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New York Times, Friday, August 30, 1991

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 47, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,270

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Across
1
TV in Ottawa : CBC
4
Bargain : STEAL
9
Book of the O.T. : PSA
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Actress Gilbert : SARA
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Hit hard : PASTE
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Depend : RELY
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Soaked : ASOP
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Composer Bruckner : ANTON
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Writer Wiesel : ELIE
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Tourist's activity : STARING
21
With Gullikson, U.S. Open doubles champion: 1984 : MALEEVA
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Explorer Sven ___ : HEDIN
24
Racing V.I.P. : UNSER
25
Opera by Salieri : ATAR
28
U.S.N. bigwigs : ADMS
30
Michelangelo, to Lorenzo : PROTEGE
33
R.P.I. room : LAB
34
Wonderment : AWE
37
Charlatan : EMPIRIC
38
Clytemnestra's son : ORESTES
40
Jenny : ASS
41
Skid-row habitué : SOT
42
Town criers, in a way : HERALDS
43
Monetary unit of Chile : PESO
44
Star in Draco : ADIB
45
Kind of vein : ILIAC
48
Type of orange : NAVEL
52
A doubles runner-up: 1990 : NOVOTNA
55
A style of music : RAGTIME
57
___ Eireann : DAIL
58
Parts of wheels : AXLES
60
Lay ___ (flatter) : ITON
61
Seed of an invention : IDEA
62
Ways' companion : MEANS
63
Alliance acronym : NATO
64
Call-up org. : SSS
65
Janis of films : ELSIE
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Honshu bay : ISE
Down
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Vaisya, e.g. : CASTE
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Like a Bostonian's A : BROAD
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Darling of tennis: 1991 : CAPRIATI
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Team of oxen : SPAN
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Sharp taste : TANG
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"Laborare ___ orare" : EST
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Source of energy : ATOM
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Laptev feeder : LENA
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Dresses up : PREENS
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Monica of tennis : SELES
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Breathing : ALIVE
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Waist cincher : SASH
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Class-ring inscription : YEAR
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Cross : INTERSECT
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Sawyer's table : LUMBERING
26
Exchange premiums : AGIOS
27
Right-hand page : RECTO
28
Don Ho's welcome : ALOHA
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Threw down the gauntlet : DARED
30
Garbanzo's cousin : PEA
31
Broadway's "6 ___ Riv Vu" : RMS
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Goddess of abundance : OPS
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Expanse west of Eur. : ATL
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United : WED
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Ar chaser : ESS
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A winner: 1990 : SABATINI
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Cities in Kan. and Italy : PAOLAS
45
Grayish blue color: Comb. form : INDI
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Heaps : LOADS
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Creepers : IVIES
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Gerulaitis of tennis : VITAS
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Throw a tantrum : EMOTE
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Comedian who will succeed Carson : LENO
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Baptize : NAME
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Figure skater's feat : AXEL
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Painter Guido ___ : RENI
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S African fox : ASSE
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___ Palmas : LAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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