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Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon

New York Times, Wednesday, May 15, 1991

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Peter Gordon has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 92 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,163
Across
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Like some shaves or calls : CLOSE
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Sis's sib : BRO
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Buys selectively : SHOPS
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Maugham's "Of ___ Bondage" : HUMAN
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___ Abner : LIL
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Landlord's sign : TOLET
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Winery process : AGING
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"A Chorus Line" song : ONE
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Philadelphia's Spectrum : ARENA
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British pop duo of the 60's : PETERANDGORDON
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Total : ADD
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Retainer : FEE
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Try hard : STRIVE
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"Memory" musical : CATS
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Calendar abbr. : MAR
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Vestige : TRACE
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Mine find : LODE
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Farm feature : SILO
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Mood rock star of the 70's : PETERLEMONGELLO
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Eager : AVID
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Currier's partner : IVES
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Coty and Auberjonois : RENES
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Uncle, in Oaxaca : TIO
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Vexed state : SNIT
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Take offense at : RESENT
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Supermarket freebie : BAG
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Charlotte of "The Facts of Life" : RAE
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Indy 500 winner: 1982 : GORDONJOHNCOCK
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Tricked : DUPED
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Squeak stopper : OIL
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Two-below-par score : EAGLE
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Caliban's opposite : ARIEL
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Actor Vigoda : ABE
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Mist : SPRAY
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Material of Elvis's blue shoes : SUEDE
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Men and boys : HES
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SAT takers, e.g. : TEENS
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Fissure : CHAP
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Small sled : LUGE
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Leave out : OMIT
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All there : SANE
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Jeweler, at times : ENGRAVER
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Like Robert Redford : BLOND
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Skin of an orange : RIND
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Designer Cassini : OLEG
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Rubbernecks : STARES
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Throng : HORDE
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Butter substitute : OLEO
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Madonna's ex : PENN
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Summer drink : ADE
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Frequently : OFTEN
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March honoree, for short : STPAT
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Fountain in Rome : TREVI
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Proportion : RATIO
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Like tea, sometimes : ICED
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Kohoutek, for one : COMET
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Brouhahas : ADOS
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Pooh's creator : MILNE
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Mel or Steve : ALLEN
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Ruling place : ROOST
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Wayne of golf : LEVI
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Espies : SEES
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Jargon : LINGO
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Least ripe : GREENEST
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Cowboy's seat : SADDLE
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Stadium shout : RAH
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A.K.C. category : BREED
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Parts : ROLES
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Spiritual leader : GURU
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Andy Taylor's son : OPIE
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Tennis player Yannick ___ : NOAH
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Agree : JIBE
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Superman's garment : CAPE
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Fairy-tale monster : OGRE
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Sinatra's cohorts, once : CLAN
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Islands off Fla. : KEYS
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"___ Boot," 1982 film : DAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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