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New York Times, Thursday, June 27, 1991

Author:
Kenneth Witte
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,206
Across
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Memorable pome taster : ADAM
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Catalogue : LIST
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Mead's "Coming of Age in ___" : SAMOA
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Arnaz : DESI
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___ Royale National Park : ISLE
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Play the ham : EMOTE
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Vittles : EATS
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Nicholas II was the last : TSAR
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"The ___ of Money," 1986 film : COLOR
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Confident reply to a request, with "It's" : RIGHTUPMYALLEY
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African river : UELE
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A digit : ONE
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Adaptable : LABILE
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Plant disease : SMUT
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Winglike structure : ALA
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Out of the way : ASIDE
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Dinghy or dory : BOAT
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Practiced extortion : BLED
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Novel by John Barth : THEENDOFTHEROAD
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Ride ___ on (control) : HERD
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"Essays" name : ELIA
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Olfaction, for one : SENSE
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Ar follower : ESS
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Information : DATA
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Arranged : STAGED
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Nothing : NIL
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Glance : PEEK
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Average Joe : MANINTHESTREET
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"___ Nation," 1988 film : ALIEN
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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Six-stringed instrument : VIOL
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Ignoramus : DUNCE
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Calm period : LULL
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Lake in Ireland : ERNE
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Muslim prince : EMEER
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Marceau is one : MIME
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Require : NEED
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Summer drink : ADE
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TV's "___ John" : DEAR
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Site of fine wine : ASTI
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Led astray : MISGUIDED
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Mimic from Ottawa : LITTLE
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Point of dispute : ISSUE
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Affront : SLAP
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Name : TERM
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Intersecting : SECANT
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Soap plant : AMOLE
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Gangster's gal : MOLL
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Nebraska City's county : OTOE
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Ethereal : AERY
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Hayes or Redding : HELEN
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Williams's "Sweet Bird of ___" : YOUTH
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Woodworking machine : LATHE
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Fireplace residue : ASHES
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Feretories : BIERS
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Bulgarian capital : SOFIA
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Conductor Eduardo ___ : MATA
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Lengthwise : ALONG
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Rental agreement : LEASE
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Supplementary : ADDED
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Part from the party : BOLT
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End neither in the red nor black : BREAKEVEN
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Allotted : DEALT
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Glyceride, e.g. : ESTER
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Jackson Day event : DINNER
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Decide : SETTLE
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Dorothy, to Em : NIECE
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Hymn or poem : PSALM
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Constructed : MADE
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Grad : ALUM
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___ days' wonder : NINE
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Tiller : HELM
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Small case : ETUI
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Gaels' republic : EIRE
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Actor Franchot : TONE
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Showed the way : LED

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

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