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New York Times, Saturday, April 13, 1991

Author:
S. E. Booker
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
S. E. Booker has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,131
Across
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Foldaways : COTS
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Limiting condition : CATCH
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Ocean liner? : SAND
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Out of whack : ALOP
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Allan-___ of old ballads : ADALE
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"Song of India," e.g. : ARIA
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Actress Bonet : LISA
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Hindu mendicant : FAKIR
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It's in the book : TEXT
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"THANKS FOR THE" : LOSSOFMEMORY
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To be, in Brest : ETRE
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Unyielding : OBDURATE
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Civil disobedience : SEDITION
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"___ Book": E. Burdick : NINAS
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Settled snugly : ENSCONCED
34
A .45 : COLT
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Gun owners' gp. : NRA
36
Welty's "The Wide ___" : NET
37
Military asst. : ADC
40
Ring win called by a ref : TKO
41
Alms : DOLE
43
Proprietary right : OWNERSHIP
46
"I'll set ___ of rue . . . ": Shak. : ABANK
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Sanctity : HOLINESS
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A British breakfast dish : KEDGEREE
52
Consumer : USER
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VERMONTANA : UNITEDSTATES
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Intangible barrier for marathoners : WALL
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French toast : SALUT
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Metric unit, for short : KILO
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___ Palme, memorable Swedish statesman : OLOF
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Lyric poem : EPODE
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Pianist Gilels : EMIL
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Lip service? : KISS
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Allude (to) : REFER
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English poet-critic: 1893-1968 : READ
Down
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Halloo : CALL
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Miscellany : OLIO
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ALDAS : TOSSEDSALAD
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Fitful : SPASTIC
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The quicker picker upper? : CAFFEINE
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"Giselle" composer : ADAM
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Sign on a giveaway : TAKEONE
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Go up : CLIMB
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King of Judea : HEROD
10
Lascivious : SATYRIC
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Is multiplied? : ARE
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No way : NIX
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"Dese are de conditions ___ prevail": Durante : DAT
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He wrote "What the Butler Saw" : ORTON
22
Hose woe : RUN
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"THE TIME TIME MACHINE" : ANOTHERTIME
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"___ cheap" : TALKIS
27
Impedes, legally : ESTOPS
28
"Where the Wild Things Are" author : SENDAK
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Dress for the bench : ENROBE
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VIII : OCTO
33
Linda of "Another World" : DANO
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Reduce the sheen of yarn : DELUSTER
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Movie critic Judith : CRIST
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Swallows up : ENGULFS
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" . . . bound upon a ___ fire . . . ": King Lear : WHEELOF
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Plimsoll : SNEAKER
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Cognizance : KEN
50
Perron part : RISER
51
Public storehouse : ETAPE
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Jack-a-dandy : DUDE
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Lamb cover-up : ELIA
56
Realtor's sign : SOLD
57
Chinese cooking pan : WOK
58
Cousin of Mohammed : ALI
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Altos or Banos preceder : LOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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