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Judith Perry
Judith Perry

New York Times, Thursday, September 5, 1991

Author:
Judith Perry
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,276
Across
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Oil cartel, for short : OPEC
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Upon : ATOP
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Secondhand : USED
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Third son of Jacob and Leah : LEVI
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Throng : SWARM
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Verne's captain : NEMO
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Attain : GAIN
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BROWN : CAFEAULAIT
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Claim : ALLEGE
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Sections : SEGMENTS
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Tore : RENT
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Beaks : NEBS
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SILVER : ARGENTIC
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Date breaker at an airport : NOSHOW
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"___ Theme," Jarre composition : LARAS
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Cobblers' equipment : LASTS
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Alas!: Ger. : ACH
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City on the Oka : OREL
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Central courtyards : ATRIA
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Formerly : ONCE
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What a goalie guards : NET
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Pointed ends : CUSPS
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Search thoroughly : SCOUR
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Puzzler's necessity : ERASER
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BLUE : SAPPHIRE
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"Not guilty," e.g. : PLEA
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Erudition : LORE
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Superimposed : OVERLAID
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Damascus native : SYRIAN
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PURPLE : HELIOTROPE
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Just : ONLY
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Haze that dims vision : MIST
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Conger fisherman : EELER
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Impel : URGE
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Large knife of yore : SNEE
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Hideaways : DENS
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Stock-exchange membership : SEAT
Down
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Russian saint : OLGA
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Ring : PEAL
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Satanic : EVIL
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GRAY : CINEREAL
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Rise : ASCENT
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"The ___ Dogs": Burns : TWA
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Bumpkins : OAFS
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Doll up : PREEN
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Except : UNLESS
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Connery or Penn : SEAN
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Give out : EMIT
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Specks : DOTS
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RED : MAGENTA
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Knoblike protuberances : UMBOS
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Roman clan : GENS
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Jousts : TILTS
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Solitary : ALONE
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More uncommon : RARER
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Garbo : GRETA
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Nags : CARPS
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Asian capital : HANOI
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Happen : OCCUR
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Reporter's query : WHERE
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Rope fiber : SISAL
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GOLD : AUREATE
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YELLOW : OCHEROUS
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Piatigorsky's instrument : CELLO
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Agile : SPRY
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Elf : SPRITE
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Baffling questions : POSERS
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Broadcast : AIRED
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Electrical units : OHMS
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Streak : VEIN
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Parcel (out) : DOLE
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Concerning : INRE
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Aquatic plant : ALGA
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Khrushchev response : NYET
60
Enclosure : PEN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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