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New York Times, Tuesday, May 7, 1991

Author:
William Baxley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F G Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Baxley has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,155
Across
1
Malay chief : RAJA
5
Region of Germany : BADEN
10
Lasso : ROPE
14
King or Alda : ALAN
15
Growing out : ENATE
16
Certain newspaper page : OPED
17
Faction : SECT
18
Abode of one of three pigs : STRAWHOUSE
20
Oriental breed of dog : PEKINESE
22
Biblical strongman : SAMSON
23
Kind of check : SPOT
24
Tease : RIDE
25
Thespians : ACTORS
27
Epic poem by William Carlos Williams : PATERSON
31
Minstrel : BARD
32
Changes residence : MOVES
33
Refrain syllable : TRA
34
Dies ___ : IRAE
35
Composer of "Penny Arcade" : ROREM
36
Hyde Park vehicle : PRAM
37
Matinal moisture : DEW
38
Betsy Ross, at times : SEWER
39
Respiratory sound : RALE
40
Fragrances : ESSENCES
42
Bragged : CROWED
44
Requirement : NEED
45
English essayist : LAMB
46
Blackboards : SLATES
49
John Jacob Astor et al. : TRAPPERS
53
Artist colony on the Hudson : HAVERSTRAW
55
Student's pony : TROT
56
Ended : OVER
57
Irregularly notched : EROSE
58
Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
59
What golfers strive for : PARS
60
Feasted : DINED
61
Famed no-hit pitcher : RYAN
Down
1
Scrape roughly : RASP
2
Nautical term : ALEE
3
Children's game : JACKSTRAWS
4
Exact opposite : ANTIPODE
5
Harasses : BESETS
6
Pismires : ANTS
7
Challenge : DARE
8
Greek letter : ETA
9
Brokaw broadcast segment : NEWSITEM
10
Inn patron : ROOMER
11
Musical composition : OPUS
12
Mexican coin : PESO
13
Site in Genesis : EDEN
19
Sheol : HADES
21
Correlative : NOR
24
Vocal madman : RAVER
25
Tolerate : ABIDE
26
Gives a hoot : CARES
27
Small openings : PORES
28
Met who became a Dodger : STRAWBERRY
29
Fanon : ORALE
30
Appointed : NAMED
32
Manicured the lawn : MOWED
35
Suspended a meeting temporarily : RECESSED
36
One who cues performers : PROMPTER
38
Scoff : SNEER
41
Enrolls : ENTERS
42
Scratched : CLAWED
43
Specialty of Vanilla Ice : RAP
46
Boutique : SHOP
47
Volcanic product : LAVA
48
State : AVER
49
Disney film: 1982 : TRON
50
Demolish a Soho flat : RASE
51
City of the Seven Hills : ROMA
52
Bandleader Kenton : STAN
54
Prefix with chord or corn : TRI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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