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THE ANGLO-HEBRAIC WAY

New York Times, Sunday, January 20, 1991

86-Down : Separate

Author:
Bernard Meren
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 497 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,048
Across
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Bushel's partner, in song : PECK
5
Dippy or dotty : GAGA
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Rec. measures : TSPS
13
Packed away : STOWED
19
Opposite of aweather : ALEE
20
Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
21
Ham ___ (emote) : ITUP
22
Balzac : HONORE
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Kin of rhoncus in the bronchus : RALE
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Yemeni capital : SANA
25
Hawaii's bird : NENE
26
Ulster town : ANTRIM
27
S P A C E R : STENOSBARSERIT
30
Avian midwives? : STORKS
31
Auction chaser : EER
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Bro or sis : REL
33
Murray or West : MAES
34
African antelope : TOPI
35
S N I V E L : CRYLATEARIROHTUA
41
Street in a horror film : ELM
44
Eatery order : BLT
45
Long. sidekick : LAT
46
Famed muralist : SERT
47
Hindu Kush's locale : ASIA
48
Pilasters : ANTAE
51
U.S. motor capital : DET
52
"Vaya con ___," 1953 song : DIOS
54
Unsightly : UGLY
55
Ululate : HOWL
56
___ cordiale : ENTENTE
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Readies an oven : PREHEATS
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D E V I L : EVILONETLEWD
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Haw., once : TERR
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Prefix for adroit : MAL
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Sordino : MUTE
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Double DI : MII
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Hammett canine : ASTA
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Numbers' person : CPA
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Lion's pad : LAIR
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S T R E S S E D : ACCENTEDSEIP
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Comes in again : REENTERS
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Vacuum tube : TETRODE
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Breakout at high school : ACNE
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Leeds's river : AIRE
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Deal-consummating word : SOLD
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Abbr. in a to-let ad : RMS
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Pipe : BRIAR
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Place to place tokens : SLOT
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Skater Babilonia and namesakes : TAIS
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Small whale : SEI
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Arm of the Med. : AEG
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L.B.J. beagle : HER
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S P O R T S : BIGSPENDERSSENOH
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Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
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Product of a Spanish pine : CONO
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Philippine volcano : APO
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A Greek goddess of vengeance : ARA
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Flock of turkeys : RAFTER
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L E V E R : CROWBARRETSIOR
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Greek : ARGIVE
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"Mary Magdalene" painter : RENI
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Mopsus or Melampus : SEER
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Greet : HAIL
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Metal balls used in pétanque : BOULES
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Egyptian solar deity : ATEN
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Radiator sound : SISS
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Blast or carp precursor : ENDO
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Make jagged : INDENT
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Twerp's cousin : NERD
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Being, in Barcelona : ENTE
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Haricot, for one : STEW
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Unit equivalent to 3.26 light years : PARSEC
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Beetle type : ELATER
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Relish-tray item : CELERY
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Bewail, Irish style : KEEN
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A 1982 Oscar winner : GOSSETT
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Land fit for cultivation : ARABLE
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Actress Rowlands : GENA
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Opposite of apterous : ALAR
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Aural insensitivity : TINEAR
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Audio systems : STEREOS
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Castigated : PUNISHED
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Little sea pike : SPET
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Kind of fir or cypress : SHASTA
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Role for Todd or Silverheels : TONTO
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"___ of Old Smoky" : ONTOP
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C A R E S : WORRIESGARCECI
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Composer Satie : ERIK
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Reps.' rivals : DEMS
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Fanon : ORALE
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Hit, old style : SMIT
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D. Arnaz's costar : LBALL
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Building wing : ALETTE
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Badger's African cousin : RATEL
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Stumble : TRIP
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To use, to Nero : UTOR
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Rhythmic cadence : LILT
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The Say Hey Kid : MAYS
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Menuhin's teacher : AUER
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Polite interruption : AHEM
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Smoked salmon : NOVA
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D E N I M : TWILLEROROFGUD
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Device for collecting plankton : DNET
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Vessel with a long, sharp prow : SETTEE
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Habituates : ENURES
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Thread: Comb. form : NEMAT
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Bis : TWICE
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Fiat : EDICT
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Kind of master or hunter : HEAD
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Skip : OMIT
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State of lawlessness : ANOMIE
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Mil. banners : STDS
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___ colada : PINA
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Copycat : APER
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A contemporary of Loti : ANET
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Did the human thing : ERRED
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Top kick : SARGE
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Madcap : RASH
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Haste, in Hanover : EILE
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Calais entrée : ROTI
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Scoria from a volcano : SLAG
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Separate : DISCRETE
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Infatuate : BESOT
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"Well-boiled icicles" man : SPOONER
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Uppity one : SNOB
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Calumniate : ASPERSE
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Least furnished : BAREST
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Coil about : ENWIND
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Hardest to find : RAREST
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Swimming, in heraldry : NAIANT
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Gold look-alike : OROIDE
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Star of "Bombshell" : HARLOW
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Fence straddler : STILE
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Aeschylus's "___ Against Thebes" : SEVEN
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Physics Nobelist: 1944 : RABI
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Steinbeck character : ARON
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Herring measure in Hereford : CRAN
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S. African fox : ASSE
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Check : REIN
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"___ Funny That Way" : SHES

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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