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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

ROOD AWAKENINGS

New York Times, Sunday, May 26, 1991

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.06, Missing: { J K Q Z }
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 15, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,174
Across
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A golf stroke : BAFF
5
Aspirin target : ACHE
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Chest sound : RALE
13
Colorful fish : OPAH
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Pianist Gilels : EMIL
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Hitler's mistress : BRAUN
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Particulars : ITEMS
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___ citato : LOCO
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Nick's spouse : NORA
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Lofty sanctum : AERIE
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Jury : PANEL
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Pour forth : EMIT
26
Tennyson title : CROSSINGTHEBAR
28
Popular hymn, with "The" : OLDRUGGEDCROSS
30
Korea Bay feeder : YALU
31
Amphora : VASE
33
Liking, in Lyons : GRE
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Ball game for 20 : LACROSSE
37
Do a double take : REACT
39
Freshwater turtle : TERRAPIN
44
Summons to court : HALES
45
Changed one's status : CROSSEDTHELINE
47
Indian of N.M. : TANO
48
Tolkien horse : AROD
49
___ drop of a hat : ATTHE
50
Start of a tot's chant : ABCD
51
Alternate movie shots : CROSSCUT
52
Problem in some concert halls : ECHO
53
Life stories, briefly : BIOS
54
Flock of quail : COVEY
56
Seria or comique preceder : OPERA
57
More uncertain : CHANCIER
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Stop, in Montréal : ARRET
60
Rejects disdainfully : SPURNS
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Wright wings : ELLS
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Focal point : CROSSROAD
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Baker's aide : ICER
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Mortarboard feature : TASSEL
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City in Puerto Rico : PONCE
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Ariel's boss : PROSPERO
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Crockett's last stand : ALAMO
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Heat and Jazz : FIVES
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Capital of 78 Across : LAON
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Algerian port : ORAN
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City on the Adda : LODI
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Sheltered at sea : ALEE
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Department of N France : AISNE
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Except : SAVE
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Getting ___ years : ONIN
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Suffer : CARRYONESCROSS
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Fonda or Rabbit : PETER
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Uncalled-for : NEEDLESS
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Imprimeur's need : ENCRE
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"When the Frost ___ the Punkin": Riley : ISON
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Old verb ending : ETH
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NASCAR event : RACE
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A glove leather : NAPA
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Ill-tempered : ASCROSSASABEAR
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De Mille epic of 1932, with "The" : SIGNOFTHECROSS
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U. of New Mexico athlete : LOBO
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City on the Po : TURIN
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Movement : TREND
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Comment from Garfield : MEOW
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Bond's alma mater : ETON
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Beethoven's "Für ___" : ELISE
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Source of a fragrant oil : ORRIS
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Soprano Berger : ERNA
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" . . . ___ forgive those . . . " : ASWE
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Necklace unit : BEAD
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Level a Soho flat : RASE
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Curious : NOSY
Down
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"Chariots of Fire" star : BENCROSS
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Parisian's "Help!" : AMOI
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Alpine snowfield : FIRN
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Become limp : FLAG
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Spinning : AREEL
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Choke's locale : CARBURETOR
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Starling's N.Z. cousin : HUIA
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Sap : ENERVATE
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Comeback : RIPOSTE
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"Thereby hangs ___" : ATALE
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Furnish : LEND
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Crisis : EMERGENCY
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Skater Protopopov : OLEG
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Quince : POME
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Etcher's need : ACID
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Kind of bun : HOTCROSS
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___ Allah, Iranian religious leader : BAHA
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Calumniated : SLURRED
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Mast chains : TYES
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A Eur. country : GER
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"___ du lieber!" : ACH
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Tamarack : LARCH
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Hi from Ho : ALOHA
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Occurred to a person suddenly : CROSSEDONESMIND
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Old letters : EDHS
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Yeti's homeland : TIBET
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With opposing aims : ATCROSSPURPOSES
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Meadowlands horse : PACER
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Entomb : INURN
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"___ a Stranger": Thompson : NOTAS
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Between hic and hoc : HAEC
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Rail supports : CROSSTIES
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Used the tub : LAVED
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"___ of Divorcement," 1932 Cukor film : ABILL
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Gators' kin : CROCS
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Old English money : ORAE
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Uncloses, in poesy : OPES
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Role for Liz : CLEO
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"Judith" composer : ARNE
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Tea tidbit : SCONE
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Passageway : CROSSOVER
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Position for a gymnast : IRONCROSS
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Kite's weapon : TALON
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Romberg's "One ___" : ALONE
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Berlin's "___ Salome" : SADIE
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Antae : PIERS
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Fares : PASSENGERS
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Poet's inspiration : ERATO
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Fictional talking bird : RAVEN
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Lulu : ONER
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Photographer's need : FLASHBULB
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One waiting in ambush : LIER
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Record material : ACETATE
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Forebear : ANCESTOR
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Had a hankering : YEARNED
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Hook: Comb. form : ONC
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Memorable chanteuse : PIAF
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"___ Girls" : LES
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Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
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Laurie of songdom : ANNIE
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Peas' spots : PODS
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"Iacta ___ est" : ALEA
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Barflies : SOTS
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Medieval weapon : CROSSBOW
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Tops : AONE
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Maumee Bay feeder : ERIE
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Mezzo-soprano Petina : IRRA
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Feds : TMEN
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Deli purchase : HERO
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Long, long periods : EONS
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Intersection : CROSSWAY

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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