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New York Times, Monday, April 29, 1991

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,147
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Very large number : HOST
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Goddess of the rainbow : IRIS
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Particular : ITEM
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Tooth ailment : ACHE
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British farm : CROFT
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Canonical hour : NONE
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Executive Mansion : WHITEHOUSE
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Kind of skirt : SLIT
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Riel part : SEN
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Dealing with a full deck : SANE
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Exercises : WIELDS
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Builds : ERECTS
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Vigor : STARCH
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Command to Fido : HEEL
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Muse of poetry : ERATO
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___ Hoople : MAJOR
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Sidestep : EVADE
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Vase on a pedestal : URN
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"There ought to be ___!" : ALAW
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Collect : AMASS
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In mid-Atlantic : ASEA
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Actress MacGraw : ALI
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Having an inclination : PRONE
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Devoutness : PIETY
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Find out : LEARN
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Act : DEED
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Beset : HARASS
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Window coverings : DRAPES
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Korea, to the Japanese : CHOSEN
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Uraeus : ASP
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Moue : POUT
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___ effect (atmospheric heating phenomenon) : GREENHOUSE
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Church part : APSE
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Roof edges : EAVES
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Words of understanding : ISEE
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Prophet : SEER
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Fixed Easter eggs : DYED
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Afford : LEND
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Part of a ship's bow : HAWSE
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Earthy yellow pigment : OCHER
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Glisten : SHINE
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Vietnamese holiday : TET
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Mashie, e.g. : IRON
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Rakes : ROUES
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Conditions : IFS
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Servant supervisors : STEWARDS
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Arthropod animal : INSECT
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Kind of cookie : TOLLHOUSE
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Author Bagnold : ENID
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N.Y.C. baseball team : METS
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He's on a $10,000 bill : CHASE
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Alcohol-acid combination : ESTER
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Food, in the services : CHOW
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Ribbed : TEASED
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Defective purchases : LEMONS
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Ewe said it : MAA
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Everyone : ALL
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"___ Rock," Presley hit : JAILHOUSE
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Actor Johnson : VAN
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No longer active: Abbr. : RET
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Kind of sayer : NAY
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Classified : ARRANGED
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Radamès's beloved : AIDA
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Whittle : PARE
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Capital of Western Australia : PERTH
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March 31, 1991 : EASTER
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Sir Anthony and Clarissa : EDENS
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One of the Allens : STEVE
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Temporary inaction : PAUSE
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Krupp works site : ESSEN
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Velocity : SPEED
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Busy group in early Apr. : CPAS
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Famous diamond : HOPE
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Thatch material : REED
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Thornback : RAY
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"Black gold" : OIL

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