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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Friday, April 5, 1991

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,123
Across
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Acad. degree : EDB
4
Manor owners : LORDS
9
Red-carpet honoree : VIP
12
Preserves, in a way : DRIES
14
"And I sae weary fu' ___!": Burns : OCARE
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Choler : IRE
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Present answer, on the street : DISSOLUTION
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Heir, frequently : SON
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"___ Murderer," Ngaio Marsh mystery : ENTERA
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Present combo, on the street : DISBAND
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Bridle part : REIN
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Restrain : DETER
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Brief look : GLIM
26
"Metamorphoses" author : OVID
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Streamline copy : EDIT
32
Soldier in gray : REB
33
Damsel's lament : ALAS
34
Peeping Tom saw her : GODIVA
36
Big bird : EMU
37
Present twine, on the street : DISCORD
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Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
40
Series season : AUTUMN
42
Pea petals : ALAE
43
Understand : SEE
44
Three, in Toledo : TRES
45
Stowe book : DRED
46
Joins : WEDS
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Decorous : STAID
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Employer : USER
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Present street attire : DISROBE
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Like a throwback : ATAVIC
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Busy insect : ANT
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Present magic act, on the street : DISILLUSION
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See 12 Down : IKE
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Maid in "Die Fledermaus" : ADELE
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Religious groups : SECTS
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Prefix for metrical : SYM
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Shouts : YELLS
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Meadow : LEA
Down
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Emerald Isle : ERIN
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Present praise, on the street : DISTRIBUTE
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Be worthy of : BESEEM
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Manager Piniella : LOU
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Witch mo. : OCT
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Assaulted : RAIDED
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"Dieu et mon ___" : DROIT
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Austen title starter : SENSE
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Passport addition : VISA
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Press : IRON
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Remain undecided : PEND
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Presidential monogram : DDE
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Spore clusters on ferns : SORI
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Wool fat : LANOLIN
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"What's ___ in the Bone": R. Davies : BRED
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Present joker, on the street : DISCARD
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First-rate : GREAT
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Madagascar mammal : LEMUR
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Duct : VAS
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Present employment, on the street : DISSERVICE
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Vine-covered : IVIED
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Yarns : TALES
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Nav. bigwig : ADM
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Opposite of precipitous : GRADUAL
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Lyrical poem : ODE
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Fronton cheer : OLE
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U.N. member : USSR
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Engine inventor : DIESEL
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Ermine, e.g. : WEASEL
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NBC show : TODAY
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Dwell : ABIDE
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Actor Erwin et al. : STUS
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Place for a lectern : DAIS
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Black : INKY
54
Pipe part : STEM
56
Speck : IOTA
57
Huge guns: Abbr. : CNS
60
Out of sorts : ILL
61
"___ Girls" : LES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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