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New York Times, Wednesday, February 6, 1991

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { B K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,065

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Amino and tannic ___ : ACIDS
6
Eager : AVID
10
Emulate Earhart : FLY
13
Dohnanyi et al. : ERNOS
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Yearn (for) : PINE
15
Pasha and Baba : ALIS
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Roebuck's partner : SEARS
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Fairy-tale opener : ONCE
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Donated : GAVE
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Hatred, in Orvieto : ODIO
20
Baby's need: Abbr : TLC
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Chest feature : DRAWER
23
Stateroom "window" : PORTHOLE
25
Gel : SET
26
Wading birds : HERONS
28
Ewes : SHEEP
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Finn's friend : SAWYER
35
Faucet : TAP
37
Part of T.A.E. : ALVA
38
Latticed gazebo : TRELLIS
40
National park in Mont. : GLACIER
42
Word of woe : ALAS
43
Immerse : DIP
45
Minerva, to Plato : ATHENA
46
Heights in the Middle East : GOLAN
48
More irritable : EDGIER
50
Affirmative : YEA
52
Actress Jones : JENNIFER
56
Attractive but superficial display : VENEER
59
Quiz pt. : ANS
60
White or fire follower : SALE
61
Finished : OVER
62
Half: Prefix : DEMI
64
Chopin work : ETUDE
65
Rules : LAWS
66
S-shaped curve : OGEE
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Like graph paper : LINED
68
U.S.N.A. grad. : ENS
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Antarctic sea : ROSS
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"The Best ___ of Our Lives" : YEARS
Down
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Fabulist : AESOP
2
Statement of belief : CREDO
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" . . . bombs bursting ___" : INAIR
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PBS "Mystery" author : DOROTHYLSAYERS
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Draft org. : SSS
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Handsome man : APOLLO
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Price of "Mystery" : VINCENT
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Bus. abbr. : INC
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"Mr. ___ Goes to Town" : DEEDS
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Blemish : FLAW
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Not taped : LIVE
12
Belgian river : YSER
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"Mystery" author : AGATHACHRISTIE
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Scorching : TORRID
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Legal thing : RES
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Cad : HEEL
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Droop : SAG
29
Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
30
Uniform : EVEN
31
Coin of Yugoslavia : PARA
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Kind of party : STAG
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A Guthrie : ARLO
34
Sound state : WEAL
36
Home of Jimmy and Rosalynn : PLAINS
39
You, to Hans : SIE
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"___ o'clock scholar" : ATEN
44
"Mystery" author : PDJAMES
47
Dolley Madison, ___ Payne : NEE
49
Muslim supernatural beings : GENIES
51
Zeal : ARDOR
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Animals of a region : FAUNA
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Church officer : ELDER
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Oboe and bassoon : REEDS
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Field mouse : VOLE
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Author Hunter : EVAN
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Reporter's concern : NEWS
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Self : EGO
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English cathedral city : ELY

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

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