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New York Times, Sunday, July 7, 1991

75-Down : Parish priest

Author:
Caroline G. Fitzgerald
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 577 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Caroline G. Fitzgerald has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,216
Across
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Ex-head of Japan : YOSHIDA
8
Town of the Big Red : ITHACA
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San Diego wives, perhaps : MADRES
20
"There is three ___ in this matter": W.S. : UMPIRES
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Gazed idly : MOONED
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Weaver bird, formerly : ORIOLE
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St. Louis runs : CARDINALPOINTS
25
Maltreat : MISUSE
26
"'Fraud!' ___ the maddened thousands" : CRIED
27
Pop-ups, usually : OUTS
28
Lou Piniella : REDHEAD
29
Houston: No hits, no runs, no errors : ASTRONOUGHTS
33
Bull chaser : PEN
34
Neat as ___ : APIN
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Winning pennant: 1979 : PIRATEFLAG
42
Imputes : ASCRIBES
47
Broke up or in : STAVED
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Belgian Congo, today : ZAIRE
50
" ... sin to prefer life ___": Juvenal : TOHONOR
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In order : TIDY
52
Flourisher : THRIVER
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St. Louis base of yore : BROWNBAG
56
Generation : AGE
57
Oakland players : THEATEAM
58
"___ Grows in Brooklyn" : ATREE
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Miss Thompson : SADIE
61
Power source : FUEL
62
Diminutive : TEENSY
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Painter Claude ___, né Gelée : LORRAIN
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Crinkly fabric : PLISSE
72
" ... in the twinkling ___ eye": I Cor. 15:52 : OFAN
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Kind of measure : CUBIC
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Small bay : INLET
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Coach's area in Kansas City : ROYALBOX
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Enchantress : HAG
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Chicago recruiter : CUBSCOUT
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Devoid of native minerals : ORELESS
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Racing sled : LUGE
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Backslide : RELAPSE
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Source of igneous rock : MAGMA
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More obtuse : DENSER
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Base security : SAFENESS
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Calif. pitching arms, slangily : ANGELWINGS
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Countertenor : ALTO
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Top pitcher : ACE
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Squeeze-play sign in the Bronx : YANKEEGOHOME
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Four balls to a Torontonian : JAYWALK
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Silk, in Savoie : SOIE
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Kiel, e.g. : CANAL
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Tip of baseball : ONEILL
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Feller and Garcia, for years : INDIANPITCHERS
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Raw material : STAPLE
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Foiled by a Fisk throw : CAUGHT
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Eddy role : MOUNTIE
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For this reason : HEREAT
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Nevertheless : EVENSO
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Individuals : PERSONS
Down
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Kind of moth : YUCCA
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Sharif et al. : OMARS
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Spar : SPRIT
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It's quarry : HIDER
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Optic membrane: Comb. form : IRIDO
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Haunt : DEN
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Simile words : ASA
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Deny : IMPUGN
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Canine, e.g. : TOOTH
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Raise aloft : HOIST
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Joe Palooka's bride : ANN
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This, in Tours : CET
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Ins and outs of tennis : ADS
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Import : MOMENT
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Dull : ARID
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Home plate? : DISH
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Debauchee : ROUE
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Hostess Maxwell : ELSA
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Spore : SEED
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A Mo. patron? : LOUIS
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___ riot act : READTHE
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Tycoon, for one : NABOB
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Gluck works : OPERAS
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Digger : SPADE
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Vent or view leader : PRE
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Boston or ground follower : IVY
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Old Testament book : EZRA
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___ accompli : FAIT
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In play, as a ball : LIVE
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Tract : AREA
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Pathogen : GERM
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Facing Orel : ATBAT
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Kind, in Calais : SORTE
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Odd job : CHORE
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Aftermath : ROWEN
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Writer of suspense tales : INNES
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Ramp alternative at a stadium : STAIR
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Detroit's batting-practice backstop : TIGERCAGE
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Employees : HELP
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Wreath evergreen : GALAX
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Unisex gown of old Greece : TUNIC
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Drysdale or Mattingly : DON
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Taradiddle : FIB
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British hoods : YOBS
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Gimlet's larger cousin : AUGER
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Stocking fabric : LISLE
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Early Peruvian : INCAN
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Hill : SLOPE
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"The Cat in the Hat" man : SEUSS
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Feminine endings : ETTES
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Capp's Fearless fellow : FOSDICK
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Parish priest : CURATE
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City NW of Napoli : ROMA
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"Is it a hit ___ error?" : ORAN
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Peteman : YEGG
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Egyptian dancing girl : ALME
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True, in Ayr : LEAL
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Minx : HUSSY
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Confuse : BEFOG
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Highly volatile fuel: Abbr. : LNG
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Chicago-to-Detroit dir. : ENE
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Get some shuteye : SLEEP
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Pickpocket's prize : WALLET
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" ... devotion is ___ love": Coleridge : AKINTO
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"And this shall be ___ unto you": Luke 2:12 : ASIGN
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Netman Yannick's family : NOAHS
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Exist : OCCUR
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Family of a 1944 Nobelist in Chemistry : HAHNS
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___ a customer : ONETO
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San Rafael's county : MARIN
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Someone ___ (another's) : ELSES
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Banter : JOSH
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Poker payment : ANTE
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Manager of the ___ : YEAR
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Help with the dishes : WIPE
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___ breve (2/2 time) : ALLA
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Trainer's aid, often : ICE
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Pt. of U.S.N. : NAV
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Fitting : DUE
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Devilkin : IMP
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Tot's "little piggy" : TOE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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