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John M. Samson
John M. Samson

CHILDREN'S HOUR

New York Times, Sunday, September 15, 1991

Author:
John M. Samson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
John M. Samson has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,286
Across
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Beam : SHAFT
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Kura tributary : ARAS
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Piquant : RACY
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Babushka : SCARF
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Upper house? : AERIE
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Hebrew letter : RESH
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Twinge : ACHE
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Certain long bones : ULNAE
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Irish breakfast? (Seuss) : GREENEGGSANDHAM
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Sesame : BENNE
27
Ohio college town : ADA
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Phoenician vessel : TRIREME
29
Pretoria's locale : TRANSVAAL
31
Top of the world : EVEREST
33
French school : LYCEE
34
Pisa-to-Leghorn dir. : SSW
37
Vinegar: Comb. form : ACET
38
Provo plant : SEGO
40
Diamond, actually : CARBON
44
Associate : COHORT
46
Mongoose's prey : RAT
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Don Juan's kiss : BESO
48
Ace : ONESPOT
50
Mideastern capital : BEIRUT
53
Threesomes : TRINES
55
Large moldings : TORI
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Bring to terms : RECONCILE
58
"A Sailor's Admiral" subject : HALSEY
59
Comber's comb : CREST
61
Patient helper : NURSE
62
Mollycoddled : SPOILT
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Holds : HAS
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Come out : EMERGE
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Deserts : REWARD
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Author Foley : RAE
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Elk : WAPITI
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Nobelist in Physics: 1912 : DALEN
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Slouch : SLUMP
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Abrades : CHAFES
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Be a majority : OUTNUMBER
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Whiteness, in Palma : AMPO
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Little Red Hen, once : PULLET
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Bearded sheep : URIALS
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Reveal : LAYOPEN
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Slugger Van Slyke : ANDY
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Weaken : SAP
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Company lover : MISERY
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Warehoused : STOWED
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Radiance : GLOW
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"Echoi" composer : FOSS
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Like the oak leaf : EROSE
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Classified words : FORSALE
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Ornamental pink : CARNATION
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Play it again : REPRISE
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AMEX overseer : SEC
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Forbears : OMITS
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Nike's reveries? (Conford) : DREAMSOFVICTORY
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Frozen dessert : BOMBE
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Novelist Hostovsky : EGON
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Aye-aye's home : TREE
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Wyeth model : HELGA
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Pleasure Island sounds : BRAYS
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Headway : DENT
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Sediment : SILT
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Artemis gave him stardom : ORION
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Roman-fleuve : SAGA
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Round up : HERD
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Domain : AREA
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Tsk! : FIE
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British marquee : TENT
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Greek : ARGIVE
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Derby-winning filly: 1915 : REGRET
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Peace Prize co-Nobelist: 1911 : ASSER
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Ignominy : SHAME
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Talia Shire film: 1986 : RAD
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Ernst's eight : ACHT
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Brontë's trap? (White) : CHARLOTTESWEB
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" . . . rosebuds while ___": Herrick : YEMAY
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Beneath the Laptev's surface : SUBSEA
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Witty Cosby? (Nicholson) : CLEVERBILL
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Author Sewell : ANNA
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Indian prince : RANA
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Intuit : FEEL
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Builder : ERECTOR
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Cape : NESS
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Protestant org. : NCC
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Actress Garber : TERRI
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Part of a rusty nail : SCOTCH
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Mexican state : SONORA
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Pepper missing? (Handford) : WHERESWALDO
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Dada daddy : ARP
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Frenchman : GAUL
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Vereen's horn? (Isadora) : BENSTRUMPET
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Douay Bible book : OSEE
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Like prying Parker : NOSY
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Medical suffix : OSIS
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Teaching : TENET
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Tennis great : BORG
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Start of Mass.'s motto : ENSE
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Pleistocene Age : ICE
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Asgard resident : THOR
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Inroads : RAIDS
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Inquisitive Carlin? (Rey) : CURIOUSGEORGE
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Fox shelter : TEPEE
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Type of truck : PANEL
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Drizzle : MIST
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Actor Julia : RAUL
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Shady ones : ELMS
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Current unit : AMPERE
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Penn, to Pennsylvania : EPONYM
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Outfielder's error? (McClintock) : AFLYWENTBY
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Genetic initials : DNA
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Pakse's land : LAOS
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Nos. people : CPAS
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"Abou Ben Adhem" poet : HUNT
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Orsk's river : URAL
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"The ___ My Fingers," Arnold hit : TIPOF
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King of ancient Egypt : RAMSESI
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People of SW China : YIS
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An antonym for restores : ERASES
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Morse "E" : DOT
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Annelid : WORM
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Jimmy Nelson's canine dummy : FARFEL
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Gethsemane's locale : OLIVET
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Showed partisanship : SIDED
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Caesuras : RESTS
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Seed: Comb. form : SPORI
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Judge Priest's creator : COBB
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Livy's love : AMOR
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Abel's love : RIMA
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Brilliant, as a color : NEON
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Mirror, in a way : ECHO
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Sun: Comb. form : SOLI
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Therefore : ERGO
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Greenish blue : CYAN
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Ergate or kelep : ANT
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___ Borch, Dutch artist : TER

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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