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New York Times, Tuesday, June 11, 1991

Author:
Margaret W. Huskey
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 243 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Margaret W. Huskey has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,190
Across
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Commence : START
6
Snare : TRAP
10
Shakespearean shrew : KATE
14
Hue : COLOR
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Kind of space or plane : AERO
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Inhabitants: Suffix : ITES
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Sun-dried brick : ADOBE
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Memorable caricaturist: 1840-1902 : NAST
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Traditional knowledge : LORE
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U.S.S.R. water barrier : ROGUNDAM
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Exchanges for money : SELLS
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Phases : STAGES
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Unemployed : IDLE
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C.P.A. : ACCT
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___ manner of 43 Across : BEDSIDE
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Mrs. Hoover : LOU
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Shortened: Abbr. : ABR
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More precipitous : STEEPER
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Register : ENROLL
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Boo-boos : ERRORS
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Main dishes : ENTREES
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A.M.A. members : DRS
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Actress Ullmann : LIV
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A jellyfish : AURELIA
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Abysmal : DEEP
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Unit of power : WATT
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Rook : CASTLE
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Improper : AMISS
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Gallinaceous bird : PHEASANT
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Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
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Northern Scandinavian : LAPP
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Juniper : CEDAR
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Vols' state : TENN
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On the Coral : ASEA
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Obliterate : ERASE
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Leftovers for Rover : ORTS
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Mountain lake : TARN
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Wander : STRAY
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Blemish : SCAR
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Hubbub : TODO
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Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
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Hale : ROBUST
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English river : TRENT
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Scarlet bird : TANAGER
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Bored : REAMED
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"___ longa, vita brevis" : ARS
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Crocks : POTS
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Plover : KILLDEER
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Tarawa is one : ATOLL
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Concise : TERSE
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Suffix with Nippon : ESE
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Amateur : DABBLER
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Ducks : EIDERS
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Draft org. : SSS
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Helm position : ALEE
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Direct a helmsman : CONN
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Short and not so sweet : CURT
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Repeat : ITERATE
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Attu natives : ALEUTS
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Walesa is one : POLE
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Canal called "Clinton's Folly" : ERIE
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Book by Elsa Maxwell : RSVP
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Ciceronian discourses : ORATIONS
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Dry, as wine : SEC
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Type of hands? : DISHPAN
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Thirsty cat or dog : LAPPER
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Mojave or Gobi : DESERT
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Waterproof garment : WADER
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Catkin : AMENT
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Stiffens the punch : LACES
53
Blind part : SLAT
55
Jewish month : ADAR
56
Space agcy. : NASA
57
Deuce topper : TREY
58
Japanese statesman : ITO
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Sly ___ fox : ASA

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

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