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New York Times, Friday, September 6, 1991

Author:
Patricia A. Cevaal
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Patricia A. Cevaal has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,277
Across
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Fits of anger : MADS
5
Confuse : BEFOG
10
A king of Norway : OLAV
14
Polite interjection : AHEM
15
___ Root, Nobelist for Peace: 1912 : ELIHU
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Capp character : LENA
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Actor-bricklayer? : JAMESMASON
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Newts : EFTS
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Where Hansel won in June 1991 : BELMONT
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"Ars ___ artis" : GRATIA
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Graphite : LEAD
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Lustrous : SHINY
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Hock, old style : IMPAWN
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Like some swords : TWOEDGED
31
Aberdeen's river : DEE
32
Caterpillar hairs : SETAE
34
Singer Haggard : MERLE
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Rough guesses: Abbr. : ESTS
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Like a rotunda : DOMED
39
Italia's capital : ROMA
40
Range animal : STEER
42
Life-preserver filling : KAPOK
44
Service vehicle : VAN
45
Cotton fabric for costumes : TARLATAN
47
Municipal slot machines : METERS
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Tooth stealer? : FAIRY
50
Quintet : FIVE
51
"___ in remembrance of me": Luke 22:19 : THISDO
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Hindu merchants : BANIANS
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Long periods : EONS
57
Politician-broker? : JULIANBOND
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Places : LOCI
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Purfle : ADORN
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One of seven : ASIA
63
Tennis great : ASHE
64
Ovid's "It hurts!" : NOCET
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Swindles : GYPS
Down
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Rank above a capt. : MAJ
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Melville whaler : AHAB
3
Attican township : DEME
4
"I begin to ___ rat": Cervantes : SMELLA
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Lamented : BEMOANED
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Kudu's cousin : ELAND
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Holyfield weapon : FIST
8
Exclamation of surprise : OHO
9
Enthusiastic : GUNGHO
10
Poisonous shrub : OLEANDER
11
Hall of Fame pitcher-citrus grower? : LEFTYGROVE
12
Against : ANTI
13
Anatomical ducts : VASA
18
Mergansers : SMEWS
22
African thong : RIEM
24
Win all the games in a series : SWEEP
25
That is, in Latin : IDEST
26
Erstwhile D.C. hostess : MESTA
27
British actor-aviarist? : PETERFINCH
28
___ Negara National Park, Malaysia : TAMAN
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___ del Sur (South Sea) : ELMAR
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Campus figures : DEANS
33
Sweet wine grape : TOKAY
36
Ethiopian emperor: 1930-74 : SELASSIE
38
Ruling : DOMINANT
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Incursion : RAID
43
Dobson of "Knots Landing" : KEVIN
46
Hector was one : TROJAN
48
Hyson container : TEABAG
50
Savoir-___ (tact) : FAIRE
51
Brain tissue : TELA
52
Homophone for whose : HOOS
53
Union of a sort : BLOC
54
Prying : NOSY
55
Cut off : SNIP
58
Edible Japanese herb : UDO
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"___ Rheingold" : DAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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