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New York Times, Thursday, January 18, 1990

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,681
Across
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"Off the Court" author : ASHE
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Steer : PILOT
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Stagehand : GRIP
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Condo cousin : COOP
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Plant of the goosefoot family : ORACH
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Pool on a liner : LIDO
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Savvy : HORSESENSE
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Literary conflict : AGON
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Chore for a farmer : ENSILING
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Harbinger : HERALD
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Gladden : ELATE
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Gdansk native : POLE
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London suburb : ACTON
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Dies : PERISHES
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Bereft, in times of yore : LORN
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Torment : HARASS
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Eggs, to Cato : OVA
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Sp. women : SRAS
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Papal cape : ORALE
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Well-known dict. : OED
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Undercoats a surface : PRIMES
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H.S. test : PSAT
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Property : PREMISES
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Golf events : OPENS
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Serves perfectly : ACES
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Earthy deposits : MARLS
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Kind of puzzle : JIGSAW
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Bent : TENDENCY
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Emend : EDIT
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Oater : HORSEOPERA
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River in Germany : ELBE
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Actress Massey : ILONA
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Bakery specialist : ICER
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Look sharply : PEER
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Rob ___ to pay Paul : PETER
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Used frugally, with "out" : EKED
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Suffer sorely : ACHE
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Anon : SOON
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Bargain shrewdly : HORSETRADE
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Greek letters : EPSILONS
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Assume as fact : POSIT
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Girl of song : IRENE
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Director Fritz ___ : LANG
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Mil. training program : OCS
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"___ Mouth," Joyce Cary novel : THEHORSES
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Glowers : GLARES
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Capital of Latvia : RIGA
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Matinee ___ : IDOL
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Golden or Walden : POND
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Zest : ELAN
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Site of the first Olympic games : ELIS
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Rembrandt ___, U.S. painter : PEALE
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Journalist Stewart or Joseph : ALSOP
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Kitchen gadget : CORER
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London buggies : PRAMS
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Ginger ale–whisky drink : HORSESNECK
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___- les-Bains, French spa : EVIAN
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Seasoned seamen : SALTS
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Lash : HORSEWHIP
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The Ram of the zodiac : ARIES
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As American as ___ : APPLEPIE
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Twelve-point type : PICA
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Kind of mind or work : MASTER
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Church calendar : ORDO
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Intervening, in law : MESNE
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Close by, poetically : ANEAR
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General-purpose car : JEEP
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Not in use : IDLE
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Taunt : GIBE
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Cheating aid : TROT
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Actress Summer : CREE
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Word with arm or stick : YARD
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Corrida cry : OLE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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