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New York Times, Tuesday, April 9, 1991

Author:
William Baxley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,127
Across
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Persian poet : OMAR
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Norse navigator : ERIC
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Former Netherlands queen et al. : EMMAS
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Apex of a volcano : CONE
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Costa ___ : RICA
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S.A. lariat : REATA
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Third base, colloquially : HOTCORNER
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Small bodies of land : ISLES
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Saturated : STEEPED
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N California Indians : SHASTAS
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Failure : DUD
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Meadow sound : MOO
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Host : ARMY
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Persistent pains : ACHES
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Coin-making process : MINTAGE
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Prevailing attitude : MOOD
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Thing, in law : RES
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Reveries : DREAMS
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Inclined : APT
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Showily skillful person : HOTSHOT
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Digit : TOE
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Israelite : HEBREW
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Strong attraction : TUG
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Wheys : SERA
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Diminished : LOWERED
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More venerable : OLDER
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Espy : SPOT
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Once around the oval : LAP
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Chicken ___ king : ALA
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Object : PROTEST
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Fishing lure : SPINNER
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Element used in medicine: Var. : IODIN
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Issue too risky to deal with : HOTPOTATO
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Happening : EVENT
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Oft-used abbr. : ETAL
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Miss Kett of comics : ETTA
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Marsh plant : SEDGE
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Judge's garment : ROBE
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Active person : DOER
Down
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Baron in "Der Rosenkavalier" : OCHS
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Debatable : MOOT
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Feed the kitty : ANTE
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Withdrew : RECEDED
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Sinned : ERRED
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Peel : RIND
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Hood's diamonds : ICE
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Kit, Johnny or Rachel : CARSON
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Assam silkworm : ERIA
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Communication : MESSAGE
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Abused : MALTREATED
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Former TV adventure show, with "The" : ATEAM
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Insolent : SASSY
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Musical composition : OPUS
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Shea Stadium staple : HOTDOG
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Blunder : MISSTEP
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Oriental nurse : AMAH
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Overcome problems : COPE
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Excitable; impetuous : HOTBLOODED
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Encountered : MET
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Freer offering : ART
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Wheels on spurs : ROWELS
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Additional : MORE
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Scorch : SEAR
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Predecessor of H.H.S. : HEW
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Newman film : HUD
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On the way to decay : ROTTING
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Biased : SLANTED
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TV newsman : RATHER
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Potpourri : OLIO
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Some are moles : SPIES
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Establish the truth of : PROVE
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Russet, e.g. : APPLE
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Creature, in Lisbon : ENTE
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Pierce : STAB
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Acronym for a treaty org. : NATO
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Diminutive suffix : ETTE
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Stadium sound : ROAR
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Western Amerind : OTO

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