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New York Times, Saturday, April 27, 1991

Author:
Daniel Girardi
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Daniel Girardi has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,145
Across
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What dictators do : REPRESS
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His discovery is still current : AMPERE
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Former : ONETIME
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A modern science : BIONICS
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A male falcon : SAKERET
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Net : ENSNARE
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Lincoln's "Cap'n ___" : ERI
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Done to ___ (just right) : ATURN
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Styptic : ALUM
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Indonesian cent : SEN
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China town : DRESDEN
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Compass dir. : SSE
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Family of Victoria's Lord Beaconsfield : DISRAELIS
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Spanish tide : MAREA
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Areas cleared of trees : FELLINGS
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Algeria's ___ Mountains : AHAGGAR
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Blockheads : NINNIES
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Describing certain income : UNEARNED
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Japanese prime minister: 1960-64 : IKEDA
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City NNW of San Francisco : SANTAROSA
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N.Y.C. wagering system : OTB
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Physics co-Nobelist: 1909 : MARCONI
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___ Paul Kruger : OOM
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Drudge : MOIL
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Word Hamlet knew not : SEEMS
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Hawk's home : ATLANTA
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Expectorant ingredient : PINETAR
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Salute anew : REGREET
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School : EDUCATE
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Some subatomic particles : MESONS
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Improve the premises : REMODEL
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Picardy bloomers : ROSES
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Finnish lake, to Swedes : ENARE
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Striped silk fabric : PEKIN
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Hwy. : RTE
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Healer at Valhalla : EIR
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Pathologist's specimens : SMEARS
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Gun dog : SETTER
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Md.'s ___ Proving Ground : ABERDEEN
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"Gigi" director : MINNELLI
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Battery term. : POS
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Castrogiovanni, today : ENNA
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Mashhad coins : RIALS
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Hosiery shades : ECRUS
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Dotted; sown : SEME
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Group to which SAC belongs : USAF
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Tabular sketch : DIAGRAM
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___ bonum : NILNISI
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Cassatt's mentor : DEGAS
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" . . . will ___ ship" : SINKA
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Half a Kenyan group's name : MAU
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Actor in "Kung Fu" : AHN
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Charlotte from Milwaukee : RAE
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Never, in Neuss : NIE
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Scottish pike : GED
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Legislation of 1935 : SSA
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Goldwyn's 1933 import from Russia : ANNASTEN
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Religionists' sabbaticals : RETREATS
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Small European fish : DACE
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Certain room for tots : ROMPER
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Football kick : ONSIDE
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Caliph slain by a slave : OMAR
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Clan emblem : TOTEM
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Cask's widest part : BILGE
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Hexad plus duad : OCTAD
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Hold forth : ORATE
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Black nightshade : MOREL
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___ Porsena : LARS
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Platonic preceder : NEO
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Bible bk. : NUM
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"The Name of the Rose" author : ECO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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