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New York Times, Tuesday, June 4, 1991

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 43, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,183
Across
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"Madam, I'm ___" : ADAM
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Sunken fence : HAHA
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Tiff : SPAT
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Roman tyrant : NERO
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Gets older : AGES
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Pisa's river : ARNO
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Snooze : GETSOMESHUTEYE
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Acme : TOP
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Measure of nine inches : SPAN
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Fr. women's titles : MMES
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Steamed : IRED
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Snare : ENTRAP
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"I Like ___" : IKE
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Lurch from side to side : CAREEN
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Confidant : INSIDER
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Parsimonious : FRUGAL
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Poet who wrote "The Kiss . . . " : NIMS
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Snooze—and then some : SLEEPLIKEATOP
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Having wings : ALAR
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City in Ukranian S.S.R. : ODESSA
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Plum varieties : DAMSONS
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Flylike insect : CICADA
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Recede : EBB
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Early talk-show host Jerry ___ : LESTER
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Pairs : TWOS
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U.S.C.G. woman : SPAR
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Operatic prince : IGOR
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Diving bird : AUK
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Snooze : TAKEFORTYWINKS
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"___ go bragh" : ERIN
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Kind of year : LEAP
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Algonquian Indian : CREE
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Religious period : LENT
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"___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
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This judge is Learned : HAND
Down
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Goat or rabbit : ANGORA
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More profound : DEEPER
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Tatum or Garfunkel : ART
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Caribou's food : MOSS
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Purim villain : HAMAN
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Middleman : AGENT
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"For ___ a jolly . . . " : HES
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Hauler of sorts : ASHMAN
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Gorge : SATE
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Fortified military post : PRESIDIO
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" . . . have you ___ wool?" : ANY
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"Little piggy" : TOE
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Unfold : OPENUP
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Refs' kin : UMPS
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Muscle contraction : TIC
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Tables : DEFERS
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Poet who wrote "Stories of God" : RILKE
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HUD chief for Bush : KEMP
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Speakers' hesitations : ERS
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Before, poetically : ERE
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Unimpaired : INTACT
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Sheen : GLOSS
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Assist : AID
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Thick piece : SLAB
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Certain source of clothing : LAMBSKIN
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Trust agreement : ESCROW
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"Do ___ say, not . . . " : ASI
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Author of "Fables in Slang" : ADE
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Norse king : OLAF
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Oil used in perfumery : NEROLI
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Rouse : AWAKEN
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Drenched : DOUSED
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Inquire : ASK
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Powerful person : TITAN
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An ally against Iraq: 1990-91 : EGYPT
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House preceder : PENT
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Buddy or Irene : RICH
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Era reversal : ARE
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Legal thing : RES
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New Deal legis. act : NRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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