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Charles E. Gersch
Charles E. Gersch

WORDS ON PARADE

New York Times, Sunday, March 17, 1991

Author:
Charles E. Gersch
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 146, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 558 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 22, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Charles E. Gersch has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,104
Across
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Ashen : PALE
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Linen fabrics : TOILES
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New Testament book : ACTS
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Cher's former partner : BONO
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Old Irish war cry : ERINGOBRAGH
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Fold-up furniture : MURPHYBED
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Easy existence : LIFEOFRILEY
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Shunned, in a big way : BOYCOTTED
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Franciscan abbr. : OSF
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"Ah! je ___ seule," Massenet aria : SUIS
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Composer Ned : ROREM
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Becomes sunny : CLEARS
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Enforcement, figuratively : TEETH
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Expressions of inquiry : EHS
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Commotion : FUROR
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"Do as I say, not ___" : ASIDO
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"___ sow, . . . " : ASYE
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M.I.T., R.P.I., et al. : INSTS
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Lamb product : ESSAY
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Nantes negative : NON
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___ Lingus, Irish airline : AER
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"Holy" city? : TOLEDO
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Irish terriers, e.g. : PETS
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Actor Hayakawa : SESSUE
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Noted : EMINENT
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Huarache, e.g. : SANDAL
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Urge forward : IMPEL
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Attacks flies : SWATS
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Fast plane : SST
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Fast's companion : LOOSE
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"___ Blu, Dipinto di Blu" : NEL
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Pismire : ANT
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J. C. Oates book : THEM
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Ireland, poetically : HIBERNIA
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Silk from Assam : ERIA
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"We're off ___ the Wizard" : TOSEE
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Coward's "To Step ___" : ASIDE
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Vols' home : TENN
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Popular Irish ballad : DANNYBOY
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Like Croesus : RICH
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Tree in an O'Neill title : ELM
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Donate, in Dundee : GIE
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___ France, famed liner : ILEDE
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Pastoral paths: Abbr. : LNS
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Monoskis : SLEDS
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Islands off the Irish coast : ARANS
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Lincolns' unpopular kin : EDSELS
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Loire valley attraction : CHATEAU
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Ocellus : EYELET
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Prunelle flavoring : SLOE
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Engross : ABSORB
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Ade's "___ Horne" : DOC
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A Yugoslav: Abbr. : SLO
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Synge or O'Casey work : DRAMA
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Probe deeply : DELVE
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Late, in Lyon : TARD
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Game-show group : PANEL
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Ex-astronaut on the Hill : GLENN
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Twice CCLI : DII
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Type of power : SOLAR
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Start : OUTSET
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Ragged Dick's creator : ALGER
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Son of Lamech : NOAH
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Latin I verb : AMO
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"My Wild ___" : IRISHROSE
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Vehicle for Molly Malone : WHEELBARROW
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Five-liners named for an Irish port : LIMERICKS
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Wee hoarders of legend : LEPRECHAUNS
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Observed : SEEN
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Sch. groups : PTAS
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Bakers' needs : YEASTS
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" . . . thrive as best ___": Shak. : IMAY
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Jai-alai ball : PELOTA
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Originates : ARISES
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River of Ireland : LIFFEY
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Cork-to-Kilkenny dir. : ENE
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Health food also called bean curd : TOFU
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___ potatoes (certain home fries) : OBRIEN
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Meat-and-vegetables combo : IRISHSTEW
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Former Indian P.M. Shastri : LAL
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Historic Hungarian city : EGER
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Fight ___ (avoid) : SHYOF
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Tarkington's "The Magnificent ___" : AMBERSONS
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First Family at Albany : CUOMOS
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Hear a case : TRY
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Anti-child-abuse org. : SPCC
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Computer units : BYTES
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Acquire : OBTAIN
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___-well (idler) : NEERDO
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Heavily favored : ODDSON
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"Gee whiz!" : GOSH
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Spaniard's greeting : HOLA
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___ la Paix, Paris thoroughfare : RUEDE
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Rib : TEASE
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Having tiny openings, as leaves : STOMATE
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Modern music form : RAP
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St. Patrick's land, for short : IRE
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Move like a snake : SLITHER
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"Certainly!" : YES
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Faulkner female : EULA
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First word in Mass. motto : ENSE
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O'Flaherty product : TALE
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Laugh in derision : SNORT
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Indefinitely, in legal lingo : SINEDIE
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The ___ Isle : EMERALD
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Slats : SPLINES
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A West African language : TSHI
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Heavy Irish tweed : DONEGAL
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Silly : ASININE
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Most suitable for Sprat : LEANEST
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Bar seat : STOOL
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High and low phenomena : TIDES
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Norw. news service : NTB
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Actor Gavin of "The Love Boat" : MACLEOD
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___ canto : BEL
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Llamas' locale : ANDES
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Out of ___ (disjointed) : SYNC
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Sliced off sharply : SHEARED
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Scream : YELL
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Followers of: Suffix : ISTS
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County in NW Ireland : MAYO
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Disgraceful : SHAMELESS
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James Joyce collection of short stories : DUBLINERS
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Right-hand page : RECTO
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The old ___ (Ireland) : SOD
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"Not with ___ . . . ": T. S. Eliot : ABANG
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Dutch commune : EDE
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Energy unit : ERG
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Loot : SPOILS
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"Annie ___," 1838 song : LAURIE
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Prompt : ONTIME
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Where to find McCarthy, McKinley and McGrath : ALASKA
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N.Y.U.'s hue : VIOLET
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Tocsin : ALARUM
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Helen Hunt Jackson novel : RAMONA
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Ready for Morpheus : DROWSY
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Big Bertha's birthplace : ESSEN
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Oven for annealing glass : LEHR
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In recent days : NEWLY
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Riza Pahlevi, once : SHAH
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Scenery changer : TRIP
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S. Korean president: 1948-60 : RHEE
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Basics : ABCS
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Fall mo. : OCT
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Environmental watchdog agcy. : EPA
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Wheel spoke: Fr. : RAI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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