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New York Times, Saturday, July 20, 1991

Author:
Jesse Roarke
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { H Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,229
Across
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St. Cecilia's sphere : MUSIC
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Mark indicating nasalization : TILDE
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A flounder : DAB
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Liszt work : ETUDE
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Type of squash : ACORN
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River of central Asia : ILI
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King Arthur's spear : RON
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Black Jack's outfit : AEF
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Gushed: Var. : SPIRTED
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Kipling's "___ Stories" : JUSTSO
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Titubated : REELED
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Swiss linear unit : ELLE
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Spur : GOAD
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Grant-___ : INAID
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Nailhead : STUD
34
Game played with counters : NIM
35
The world soul : PNEUMA
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Actor Matheson : TIM
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Danish port : AALBORG
39
A mah-jongg tile : BAM
40
Commence : EMBARK
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Asian language : LAO
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Evening, in Firenze : SERA
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"Miss Julie" composer : ROREM
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African cereal grass : TEFF
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Siderite and tinstone : ORES
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Held forth : ORATED
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River of S.C. : EDISTO
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___ Duyvil, N.Y. : SPUYTEN
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Important star : SOL
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Cephalus' lover : EOS
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Mountain pass : COL
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Commodious : ROOMY
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Sicilian islands : EGADI
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Render : TRY
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Auto racer Irvan : ERNIE
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Depressions : DENTS
Down
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Choo Choo Coleman in 1962 : MET
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Actress Christensen : UTE
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Cato's "I am" : SUM
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Conceived : IDEATED
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She knew her oats : CERES
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Salt : TAR
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"___ on parle ... " : ICI
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Detached : LOOSED
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An olive is one : DRUPE
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Farm chore : ENSILING
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Some Dixie wasps : DIRTDAUBERS
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Kind of hemp : ALOE
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Constrict : BIND
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Alaskan island : AFOGNAK
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Alain ___ Lesage : RENE
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Fool : JESTER
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Pertaining to last month : ULTIMO
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In a lethargic manner : SLUMBROUSLY
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Meandered : RAMBLED
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Bribe : OIL
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Turkish hospice : IMARET
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Spanish poet ___ Alonso : DAMASO
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Claim : PROFESS
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Sculptor's framework : ARMATURE
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Lout : OAF
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Ethereal : AERY
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Certain fodder : SOILAGE
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Hamstring : TENDON
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Neil Shicoff, e.g. : TENOR
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Declined mentally : DOTED
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Conventicle participants : SECT
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On one's uppers : POOR
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Skater Wontanabe : EMI
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End of a Salinger title : RYE
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Thai river : NAN
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Banned poison : DDT
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Amy, to Chip : SIS

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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