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New York Times, Monday, May 27, 1991

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q U V X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,175
Across
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Festival : GALA
5
Zasu of films : PITTS
10
___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
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Soviet sea : ARAL
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Direction indicator : ARROW
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Maize : CORN
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Harry Woods's 1927 hit song : SIDEBYSIDE
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Hebrides island : IONA
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Army chaplain : PADRE
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Stylish : MOD
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Stumble : TRIP
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Sharp taste : TANG
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Composed : SEDATE
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Wind up : END
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Legal wrong : TORT
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Intl. pact : NATO
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Malicious gossip : DIRT
35
Swiss river : AARE
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Goes horseback : RIDES
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Half of an avenger's motto : ATOOTHFORATOOTH
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Autumnal beauty : MAPLE
44
Actor Rip ___ : TORN
45
Something forbidden : NONO
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Composer Bartók : BELA
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Subject of Thoreau's "Walden" : POND
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Inexperienced : RAW
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Despot : TYRANT
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Cupola's locale : ROOF
55
Soft drink : SODA
56
___ Jima : IWO
58
Procrastinate : DELAY
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___ out (exhausted) : WORN
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From ___ (occasionally) : TIMETOTIME
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"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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Wind: Comb. form : ANEMO
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Niblick, for one : IRON
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Ginger : PEP
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Be aware of : SENSE
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Speaker's platform : DAIS
Down
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Breathe laboriously : GASP
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Air for Aprile Millo : ARIA
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Cheryl or Alan : LADD
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Wide-awake : ALERT
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Recompense : PAY
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Apr. is its month : IRS
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Orderly : TRIM
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Commotions : TODOS
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Nobel's land : SWEDEN
10
Kind of salesman : DOORTODOOR
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Comic Kovacs : ERNIE
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Something easy : SNAP
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Military honor : CITATION
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Thrash : BEAT
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A Beery : NOAH
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Dishonest gain : GRAFT
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Pub missile : DART
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A Dutch treat : EDAM
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Girl in an old song : NITA
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A little at a time : DROPBYDROP
31
Boy Scout unit : TROOP
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Forbearing : TOLERANT
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Faux pas : ERROR
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Sicilian menace : ETNA
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___ up (arrive) : SHOW
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Weblike membrane : TELA
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Loos and Ekberg : ANITAS
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Fuddy-duddy : DODO
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Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1981 : TOOLE
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Strong string : TWINE
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Foul smelling : FETID
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Trade : SWAP
57
Portent : OMEN
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Cremona coin : LIRA
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Mine, to Jacques : AMOI
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Cravings : YENS
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Bad ___, German spa : EMS
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Low digit : TOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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