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New York Times, Tuesday, September 24, 1991

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,295
Across
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Stylish : CHIC
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Daub : SMEAR
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Prettyface, e.g. : HERB
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A "Hair" lyricist : RADO
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Type of lily : CALLA
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Figure skater's feat : AXEL
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Oodles : ALOT
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Diarist Nin : ANAIS
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Talk deliriously : RAVE
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Sudden, unexpected event : BOLTFROMTHEBLUE
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Unfold : OPEN
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Cast a ballot : VOTED
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Hutch display : CHINA
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Hippo's relative : TAPIR
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Plundered prizes : LOOT
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"To the tables ___ Morrie's . . . " : DOWNAT
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Contribute more : ADD
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Monday machine? : AUTOMATICWASHER
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New Deal agcy. : NRA
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Gone up : ARISEN
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D.D.E. knew Bradley here : USMA
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Topknot : CREST
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Nose : SNOOT
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Luncheon mold : ASPIC
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Declared : SAID
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Difficult task : TOUGHNUTTOCRACK
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Zhivago's love : LARA
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Paint pigment : OCHER
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Shower gift : IRON
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State : AVER
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Wide-awake : ALERT
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Meets a bet : SEES
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Co-creator of "The Flintstones" : HANNA
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Unit of force : DYNE
Down
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Zodiacal sign : CRAB
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Christmas-play prop : HALO
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Adored one : IDOL
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Like; fancy : COTTONTO
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Terrify : SCARE
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Massenet opera : MANON
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Jack of TV's "Easy Street" : ELAM
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Landed : ALIT
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Foolhardy : RASH
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Refuge : HARBOR
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Glorify : EXALT
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Song-and-dance show : REVUE
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Extort money from : BLEED
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Monogram of "The Conning Tower" man : FPA
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LuPone role : EVITA
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Family group : CLAN
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"Now Is the ___," 1946 song : HOUR
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Smidgen : IOTA
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Different slant : TWIST
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Suffix with resist : ANCE
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First-row chessman : PAWN
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Have the nerve : DARE
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Mayberry's town tippler : OTIS
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Chan's expression : AHSO
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Deejay's disk : DEMO
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Phooey! : DRAT
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Organized walk : MARCH
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Like bricks or raisins : SUNDRIED
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Coronas, e.g. : CIGARS
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Bracketed word : SIC
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Reference book : ATLAS
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Italian white wine : SOAVE
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Blender button : PUREE
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Rear end : STERN
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Torso trunk : AORTA
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Ham's father : NOAH
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Kareem's alma mater : UCLA
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Next in order of place : THEN
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Pseudoesthetic : ARTY
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Some "Hee Haw" humor : CORN
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Spot for baby-dangling : KNEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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