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Robert H. Wolfe
Robert H. Wolfe

New York Times, Friday, March 22, 1991

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { C J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Robert H. Wolfe has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles and 60 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,109
Across
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Buy off : BRIBE
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Headlights : LAMPS
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Tangled mass : MAT
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Penumbras : AURAS
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Fanon : ORALE
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Last word of "Ulysses" : YES
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Sheer; utter : STARK
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Forty-___ : NINER
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Brother : FRA
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Wallis Simpson's film? : THEKINGANDI
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Deportment : AIR
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Ostriches' cousins : EMUS
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Spirits : GENIES
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Copycat : PARROT
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Bumper, in poker : RAISER
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Inge's "___ Roses" : ALOSS
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Flowerless plant : FERN
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Barrel stave : LAG
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Argot : SLANG
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Alma-___, U.S.S.R. city : ATA
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Rare bird : ONER
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Ocean motion : TIDE
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Became dim : FADED
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Outlying : REMOTE
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Sea anemones : POLYPS
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Incarnation of a god : AVATAR
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Weaver of baseball : EARL
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Interdiction : BAN
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Bush's Secret Service film? : MYBODYGUARD
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Antediluvian : OLD
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Idaho's capital : BOISE
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Elks, e.g. : ORDER
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Bro of Joltin' Joe : DOM
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Repeatedly : OFTEN
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Poor : NEEDY
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Poet's previous to : ERE
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An anagram for asset : SATES
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Shapes of ogees : ESSES
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Plant fiber : BAST
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Mother of Obed : RUTH
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Of wrath: Lat. : IRAE
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Carnival orators : BARKERS
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Inuits : ESKIMOS
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Thirsts : LONGS
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Diva's solo : ARIA
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"Doktor Faustus" author : MANN
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Rush activity on campus : PLEDGING
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Sequences : SERIES
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Tramp's film? : MYFAIRLADY
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Place for a new kite : AERIE
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Peter and Paul : TSARS
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Betel, e.g. : NUT
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Announcement word : NEE
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___ Alto : PALO
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Author Paton : ALAN
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Gene Siskel's film? : ROGERANDME
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Peg Woffington's creator : READE
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"Rosamond" composer : ARNE
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Dart : FLIT
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Kind of son : STEP
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Noted engineer : EADS
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"___ Woman," 1970 film : STORYOFA
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Steep : RET
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Renounced : FORGONE
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Tempts : ALLURES
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Cuban dances : MAMBOS
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Indemnify : PAY
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Habitation : ABODE
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Heroism : VALOR
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Anthony and Clarissa : EDENS
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Deck post : BITT
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Hosea in the Douay Bible : OSEE
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Fruit punches : ADES
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Advice, to Shakespeare : REDE
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Prohibitionists : DRYS

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

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