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New York Times, Wednesday, July 3, 1991

Author:
C. McInerney
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,212

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Across
1
City or town : BURG
5
Tumbledown dwelling : SHACK
10
Palazzo Alfieri site : ASTI
14
Male pismire : ANER
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"Nursery of arts": Shak. : PADUA
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Shoo! : SCAT
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Siamese : THAI
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Eared seal : OTARY
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Gabrielle Chanel : COCO
20
Actor credited with "Tennis, anyone?" : HUMPHREYBOGART
23
Metal container : ORE
24
Master Melvin : OTT
25
Orbital position : APSIS
27
Mary Jane feature : STRAP
29
TV grouch who lives in a garbage can : OSCAR
33
Old French coin : ECU
34
Expert on nos. : CPA
36
Conflict : WAR
37
Boris Godunov, for one : TSAR
38
Inventor of lawn tennis : WALTERWINGFIELD
43
"Be thou like to ___" : AROE
44
Sun. follower : MON
45
Crankcase fluid : OIL
46
Panay native : ATI
47
Irish playwright: 1871-1909 : SYNGE
49
Lesley who faces the nation : STAHL
53
Kid who rode Diablo : CISCO
55
Inquire : ASK
57
Scare word : BOO
58
Park for World's Fair or Tennis Open : FLUSHINGMEADOW
63
Ananias : LIAR
64
Gay B-29 : ENOLA
65
Wax, old style : CERE
66
Kin of comedones : ACNE
67
Essayist Repplier : AGNES
68
Of an epoch : ERAL
69
Contract : DEED
70
Caries hosts : TEETH
71
Scrumdiddlyumptious storyteller : DAHL
Down
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Mush or gush : BATHOS
2
Intact : UNHURT
3
Meerschaum owner's device : REAMER
4
Tennis hold : GRIP
5
Tennis category : SPORT
6
"Oh! How I ___ Get Up . . . " : HATETO
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"Queen for ___" : ADAY
8
Bridle : CURB
9
Moon Mullins's brother : KAYO
10
Org. for Cahn, Kahn, et al. : ASCAP
11
"Taxi Driver" director : SCORSESE
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Expedient : TACTICAL
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Prince Hirobumi ___ : ITO
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Memorable billiard champ : HOPPE
22
Needlefish : GAR
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Irrational : SURD
28
Part of a drame : ACTE
30
Wield a racket : SWING
31
Fire : CAN
32
Ship bound for Colchis : ARGO
35
Salvation group : ARMY
37
Pinball taboo : TILT
38
Brit. servicewoman : WAAC
39
Ingenuity : ARTIFICE
40
Daily Planet reporter : LOISLANE
41
___ ton soup : WON
42
U.S. actress: 1865-1932 : FISKE
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"___ your old man!" : SOS
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Aerie fledgling : EAGLET
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Democritus's birthplace : ABDERA
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Fanfare : HOORAH
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"Patterns" poet : LOWELL
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Remedied : CURED
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Tennis stroke : SMASH
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Fervor : HEAT
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Little Sheba's creator : INGE
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Word after bar : NONE
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Served a tennis winner : ACED
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"And many a lightfoot ___": Housman : LAD

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

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