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New York Times, Tuesday, March 5, 1991

Author:
Jeanne Wilson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 4, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jeanne Wilson has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,092

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Across
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Mimicked : APED
5
Italian marble city : MASSA
10
Preminger or Kruger : OTTO
14
Prevaricator : LIAR
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Actor Werner : OSKAR
16
Booted : SHOD
17
"___ boy!" : ITSA
18
Golden Girls' town : MIAMI
19
Florence's river : ARNO
20
With 56 Across, P. T.'s description of his circus : THEGREATEST
23
Cochlea location : EAR
24
The Bard's wife : ANNE
25
Picasso props : EASELS
27
Straying : ERRANT
31
Man, for one : ISLE
32
Gaunt : LEAN
33
"Once ___ a time . . . " : UPON
36
Picture : IMAGE
40
Ringing rivals : BARNUMANDBAILEY
43
"Doe, ___, a female . . . " : ADEER
44
Where Socrates strolled : STOA
45
Weight allowance : TARE
46
Viziers' superiors : AGAS
48
Family of poet Lizette : REESES
50
Knave, to Shakespeare : VARLET
53
Shakespeare's town : AVON
55
Jackie's second : ARI
56
See 20 Across : SHOWONEARTH
62
Ennead : NINE
64
Raise spirits : ELATE
65
Irene of "Fame" : CARA
66
Henpecks : NAGS
67
Nostrils : NARES
68
Roman way : ITER
69
Short aide? : ASST
70
Declares : AVERS
71
Profound : DEEP
Down
1
Landed : ALIT
2
Core : PITH
3
Facility : EASE
4
Bore : DRAG
5
Impetus : MOMENTUM
6
Korean, e.g. : ASIAN
7
Roller on ice : SKATE
8
Identical : SAME
9
Gets up : ARISES
10
Explorer Johnson : OSA
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With 52 Down, circus cynosures : THREE
12
Of sounds of music : TONAL
13
Aromas : ODORS
21
Sprinted : RAN
22
Actress Shire of "Rocky" : TALIA
26
Shem descendant : SEMITE
27
" . . . ere I saw___" : ELBA
28
Scan : READ
29
Uncommon : RARE
30
Temper steel : ANNEAL
31
___-European : INDO
34
Khyber ___ : PASS
35
Canadian prov. : ONT
37
"Woe!" : ALAS
38
Actor in "Pretty Woman" : GERE
39
"___ of Laura Mars" : EYES
41
Goads : URGES
42
A noblewoman : BARONESS
47
Greek goddess of wisdom : ATHENA
49
Chemical ending : ENE
50
Letter-turner White : VANNA
51
Costa Rican statesman : ARIAS
52
See 11 Down : RINGS
53
Cognizant : AWARE
54
Member of the electorate : VOTER
57
Big name in Norway : OLAV
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Tart : ACID
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Fixed fee : RATE
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Aspen, e.g. : TREE
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Support for a lamp shade : HARP
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He is, to Hadrian : EST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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