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New York Times, Wednesday, January 17, 1990

Author:
June A. Boggs
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,680

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Across
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Baltimore chops : HITS
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Addis ___, Ethiopian capital : ABABA
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"Get lost, Morris!" : SCAT
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Jacob's twin : ESAU
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Seat in a bay window : CAROL
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Corn bread : PONE
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Goodyear orchestra? : RUBBERBAND
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Wreck : RUIN
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Tough trip : TREK
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Throw one's ___ the ring (run) : HATINTO
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A dry Burgundy : MACON
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Gone by : AGO
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Do over, as a roof : RETAR
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Gives someone a lift : ELATES
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Unchaste : IMPURE
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Finally : ATLAST
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Type of crocodile : NILE
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"Treasure Island" auth. : RLS
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Entertainer Carter : NELL
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Evangelist McPherson : AIMEE
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Scrap : SPAT
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Cycle starter : TRI
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Fashion item : MINI
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Brightest star in Aquila : ALTAIR
46
Of a nerve : NEURAL
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___ del Fuego : TIERRA
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Set off : BEGAN
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Actor Gulager : CLU
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Blair of "Marty" : BETSY
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Coat, in a way : ENCRUST
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Blind, in falconry : SEEL
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"Woe is me!" : ALAS
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Lofty Wright Brothers? : HIGHFLIERS
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Labor leader Conboy: 1870-1928 : SARA
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Place for a VCR : TVSET
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First name in daredeviltry : EVEL
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Antimacassar : TIDY
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Machine parts : GEARS
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Risqué : SEXY
Down
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"Rings on ___ fingers ... " : HER
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Inst. at Ames : ISU
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Check : TAB
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Accountant's partial sum : SUBTOTAL
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Seaport in Israel : ACRE
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Rum cake : BABKA
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Heavenly Altar : ARA
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Geniality : BONHOMIE
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Star in "The Four Seasons" : ALDA
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More agile : SPRIER
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Role for Geiger? : COUNTERPART
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Writer Loos : ANITA
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Drift : TENOR
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Birds of merit? : ERNES
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"___ Love," Porter song : TRUE
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Intended : MEANT
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Modify : ALTER
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Hilarious Mister Bell? : CALLINGCARD
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Whitney's factory? : GINMILL
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Flight member : STAIR
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Kilt feature : PLEAT
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Retreats : LAIRS
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Ramble : STRAY
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Still : INACTIVE
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Rainbow trouts, informally : STEELIES
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Lambda followers : MUNU
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Cause for a suit : LIBEL
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Soho scuttlebutt : EARSAY
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Ron Perlman title role : BEAST
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Zhou ___ of China : ENLAI
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Courtroom doorkeeper : USHER
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Lack, in brief : SHTG
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Frog's cousins : EFTS
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Org. started by J. Low : GSA
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December 24, e.g. : EVE
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"Oedipus ___," Sophocles play : REX
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Nickname for Stallone : SLY

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

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