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WANT TIBET? PERUVE IT!

New York Times, Sunday, February 3, 1991

Author:
Jeanne Wilson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 548 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 3, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jeanne Wilson has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,062
Across
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A 1977 movie : ORCA
5
"Batman," e.g. : CAMP
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"But war's ___ . . . ": Cowper : AGAME
14
Pollution problem : SMOG
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Chums : PALS
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Shirley Temple's first : AGAR
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Thin layer : LAMINA
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Famed hill near Dublin : TARA
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Fusses : ADOS
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Custer's last major : RENO
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"The guests ___ . . . ": Coleridge : AREMET
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Time periods : ERAS
27
With 65 Across, source of 40 and 87 Across : LINESFROM
29
___ B'rith : BNAI
30
Rolling stock : TRAINS
32
Nap, in Nayarit : SIESTA
33
Sell or tell : RETAIL
35
Science that's on the rocks : GEOLOGY
36
Ticked off : SORE
38
___ de plume (pen names) : NOMS
39
Writer Calderon : ERMA
40
Start of a quotation : THEONELLAMAHESAPRIEST
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Inductance unit : HENRY
50
White bubbles : SUDS
51
Covenant : PACT
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Greek peak : OSSA
53
College studies : ARTS
54
Blame bearer in a song : MAME
55
Occur as a consequence : ENSUE
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Understood : KNOWN
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Also : TOO
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Facility : EASE
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Singer Laine : CLEO
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Schism : SPLIT
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Imagoes : ADULTS
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See 27 Across : THELAMA
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Set back : RECESS
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Family of Portnoy's creator : ROTHS
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City south of Moscow : OREL
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Graf ___ : SPEE
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Caviar : ROE
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Mold : SHAPE
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Expert : MAVEN
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Salutation of a sort : SIRS
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Meerschaum : PIPE
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All atwitter : GAGA
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Dock support : PILE
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A-F links : BCDE
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First: Comb. form : ARCHI
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End of the quotation : THETWOLLLAMAHESABEAST
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Wallet stuffers : ONES
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She may wear a chador : RANI
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Munsters' pet : SPOT
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Divulges : IMPARTS
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Order from Hunter : FREEZE
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Kind of license : POETIC
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He wrote "I Marry You" : CIARDI
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Dish for a king? : SLAW
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Author of the quotation : OGDENNASH
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Indigo : ANIL
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Obscure : ARCANE
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Belém, Brazil : PARA
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Dagger of yore : SNEE
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Canonical hour : NONE
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Tso-lin of Manchuria and family : CHANGS
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Balm : ODOR
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To be, to Bernadette : ETRE
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___ bien! : TRES
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Beginning : ONSET
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Canapés : DIPS
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Be zetetic : SEEK
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Girasols : OPALS
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Spokes : RADII
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Complete copy : CLONE
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Tax men : ASSESSORS
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Token, sometimes : CARFARE
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"Happy Days Are Here Again" composer : AGER
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Landed estate : MANOR
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Call at a barn dance : PROMENADE
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Country-rock group : ALABAMA
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Parsley, e.g. : GARNISH
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What one swallow doesn't make : AMEAL
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La Bohème : MIMI
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Chem. ending : ENE
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Bargain : STEAL
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Cuomo or Lanza : MARIO
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Chimp's cousin : ORANG
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Like long-winded orators : GASSY
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Essay : ATTEMPT
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Pitiless : STONY
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Simba's sound : ROAR
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Seaver and Sneva : TOMS
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Attendants on Aphrodite : GRACES
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"___ Dream": Wagner : ELSAS
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Uncle of Joseph : ESAU
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"They went ___ way" : THATA
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King of Judea : HEROD
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Celebrity's following : ENTOURAGE
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"Dog Day Afternoon" director : LUMET
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___ Downs : EPSOM
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Column style : IONIC
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Recondite matters : ESOTERICA
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Calais-to-Rouen dir. : SSW
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Sunbather's goal : TAN
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Hawkeye's unit : MASH
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Barkin of films : ELLEN
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Patricia of films : NEAL
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"Fish Magic" painter : KLEE
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Major chaser : ETTE
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Parrot's mandible covering : CERE
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G.H.W.B., e.g. : PRES
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Steady Eddie of pitching fame : LOPAT
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Home of the slave : HOVEL
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Coward's "To Step ___" : ASIDE
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Frosh teasers : SOPHS
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Murrow's "___ Now" : SEEIT
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Callahan-Roberts song : SMILES
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Basketball defense : PRESS
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Short noncom? : SGT
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Cry of discovery : HAH
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Start of a W.S. title : ALLS
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Opossum shrimp : SCHIZOPOD
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Shams : PRETENSES
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Ottawa chief : PONTIAC
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Poison : BANE
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"Is life ___?" Gilbert : ABOON
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"Mum's the ___": Cervantes : WORD
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Settle : ARRANGE
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Inflatable life jacket : MAEWEST
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Seems : APPEARS
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"___ Sleep," Odets play : ICANT
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Under full legal age : MINOR
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"Common Sense" author : PAINE
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Van Gogh slept here : ARLES
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Open, tartlike pastries : FLANS
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Islands off Sicily : EGADI
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Anne Sedgwick novel: 1911 : TANTE
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Rhone feeder : ISERE
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Nerve : CHEEK
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Radar action : SCAN
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Lozenge : DROP
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Greek letter : RHO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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