW of Buffalo : ERIE
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Oise tributary : AISNE
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Japanese epic film : RAN
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Impudence : SASS
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Bath powders : TALCS
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Oahu welcome : ALOHA
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"A Certain Smile" author : SAGAN
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Sleeper's rumble : SNORE
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Outtake : DELETION
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Pop singer Anita ___ : ODAY
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"Arrangement in Gray and Black No. 1" : WHISTLERSMOTHER
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Musial of baseball : STAN
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Component : PART
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Honest one : ABE
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Coal quantity : TON
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Notable period : ERA
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Cicatrix : SCAR
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Hallucinogenic monogram : LSD
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Middle East initials: 1958-71 : UAR
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Word before beaucoup : MERCI
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Flat diamond : MACLE
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An anesthetic : ETHER
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TV comedy series : ALF
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Cassowary's cousin : EMU
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Puff : PANT
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Complex of precepts : ETHIC
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Title for Macbeth : THANE
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Nervous : TENSE
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Mine, in France : AMOI
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Support : AID
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Bauxite or pitchblende : ORE
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Extinct mammal : MASTODON
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Quiche ingredient : EGG
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Old French coin : SOU
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Lima's state : OHIO
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Phoenix source : ASHES
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Coronet : TIARA
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Seat of County Clare : ENNIS
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Road curves : ESSES
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Novelist Hunter : EVAN
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Innisfree, e.g. : ISLE
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New Testament miracle site : CANA
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Watering spot : SPA
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Pacific garland : LEI
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Commercials : ADS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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