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New York Times, Friday, March 1, 1991

39-Down : Peregrine

Author:
Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, 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. 15,088
Across
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"___ of hurt minds": Shak. : BALM
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Capital of White Russia : MINSK
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Sector : AREA
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Fragrance : AROMA
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Cordelia's father : LEAR
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Expensive : DEAR
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Syncope : SWOON
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Gentle soul : LAMB
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Gulf off Yemen : ADEN
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Wood for skis and bats : ASH
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Org. for A. J. Foyt : NASCAR
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Three-year-old salmon : MORT
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Stuff : WAD
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Brilliant fish : OPAH
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Mr. ___, bumbling cartoon character : MAGOO
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What to give it : AGO
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POOR PALS : REVISEDPROPOSAL
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___ Zedong : MAO
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Banish : EXILE
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"For ___ us a child ... " : UNTO
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"Banners flout the ___": Shak. : SKY
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Ramble : ROVE
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Peter Rabbit's creator : POTTER
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A cont. : AFR
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Some lights : ARCS
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Tilt : CANT
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Epic about the Trojan War : ILIAD
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Stupefy : DRUG
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"Vissi d'___," Puccini aria : ARTE
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A Hawkins : SADIE
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A Best : EDNA
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Baron, e.g. : PEER
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He threw to Chance : EVERS
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Sea in Antarctica : ROSS
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German bath : BAD
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Olympic hawk : ARES
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Sculpture by Michelangelo : LEAH
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Strolling Mexican musician : MARIACHI
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Overcome : MASTER
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Author Shaw: 1913-84 : IRWIN
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Hands-up time : NOON
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Problem in "La La Land" : SMOG
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Kind of court : KANGAROO
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Islam's deity : ALLAH
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Build : REAR
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Legs, slangily : GAMS
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Earth is one : ORB
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Govt. watchdog org. : FDA
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Bar at the bar : ESTOP
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Standards : NORMS
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" ... ___ in Darien": Keats : APEAK
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"Stompin' at the ___" : SAVOY
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Sugar source : MAPLE
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Bugaboo : OGRE
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Didn't exist : WASNT
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Marble : AGATE
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Sorrow, to Shelley : DOLOR
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Twice DCCLII : MDIV
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Villeins : SERFS
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Drive out evil spirits : EXORCISE
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Peregrine : OUTSIDER
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Nice Nellies : PRUDES
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A mil. school : OCS
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Fall bloomer : ASTER
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"___ exchange is no robbery" : AFAIR
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Lunar region : MARE
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Bellum or date preceder : ANTE
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A Norwegian king : OLAV
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Group of pheasants : NIDE
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Church calendar : ORDO
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Sisters : NUNS
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Casquette : CAP
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Ammonia, e.g. : GAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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