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New York Times, Friday, January 5, 1990

Author:
Peggy Devlin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Peggy Devlin has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,668
Across
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U.S. soprano Gluck : ALMA
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A Spaniard's home is his ___ : CASA
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Kimono sash : OBI
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Brag : BOAST
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Rara ___ : AVIS
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Change : TURN
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In trouble : UPTHECREEK
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Of the ear : OTIC
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Golfer's cheapest purchase : TEE
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Strap : THONG
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Regional animal and plant life : BIOTA
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Up and ___ (active) : DOING
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Ego : SELF
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Circa : AROUND
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Warehouse : ENTREPOT
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Unaspirated consonant : LENE
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Boy singer of the 30's : BREEN
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A Tai language : LAO
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Pugilist : BATTLER
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Estate manager : STEWARD
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Berliner's "Alas!" : ACH
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"The Girl ___ Behind Me," Colonial song : ILEFT
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___ tea : ICED
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More hot and humid : STEAMIER
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Human beings, e.g. : BIPEDS
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Drones : BEES
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Poem by Cynewulf : ELENE
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Lithuanians, e.g. : BALTS
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E.r.a., r.b.i., etc. : STATS
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So, in Glasgow : SAE
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Thrill for the Met set : ARIA
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Extemporaneously : OFFTHECUFF
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Carry on : RANT
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___ Centre, Minn. : SAUK
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Negotiate : TREAT
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Cuttlefish exudation : INK
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Spindle : AXLE
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Hockey great's family : ORRS
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Border on : ABUT
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___ de Vega : LOPE
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One of a pair : MATE
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Tough, elastic wood : ASH
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"Gigi" star : CARON
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Nemesis : AVENGER
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Victory, to Hans : SIEG
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Request : ASK
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Inappropriate : OUTOFPLACE
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Englishman, for short : BRIT
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Quechuan : INCA
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Wyo.'s ___ Range : TETON
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Sheer fabric : TOILE
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Reproved : CHID
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He wrote "Games People Play" : BERNE
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MacDonald-Eddy specialty : DUET
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Galley word : STET
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Aubades : ALBAS
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Respond to a stimulus : REACT
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Out of order : ONTHEBLINK
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Raven's haven : NEST
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Propelled a gig : OARED
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Lincoln's in-laws : TODDS
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Jane Fonda's Oscar-winning role: 1971 : BREE
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Citrus fruits : LIMES
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Ancient site of Olympia : ELIS
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Dry the dishes : WIPE
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Peevish : FRETFUL
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Aged: Lat. abbr. : AETAT
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One of the March girls : BETH
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Map part : INSET
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Jewish potato pancake : LATKE
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Italian seaport : BARI
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Irish isle : ARAN
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Tunisian seaport : SFAX
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Plaintiff : SUER
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Distantly : AFAR
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Newts : EFTS
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Spanish she-bear : OSA
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___-Magnon : CRO

Answer summary: 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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