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New York Times, Wednesday, March 27, 1991

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,114
Across
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More recent : NEWER
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Middle Eur. native : SLO
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Marlowe product : DRAMA
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Ordain : ENACT
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Very long time : EON
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The southeast wind : EURUS
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Brando's 1954 Oscar film : ONTHEWATERFRONT
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Defense gp. since 1949 : NATO
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Entertaining one : AMUSER
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Across: Prefix : DIA
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Burl or Charles : IVES
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Larrigan : PAC
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Make more alert : SMARTEN
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Like some accounts : PAYABLE
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Roman household gods : LARES
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Krypton, e.g. : GAS
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___ dire (legal examination) : VOIR
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Hemingway work, with "The" : OLDMANANDTHESEA
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Portico : STOA
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Hades : ORCUS
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Most difficult : HARDEST
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Imply : CONNOTE
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Printers' measures : ENS
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Hoarfrost : RIME
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Have dinner : SUP
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Injure : DAMAGE
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Poplar, e.g. : TREE
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Gary Cooper film: 1949 : THEFOUNTAINHEAD
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Let : ALLOW
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Rower's implement : OAR
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Unsophisticated : NAIVE
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Tavern orders : BEERS
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Loci: Abbr. : PLS
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Enlarge : WIDEN
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Rialto light : NEON
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Sicilian resort : ENNA
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Unit of electrical power : WATT
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Repeat : ECHO
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Hwy. : RTE
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Sailors : SEAMEN
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Dream-inducing fruit : LOTUS
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An anagram for nose : ONES
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Pay for : DEFRAY
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Capek play : RUR
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A grandson of Jacob : AROD
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Pasteur portrayer : MUNI
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Film dog : ASTA
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Brandish : WAVE
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Meal : REPAST
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"___ Good Day," 1946 song : ITSA
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Carlsbad sight : CAVERN
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Weak drink : SLOSH
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Valletta is its capital : MALTA
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Eagerness : ARDOR
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Created anew : REMADE
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Hippie's home : PAD
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Forest, to Rocco : BOSCO
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Officer below capt. : LIEUT
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Expunge : ERASE
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Nation's output: Abbr. : GNP
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Bahamian capital : NASSAU
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Sum: Abbr. : AMT
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Sharpen : HONE
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Provides with talent or cash : ENDOWS
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Proud papa's presents : CIGARS
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Sacred Buddhist mountain : OMEI
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Assessment figure : RATAL
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Wild guess : STAB
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Top A.L. pitcher: 1926 : UHLE
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Soccer great : PELE
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L-Q connection : MNOP
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Laotian's neighbor : THAI
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U.S. flag designer: 1818 : REID
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Chalet feature : EAVE
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Delightful place : EDEN
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In favor of : FOR
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Paris-to-Calais dir. : NNW

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

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