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New York Times, Saturday, August 17, 1991

Author:
Kevin Boyle
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 102, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,257
Across
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Mail recipient : ADDRESSEE
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"You can ___ horse to water ... " : LEADA
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The Socratic method : MAIEUTICS
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Kind of city or tube : INNER
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Scream blue murder : OVERREACT
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Exploits : FEATS
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Laughingstock, in Lille : RISEE
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Face courageously : BRAVE
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Drive a nail obliquely : TOE
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Yemeni seaport : ADEN
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Waste time : LOITER
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Barbarous brute : HUN
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Rhythmic swing : LILT
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Appropriate without permission : ANNEX
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Greek queen of heaven : HERA
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Snaky characters : ESSES
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Pontoon : CAMEL
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Atrip : AWEIGH
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Itinerants : NOMADS
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Mottled : PINTO
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Monastery superior : ABBOT
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Elbe feeder : OSTE
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Bobbled the ball : ERRED
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Subject of a Mallarmé poem : FAUN
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Curling target : TEE
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Work on a cryptogram : DECODE
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___ Domini : ANNO
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Cinematic computer : HAL
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Dedicate : ALLOT
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Quick shot : SNORT
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Brilliance : ECLAT
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At the beginning : ADINITIUM
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Greenness, in Germany : GRUNE
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Reminders : MEMORANDA
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Small plateaus : MESAS
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Bestowed : PRESENTED
Down
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Not involving questions of right or wrong : AMORAL
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King of Scotland: 1124-53 : DAVIDI
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Automotive engineer Rudolf : DIESEL
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Lease again : RERENT
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French department : EURE
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Hybrid apes : SIABONS
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Of certain sweat glands : ECCRINE
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Sights at Newport : ESTATES
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Long-time mil. professional : LIFER
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San Francisco-to-Salt Lake City dir. : ENE
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Curse : ANATHEMA
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Used an alternate route perforce : DETOURED
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Places for matériel : ARSENALS
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Harrow : VEX
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Switch : LASH
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Part of a western : HAM
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Monogram of Nina Leeds's creator : EGO
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Small shelter : COT
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Pithy saying : APOTHEGM
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Smart aleck : WISEACRE
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Sacred monkey of India : ENTELLUS
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"Go!" to Gaius : ITE
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Orbital point : NODE
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High-intensity light : ARCLAMP
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Where the chicks are : BROODER
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Kind of story : BEDTIME
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One of the Apodes : EEL
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Parliament; sevens : FANTAN
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Apply oil in consecration : ANOINT
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Not brusque : UNRUDE
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"Made us nobly wild, ___": R. Herrick : NOTMAD
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Arabian staples : DATES
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Beget : SIRE
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Santa ___, volcano in El Salvador : ANA
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"___ Knife," Beckett book : NOS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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