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New York Times, Tuesday, May 28, 1991

18-Down : Bombarded

Author:
Stanley Glass
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,176
Across
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Interwoven : LACED
6
Completed : OVER
10
Bible book : ACTS
14
Fragrance : AROMA
15
Blanched : PALE
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Classify : SORT
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Specials on chowder? : SOUPYSALES
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Skid : SLUE
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"The Last ___": O'Connor : HURRAH
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A memorable Arden : EVE
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Yemeni port : ADEN
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Early ascetics : ESSENES
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Moral code : ETHIC
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Spots : SEES
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Type of chop : LOIN
30
Escape : ELUDE
33
Lawmaker : SOLON
35
___ Pearson, memorable Canadian P.M. : LESTER
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Excavate : DIG
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Caress nutriments? : PETFOOD
41
Red or Dead : SEA
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Wed suddenly : ELOPED
44
Certain poet : ODIST
46
Pumpernickel ingredient : FLOUR
47
Move quickly : TROT
48
A Secretary of State for F.D.R. : HULL
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Theatrical work : DRAMA
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Income : REVENUE
56
Dance maneuver : STEP
58
Gleeful cry : AHA
60
Hood and Williams : ROBINS
61
Therefore : ERGO
62
Expensive sirloins? : HIGHSTEAKS
64
Symbol of poverty : RAGS
65
Thine, in Tours : ATOI
66
Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
67
Church area : APSE
68
Supreme Court number : NINE
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Violinist Isaac : STERN
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Cilia : LASHES
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Stimulate : AROUSE
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Curriculum element : COURSE
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Josephine's title : EMPRESS
5
Late Israeli general : DAYAN
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Govt. agency in W.W. II : OPA
7
Low area : VALE
8
Rams or Colts : ELEVEN
9
Bowling-alley button : RESET
10
Lights into : ASSAILS
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Wounds from an icicle? : COLDCUTS
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Faithful : TRUE
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British gun : STEN
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Bombarded : SHELLED
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Chimney lining : SOOT
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Minds : HEEDS
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___ it (on the carpet) : INFOR
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Actress Sandra or Ruby : DEE
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Notable period : ERA
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Puccini work : OPERA
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Tarries : LOITERS
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D.A.'s court target : DEF
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Under the weather : ILL
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Omelet material? : GOODEGGS
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Scent : ODOR
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Aim : PURPOSE
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"___ is yet to be": Browning : THEBEST
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Gauguin's island home : TAHITI
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Member of an Eastern Christian Church : UNIATE
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Fisherman's prized catch : LUNKER
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Diminish : LESSEN
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Famed naval historian : MAHAN
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Ballots : VOTES
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Curative agents : SERA
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Snare : TRAP
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Conflict, in literature : AGON
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Rush : HIE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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