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New York Times, Friday, August 9, 1991

Author:
J. Samuel Smart
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
J. Samuel Smart has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,249
Across
1
Launder suffix : ETTE
5
Factual tidbit : DATUM
10
Canapé : SOFA
14
Worthwhile : GOOD
15
Caribbean island : ARUBA
16
Scottish resort : OBAN
17
Excited : AGOG
18
Big or Little Poison : WANER
19
Comic Sahl : MORT
20
"Snow White" author : DONALDBARTHELME
23
Depend (on) : RELY
24
Musical aptitude : EAR
25
Put aside : SHELVE
28
Roper, e.g. : POLLSTER
33
Fly catcher : HONEY
34
Irish lower house : DAIL
35
Zane Grey's masked rider : ERNE
36
Ruling family at Modena: 1288 : ESTE
37
Norse chieftain : ROLLO
38
Playwright Howe : TINA
39
Regard : DEEM
40
Farm females : EWES
41
___-propre : AMOUR
42
Stately dance : SARABAND
44
Quiescence : STASIS
45
Met, as a council : SAT
46
Battle scene: May-June 1943 : ATTU
47
"Alice Adams" author : BOOTHTARKINGTON
55
Winter Olympics event : LUGE
56
Actor Delon : ALAIN
57
Take on : HIRE
58
Consumer : USER
59
Country singer Black : CLINT
60
Word of woe : ALAS
61
French summers : ETES
62
Suspends : HANGS
63
Go soft : MELT
Down
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Hoople's word : EGAD
2
Fast-food option : TOGO
3
Roger Rabbit, e.g. : TOON
4
"Starved Rock" poet : EDGARLEEMASTERS
5
Waste time : DAWDLE
6
"The Sheik of ___" : ARABY
7
Prickly pear : TUNA
8
Over, to Hans : UBER
9
Circular fort : MARTELLO
10
Mrs. Craddock's creator : SOMERSETMAUGHAM
11
Coin of ancient Greece : OBOL
12
Cultivate : FARM
13
Add to the pot : ANTE
21
Tax : LEVY
22
Movie computer : HAL
25
Casts off : SHEDS
26
Minor Prophet : HOSEA
27
Diarize : ENTER
28
Lost color : PALED
29
Chagall medium : OILS
30
Musical groups : TRIOS
31
Boredom : ENNUI
32
Brings up : REARS
34
One of a gridiron foursome : DOWN
37
Connect again : REATTACH
41
Business-letter abbr. : ATTN
43
Word of disgust : BAH
44
Limits : STINTS
46
"I was ___ in Babylon": Henley : AKING
47
Sad : BLUE
48
Evict : OUST
49
S-shaped molding : OGEE
50
Actress Nazimova : ALLA
51
Kind of check : RAIN
52
Roofing material : TILE
53
Acroamatic : ORAL
54
Comfortable place : NEST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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