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New York Times, Wednesday, September 25, 1991

Author:
Michael A. Rampino
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 243 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Michael A. Rampino has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,296
Across
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Prepare for publication : EDIT
5
Monk's garb : COWL
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NASA's concern : SPACE
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Father : SIRE
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Sandusky's lake : ERIE
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^ : CARET
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¶ : PARAGRAPH
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Gladiators' sandy battlefield : ARENA
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Jockey : RIDER
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Bowling-alley button : RESET
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Kind of carpet : TAPIS
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British gun : STEN
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Readers : PERUSERS
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Kefauver : ESTES
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Descendant of Judah : OREN
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Relative of etc. : ETAL
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Shell of a ship : HULL
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Cousin of a gator : CROC
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Analyze grammatically : PARSE
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Sponsorship : EGIS
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Scot's skirt : KILT
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She loves: Lat. : AMAT
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Dispatched : SENT
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Impertinent : SAUCY
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Family in "Peter Pan" : DARLINGS
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Too : ALSO
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Mitigates : EASES
52
Subside : ABATE
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Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
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Song from "West Side Story" : MARIA
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; : SEMICOLON
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Hunter constellation : ORION
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Notable time periods : ERAS
66
For fear that : LEST
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O'Casey and Connery : SEANS
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Rocky crags : TORS
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— : DASH
Down
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J. B. Rhine's interest : ESP
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Day, in Durango : DIA
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Like some vbs. : IRR
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Bohea or congou : TEA
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Cherry red : CERISE
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Toward the mouth : ORAD
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Dry the dishes : WIPE
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Glassmakers' ovens : LEHRS
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Alarms : SCARES
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( : PARENTHESIS
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Son of Zeus and Hera : ARES
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Recent: Comb. form : CENE
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"L'___ c'est moi" : ETAT
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Spanish Cubist painter : GRIS
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"Pacem in ___": John XXIII : TERRIS
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Interstice : AREOLA
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One concern of a proofreader : PUNCTUATION
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Far: Comb. form : TELE
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Small indentation : POCK
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Use an auger : REAM
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Mus. heirloom : STRAD
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University of Ore. site : EUGENE
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First-aid contrivances : SLINGS
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Movie dog : ASTA
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D-day boats : LSTS
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Yields a profit : PAYS
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Washes : CLEANS
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Careless : REMISS
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Secular : LAIC
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Start : ONSET
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An Alcott : AMOS
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Unadorned : BARE
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Opera highlight : ARIA
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Prefix for dynamics : AERO
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Tent-making poet : OMAR
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Long in the tooth : OLD
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Grassland : LEA
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C.I.A. antecedent : OSS
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Ultimate degree : NTH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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