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New York Times, Friday, January 12, 1990

Author:
Ernst Theimer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.67, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 241 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,675

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Across
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Following : AFTER
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Droop : SAG
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Baby : TOT
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Clamorous : NOISY
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Mariposa lily : SEGO
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Japanese wrestling : SUMO
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How to make a belt catch a rod tightener : TURNBUCKLE
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Review: Colloq. : CRIT
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Toward shelter, at sea : ALEE
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Gael's republic : EIRE
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Lone Ranger's sidekick : TONTO
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Record : TAPE
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Severs : CUTS
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Kind of cross : TAU
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Bart or Brenda : STARR
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Ratite bird : EMU
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Imitates a partridge : CHURRS
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Ornamentations on costumes : SPANGLES
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Spouse : PARTNER
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Mounted : ASTRIDE
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More cantankerous : ORNERIER
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Fries, in a way : SAUTES
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But, to Britannicus : SED
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Finished : ENDED
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Fallen into disuse: Abbr. : OBS
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Part of St. Patrick's Cathedral : NAVE
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Soft mineral : TALC
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A Neptune neighbor : PLUTO
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Take on : HIRE
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In ___ (positioned) : SITU
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Potato or carrot : ROOT
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How to make a tortoise capsize : TURNTURTLE
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Cather's "One of ___" : OURS
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Eras : AGES
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Solo : ALONE
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Boise's county : ADA
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Garden plot : BED
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Ice-cream holders : CONES
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Pier of a sort : ANTA
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Noisome : FOUL
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Radial, e.g. : TIRE
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Feudal serf : ESNE
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It crosses the bar : RYE
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Arcana : SECRETS
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Chills and fever : AGUE
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Tar : GOB
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How to make rural crossings subway entrances : TURNSTILES
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Leave out : OMIT
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Oz dog : TOTO
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Omits : SKIPS
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Macbeth, for one : SCOT
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Meadow : LEA
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How to make a jacket for a traitor : TURNCOAT
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How to make a cricket series a dessert : TURNOVER
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Unrefined : CRASS
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How to make more or less a traffic circle : TURNAROUND
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Comedian Johnson : ARTE
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River on Paraguay's border : APA
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Ancient Iranian : MEDE
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Employs : USES
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Certain U S N men : CPOS
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Loser of a fabled race : HARE
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Net : SEINE
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Chow : GRUB
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Cincy player : RED
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Abed : RETIRED
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Repairs socks : DARNS
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Members of an A.B.A. : ATTS
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Confederate immortal : LEE
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Outrigger of Malay : PROA
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Stentorian : LOUD
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Immense : HUGE
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W W II battle site : STLO
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Mashie or niblick : IRON
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Melody : TUNE
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Western Indians : UTES
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Bill : TAB
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Varnish ingredient : LAC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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