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New York Times, Thursday, May 2, 1991

Author:
Jean M. Hunt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { G J Q W }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jean M. Hunt has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,150
Across
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Youth : LAD
4
Type of nest : MARES
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Hebrew universe : OLAM
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Healthy : HALE
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Bradley and Khayyám : OMARS
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Ruth or Herman : BABE
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Part of the larynx : ADAMSAPPLE
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Old Testament book : EZRA
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Troy, to Achilles : ILION
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Prevaricate : LIE
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Wood nymph : DRYAD
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Confined, in a way : KENNELED
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N.M. resort : TAOS
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March 15, in Italy : IDI
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Entrance to Hades : AVERNUS
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Actor Baldwin : ALEC
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Irish revolutionary : FENIAN
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"To ___ With Love" : SIR
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Sun god : SOL
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Orch. section : STR
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A network : CBS
39
Pie ___ mode : ALA
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Here, in Paris : ICI
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"But will it play in ___?" : PEORIA
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Starter for date or cede : ANTE
44
Douse : IMMERSE
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On the ___ (in flight) : LAM
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Fleming and Hunter : IANS
49
Australian kettle : BILLYCAN
54
Like some paper : LINED
56
Old card game : LOO
57
Having wings : ALATE
58
Pulitzer Prize poet Dugan: 1962 : ALAN
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Type of petition : ROUNDROBIN
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"I ___ fool i' the forest": Shak. : META
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Ford or Pyle : ERNIE
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Shopper's delight : SALE
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Emulated Lizzie Borden? : AXED
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City on the Meuse : SEDAN
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Knead, old style : ELT
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Soup dipper : LADLE
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Actor Delon : ALAIN
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Fiendish : DEMONIC
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Extinct bird : MOA
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More than enough : AMPLE
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River in Va. : RAPIDAN
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___ Barrington, Trollope character : ERLE
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Reno-to-Carson City dir. : SSE
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Titania's spouse : OBERON
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Revolving tray : LAZYSUSAN
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Canyon mouth : ABRA
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Honey drink : MEAD
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North African garment : HAIK
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Lop off, to Burns : SNED
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Mends garments : DARNS
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Elevating people or things : LIFTERS
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Beverage-brewing container : TEABALL
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"Veni, vidi, ___" : VICI
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Sediment : SILT
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"___ Lay Dying": Faulkner : ASI
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Places : LOCI
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Rub out : ELIMINATE
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Friend of Mark Antony : EROS
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Scottish explorer : RAE
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Disburse : SPEND
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Rally : REBOUND
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Component of starch : AMYLOSE
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Wild woman : MAENAD
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Axillary : ALAR
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Ancient region in Asia Minor : IONIA
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Conspiracy : CABAL
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Inclined : ATILT
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North Sea feeder : NENE
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Color also called goose gray : LAMA
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Holly : ILEX
56
Folk wisdom : LORE
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In medias ___ : RES
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Hideaway : DEN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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