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New York Times, Saturday, June 22, 1991

Author:
Kevin Boyle
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.74, Missing: { G K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,201
Across
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Deprecatory : PEJORATIVE
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A computer programming lang. : LISP
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"___ Tragedy," Dreiser novel : ANAMERICAN
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Other: Comb. form : ALLO
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Mend : RECUPERATE
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Ancient Olympic site : ELIS
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Theatricalize : EMOTE
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Chem. suffixes : ENES
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Bushy masses : TODS
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Old city of self-indulgers : SYBARIS
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Opp. of sent : RCD
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Author of "Meeting at Potsdam": 1975 : MEE
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De ___ (in the way) : TROP
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Edmonton's N.H.L. team : OILERS
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According to style : PROFORMA
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Noise, to Nero : SONUS
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Dark-eyed beauty : HOURI
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Ref. work : ENC
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Cippus : STELE
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Sunflower : ASTER
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Interwoven, in a way : THREADED
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Meets a bet again : RESEES
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Famed Boston pitcher : SAIN
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Scottish John : IAN
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New England soda fountain : SPA
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Eyepiece network : RETICLE
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Pickle : SPOT
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Med.-school subject : ANAT
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King of Libya: 1951-69 : IDRIS
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Harsh, in Houilles : APRE
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Peaceful : STRIFELESS
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Holm oak : ILEX
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Duplex apartment : MAISONETTE
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"___ la vie" : CEST
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Dorcas, e.g. : SEAMSTRESS
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Skins : PARES
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Lancastrian, to a Yorkist : ENEMY
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Father of the 12 patriarchs : JACOB
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Japanese seaport : OMUTA
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Performers' inventories : REPERTOIRES
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Exist : ARE
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Humdrum : TIRESOME
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"___ See for Miles," The Who hit : ICAN
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Frankfurt father : VATER
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Menuhin's mentor : ENESCO
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Kentish freedman : LAET
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Unlucky : ILLOMENED
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Calculating device : SLIDERULE
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Had : POSSESSED
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Kind of vb. : IRR
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Not concurring : DISSENTIENT
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Clam diggers, e.g. : PANTS
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Indian water pot : LOTA
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Self-righteous : PHARISAIC
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Myrtle-family tree : ROSEAPPLE
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Saws more nocturnal wood : OUTSNORES
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Kind of fall or form : FREE
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English reform movement: 1838-48 : CHARTISM
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___ grass (meadow barley) : RIE
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Bursts of energy : SPASMS
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Rectangular piers : ANTAE
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Flâneur or fainéant : IDLER
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Candia : CRETE
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Heels : LISTS
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Snaky characters : ESSES
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Subject : TEXT
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Song for Tetrazzini : ARIA
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Page nos. : FOS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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