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New York Times, Saturday, March 23, 1991

Author:
Kenneth Witte
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,110

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Across
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Role for Robin Williams : GARP
5
Tetched : DAFT
9
Type of cotton : PIMA
13
First victim : ABEL
14
Small case : ETUI
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Nice school : ECOLE
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Type of pear : TUNA
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Start of a D. H. Lawrence title : SONS
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Distributed : DEALT
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Hellman play : TOYSINTHEATTIC
23
Bern's river : AARE
24
Austin-to-Dallas dir. : NNE
25
Promoted, nominally : KICKEDUPSTAIRS
32
In one way, these make sense : CENTS
33
Mind; reason : NOUS
34
Witticism : MOT
35
Lends a hand : AIDS
36
___ fatale : FEMME
38
Top of the noggin : PATE
39
Actor Margolin, to friends : STU
40
Painter ___-Tadema : ALMA
41
Rye disease : ERGOT
42
Investor's favorite level : THEGROUNDFLOOR
46
French coin of the 30's : ECU
47
Put to flight : ROUT
48
Last-place ball teams : CELLARDWELLERS
55
Mountain nymph : OREAD
56
Funny Foxx : REDD
57
Glut : SATE
59
Rasp : GRATE
60
Yen : URGE
61
Salver : TRAY
62
Schusses : SKIS
63
Suds, to some : BEER
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Withered : SERE
Down
1
Hood's heater : GAT
2
End at : ABUT
3
The Rhine, to Rocco : RENO
4
Pretends : PLAYACTS
5
Velleity : DESIRE
6
Made amends : ATONED
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"Candid Camera" name : FUNT
8
M. R. Rinehart book : TISH
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Ostentatious scholars : PEDANTS
10
Summer refresher : ICETEA
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Castle circler : MOAT
12
"___ Want for Christmas . . . " : ALLI
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Common abbr. : ETC
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He directed "The Odd Couple" : SAKS
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Succeed : ENSUE
25
Actor Brian from Bayonne : KEITH
26
Clothe : INDUE
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Deprive of courage : UNMAN
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Lap dog, for short : POM
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Insect stage : IMAGO
30
Helicopter part : ROTOR
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Margin directive to a printer : STET
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Fling : CAST
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Miller's product : FLOUR
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Nandu's look-alike : EMU
38
Sit-ins, e.g. : PROTESTS
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Covered passageways : ARCADES
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Jewish month : ELUL
43
Rich Italian ice cream : GELATI
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Clear the channel : DREDGE
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File-cabinet item : FOLDER
48
Gear tooth : COG
49
Fouls up : ERRS
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Security concern : LEAK
51
Defeat soundly : DRUB
52
"___ No Angels," 1955 movie : WERE
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Infrequent : RARE
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Mizar or Procyon : STAR
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Give the once-over : EYE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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