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Jane S. Flowerree
Jane S. Flowerree

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New York Times, Sunday, April 14, 1991

Author:
Jane S. Flowerree
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 587 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,132
Across
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Kin of kerplunk : SPLAT
6
Couple : PAIR
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Swashbuckler : BLADE
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Raiment : ATTIRE
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Drab shade : OLIVE
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Tied in red tape in Mongolian center? : ULANBAT
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Tardy for shuttle in Orioles' home? : BALTIMEMARYL
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Neither oui nor non : PEUTETRE
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Ale, in Aachen : BIER
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Publish : PRINT
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"If ___ a Rich Man" : IWERE
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Actor Mineo : SAL
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Rim : EDGE
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Bungled bus transfer in Ontario metropolis? : TONTOCANADA
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Central points : FOCI
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Shake a drink : SLOSH
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Uno y uno : DOS
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Lollapaloozas : ONERS
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W.W. II bomber : STUKA
37
Ant. for ant. : SYN
38
A ratite : EMEU
40
World-weary : JADED
41
Salamanders : NEWTS
42
Bright lights : NEONS
43
Opposite of eso : EXO
44
Tar : SALT
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Feral feline : OCELOT
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___ March to the Sea : SHERMANS
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Door hinge : HASP
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Way off base : ALLWET
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Papal name : PIUS
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Nanjing nursemaid : AMAH
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___ Finklea, a k a Cyd Charisse : TULA
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Evert's ex : LLOYD
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Charges : FEES
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Field yield : CROP
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Cycle : PEDAL
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Sow sound : OINK
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Crooned : SANG
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French president: 1954-59 : COTY
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Looseness : LAXITY
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Preppy, e.g. : TEEN
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Independence : AUTONOMY
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Ointment : CERATE
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Vichy resources : EAUX
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Needle feature : EYE
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Kind of pie or board : CHESS
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Did lawn work : MOWED
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Sci-fi awards : HUGOS
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___-majesté : LESE
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Juliette Low's gp. : GSA
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Van Pelt and Ricardo : LUCYS
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VCR button : RESET
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Mo. in hiver : FEV
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Juan Carlos's realm : SPAIN
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Biblical well : ESEK
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Boarded wrong train in Pyrenees capital? : RALAVELLARA
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Bath residue : RING
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Fresh ___ daisy : ASA
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Narc's prey : DOPER
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Composer Copland : AARON
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Photographer Morath : INGE
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Cramps a cowboy's style : FENCESIN
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Lost tour group in South Pacific site? : AUCKLNEWZEAL
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Marooned on monorail in Sunshine State mecca? : LOFLIDA
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Cockney crony : MATEY
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Tibetan guide : SHERPA
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Ketch tippers : GALES
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Goad : PROD
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Steel splint, in armor : TASSE
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With decorum : STAIDLY
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Fogged in, in Pacific Northwest gateway? : PTLEGON
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British measures : LITRES
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Onassis nickname : ARI
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Entice : TEMPT
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Factories : PLANTS
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___-surface missiles : AIRTO
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Campus climber : IVY
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Electrical unit : REL
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Runs, in a way : BLEEDS
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Tierney title role: 1944 : LAURA
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Stake : ANTE
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Inits. for Judith Anderson, e.g. : DBE
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Dines at a restaurant : EATSOUT
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Convent head : ABBESS
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Causing fear and anxiety : OMINOUS
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Type of mobility : UPWARD
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Footprints : TRACKS
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Corrosive : ERODENT
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Director Kazan : ELIA
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Arrow poison : INEE
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Cajoles : COAXES
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Missed connections in this puzzle : ANDOR
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Overshot exit ramp in Dallas's sister city? : FTWTHTEXAS
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Well-to-do : HEELED
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Nice seasoning : SEL
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Debatable : MOOT
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Hackmen : JEHUS
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Hudson contemporary : NASH
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Late for the 7:58 in Gotham? : NEWYKNEWYK
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Cinch : SNAP
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Lt. Col. North, to friends : OLLIE
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Duplicate : CLONE
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Mistimed excursion in S California locale? : SIEGO
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Delbert Mann's 1955 Oscar winner : MARTY
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Old name of Xiamen : AMOY
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I.R.S. procedure : AUDIT
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List of candidates : SLATE
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Divided, in heraldry : PALY
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"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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Confined : PENT
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Counterfeit, in Paris : FAUX
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Cather's "Death ___ for the Archbishop" : COMES
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Analyzes a sentence : PARSES
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King of the Meccans: 1953-64 : SAUD
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South Dakota, the ___ State : COYOTE
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Dregs : LEES
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Israeli hot spot : NEGEV
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Herringbone : CHEVRON
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Loser to D.D.E. : AES
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Without a doubt : CLEARLY
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Shore-dinner item : MUSSEL
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Cousteau's fld. : OCEANOG
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Capital of the Treasure State : HELENA
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D.O.D. div. : USAR
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Some fancy dives : GAINERS
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Mired in customs in Far East banking hub? : SINGAPE
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Light role on TV : ANGELA
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Page : LEAF
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White water : RAPIDS
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Chipped : FLAKED
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Awards : PRIZES
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TV's "Trials of ___ O'Neill" : ROSIE
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Milk: Comb. form : LACTO
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"___ of robins . . . ": Kilmer : ANEST
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Dingle : DELL
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___ franc of W. Afr. : CFA
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Mike's complement : AMP
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Eg. and Syr., once : UAR
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Contemporary of T.S.E. : WHA

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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