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New York Times, Wednesday, July 10, 1991

Author:
Frank Miceli
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J P Q V X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 4, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,219
Across
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Close surveillance : TAB
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Mubarak and Hussein : ARABS
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Kind of show : TRADE
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Pitcher's number, to the scorekeeper : ONE
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Russian's dollar : RUBLE
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Van ___ of rock : HALEN
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With 9 Down, former baseball song : WILLIEMICKEYAND
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She, to Enrique : ELLA
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Part of S.D.S. : STUDENTS
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Unquiet : RESTLESS
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Lemon : DUD
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Sentry's command : HALT
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Astronaut's "Fine!" : AOK
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Stat for Ruth : RBI
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October classic : THEWORLDSERIES
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Letter opener : DEAR
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Reddy's "___ Woman" : IAM
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Exxon forerunner : ESSO
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Mantle's team: 1951-68 : NEWYORKYANKEES
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Miller or Jillian : ANN
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Omega equivalent : ZEE
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Land : SOIL
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Hammarskjöld : DAG
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Attacked : ASSAILED
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Nimitz and Rickover : ADMIRALS
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Roman tyrant : NERO
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Snider's team: 1947-57 : BROOKLYNDODGERS
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"I intended ___": Dobson : ANODE
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Member of 57 Across: 1940-57 : REESE
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John or Jane : DOE
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Boo-boo : BONER
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Napoleon's "Grande ___" : ARMEE
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Graduating gp. : SRS
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Babel structure : TOWER
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Old-womanish : ANILE
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Some ringers : BELLS
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Actress Meyers : ARI
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Regret : RUE
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A U.S. missile : ABM
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Height of delight : BLISS
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Religious body : SECT
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See 17 Across : THEDUKE
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Like mantas : RAYED
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Trammell of baseball : ALAN
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Ex-manager of 39 Across : DENT
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Finishes : ENDS
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Full of foam : LATHERY
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Praise : KUDOS
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Cardinal of Boston : LAW
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Rock gp. : ELO
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Typical Clemens pitch : STRIKE
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High-pressure marketing, in London : ADMASS
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___ and shine : RISE
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Mrs. Truman : BESS
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Bar or thermal preceder : ISO
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Adolescent : TEEN
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Goldie of films : HAWN
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___ one down (bunt) : LAY
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Fisherman's activity : REELING
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Watson and Crick's model : DNA
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Inhabitant of a Mo.-Ark.-Okla. range : OZARKER
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Kingly : REGAL
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Our, in Nice : NOS
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___ ora (N.Z. toast) : KIA
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Electron tube : DIODE
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"Lou Grant" actor : ASNER
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Yorkshire city : LEEDS
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What Mays seldom made : ERROR
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Medical portions : DOSES
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Rhyme scheme : ABAB
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Bond nemesis : DRNO
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Space place : MOON
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Northern constellation : LYRA
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Rival of a Rep. : DEM
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Simple sugar : OSE
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Actress Sandra : DEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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