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New York Times, Friday, June 28, 1991

Author:
Ernie Furtado
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K W }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Ernie Furtado has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,207
Across
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Not in the ___ : LEAST
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Song attachment : FEST
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" . . . ___ souls of housemaids": Eliot : DAMP
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"The Zoo Story" playwright : ALBEE
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Nice notion : IDEE
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Miscellany : OLIO
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Dylan plays it : MOUTHORGAN
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Merriment : GLEE
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Chirr; stridulate : PITTER
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Political animal : ELEPHANT
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Slippery ones : EELS
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Norman invasion town : STLO
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P.G.A. winner: 1965 : MARR
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Master Melvin of baseball : OTT
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Flier, at times : SAUCER
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Fuss : ADO
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Blade of grass : SPEAR
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Stream that starts in the Alps : ISERE
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Beer ingredient : YEAST
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Actress MacGraw : ALI
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"The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
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Prom queen : BELLE
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"Dancer at the Practice Bar" painter : DEGAS
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Morse recourse : SOS
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Whirlpools for Arcaro? : EDDIES
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Actor Worley : SID
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Evenings, in Roma : SERE
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Braid : PLAT
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___ Straits (rock group) : DIRE
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D. Mann's "The ___ Party": 1957 : BACHELOR
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Abandon : VACATE
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Switch ending : EROO
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Welk plays it : SQUEEZEBOX
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Teri of Hollywood : GARR
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Polly or Pittypat : AUNT
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"Swan Lake" role : ODILE
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Sandhurst weapon : STEN
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___ precedent : SETA
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Orchestra section : REEDS
Down
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Nightingale symbol : LAMP
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Victims in "The Time Machine" : ELOI
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Border on : ABUT
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Volleyballer, at times : SETTER
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Snicker : TEHEE
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Balsam, e.g. : FIR
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Advantage : EDGE
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Licks and sticks : SEALS
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Positions : TENETS
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Residence for one in disfavor : DOGHOUSE
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Actress Nazimova : ALLA
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Look : MIEN
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Metrician : POET
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Certain deck : ORLOP
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Fabric patterns : PLAIDS
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Place : STEAD
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Gershwin song: 1926 : MAYBE
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"___ without a name": Shak. : ADEED
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Writer Dahl : ROALD
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An anagram for 1 Across : TALES
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___-fire : CEASE
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Blunder : ERROR
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Dodger of yore : REESE
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Trooper Duffy portrayer on TV : STEELE
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Unbending : RIGID
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Tommy Dorsey played it : SLIPHORN
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Took ___ (threw the fight) : ADIVE
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Does a Latin dance : SALSAS
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Withdraw : SECEDE
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Woman's brimless hat : TOQUE
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Beard eraser : RAZOR
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Makes a touch : BEGS
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Smell ___ : ARAT
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Apple residuum : CORE
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Litter Lilliputian : RUNT
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A. Nichols's hero : ABIE
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Was effective : TOLD
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Preceders of wyes : EXES
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J.F.K. letters : ETA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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