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New York Times, Wednesday, May 29, 1991

Author:
Jonathan J. Towle
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Jonathan J. Towle has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,177
Across
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Pledges : GAGES
6
Striplings : LADS
10
Places : LOCI
14
Dying, to Shakespeare : AMORT
15
Symbol of strength : IRON
16
Currier's partner : IVES
17
Competition in Colo. : RODEO
18
Off line : AGEE
19
Dickens heroine : NELL
20
Fortification : BLOCKHOUSE
22
Art Deco man : ERTE
23
Small sofa : SETTEE
24
Dress : ENROBE
26
Sting : SMART
28
Winged ant : ALATE
31
Cousin of P.D.Q. : ASAP
35
Iatric degs. : MDS
36
Tiny particle : PROTON
37
Orangutans : REDAPES
39
Alight : DESCEND
40
Prado's locale : MADRID
41
Doily : MAT
42
Actor Kristofferson : KRIS
43
Destroy or kill : SMITE
44
I.R.S. threat : AUDIT
46
Despot : TYRANT
48
Least feral : TAMEST
53
Go yachting : SAIL
55
Private fete : HOUSEPARTY
57
French saint: Dec. 1 : ELOI
58
This can be final : EXAM
59
Kind of lamp or girl : PINUP
60
Educator Horace ___ : MANN
61
Factory : MILL
62
Summer month in Montevideo : ENERO
63
Being, to a philosopher : ESSE
64
Impertinence : SASS
65
Tries : TESTS
Down
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Costumes : GARBS
2
Soap substitute : AMOLE
3
He never arrives onstage : GODOT
4
Build : ERECT
5
Feeds a furnace : STOKES
6
River in NE China : LIAO
7
Disputants : ARGUERS
8
"Annie ___ Live ... " : DOESNT
9
Scoff : SNEER
10
Relief printing plate : LINEBLOCK
11
Edacious person : OVEREATER
12
Breton, e.g. : CELT
13
Rhodes or Skye : ISLE
21
Adjusted a skirt : HEMMED
25
Wherry gear : OARS
27
Commercials : ADS
29
Singer Tennille : TONI
30
Purposes : ENDS
31
Military equipment : ARMS
32
Joint : SEAM
33
Ells : ADDITIONS
34
Eavesdropper's delight : PARTYLINE
36
Diminutive : PETITE
38
Docking site : PIER
39
Pop : DAD
41
Certain funds : MUTUALS
44
Breathing problem : ANOXIA
45
Valve mover : TAPPET
47
Attention-getting sounds : AHEMS
49
Memorable ship : MAINE
50
Littoral raptors : ERNES
51
Disturbance, in Dundee : STURT
52
Results of poor proofreading : TYPOS
53
Finely patterned : SEME
54
Lamentation : ALAS
56
T-shirt szs. : SMLS

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

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