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New York Times, Tuesday, April 23, 1991

Author:
Calista Luminati
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Calista Luminati has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,141
Across
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Cool; detached : ALOOF
6
Rhyme scheme : ABBA
10
See 19 Across : BASS
14
Small: Comb. form : MICRO
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Steamer : CLAM
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Med.-school subject : ANAT
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On the go : ASTIR
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Protagonist : HERO
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Enzo ___ of the Met : DARA
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Reeds : OBOES
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Play addendum : EPILOG
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SW South Dakota region : BADLANDS
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Scram! : BEGONE
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Consent : ACCEDE
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Rotten guys : BADEGGS
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N.J. neighbor : DEL
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Call : NAME
34
Lanny or Diana : ROSS
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Net game : BADMINTON
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Jewish month : ADAR
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Large dam in Germany : EDER
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Lyric poem : ODE
44
Nether world: Job 26:6 : ABADDON
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" . . . ___ what your country . . . ": J.F.K. : ASKNOT
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Alf or Michael : LANDON
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Playful, teasing talk : BADINAGE
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Trees of the birch family : ALDERS
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Gland: Comb. form : ADENO
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Tarnish : SOIL
55
To be, in France : ETRE
57
Sir, in Swahili : BWANA
61
It has a cap : KNEE
62
Wrigley Fld. covering : TARP
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Famed fabulist : AESOP
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Ethereal : AERY
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Bird food : SUET
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O'Neill's specialty : DRAMA
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Physicians' org. : AMA
2
Fleur-de-___ : LIS
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Fall mo. : OCT
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Hangnest : ORIOLE
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Proscribed : FORBAD
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Pined : ACHED
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Glorify : BLESS
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Tavern : BAR
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One-celled organism : AMOEBA
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Carpenter's or mason's paste : BADIGEON
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Things similar in certain respects : ANALOGS
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Lamour's wraps : SARONGS
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"Upon a hundred thousand ___": Yeats : STAGES
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Upright : ONEND
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Five of trumps : PEDRO
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Michael Jackson album : BAD
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Suit topper : ACE
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Cato's 650 : DCL
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Part of N.B. : BENE
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TV sitcom : AMEN
33
Day or night preceder : MID
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Actress Hermione from England : BADDELEY
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Elan : ARDOR
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Barter : TRADE
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Mother-of-pearl source : ABALONE
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More foppish : DANDIER
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"___ Clear Day" : ONA
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Follow : DOG
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Après printemps : ETE
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Location of Naknek Lake : ALASKA
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Starts : ONSETS
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Famous sailor : SINBAD
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Savvy one : KNOWER
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Ballerina's handrail : BARRE
51
Expert : ADEPT
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Greek tee : TAU
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Biblical king : ASA
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___ de plume : NOM
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Tropical timber tree : APA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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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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