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New York Times, Saturday, July 13, 1991

Author:
Jonathan J. Towle
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jonathan J. Towle has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,222
Across
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Track activity : RACING
7
"Where is the ___ cook?": Shak. : RASCAL
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Escapee : ELUDER
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Juan's language : ESPANOL
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Dressage maneuver : PESADE
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Empresses at the Winter Palace : TSARINAS
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Suitable : APT
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___ decisis (judicial doctrine) : STARE
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Emulated Epimenides : SLEPT
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Hope, to Cato : SPES
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Bitter : ACERB
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"___ Perpetua," Idaho motto : ESTO
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Pentateuch : TORAH
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___ National Park, in Poland : TATRA
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Kind of can or man : TIN
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Actress Zetterling : MAI
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Basketball, for example : TEAMGAME
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Name : APPOINT
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Circulated hearsay : RUMORED
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Certain measurements : BREADTHS
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Rosinante, for one : NAG
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Fixed : SET
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Glacial ridge : ARETE
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Standards : NORMS
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Not new : USED
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___ orange (bowwood) : OSAGE
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Place for heddies : LOOM
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Showed a film again : RERAN
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Inge's "___ of Roses" : ALOSS
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"Pink Marsh" author : ADE
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Balkan region : DALMATIA
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Horse mackerel : SAUREL
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Air-show action : LOOPING
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Remark or comment : ADVERT
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Attacks : ONSETS
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Longs : YEARNS
Down
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Feast : REPAST
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City in NW Syria : ALEPPO
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Foe of Sitting Bull : CUSTER
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Sacred mount : IDA
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Sparks and Rorem : NEDS
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Actress Scacchi : GRETA
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Sunset ceremony at a military post : RETREAT
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Claimant : ASSERTER
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Hydromassage facility : SPA
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The ___ (rock group) : CARS
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Like an old woman : ANILE
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Figure in a flag at Austin : LONESTAR
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Indy measurement : LAPTIME
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Affected by tee many martoonis : STONED
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Mann, for one : ACT
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Where R.L.S. is buried : SAMOA
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Von ___, rocket scientist : BRAUN
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Indian of British Columbia : HAIDA
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Mideast capital : AMMAN
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Musical vamp : INTRO
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He wrote "The Overcoat" : GOGOL
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Ludicrous : ABSURD
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Pack at the factory : PRESEAL
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Name for an 1819 massacre in Manchester, Eng. : PETERLOO
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Charteris hero : THESAINT
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Some W.W. II prison camps : STALAGS
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Kind of maniac : EGO
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Noisy oil well : ROARER
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Neoteric : MODERN
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Refines : SMELTS
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Famous friend : DAMON
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Bacon piece : ESSAY
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Plush surfaces : NAPS
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Nigerian singer : SADE
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Foulard : TIE
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Inst. at Charlottesville : UVA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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