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New York Times, Wednesday, June 19, 1991

Author:
Betty Jorgensen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,198

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Across
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A visit : CALL
5
A brig has two : MASTS
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Movie terrier : ASTA
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Turkish regiment : ALAI
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Prefix with coastal or mural : INTRA
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Bash on the noggin : BEAN
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Senate gofer : PAGE
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Darling : SWEETHEART
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Irish playwright : BEHAN
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Some saxophones : ALTOS
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Basements : CELLARS
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"You ___ Love," 1927 song : ARE
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Runt : SHRIMP
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One of the Magi : GASPAR
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Sea gull's relative : TERN
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Grown-up fillies : MARES
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British mil. school : RMA
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Storm, to Simone : ORAGE
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The "A" in MOMA : ART
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Besmirch : SMEAR
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Brooch : PIN
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Lectured : SPOKE
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Adolescent affliction : ACNE
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Staid : SEDATE
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Move to action : INCITE
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Journey segment : LEG
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Using the staff's work : INHOUSE
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Hesitate : PAUSE
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Appearances : MIENS
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Juliet, to Romeo : INNAMORATA
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Retained : HELD
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Not of the cloth : LAIC
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Wiser : SAGER
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Hyena's home : LAIR
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Feminine suffix : ETTE
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Bergen's Mortimer : SNERD
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Bar passer: Abbr. : ATTY
Down
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Toy-pistol ammo : CAP
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Pie ___ mode : ALA
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Fall behind : LAG
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Saar swain's darling : LIEBLING
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Accident : MISHAP
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Sadat : ANWAR
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British guns : STENS
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Three, in Turino : TRE
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Held a session : SAT
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White poplars : ABELES
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Love ___ (small sofa) : SEAT
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Poi source : TARO
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Pismires : ANTS
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Badger : HARASS
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Street of horrors : ELM
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Lille lover's darling : CHERIE
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Mission : ERRAND
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Iron or Stone : AGE
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Lens settings : STOPS
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Concise summary : PRECIS
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Spanish suitor's darling : AMANTE
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Street show : RAREE
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Chinese Chairman, once : MAO
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Ararat lander : ARK
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Map abbr. : RTE
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Regard highly : ESTEEM
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Irishman's darling : MACUSHLA
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Tee : PEG
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___-Lorraine : ALSACE
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"Music ___ with you . . . ": Aiken : IHEARD
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Negative prefix : NON
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Reflection : IMAGE
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Saltpeter : NITER
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Nap : PILE
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Premed study : ANAT
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Entity : UNIT
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W.W. II cloak-and-dagger outfit : OSS
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Bled : RAN
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Enjoy the takeout : EAT
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Set aflame : LIT
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Thirsty : DRY

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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