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Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline

SENIOR-CLASS BALLOT

New York Times, Sunday, March 31, 1991

83-Down : Move like a snake

Author:
Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 560 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Nancy Nicholson Joline has 61 pre-Shortz puzzles and 48 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,118
Across
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Papier-___ : MACHE
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German grandma : OMA
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Lhasa ___ : APSO
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U.S. Open golf champ: 1959 : CASPER
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Profit : AVAIL
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"Up to ___," Al Smith's autobiography : NOW
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Becloud : BLUR
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Joint: Comb. form : ARTHRO
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Class Casanova : NORMANCONQUEST
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Grills : BROILS
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Yegg's diamonds : ICE
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" ... but the end is not ___": Matt. 24:6 : YET
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Alma mater of the 39th Pres. : USNA
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U.S.dancer-choreographer: 1931-89 : AILEY
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"The Jazz Singer" was one: 1927 : TALKIE
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Appropriate : MEET
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Grip : CLENCH
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Noted theater in Paris : ODEON
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Boy with the Best Physique : JERRYBUILT
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Ex-coach Parseghian : ARA
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___ nova : BOSSA
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Oscars' kin : TONYS
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Joyce's ___ Livia Plurabelle : ANNA
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Angular border design : FRET
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The law, to Mr. Bumble : ASS
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Vast amount : MINT
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Send to Coventry : SHUN
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Crossworder's Latin verb : AMAT
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Class Actress : VIRGINIAHAM
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Ecclesiastical vestment : STOLE
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Asseverate : DECLARE
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Convenes : SITS
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Sea-urchin features : SPINES
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Emitted : EXHALED
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Cumberland, e.g. : GAP
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Democritus or Dalton : ATOMIST
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Alarms : SCARES
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Site of ancient Olympics : ELIS
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Pedants : DIDACTS
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Ailurophiles' rewards : PURRS
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Teacher's Pet : MOLLYCODDLE
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Place for avions : ORLY
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Hybrid animal : MULE
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Capital of the Maldives : MALE
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Lincoln or Maxwell : CAR
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Ligatures : TIES
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Arabian sultanate : OMAN
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Allen or Lawrence : STEVE
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Snicker : TEHEE
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"___ It," 1940 song : SAY
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Class Clown : TOMFOOLERY
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Extract forcibly : WREST
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Bar where Hemingway hung out : HARRYS
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Inlets : RIAS
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"Pathétique" or "Appassionata" : SONATA
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Type of phobia : AGORA
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Squeals : RATS
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Actuary's concern : AGE
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Upsilon follower : PHI
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___ Bueller, Broderick role : FERRIS
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Big Woman on Campus : CATHERINEWHEEL
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Used : RESALE
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Okla. Indian : OTOE
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Actress Alicia : ANA
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Waste producer : HASTE
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Forsyth's "The ___ File" : ODESSA
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Young salmon : PARR
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Pili or macadamia : NUT
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Weasel's kin : OTTER
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Ontario neighbor : MANITOBA
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Guacamole items : AVOCADOS
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Negligent : CARELESS
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L.B.J. beagle : HIM
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Guido note : ELA
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Formerly : ONCE
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Doubtful : MOOT
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Wheat beard : AWN
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Maltreaters : ABUSERS
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David Hare play : PLENTY
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Iranian archeological site : SUSA
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Table scrap : ORT
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Hack : CAB
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"But he's an ___ knave": Shak. : ARRANT
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Zeno, e.g. : STOIC
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Class Musician : PHILHARMONIC
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A Gardner : ERLE
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Promising : ROSY
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Aneurin Bevan, familiarly : NYE
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Ask : QUERY
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Aegean island : KOS
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Concert follower : INA
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Non compos ___ : MENTIS
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Tristan da ___ Islands : CUNHA
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Genus of flax : LINUM
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Dash : ELAN
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"Fear of Flying" author : JONG
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Lively party : BASH
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Most authentic : REALEST
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Certifies : ATTESTS
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Far from fresh : TIRED
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Shrine site in Portugal : FATIMA
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Entangles : MIRES
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" ... o'er ___ and hills": Wordsworth : VALES
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Actor Bruce or Havers : NIGEL
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Shelley's "Paradise of exiles" : ITALY
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Savory jelly : ASPIC
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Famed English potter : SPODE
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Autocrats : DESPOTS
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Out of court : EXCURIA
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Class Athlete : CHARLEYHORSE
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Bird and Holmes : LARRYS
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Fence straddler : STILE
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Confuse : ADDLE
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Suzanne from San Bruno : SOMERS
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Karloff role : MUMMY
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Norwegian kings : OLAFS
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Comedian Jay : LENO
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Crockett or Jones : DAVY
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"I never saw a ___": Dickinson : MOOR
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Most shoddy : CHEAPEST
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Dilettante : AESTHETE
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Shopkeeper : RETAILER
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Move like a snake : SLITHER
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Pester : TEASE
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Jefferson's bill : TWO
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North follower : ERN
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Oregon and Santa Fe : TRAILS
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Cicero, e.g. : ORATOR
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Wall hanging : ARRAS
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Bishopric : SEE
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Hair style : AFRO
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Turned right : GEED
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Japanese aborigine : AINU
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Punkie : GNAT
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Kind of chest or dog : SEA
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Bull : COP
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Kurosawa film: 1985 : RAN
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The ___, of rock fame : WHO
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Dicer or skimmer : HAT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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