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New York Times, Monday, March 11, 1991

9-Down : A.T.&T.

Author:
Frank Miceli
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Frank Miceli has 6 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,098
Across
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Trucker operating a radio, e.g. : CBER
5
Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
9
Kind of ball : MOTH
13
La ___ University, Philadelphia : SALLE
14
Singer McEntire : REBA
15
Lily plant : ALOE
16
New York Yankees, sometimes : THEBRONXBOMBERS
19
Disentangle : UNWEAVE
20
Sponsorship : AEGIS
21
Be concerned : CARE
23
Actor Gerard : GIL
24
Part of CUNY : BROOKLYNCOLLEGE
32
Turkish dollars : LIRAS
33
Female deer : DOES
34
British parent : MUM
35
Oven for drying hops : OAST
36
Parts of necks : NAPES
38
Tomas's hair : PELO
39
Ear: Comb. form : OTO
40
___ Street, N.Y.C. : WALL
41
"___ Work ... ": G. Will book : MENAT
42
N.Y.C. span : MANHATTANBRIDGE
46
Sphere or spore preceder : EXO
47
Affirmative voters : YEAS
48
Previn or Watts : ANDRE
51
Recreational thoroughfare : BIKEWAY
56
N.Y.C. street : QUEENSBOULEVARD
60
" ... a law ___ themselves": Romans 2:14 : UNTO
61
Kind of house : DOLL
62
Salamanders : NEWTS
63
Org. : ASSN
64
Concept : IDEA
65
Waiter's burden : TRAY
Down
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Lyricist Sammy ___ : CAHN
2
Inflated a balloon : BLEW
3
German river : ELBE
4
Aligns the pool balls again : RERACKS
5
Cantankerous : ORNERY
6
Critic Reed : REX
7
Kind of tide : EBB
8
Vientiane native : LAO
9
A.T.&T. : MABELL
10
Colleague of Yves and Calvin : OLEG
11
Moldings : TORI
12
Jets' owner : HESS
13
Nickname for an "L.A. Law" partner : STU
17
Race track : OVAL
18
Posts : MAILS
22
Bridge master's coup : ENDPLAY
23
"Anything ___," Broadway hit : GOES
24
Flower : BLOOM
25
Lariat : RIATA
26
Welles or Bean : ORSON
27
Meal preceder : OAT
28
Famed British miler : COE
29
Correct : EMEND
30
Solzhenitsyn's "The ___ Archipelago" : GULAG
31
Emulate Pola Negri : EMOTE
36
Brussels-based org. : NATO
37
Model Carol ___ : ALT
38
Architect I. M. ___ : PEI
40
Pallid : WAXEN
41
Superman's mom : MRSKENT
43
At once : HEREON
44
Cloud of interstellar gas or dust : NEBULA
45
Surety money : BAIL
48
Pastel color : AQUA
49
Sisters : NUNS
50
Pfc.'s special tasks : DETS
52
Perpetually : EVER
53
Muted trumpet sound : WAWA
54
Like some Greenwich Village groups : ARTY
55
What QB's wish to gain : YDS
57
Star Wars research prog. : SDI
58
British bloke : BOD
59
Bravo! : OLE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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