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"E, I, E, I, O"

New York Times, Sunday, July 21, 1991

Author:
Virginia Yates
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 587 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 15, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Virginia L. Yates has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,230
Across
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Mecca trek : HADJ
5
"Ars gratia ___" : ARTIS
10
Farmer's field: Abbr. : AGRIC
15
Kin of cock-and-bull stories : FIBS
19
Actress McClurg : EDIE
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Jazz clarinetist Jimmie ___ : NOONE
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Plain : CLEAR
22
Hornswoggle : ROOK
23
Chauvinism in the fold? : NOEWETURNS
25
Goat on a bender? : TOOTENANNY
27
Occur : EXIST
28
Gogol's "___ Bulba" : TARAS
30
Appearance : VISAGE
31
Bother : AFFLICT
34
Lab tube : PIPET
35
Heat, at times : RACE
36
Culpabilities : GUILTS
37
English composer and family : ARNES
38
Mediterranean flower : MUSKROSE
42
Provence city : ARLES
43
Wild hogs' quartets? : BOARSOMES
45
Barker of the movies : LEX
46
Related : TOLD
47
Profess : AVOW
49
Lived : WERE
50
Year in the reign of Louis XII : MDVI
51
Trick ending : ERY
52
Formal 1 Down parties? : FOWLBALLS
56
A Koblenz river : MOSEL
57
Where boards are formed : SAWMILL
60
Helm position : ALEE
61
Rayon maker's solvent : ACETONE
63
"La Tulipe ___": Dumas : NOIRE
64
Acclaim : ECLAT
65
Xanthippe, e.g. : SHREW
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Flippers : PADDLES
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Anonymous Richards : ROES
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Clobber : SHELLAC
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Finish : OMEGA
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Stable fables? : PONYTALES
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British medical org. : NHS
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Irish river : NORE
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Thunderstruck : AWED
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Kind of resort : LAST
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Minn. neighbor : NDAK
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Snooker stick : CUE
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Cousin of a Cotswold? : SHEEPSKIN
86
Siepi, Hines et al. : BASSI
87
Cop making a collar : ARRESTER
90
Subleased : RELET
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Out-of-the-way : REMOTE
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Pouter's look : MOUE
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Song of praise : PAEAN
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Extended a subscription : RENEWED
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Apathetic : TORPID
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Ganef's job : HEIST
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Judges' seats : BANCS
100
Nothing but bovines? : WHOLLYCOWS
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Lagomorph exes? : SPLITHARES
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___ many words : INSO
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TV dragon : OLLIE
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Earthen pot : CRUSE
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Winter wind in Hawaii : KONA
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Like Paul Pry : NOSY
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Deeds of paladins : FEATS
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A Simpson : HOMER
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Gurge : EDDY
Down
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Layer : HEN
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Flap : ADO
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Sine ___ (indefinitely) : DIE
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Like a diadem : JEWELLED
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Monkeyshines : ANTICS
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Drive out of bed : ROUST
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Suit for Belli : TORT
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"Holiday ___," 1942 film : INN
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It has a tercet : SESTINA
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Hepburn or Hepburn : ACTRESS
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Crow : GLOAT
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Classic cars : REOS
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"Ten thousand saw ___ a glance": Wordsworth : IAT
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Hazard on Mont Blanc : CREVASSE
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Former U.A.W. head : FRASER
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Mull Island neighbor : IONA
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Sound made by Big Ben : BONG
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Kind of terrier : SKYE
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Off ramps : EXITS
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Result of a shaver's flub : NICK
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Takeoff specialist : APER
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Mocha stone : AGATE
32
Dithers : FURORS
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Colt on the loose? : FILLYANDERER
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Kind of car : PROWL
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Contrite one : RUER
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"Life Is Just ___ of Cherries" : ABOWL
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Fr. titles : MMES
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Barnyard crone? : OLDSOWANDSOW
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Number of Little Foys : SEVEN
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Pearl Buck's "The ___": 1936 : EXILE
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Little hooter : OWLET
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Like London in 1666 : AFIRE
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Field rodents : VOLES
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Bates ___ ("Psycho" locale) : MOTEL
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It's sometimes saved : BACON
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Mr. Oop : ALLEY
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Slightest : LEAST
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Blackbird : MERL
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Chunk, in Chelsea : WODGE
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Uris's "___ 18" : MILA
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Lenten symbol : ASHES
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Coffer : CHEST
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Subject to planation : ERODE
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Siouan Indian : PONCA
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___-propre (self-esteem) : AMOUR
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Bias : SLANT
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Virtuous : CHASTE
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Squint : PEER
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Outlander : ALIEN
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Schussed : SKIED
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"___ History": Toynbee : ASTUDYOF
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Word heard on a roller coaster : WHEE
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Praenomen sharer : NAMESAKE
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Panegyrics : PRAISES
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Homophone for seize : SEES
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Kaffee ___ : KLATSCH
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Put on the sidelines : BENCH
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Take on : EMPLOY
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Kind of bank : SOIL
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Tenant : RENTER
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Lapwing : PEWIT
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Poker ploy : RAISE
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Castor, e.g. : TWIN
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Exclamation of dismay : OHNO
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Writer Macdonald : ROSS
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Salutation to a señor : HOLA
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French statesman: 1872-1950 : BLUM
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Key, in Cannes : CLE
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P.G.A. tourer : PRO
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Angler's need : ROD
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Type of table : END
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Right to decide : SAY

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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