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New York Times, Tuesday, February 5, 1991

Author:
Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 235 (avg 1.30)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,064
Across
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"___ Perpetua," Idaho motto : ESTO
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Felony : THEFT
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Bundle of cotton : BALE
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Pole, e.g. : SLAV
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Sir ___ de Coverley : ROGER
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Anagram for rein : ERIN
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Start of a Hamlet soliloquy : TOBE
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Choleric : IRATE
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Chief : HEAD
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Refuses to listen : TURNSADEAFEAR
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Sci. of plants : BOT
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Bro's sibling : SIS
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Shrewd : ASTUTE
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Testudinates : TURTLES
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Skyline feature : SPIRE
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Advice from Julia Child : STIR
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Long.'s opposite : LAT
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Shows scorn : TURNSUPONESNOSE
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Kipling's "Follow Me ___" : OME
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Gaze intently : PORE
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More flirty : COYER
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Most rubicund : REDDEST
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Taper : CANDLE
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Scrap for Rover : ORT
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Geiberger and Capone : ALS
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Be oblivious : TURNABLINDEYE
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Helmond role on TV : MONA
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"Goodnight ___" : IRENE
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North, in Nice : NORD
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Dry : ARID
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Grapevine growth? : RUMOR
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Positive : SURE
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Division word : INTO
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Laurel et al. : STANS
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Part of i.e. : EST
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Keyhole : SLOT
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Ban : TABU
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Char the steaks : OVERBURN
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"Valse ___": Sibelius : TRISTE
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Caesar's hour : HORA
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Word from Major Hoople : EGAD
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Entertain : FETE
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Stevenson's island : TREASURE
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Demand : BEHEST
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Certain code : AREA
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Deceiver : LIAR
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"And by opposing ___ them?" Hamlet : END
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Do, re, mi : NOTES
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Douglas or balsam : FIR
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Former fur baron : ASTOR
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Froth : SPUME
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Weary : TIRED
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Antler part : TINE
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Harold of silents : LLOYD
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Atelier item : EASEL
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Cubic meter : STERE
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Stain : SPOT
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Rocky peak : TOR
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Above the ground floor : UPSTAIRS
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Heat, as milk : SCALD
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Drivel : NONSENSE
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El ___, legendary city of riches : DORADO
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Sea raptor : ERN
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Chair repairers : CANERS
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Rent : TORN
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Army group : UNIT
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Drier than extra sec : BRUT
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Former golfing great Tony : LEMA
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Privy to : INON
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"Take me to ___ leader" : YOUR
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Strays : ERRS
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It's after avril : MAI
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Actor Billy ___ Williams : DEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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