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New York Times, Wednesday, May 8, 1991

Author:
C. McInerney
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
C. McInerney has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,156

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Across
1
His "Cavalier" is laughing : HALS
5
Kind of hanger : STRAP
10
Caruncle : COMB
14
Neb. Indian : OTOE
15
"___ bird upon the earth . . . ": Juvenal : ARARE
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Drachma part : OBOL
17
Pouch for a pig : POKE
18
Kind of probe : LUNAR
19
Erudition : LORE
20
Mad : SPITTINGBULLETS
23
Handsome, muscular guy : HUNK
24
Thirst quenchers, in a way : OASES
25
Corneille rival : RACINE
28
Ishmael's mother : HAGAR
31
Maurice or Linda : EVANS
32
Visigoth, e.g. : PAGAN
33
Blackjack : SAP
36
Wozzeck's creator : BERG
37
Mad or bored : FEDUP
38
"Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
39
Madrid Mrs. : SRA
40
Actress Braga : SONIA
41
Tenth of a grand : CNOTE
42
Best, sometimes : WORST
43
Summer topper : BOATER
44
Photographer Adams : ANSEL
47
File sect. : MISC
48
Mad : BOILINGWITHRAGE
55
Biblical shepherd : ABEL
56
"___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
57
Copied : APED
58
Part of N.B. : BENE
59
Latin teacher's direction : PARSE
60
Stoic Greek : ZENO
61
More's the pity! : ALAS
62
Asseverate : SWEAR
63
Tchr.'s checkup : EXAM
Down
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Mad as ___ : HOPS
2
At the acme : ATOP
3
He raised Hel : LOKI
4
Mad : SEETHING
5
Brackish : SALINE
6
Elephant's proboscis : TRUNK
7
Pealed : RANG
8
Kuwaiti, e.g. : ARAB
9
Pizarro conquest : PERU
10
Horse or dog tail : COLLAR
11
Heckelphones : OBOES
12
"Le ___ d'Arthur" : MORTE
13
Hallow : BLESS
21
Wine casks : TUNS
22
Bank transaction : LOAN
25
C.S.A. troops : REBS
26
Claim : AVER
27
"___ Mia," 1954 song : CARA
28
___ coming (deserved) : HADIT
29
Lago contents : AGUA
30
Lacuna : GAP
32
Writes : PENS
33
Change drop : SLOT
34
Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
35
Equal : PEER
37
On behalf of : FOR
38
Mad : INACRAZE
40
One-man shows : SOLI
41
See 33 Across : COSH
42
"Citizen Kane" star : WELLES
43
Acerbic : BITTER
44
Addis ___, Ethiopia : ABABA
45
Memorable munitions man : NOBEL
46
Where Duccio painted : SIENA
47
"___ Solemnis" : MISSA
49
Fuzzy finishes : NAPS
50
Bite : GNAW
51
"The Way We ___" : WERE
52
Cusp : APEX
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Actress Rowlands : GENA
54
Land of Esau's descendants : EDOM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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