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Jack R. Harnes
Jack R. Harnes

MEOW, MIAOW, MIAOU, MEAOW

New York Times, Sunday, June 24, 1990

Author: Jack R. Harnes
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { K Q Z }
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Jack R. Harnes has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,838
Across Down
1. Catamount : PUMA
5. Color also called meadowlark : ACORN
10. Inspiration for Blake : TIGER
15. Zodiacal sign : LEO
18. Retired : ABED
19. Lip: Comb. form : LABIO
20. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
21. Inlet : COVE
22. Where Daniel was cast : DENOFLIONS
24. Authorized : CERTIFICATED
26. Twin of sorts : CLONE
27. Ryan's daughter : TATUM
29. Type of orange : NAVEL
30. Chew : MASTICATE
33. Watchful guardian : ARGUS
34. A.U.S. or U.S.N. : SVCE
35. Neglect : IGNORE
36. Shanks : CRURA
37. Spotted racers : CHEETAHS
41. Quick, straight drink : SNORT
42. Certain black-nosed rabbits : HIMALAYANS
44. Wattlebird : IAO
45. Moisture of morning : DEW
46. A Margaret Mead subject : SAMOA
49. Soot or porn : SMUT
50. Painter of American Indians : CATLIN
51. Site of 1952 Olympics : OSLO
53. Brown feline from Africa : ABYSSINIAN
57. Actress Prentiss : PAULA
58. Certain papers : EXTRAS
60. Etchers' purchases : ACIDS
61. Vandal, e.g. : MARRER
62. Slip-ups : BOOBOOS
64. Partita : SUITE
65. Divisions of hockey games : PERIODS
66. " . . . draw thy breath ___": Hamlet : INPAIN
67. Whiner : PULER
68. Shoe part : TOECAP
69. ___ and end-all (whole) : BEALL
70. Disasters : CATASTROPHES
72. Alewife's kin : SHAD
75. Yeast for Vassar : BARM
76. Franklin's mother : SARA
77. Ingredients of gimlets : LIMES
79. Cohan's "___ Popular Man" : IMA
80. Airport info. : ETD
81. Conspirator : CATILINARIAN
85. Hot, old style : CALID
87. Guitarists' arpeggios : RASGADOS
89. Family in "Look Homeward, Angel" : GANTS
90. Algonquian Indian spirit : MANITO
91. Shake ___ (hie) : ALEG
92. Old Spanish coin : DOBLA
93. Spotted cats : MARGAYS
94. Emulate Lorelei : TEMPT
96. City at the foot of Mt. Etna : CATANIA
97. Avid : EAGER
98. Grayish wildcat : JAGUARUNDI
100. Not absolved : UNVINDICATED
105. Give ___ on the back : APAT
106. Turkish decree : IRADE
107. Limerick starter : THERE
108. Otherwise : ELSE
109. Insane : MAD
110. Diarist of the 17th century : PEPYS
111. Wader in the Everglades : EGRET
112. Assess : RATE
1. Expand, in a way : PAD
2. Honshu port : UBE
3. Alcott's "Little ___" : MEN
4. " . . . ___ in the house?" : ADOCTOR
5. Mete : ALLOCATE
6. An Oscar winner in 1986 : CAINE
7. Reed : OBOE
8. Dog with two Tins on his tail : RIN
9. Panacea : NOSTRUM
10. Caused by touch : TACTUAL
11. Intestinal obstruction : ILEUS
12. Microbe : GERM
13. Tolkien creature : ENT
14. ___ the wheel (devise unnecessarily) : REINVENT
15. Find : LOCATE
16. Knievel : EVEL
17. Dict. published in England : OED
21. Source of a perfume ingredient : CIVET
23. Eyes the guys : FLIRTS
25. One Eve had three : FACES
28. Pearl Mosque site : AGRA
30. Err : MISDO
31. Choreographer de Mille : AGNES
32. Ounces : SNOWLEOPARDS
33. Peace Nobelist: 1987 : ARIAS
34. Singer Cassidy : SHAUN
36. E. Indian herb roots : CHOYS
37. Certain moldings : CYMAS
38. Garfield lovers' emotion : AILUROPHILIA
39. Greeted : HAILED
40. Sub detectors : SONARS
43. Digression : ASIDE
47. "Green Pastures" role : AARON
48. Degs. for industrialists : MBAS
50. Herbs liked by felines : CATARIAS
52. Horseweed : OXBALM
54. ___ Ste. Marie : SAULT
55. Less cordial : ICIER
56. Peteman's purchase : NITRO
57. Nice recreation area : PARC
59. Labor : TOIL
61. An Attorney General under Reagan : MEESE
62. Tippler : BIBBER
63. ___ time (singly) : ONEATA
64. Actress Dey : SUSAN
65. Wilbur product : POEM
67. A son of Priam : PARIS
68. Dilutes : THINS
70. Sort : CATALOG
71. End of Mont.'s motto : PLATA
73. Friendship : AMITY
74. Secures by fitting into a groove : DADOS
76. Incidental excursion : SIDETRIP
78. Frightened : SCARED
81. Cigar tree, e.g. : CATALPA
82. Violent struggles : AGONIES
83. Physics Nobelist: 1944 : RABI
84. Medial sounds : INLAUTE
86. More irate : ANGRIER
88. Guido's lowest note : GAMUT
90. Lodestone : MAGNET
92. Warbucks : DADDY
93. Ville V.I.P. : MAIRE
94. Paper-mulberry bark : TAPA
95. Mild oath : EGAD
96. Snooze : CATNAP
97. Always : EVER
98. Fill too tightly : JAM
99. Ouse tributary : URE
101. Modern Teutonic lang. : NHG
102. Huge SE Asian fish : CATLA
103. N.Y. time in winter : EST
104. Duant : DEE

Answer summary: 18 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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