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New York Times, Friday, May 31, 1991

Author:
Ernie Furtado
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Ernie Furtado has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,179

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Jacob's substituted bride : LEAH
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Sudden blast : GUST
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Mist or fog : VAPOR
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Plane starter : AERO
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___ facto : IPSO
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"___'clock scholar" : ATENO
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THE GAME : DRAWPOKER
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Seventh of March : NONES
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Part of a French motto : LIBERTE
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Contour feathers : PENNAE
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Shoe widths : EES
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Broke fasts : ATE
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Baseball's Stengel : CASEY
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HAND : TWOPAIRS
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Attorneys' gp. : ABA
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Stu of Hollywood : ERWIN
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This will secure a mouthpiece : RETAINER
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Seethe : BOIL
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Certain daggers : OBELI
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Norman battle town : STLO
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News flash : BULLETIN
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Three-time Masters champ : SNEAD
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Caesar's "but" : SED
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HAND : STRAIGHT
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Investigated : CASED
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Greek letter : TAU
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Aud. maker : CPA
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Pit : CRATER
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Fourth-place finisher : ALSORAN
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Navigation system : LORAN
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HAND : FULLHOUSE
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Confuse : ADDLE
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Place on a French map : ASIE
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Some household members : PETS
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Hoopster Malone : MOSES
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Piquant : RACY
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Lath : SLAT
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Soup server : LADLE
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Weird : EERIE
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Yemenis, e.g. : ARABS
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Sewing-machine inventor : HOWE
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A pupil of Cimabue : GIOTTO
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Cost of maintenance : UPKEEP
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Buffalo-to-Olean dir. : SSE
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Real ending : TOR
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One of the Redgraves : VANESSA
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Make amends : ATONE
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THE STAKES : PENNYANTE
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Draft status : ONEA
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Tyne role : ROSE
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Shrimp's cousin : PRAWN
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Architect's design concept : PARTI
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Pale blue hue : CIEL
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"___ There Was You," 1957 song : TILL
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Houston's The Summit, e.g. : ARENA
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First name in chillers : BELA
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" . . . rule them with ___ of iron": Rev. : AROD
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Wanes : EBBS
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Rake : ROUE
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DEUCES? : WILDCARDS
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"___ It Romantic?": 1932 song : ISNT
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Weasel's cousin : OTTER
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Celtic great : BIRD
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Ascetics of yore : ESSENES
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Quiet : SHUSH
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Kind of type : ITALIC
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Proof : GALLEY
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"___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
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Heartless : CRUEL
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Trattoria order : PASTA
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"___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
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Quahog : CLAM
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Uruguayan essayist: 1871-1917 : RODO
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Oola and Alley : OOPS
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Distant : FAR
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"Born in the ___" : USA

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

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