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New York Times, Sunday, June 30, 1991

Author:
Jacques Liwer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 98, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 604 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Jacques Liwer has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,209
Across
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Stone paving block : SETT
5
Book of the Bible : ACTS
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Part of Montana's shoe : CLEAT
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Sea dogs : TARS
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Astronaut's milieu : ETHER
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White heron : EGRET
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Poet García ___ of Spain : LORCA
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Primitive: Comb. form : PALAE
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Lait topper : CREME
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The Summit in Houston : ARENA
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E.T., e.g. : ALIEN
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Feeling contrite : RUING
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Commotion : TEMPEST
29
Franklin D. Roosevelt Museum site : WARMMANSGEORGIA
32
Menlo Park name : ALVA
33
Darling or Hiller : WENDY
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Actor O'Brien: 1915-85 : EDMOND
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Cynic : SNEERER
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Modified, with "down" : TONED
40
Grocery item : OLEO
41
New wine : MUST
42
Pluck : GRIT
44
Jennifer O'Neill film: 1971 : MANOFFORTYTWO
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Bright : APT
51
Gary Grimes in 44 Across : COSTAR
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Jogs : TROTS
54
Adjective for 69 Down : EARED
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Introduction : LEADIN
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Steeple adornment : EPI
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Your, of yore : THINE
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Aim high : ASPIRE
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Synthetic fabric : ORLON
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Tree of the rose family : SORB
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N.Y.C. dept. : HRA
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Not any, in law : NUL
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Toronto's prov. : ONT
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Part of N.B. : BENE
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Sky enigma : UFO
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Agency : MEANS
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Gives joy : PLEASES
73
Film or play that is the key to this puzzle : AMANFORALLSEASONS
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Teetotal : ABSTAIN
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"___ of Endearment" : TERMS
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Hopped-up drink : ALE
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Holier ___ thou : THAN
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Two-cupped garment : BRA
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"___ It Up," Little Richard hit : RIP
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Spooks' den : CIA
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Completed hang gliding : ALIT
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Make shipshape again : REFIT
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In a weird way : EERILY
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Southwestern stewpots : OLLAS
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Hamlet's exclamation : FIE
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Annoy : PESTER
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"___ . . . in infamy": F.D.R. : ADATE
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Dirk : SKEAN
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Moth's glossa : TONGUE
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He wrote "The Name of the Rose" : ECO
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December messages? : MANSGREETINGS
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Word with pin or fold : NINE
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Jane or Zane : GREY
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Zimbalist's teacher : AUER
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Events at ovals : MEETS
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Finds a second renter : SUBLETS
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Idols : BAALIM
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Allowed : LICIT
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Bind : LASH
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T. Williams play : SUDDENLYLASTMAN
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Tip givers at the Big A : TOUTERS
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Heavenly butter : ARIES
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"___ Male War Bride," 1949 film : IWASA
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Sky: Comb. form : URANO
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Lustrous fiber : RAMIE
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Recumbent : PRONE
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Outward : ECTAL
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Dustin Hoffman title role: 1974 : LENNY
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Swiftly : APACE
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Mediocre : SOSO
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Real author of Baron Munchausen's tales : RASPE
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Unique thing : ONER
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Schismatic group : SECT
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Raison d' ___ : ETRE
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Shakespearean play : THEMANSTALE
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Pattern : TEMPLET
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A Cabinet dept. : AGR
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Cheshire borough : CREWE
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"The ___," 1976 Polanski film : TENANT
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Status reached by Streep : STARDOM
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Quahog : CLAM
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Actress Montez : LOLA
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Innisfail : ERIN
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Dice throw : ACES
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Citrus fruits : TANGELOS
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Bull: Comb. form : TAURO
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Adjust precisely : ALIGN
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Frog : RANID
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Saw, in Siena : SEGA
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Superman portrayer : REEVE
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Emulate Horner : EAT
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Pushes : PROMOTES
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Ancient Assyrian king : SARGON
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Talking bird : MYNA
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German reservoir dam : EDER
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Cancel : WRITEOFF
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Tops : SUPERB
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Forage plant : ERS
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Charms : ENTHRALS
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Some ancient Greeks : DORIANS
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Day after day : OFTEN
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Saint-___, French port : MALO
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Plant part : TAPROOT
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Benin native : FON
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Kyoodle : YAP
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The Gorgons and Graces : TRIOS
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German city on the Lippe : WERNE
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"Night Music" playwright : ODETS
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David Lean's milieu : CINEMA
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Kid : RIB
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Actor in "The Ghost Goes West" : DONAT
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Todd and Ritter of films : THELMAS
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Isomeric : ALLO
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Certain Muslim : SUNNI
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Capsize : UPSET
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French Republic personification : MARIANNE
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One of the seals : SEALION
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Menu item : ENTREE
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Grief symbol : ASHES
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Ethereal : AIRY
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Rescue : RECLAIM
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Expert witness in a sanity trial : ALIENIST
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At right angles to a ship's length : ABEAM
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City in S Netherlands : BREDA
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Wrapping material : SARAN
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A. Miller play : AFTERTHEMAN
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One's sibling's daughters : NIECES
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Game in "The Sting" : POKER
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Taffrail's locale : AFT
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Home of Aeneas : TROY
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Part of T.G.l.F. : ITS
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Attorneys' jargon : LEGALESE
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Suffer : LET
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Hopi village : PUEBLO
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More fitting : SEEMLIER
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Kokoon : GNU
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Undo : RUIN
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Shekels : GELT
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Spurs : STIMULI
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Third Reich secret police : GESTAPO
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Frightened : SCARED
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Ashley or Hobson : LAURA
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Mule's cousin : BURRO
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Goodbye, in Granada : ADIOS
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Gland: Comb. form : ADENO
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Silly : INANE
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Lamebrains : SAPS
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Service org. : YWCA
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Lines on maps: Abbr. : LATS
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P.D.Q. : ASAP
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Vendition : SALE
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Frisbee, e.g. : TOY
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Sushi ingredient : RICE
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Haruspex : SEER
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Bangkok-to-Hanoi dir. : NNE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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