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COMMENTS ON CONJUGALITY

New York Times, Sunday, June 16, 1991

Author:
Michael J. Parris
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 568 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Michael J. Parris has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,195
Across
1
Andalusian port : CADIZ
6
Imarets : INNS
10
Disney's inventive mouse : AMOS
14
Senegal's capital : DAKAR
19
U.S. rocket stage : AGENA
20
What a swain presses : SUIT
21
Niagara Falls sound : ROAR
22
Evergreen shrub : ERICA
23
Marriage, to Cicero : THEFIRSTBONDOFSOCIETY
27
Flavorful : SAPOROUS
28
Lovelace's colleagues : POETS
29
Toils : SLAVES
30
Choler : IRE
31
Whirled : SPUN
32
Satirist Freberg : STAN
33
"Marry'd in haste, ___": Congreve : WEMAYREPENTATLEISURE
42
Ivanhoe, e.g. : SAXON
43
Opercula : LIDS
44
Shower gift : BROOM
45
Stole : BOA
46
Victorian expletive : EGAD
47
She wrote "My Life": 1975 : MEIR
49
Tie material : REP
50
Trifles : SOUS
51
"Husband and wife ___": O. W. Holmes : COMETOLOOKALIKEATLAST
58
Large wts. : TNS
59
Finished parasailing : ALIT
60
Wrong : AMISS
61
Fries quickly : SAUTES
62
Inverness uncles : EMES
63
Guidry or Darling : RON
64
Other : ELSE
65
Barrel parts : STAVES
68
Rise on a wave : SCEND
70
Chapeau ___ (a cocked hat) : BRAS
71
Audit maker : CPA
74
What man and wife shouldn't have, according to Farquhar : POWERTOHANGONEANOTHER
78
Director Flaherty's "Man of ___" : ARAN
79
Nothing : NIL
80
Cockle : OAST
81
Algerian port : ORAN
82
"We'll ___ a cup o' kindness yet": Burns : TAK
83
Type of goat : SCAPE
85
Something real : FACT
87
End of a Stein line : AROSE
88
"___ is born married": John Ray : SHEWHOISBORNHANDSOME
93
Mr., in Munich : HERR
94
Watercourse : RACE
95
Lover of Tithonus : EOS
96
Stalactite locale : CAVERN
99
Islamic spirit : JINNI
101
River of N Ecuador : AGUARICO
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Marriage, to Menander : EVILBUTANECESSARYEVIL
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Father of English empiricism : LOCKE
110
Frangipani, e.g. : ODOR
111
Undiluted : NEAT
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Big cousin of a dik-dik : ELAND
113
End of an O. Henry tale : TWIST
114
Counting-out word : EENY
115
Record, as a wedding : TAPE
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Force units : DYNES
Down
1
Margays and civets : CATS
2
Muslim title : AGHA
3
Profound : DEEP
4
Tout's dope : INFO
5
Kinshasa resident : ZAIRIAN
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Publisher : ISSUER
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Streisand film: 1987 : NUTS
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Pen point : NIB
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Checked : STOPPED
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Like honeymooners : ARDENT
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Debatable : MOOT
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Dull-witted ones : OAFS
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Grads., not long ago : SRS
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Orate : DECLAIM
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Certain Christian doctrinists : ARIANS
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Ukrainian capital : KIEV
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Part of a French play : ACTE
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Thornbacks : RAYS
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Actor Calhoun : RORY
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Husband and wife, e.g. : NOUNS
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Bone: Comb. form : OSTEO
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"Dum ___, Spero," S.C. motto : SPIRO
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Incline : SLOPE
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Gilly or democrat : WAGON
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Profs' concoctions : EXAMS
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Fashion : MODE
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Romola's creator : ELIOT
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Shelters, in Savoie : ABRIS
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Difficult journeys : TREKS
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Wolfpack member : UBOAT
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Stir up : ROUSE
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Bridge positions : EASTS
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The Shakers, e.g. : SECT
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Annoy : MOLEST
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Site of first Olympics : ELIS
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Swing around : SLUE
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Petruchio, e.g. : TAMER
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Valentine for moviegoers : KAREN
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"___ My Souvenirs," 1927 song : AMONG
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"Cielito ___," Spanish song : LINDO
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Oblique : ASLANT
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Renaissance poet : TASSO
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Tied : EVEN
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Actian and Augustan : ERAS
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Groom's wear in yesteryear : SPATS
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Pentateuch : TORAH
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On the alert : AWAKE
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Liners : SHIPS
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Biblical spy : CALEB
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___ retreat (flee) : BEATA
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Color: Comb. form : CHROM
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A.F.B. in N.H. : PEASE
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"Judith" composer : ARNE
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Walking ___ (happy) : ONAIR
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Bedtime for a señora : NOCHE
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Matador's foe : TORO
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Frozen dessert : SHERBET
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Horn-shaped structure : CORNU
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Montmartre money : FRANC
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Like S.T.C.'s Mariner : ANCIENT
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Used a cupel : ASSAYED
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Certain elongated snails : WHELKS
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Cantankerous : ORNERY
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Nullify : NEGATE
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Sullen : DOUR
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Briton or Breton : CELT
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Take ___ (say "I do") : AVOW
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Last of a Caesarean trio : VICI
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Nephrite : JADE
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Privy to : INON
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Kin of P.D.Q. : ASAP
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Depend (on) : RELY
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Actor Dixon : IVAN
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Spanish movies : CINE
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Auto pioneer : OLDS
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Dactyl or hallux : TOE
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Poseidon's domain : SEA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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