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Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline

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New York Times, Sunday, September 29, 1991

Author:
Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 509 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Nancy Nicholson Joline has 61 pre-Shortz puzzles and 48 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,300
Across
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Chamfers : BEVELS
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Lifts for skiers : TBARS
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Tach reading : RPM
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"The Old Devils" author : AMIS
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Jolson song hit: 1920 : AVALON
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Red dye : EOSIN
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Baseball stat : ERA
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" ... for ___ of woman born": Shak. : NONE
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Last Hawaiian queen : LILIUOKALANI
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Rhine feeder : AAR
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Chesterfield, e.g. : SOFA
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Long : ACHE
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Impaired gradually : WORE
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Bay of Fundy attractions : TIDES
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Auspices : EGIS
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Alma-___, capital of Kazakhstan : ATA
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Certain cocktails : SOURS
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Jot : IOTA
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NE N.J. city : LODI
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La Scala's home : MILAN
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Medici protégé: 15th century : POLLAIUOLO
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Brit. lexicon : OED
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Most venerable : OLDEST
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Implement for catching a crab? : OAR
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Bermuda ___ : TRIANGLE
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Broadway Joe : NAMATH
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De Mille specialties : EPICS
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Gull-like predator : SKUA
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The Father of Microbiology : LEEUWENHOEK
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Boxer Griffith : EMILE
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Ky. fort : KNOX
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City in Provence : ARLES
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Astronaut Gagarin : YURI
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Katmandu is its capital : NEPAL
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Zola heroine : NANA
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Haunt : DEN
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Tennis term : ALL
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Sora : RAIL
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Expiate : ATONE
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Gravesend goodbye : TATA
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Little Iodine's creator : HATLO
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Erstwhile : ONCE
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Type of type : ROMAN
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Small, round window : OEILDEBOEUF
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Seaport in Yemen : ADEN
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Nurse Maass : CLARA
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Lassos : RIATAS
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White piano keys : NATURALS
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"Artie" author : ADE
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Of the number six : SENARY
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Conquistador's goal : ORO
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Everglades lake : OKEECHOBEE
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Croats' neighbors : SERBS
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Wickiup's cousin: Var. : TIPI
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Recorded proceedings : ACTA
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Co-Nobelist in Medicine: 1977 : YALOW
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Tidbit for Hansel : OAT
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Sacred image : IKON
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Stone marten : SABLE
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Plenteous : RIFE
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Soil: Comb. form : AGRO
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Norman city : CAEN
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Mouths : ORA
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Irish writer-teacher : SEANOFAOLAIN
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Gould railroad : ERIE
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A.E.C. successor : NRC
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Painter of waterlilies : MONET
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"Dolce far ___" : NIENTE
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German state : SAAR
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Comic-strip word : EEK
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Bagnold and Markey : ENIDS
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Scheduled : SLATED
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Prophet rebuked by an ass : BALAAM
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Dispossession : EVICTION
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Odin's realm : VALHALLA
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Sculptor Nadelman : ELIE
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Singer Rawls : LOU
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C. P. and Phoebe : SNOWS
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Cancel, as a contract : TEARUP
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Spanish dance : BOLERO
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Botanist Gray : ASA
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Japanese money of account : RIN
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Stew : SNIT
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Computer product : READOUT
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Roman bigwig : PRAETOR
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Trumpeter Wynton ___ : MARSALIS
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Photographer Adams : ANSEL
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Cantonese chicken dish : MOOGOOGAIPAN
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Unbeliever : INFIDEL
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Monterey Bay city : SEASIDE
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"Hitchy ___," ragtime hit : KOO
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Clock numeral : III
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Slants : SLOPES
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U.S.N. biggie : ADM
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A 1963 Oscar winner : NEAL
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An anagram for nail : LAIN
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Don Marquis's cockroach : ARCHY
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Like a certain bucket : OAKEN
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Bed or home follower : STEAD
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"And ___ I plight thee ... " : THERETO
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___ uno : NUMERO
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Flock member : EWE
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Trifle : SOU
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Neighbors of radii : ULNAE
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Muse for Marceau : ERATO
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Hemingway's "The ___" : KILLERS
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Secular : LAIC
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She, in Sedan : ELLE
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Knot in wood : KNAR
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Intl. alliance : NATO
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Formation of words like "buzz" or "hiss" : ONOMATOPOEIA
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Site of Kubla Khan's garden : XANADU
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Lanford Wilson's "Serenading ___" : LOUIE
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Febrero preceder : ENERO
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Personal quirk : TIC
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Imam's deity : ALLAH
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As a result of this : HEREBY
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Legal org. : ABA
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Pedestal part : DADO
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Aficionados : FANS
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Japanese P.M.: 1982-87 : NAKASONE
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To, to Sandy : TAE
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Presumptuous : ARROGANT
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Sensualist : SYBARITE
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Marks : NOTICES
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Indians of the Dakotas : ARIKARA
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Cornwell's pen name : LECARRE
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Reversal : SETBACK
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"East of Eden" protagonist : CAL
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Won : EARNED
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George and T. S. : ELIOTS
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Under the influence : STONED
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Intramolecular : INNER
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Not working : OFF
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Disaccustoms : WEANS
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Salinger girl : ESME
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Ancient city near Argolis : ALEA
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Many, many moons : EON
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Violinist Kavafian : ANI
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Soybean product : OIL

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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