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New York Times, Monday, July 8, 1991

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,217
Across
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Horned vipers : ASPS
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Uruguayan money : PESOS
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Surrealist painter : DALI
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Lean : THIN
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Ward off : AVERT
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Black, to a bard : EBON
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Theater box : LOGE
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Second-story man : CATBURGLAR
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Space : AREA
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Vienna duo : ENS
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Anna Neagle's title role: 1940 : IRENE
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Furnace tenders : STOKERS
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___ the music (accept consequences) : FACE
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Tidings : NEWS
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Latin American knives : MACHETES
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Hue for Gainsborough : OCHRE
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Trawler's haul : FISH
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Affirmative reply : SURE
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___ volente : DEO
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Chanticleer : ROOSTER
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Inlet : RIA
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Building wings : ELLS
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Punctuation marks : DOTS
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Typical Tom Mix film : OATER
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Printing devices : STENCILS
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Bird's beak : BILL
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Fleming and Hunter : IANS
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Money holders : WALLETS
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Pile : STACK
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Poker player's prize : POT
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Entity : UNIT
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Ragtime dance : TURKEYTROT
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Expensive : DEAR
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Rose's lover : ABIE
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Wear away : ERODE
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Yellowish brown : ECRU
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Raise : REAR
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Woodland spirit : SATYR
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Card game for three : SKAT
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A reference book : ATLAS
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Brief : SHORT
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Categorize : PIGEONHOLE
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Shoe for L. Bird : SNEAKER
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Meadowlands competitors : PACERS
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Dame Edith ___ : EVANS
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Tennis-match units : SETS
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Sphere : ORB
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Actor Erwin : STU
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Academic awards : DEGREES
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Proficient : ABLE
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Kind of shark : LOAN
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Regarding : INRE
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Well-heeled : RICH
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Piece of crockery : EWER
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Refrains from eating : FASTS
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Dull pain : ACHE
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Aerosol sprays : MISTS
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Type of sweater : TURTLENECK
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Iroquoian Indian : ERIE
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Burn : SEAR
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Lyrical poems : ODES
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Briton or Breton : CELT
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Nincompoops : FOOLS
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Norse deity : ODIN
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Irritate : ROIL
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Snide laugh : SNICKER
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Refers : ALLUDES
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Soap unit : CAKE
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Man in a box : BATTER
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Writer-actor Allen : WOODY
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Papal crown : TIARA
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Walk like 37 Across : STRUT
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Headliner : STAR
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Toothpaste container : TUBE
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Song for Bumbry : ARIA
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Meth., e.g. : PROT
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Truckler's word : YES
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___-la-la : TRA

Answer summary: 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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