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New York Times, Tuesday, July 16, 1991

Author:
Jonathan J. Towle
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J P Q X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, 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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C
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L
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E
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F
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S
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C
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A
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B
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H
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R
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H
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A
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R
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R
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L
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L
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D
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W
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R
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U
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B
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D
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E
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R
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S
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G
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S
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L
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M
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C
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,225
Across
1
C or G : CLEF
5
Blackleg : SCAB
9
Hippie's hoard : STASH
14
Bellow : ROAR
15
Healthy : HALE
16
Chilean city : TALCA
17
___ spumante : ASTI
18
"___ When I Laugh," 1981 film : ONLY
19
Some are restricted : AREAS
20
Army companion : MESSMATE
22
Coronet : TIARA
23
NURSERY RHYME LINE : SATONATUFFET
26
Spanish rice : ARROZ
29
Willingly : LIEF
30
Inclined : LEANED
32
MARRIES : WEDS
33
Massage : RUB
36
THESE ARE HIDDEN IN THIS PUZZLE : DAYS
37
Irregular : EROSE
39
Regal title : SIRE
40
Madison Ave. output : ADS
41
Shine : GLOW
42
Muck : SLUDGE
44
___ Hari : MATA
45
Small map : INSET
46
SINGLE-MINDED : MONOMANIACAL
52
Egg-shaped : OVATE
53
CENSER : THURIBLE
57
What payers do : REMIT
58
Old World bird : ROOK
59
Beneficial : GOOD
60
Allen or Martin : STEVE
61
Fashion magazine : ELLE
62
Difficult : HARD
63
Lessens difficulties : EASES
64
Keatsian works : ODES
65
A card : TREY
Down
1
Stuff : CRAM
2
Mislay : LOSE
3
Gobbles up : EATS
4
THRILLS : FRISSONS
5
Weaned pig : SHOAT
6
"Don Juan" unit : CANTO
7
Kind of wrench : ALLEN
8
Former Turkish title : BEY
9
SCULPTURE : STATUES
10
Charge; bill : TARIFF
11
Shaking like ___ : ALEAF
12
Frighten : SCARE
13
Attacks : HASAT
21
Labyrinth : MAZE
24
City in S France : ALES
25
These wait for no man : TIDES
26
Alan or Robert : ALDA
27
Peruse : READ
28
Beams : RAYS
31
Actress Burke : DELTA
32
Smash hit : WOW
33
Disencumbers : RIDS
34
Yen : URGE
35
Epitome of redness : BEET
38
Horse color : ROAN
39
SOL'S BENISON : SUNLIGHT
41
Reproductive cells : GAMETES
43
Ananias, for one : LIAR
44
Reason : MOTIVE
46
Tony winner for "Tru" : MORSE
47
___ Culp Hobby : OVETA
48
Appoints : NAMES
49
"___ my wrath . . . ": Blake : ITOLD
50
Burn ___ in one's pocket : AHOLE
51
Certain veggies : CUKES
54
Party animal to avoid? : BOAR
55
Knowledge : LORE
56
Whirlpool : EDDY
58
Old car : REO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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