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New York Times, Tuesday, July 30, 1991

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F H J M Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 248 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,239
Across
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Do sculpting : CARVE
6
Complain : CRAB
10
A man of the cloth : ABBE
14
Not native : ALIEN
15
"Othello" villain : IAGO
16
Sea lion : SEAL
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Thales, Solon et al. : SEVENSAGES
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Without : SANS
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Maintain : KEEPUP
21
French printing dynasty : ESTIENNE
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Fury : IRE
25
Four H.R.E. sovereigns : OTTOS
26
Sidekicks : PALS
30
Live oak : ENCINA
33
Track shape : OVAL
34
Arabia's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
35
Winged singers : LARKS
40
Lust, envy, sloth, etc. : SEVENDEADLYSINS
43
Exchange : TRADE
44
On the briny : ASEA
45
This often thickens : PLOT
46
Didn't exist : WERENT
48
Collections : SETS
49
Use a tiller : STEER
52
Social event : TEA
54
Shame : DISGRACE
57
Landed property : ESTATE
62
Winglike : ALAR
63
Va. battlefield, also called Fair Oaks : SEVENPINES
65
Darnel : TARE
66
Redact : EDIT
67
Director Lubitsch : ERNST
68
Vice prin. : ASST
69
Take out : DELE
70
The Little Colonel : REESE
Down
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Container for wine : CASK
2
Away from the wind : ALEE
3
Split : RIVE
4
Barkley's nickname : VEEP
5
Weariness : ENNUI
6
Secret org. : CIA
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Latest fad : RAGE
8
Ripens : AGES
9
Faneuil Hall site : BOSTON
10
Plus factor : ASSET
11
Bingo kin : BEANO
12
Marriage notice : BANNS
13
Otherwise : ELSE
18
Extend : SPREAD
22
Where Sorrento is : ITALY
24
Make beloved : ENDEAR
26
Mail : POST
27
Declare : AVER
28
Fluid rock : LAVA
29
Snow vehicle : SLED
31
Desist : CEASE
32
Set back from a margin : INDENT
36
Cleo's snakes : ASPS
37
Irritate : RILE
38
Sheepshank, e.g. : KNOT
39
Fast planes : SSTS
41
More recent : NEWER
42
Type of sail : LATEEN
47
Rubbed out : ERASED
49
Marner or Lapham : SILAS
50
Ivan and Nicholas : TSARS
51
White heron : EGRET
53
Former Turkish coin : ASPER
54
Dossier's contents : DATA
55
Yield : CEDE
56
Malevolent : EVIL
58
Radial, e.g. : TIRE
59
Boleyn or Frank : ANNE
60
Hardy lass : TESS
61
Padua neighbor : ESTE
64
Hot time in Tours : ETE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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