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New York Times, Saturday, October 13, 1990

Author:
Ernst Theimer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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Cabbage salad : SLAW
5
German tennis star : GRAF
9
Castro's realm : CUBA
13
Every's partner : EACH
14
One of the Nereids : ERATO
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Algerian port : ORAN
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R : ASHOEMAKERSLAST
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Wanting : SHY
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"Ol' Man ___," 1938 song : MOSE
21
Is in neutral : IDLES
22
River islands : AITS
23
To be, in Paris : ETRE
25
OA : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
32
Where cations gather : ANODE
33
School Shelley attended : ETON
34
Faldo is one : PRO
35
Février follower : MARS
36
More etiolated : PALER
38
T-men : FEDS
39
Black bird : ANI
40
Alone : SOLO
41
Hindu garment : SAREE
42
O : SECONDINCOMMAND
46
Take five : REST
47
Wings for an angelus : ALAE
48
Sister-in-law of J. R. : APRIL
51
Kayo blow : ONER
52
Dodo associate : MOA
55
OR-O OR-O : DOUBLEORNOTHING
59
Opposed : ANTI
60
Manumits : FREES
61
Pizzaro victim : INCA
62
Snafu : MESS
63
Related : TOLD
64
Equal : PEER
Down
1
Salty septet : SEAS
2
Cilium : LASH
3
Sore : ACHY
4
First word of a sentry's challenge : WHO
5
Memorable governor of Conn. : GRASSO
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Roué : RAKE
7
Impish Olympian : ATE
8
In favor of : FOR
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More frigid : COLDER
10
Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
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Low : BASE
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They aerate the soil : ANTS
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Emulate Pola Negri : EMOTE
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M. Zola : EMILE
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Circe or Lorelei : SIREN
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Appends : ADDS
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Kitchen follower : ETTE
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Mjolnir wielder : THOR
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Rockers in nurseries : MAMAS
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Vapid : INANE
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Kind of column : DORIC
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Lawbreaker : FELON
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Met fare : OPERA
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"As You Like It" forest : ARDEN
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Gave medicine to : DOSED
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Jet-engine holders : PODS
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Dismounted : ALIT
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Renown : FAME
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Fish-line leader : SNELL
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Sting : SMART
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Small antelopes : ORIBIS
44
Gave the gate : CANNED
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TV backdrops : OLEOS
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Everyone's ancestor : ADAM
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Cornmeal bread : PONE
50
Road grooves : RUTS
51
City on the Oka : OREL
52
Delve : MINE
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Head of a tale : ONCE
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Chinese gelatin : AGAR
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Newt : EFT
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Spanish gold : ORO
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Part of a cheer : HIP

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