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New York Times, Friday, May 17, 1991

Author:
Ernie Furtado
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Ernie Furtado has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,165

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Across
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Gehrig predecessor : PIPP
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"A te, o ___," Bellini melody : CARA
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Official records : ACTA
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Repute : ODOR
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Persia, today : IRAN
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Kind of committee : ADHOC
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San ___, Italy : REMO
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Make progress : GAIN
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"___ porridge hot . . . " : PEASE
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Lily? : CAPPSABNERPLUSY
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Grand Ole ___ : OPRY
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Norse king : OLAF
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Dirty tricks : RUSES
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Actor Andrews of "The Mod Squad" : TIGE
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Charge : FEE
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Of timbre : TONAL
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Bishop ___ of S. Africa : TUTU
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Worst : BEST
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Peony? : SMALLHORSEPLUSE
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N.Y.C. residences : APTS
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Solo for Stratas : ARIA
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Brings down the house in Soho : RASES
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Q-U go-betweens : RST
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Soon : ANON
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Marceau et al. : MIMES
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Nickname for a hockey great : ESPO
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Showed up : CAME
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Pansy? : CONTAINERSPLUSY
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Choice words : ANDOR
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Yale gridders : ELIS
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Resound : ECHO
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Fragrance : SCENT
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Lemon's companion : LIME
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Cinder : SLAG
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Lamarr : HEDY
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Peggy and Pinky : LEES
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Epic : SAGA
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A meat on a French menu : PORC
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Notion : IDEA
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Ceremony : POMP
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Offers of marriage : PROPOSALS
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New daddy's handouts : CIGARS
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"The Sheik of ___," 1921 song : ARABY
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A blessing or bane : RAIN
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Lace-owning saint? : ANNE
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Writer Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
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French fireside chair : CHAUFFEUSE
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Fix a salad : TOSS
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___-deucey : ACEY
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Fameuse, e.g. : APPLE
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Influence : SPELL
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Solitary, savage elephant : ROGUE
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Gambols : ROMPS
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Sans retinue : UNATTENDED
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Milan rival : TURIN
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"___ Good Day," 1946 song : ITSA
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Double curves : ESSES
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Hot times in Paris : ETES
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Ivan was one : TSAR
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Corrida principal : TORO
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Innocent : BLAMELESS
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An Asian capital : HANOI
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Preen : PRIMP
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Separate : APART
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Hoi polloi : MASSES
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Unfeeling : STONY
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Start of a Dostoyevsky title : CRIME
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Aussie netman : CASH
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Head of a tale : ONCE
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Carter of "Ain't Misbehavin'" : NELL
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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U.S.C. rival : UCLA
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Dance step : SHAG
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System of exercises : YOGA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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