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New York Times, Tuesday, May 14, 1991

4-Down : Grand

Author:
Jeanne Wilson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { B J K X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jeanne Wilson has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,162
Across
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First fruit fancier : EVE
4
Adjuvant : AIDE
8
___ and carry : CASH
12
Uncooked : RAW
13
He puts a gadget to work : USER
14
Shrimp dish : SCAMPI
16
Long river in China : ILI
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Actress Rowlands : GENA
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Sweetened : HONIED
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Parole? : CONQUEST
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Main dish : ENTREE
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Monster with 100 eyes : ARGUS
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Plains Indian : OSAGE
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Anagram for moat : ATOM
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Fussed with feathers : PREENED
32
Pal in an oater : PARD
35
Close by : NEAR
37
Trap : SNARE
38
Rickenbacker was one : ACE
39
Exam at Attica? : CONTEST
41
Diaper fastener : PIN
42
Vivacious Spanish singer : CHARO
44
High-priced : DEAR
45
Kind of food : FAST
46
Roman playwright : TERENCE
48
Just the facts, ma'am : DATA
50
Night lights : STARS
52
OPEC ship : OILER
56
Church leader : PASTOR
59
Stir brother? : CONFRERE
62
Yuppies do it : ASPIRE
63
Big name in Norway : OLAF
64
Jackie's second : ARI
65
Acrobatic feats : STUNTS
66
Stand up : RISE
67
Max ___ Sydow, Swedish actor : VON
68
Spicy taste : TANG
69
Observe : NOTE
70
Chi transportation : ELS
Down
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Author Jong : ERICA
2
Bravery : VALOR
3
J. R. of TV : EWING
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Grand : AUGUST
5
Words of understanding : ISEE
6
Retreats : DENS
7
Muse for Milton : ERATO
8
Post Exchange : CANTEEN
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"Abdul Abulbul ___" : AMIR
10
Noted German count : SPEE
11
Leather, once : HIDE
14
Cut : SHEAR
15
Jailbird's exploit? : CONGEST
20
College square : QUAD
24
Mayonnaise, e.g. : SPREAD
26
Yoko : ONO
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Seamstress, sometimes : MENDER
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Calif. valley : NAPA
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Sister of Ares : ERIS
31
Scar on a car : DENT
32
Covenant : PACT
33
Tooth or head problem : ACHE
34
Bring up : REAR
36
Supped : ATE
39
Prisoner's wrongful act? : CONTORT
40
Madrid matron: Abbr. : SRA
43
At ease : RESTING
45
Rural event : FAIR
47
Is concerned : CARES
49
Londoner's candy : TOFFEE
51
Despise : SCORN
53
Part of AWOL : LEAVE
54
Actor Flynn : ERROL
55
Bridle straps : REINS
56
History : PAST
57
Tinseltown terrier : ASTA
58
___ sugar (cotton candy) : SPUN
60
Medley : OLIO
61
Thomas or Condé : NAST

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

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