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New York Times, Tuesday, January 9, 1990

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,672

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Across
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Nude : BARE
5
Sudden, violent effort : SPASM
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Grow tiresome : PALL
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Soon : ANON
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Spaghetti, e.g. : PASTA
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Margarine : OLEO
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Asterisk : STAR
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Aquatic animal : OTTER
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Tidy : NEAT
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British P.M.: 1955-57 : SIRANTHONYEDEN
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Neon or argon : GAS
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Canonized woman in Fr. : STE
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Bundled cotton : BALED
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Lamb's cry : MAA
31
Some examinations : ORALS
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___ Wallach, actor from Brooklyn : ELI
36
Hanging piece of frozen water : ICICLE
39
Exude : EMIT
40
Noted English navigator : SIRFRANCISDRAKE
43
Avocado's shape : OVAL
44
Scold : BERATE
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D.C. bigwig : SEN
46
High plateaus : MESAS
48
German article : DAS
49
Lariat : LASSO
51
Obtain : GET
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For each : PER
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Author of "Ivanhoe" : SIRWALTERSCOTT
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Facts : DATA
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Hire : LEASE
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One who mimics : APER
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Solemn assent : AMEN
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Emulates Maxwell Perkins : EDITS
67
Valley : DALE
68
Saucy : PERT
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Auctions : SALES
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She, in Sèvres : ELLE
Down
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Food fish : BASS
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Oppositionist : ANTI
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Sound at Shea : ROAR
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Madden : ENRAGE
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Detects : SPOTS
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Trail : PATH
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Concerning : ASTO
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British carbine : STEN
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Astor and Martin : MARYS
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One who deliberates : PONDERER
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Helm position : ALEE
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Far from plump : LEAN
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Realty unit : LOT
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Opposite of zenith : NADIR
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W W II area : ETO
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Broom made of twigs : BESOM
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Existing : ALIVE
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Turkey's monetary units : LIRAS
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Dug for coal, e.g. : MINED
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Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
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Assumed name : ALIAS
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Accumulate : AMASS
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Enjoys : LIKES
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To whom an exec dictates : STENO
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Tractor operator's compartment : CAB
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Superlative ending : EST
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Glaringly bad : FLAGRANT
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Erases : DELES
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Stitch : SEW
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Covered passageway : ARCADE
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Supplementary jury group : TALES
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Squeeze : PRESS
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Identical : SAME
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Roman road : ITER
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Helen of Troy's mother : LEDA
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Kite part : TAIL
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Italian noble family : ESTE
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Iridescent gem : OPAL
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Legendary Swiss hero : TELL
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Dryad's home : TREE
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Drop bait lightly : DAP

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

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