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New York Times, Wednesday, September 11, 1991

Author:
James L. Beatty
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
James L. Beatty has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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Y
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,282
Across
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Possibly : MAYBE
6
Laze under rays : BASK
10
Player like Michael Jordan : STAR
14
Reverie : DREAM
15
Fencer's blade : EPEE
16
Edible submarine : HERO
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Line of cliffs : SCARP
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"Picnic" playwright : INGE
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Freshly : ANEW
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Coronation seat of Scottish kings : STONEOFSCONE
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Gorilla : APE
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Gift ___ (bestowed by 57 Across) : OFGAB
27
World Series of Golf site : AKRON
28
Banishes or behaves : DEPORTS
30
Waves' gp. : USN
32
B.&O. stop : STA
33
Area having over 17 million square miles : ASIA
34
Narrow openings : SLITS
36
One of the Pillars of Hercules : ROCKOFGIBRALTAR
43
An anagram for nails : SLAIN
44
Vow; pledge : OATH
45
Nigerian native : EDO
48
TV's "Major ___" : DAD
49
Calif. city near Stockton : MODESTO
52
Amalgamate : MERGE
54
Drench : DOUSE
56
CBS is one : SYS
57
Tourist attraction in County Cork : BLARNEYSTONE
60
Mother of Apollo : LETO
61
Costa ___ : RICA
62
Afghan's neighbor : IRANI
66
Dog days in Dijon : ETES
67
Dipterous insect : GNAT
68
Skinflint : MISER
69
Jumble : MESS
70
Monster : OGRE
71
Unaccented vowel : SCHWA
Down
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A.M.A. members : MDS
2
Type of light : ARC
3
Assent : YEA
4
Pubs : BARS
5
"Caveat ___" : EMPTOR
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Entities : BEINGS
7
Breathing disorder : APNEA
8
Edible root growing in Utah : SEGOBULB
9
Indian narcotic : KEEF
10
Hut : SHACK
11
Domingo and Shicoff : TENORS
12
"We ___ amused": Victoria : ARENOT
13
Ivanhoe's bride : ROWENA
21
Frequently, to Shelley : OFT
22
Seasonal store worker : SANTA
23
Jewish month : ADAR
24
Mexican moola : PESO
25
Typical De Mille film : EPIC
29
Dumbarton ___ : OAKS
31
Title for Guinness : SIR
34
Transgress : SIN
35
Wild plum : SLOE
37
Of yore : OLDEN
38
Air-traffic org. : FAA
39
Causing vertigo : GIDDYING
40
Soviet news service : TASS
41
Holder of an LL.B. deg. : ATTY
42
Letters before sigmas : RHOS
45
Symbol : EMBLEM
46
Strike out : DELETE
47
Harangues : ORATES
49
Alter : MUTATE
50
Bear, in Juárez : OSO
51
Informal garments : DENIMS
53
Overall total : GROSS
55
Levant or Wilde : OSCAR
58
Therefore : ERGO
59
Author Knight : ERIC
63
Wood for skis : ASH
64
Unused : NEW
65
One of the Gershwins : IRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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