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Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon

New York Times, Friday, August 2, 1991

50-Across : Lockjaw

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Peter Gordon has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 101 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,242
Across
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O.T. book : PSA
4
Train track : RAIL
8
Buddy : CHUM
12
Hamlet's big brother : TOWN
13
Senior : ELDER
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Seine feeder : OISE
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Hard fat : SUET
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Anagram of STIPULATED : PLATITUDES
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Kind of schooner : PRAIRIE
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They give tips at tracks : TOUTERS
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Nasal tone : TWANG
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R-V connection : STU
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Specialty of 55 Down : ESSAY
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Kimono sash : OBI
29
Nonsense : TRASH
33
Cowardly Lion portrayer : LAHR
34
Anagram of NECTARINES : TRANSIENCE
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Egg: Comb. form : OVI
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Outlook : VISTA
38
Make demands on : TAX
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Anagram of SUPERSONIC : PERCUSSION
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Ram, e.g. : MALE
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Depside is one : ESTER
44
Ritter or Beneke : TEX
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Beeped a beeper : PAGED
46
Bad newspaper : RAG
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Overture, for short : INTRO
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Lockjaw : TETANUS
54
Trig calculations : COSINES
57
Anagram of MARASCHINO : HARMONICAS
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Aswan Dam site : NILE
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" ... ___ saw Elba" : EREI
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Pool-table material : SLATE
62
Mongolia is here : ASIA
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Actor Baldwin : ALEC
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Bornite and cinnabar : ORES
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R.M.N.'s first V.P. : STA
Down
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Decant : POUR
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Anagram of SWARTHIEST : SWEATSHIRT
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Dovelike : ANTIWAR
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Prepare to sew again : REPIN
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Anagram of LEGISLATOR : ALLEGORIST
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Actress Lupino : IDA
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Latvian : LETT
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Haute ___ (high fashion) : COUTURE
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Seek's partner : HIDE
10
Computer operator : USER
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Army meal : MESS
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One-sixth of a fl. oz. : TSP
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Ocho ___, Jamaica : RIOS
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___-frutti (ice-cream flavor) : TUTTI
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Music great Charles : RAY
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Take the honey and run : ELOPE
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Goaltender's stat : SAVES
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Memorable pianist from N.J. : BASIE
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Anagram of EXCITATION : INTOXICATE
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Anagram of STAGNATION : ANTAGONIST
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Cartographer's concern : SCALE
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Put a spell on : HEXED
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Idiot boxes : TVS
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Juan or Diego : SAN
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Made from clay : CERAMIC
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Heavens: Comb. form : URANO
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Boat basins : MARINAS
45
A TD is worth six : PTS
47
Butter's alternative : GUNS
49
Proboscises : NOSES
50
Mr. T's "___-Team" : THEA
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Bowler Anthony : EARL
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Genealogical chart : TREE
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Farm structure : SILO
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Lamb's pseudonym : ELIA
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Yellow, for one : SEA
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Dave Crabtree's mother, e.g. : CAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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