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SOUND EFFECTS

New York Times, Sunday, August 4, 1991

Author:
Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 533 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 20, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,244
Across
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"___ may look on a king": Heywood : ACAT
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High-school subj. : MATH
9
"Murder, ___ Said," 1962 film : SHE
12
Like a flapper's hair : BOBBED
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Type of hit : SMASH
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"East of Eden" temptress : ABRA
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Loser to H.S.T. : TED
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"___ in the Sun" : APLACE
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Odd magazine? : HARPERSBIZARRE
25
Closed or open position, in golf : STANCE
26
Mayan or Mundane : ERA
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Suffix for Capri : OTE
28
Troy, to Ajax : ILION
29
Rameau's "Les ___ galantes" : INDES
30
Sheridan play, with "The" : RIVALS
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Site of Phillips University : ENID
34
Town in N India : MANDI
36
Annapolis freshmen : PLEBES
37
Gang of swans? : CYGNETRING
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Org. for the rah-rah people : NCA
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Certain wrench : ALLEN
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"___ Foolish Things . . . ," 1935 song : THESE
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Chinese warehouse : HONG
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Black, in poesy : EBON
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Distress letters : SOS
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"Honi ___ . . . " : SOIT
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After a bit : LATER
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Protracted : LONG
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Former Scandinavian notables? : LAPPSOFMEMORY
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Concerning : ASTO
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What a hairline sometimes does : RECEDES
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Like some beavers : EAGER
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Kind of box or joint : MITER
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Wiped out : ERASED
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Turkish money : LIRAS
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Minn. city : WINONA
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Wooden stand with a curved top : CRISS
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Doctrine : TENET
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They're sometimes grand : PARENTS
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Counterweight in a lab : TARE
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Photos from Merthyr Tydfil? : PRINTSOFWALES
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A Siouan : OTOE
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___ gin fizz : RAMOS
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River at Bern : AARE
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Wood, the boat builder : GAR
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Saws with the grain : RIPS
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Lollapalooza : ONER
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Assuage : SALVE
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He recruited Lafayette : DEANE
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Part of a TV set : SCR
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Chemical flower? : OXIDEDAISY
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Patten or huarache : SANDAL
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A.B.A. members : ATTYS
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To be, in Aix : ETRE
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Type of clause : ESCAPE
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Site of a Liza Doolittle triumph : ASCOT
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Anatomical cavity : SINUS
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A verb for you : ARE
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Cole Porter's "___ Clown" : BEA
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Like betting partners' feelings? : MUTUEL
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Balance sheet for Amos? : PROPHETANDLOSS
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"___ santé!" : AVOTRE
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This won't fill a filly : OAT
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What Mr. America pumps : IRON
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Pan-fry : SAUTE
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"___ thou now O soul": Whitman : DAREST
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Strange need : TEE
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Kind of house : PENT
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Hundred-weights: Abbr. : CWTS
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Tropical timber tree : AMARILLO
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Niña and her sisters : CARAVELS
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"Worm of the Nile" : ASP
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Article printed daily : THE
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What Dana sailed before : MAST
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Secular French clergyman : ABBE
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Part of TNT : TRI
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Actions banned on many campuses : HAZINGS
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What to take a reverse in : STRIDE
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Her lover drowned : HERO
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Where the Pison flowed : EDEN
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Kind of relief : BAS
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Action often taken on campus : OPTING
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Wishy-washy : BLAND
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Pops outlawed? : BANDINBOSTON
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Lo! to Lucretius : ECCE
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Rick ___, talk-show host : DEES
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Tibetan bearers : SHERPAS
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Antarctic sea : ROSS
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Adjust : ALINE
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Featherweight Attell : ABE
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Dawson of football fame : LEN
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Have an ___ (look after) : EYETO
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He makes vein efforts : MINER
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Afire with ire : ANGRY
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X's for Xanthippe : CHIS
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"Sweet ___! run softly . . . ": Spenser : THAMES
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Revolver of a sort : ROTOR
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Satisfied : CONTENT
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Cats, goats or rabbits : ANGORAS
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A-one : TOPS
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May and Stritch : ELAINES
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Tore : SPED
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Smooth and connected, in music : LEGATO
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Tenants : LESSEES
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Summer refreshments : ADES
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Boxing ploys : FEINTS
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___-tail (cirrus cloud) : MARES
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Heads of certain colleges : RECTORS
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Capricious : ERRATIC
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Egyptian manipulator? : CAIROPRACTOR
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Fen footing : MIRE
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Actress Ulric : LENORE
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Fabric texture : WALE
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Like some vault locks : TIMED
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Skin : PARE
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Agent : PROXY
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Punjabi princesses : RANIS
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Bogus : FALSE
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Perm term : WAVY
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Rover : GADABOUT
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Metrical feet : ANAPESTS
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Quitclaim : RELEASE
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Showed interest : SATUP
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Zeppelin, e.g. : AIRSHIP
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"___ Kapital" : DAS
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Ref. book : ENC
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Paravanes : OTTERS
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Mean : DENOTE
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" . . . after they've ___ Paree" : SEEN
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___-puissance (omnipotence): Fr. : TOUTE
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" . . . more deadly than ___ dog's tooth": Shak. : AMAD
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Capital of Fiji : SUVA
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Espy : SPOT
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Like ___ of bricks : ATON
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Declaim violently : RANT
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Call at Wimbledon : LET
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Homophone for air : ERE
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G.I.'s award : DSC
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Nomologist's forte : LAW

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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