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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

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New York Times, Sunday, October 14, 1990

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.12, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 535 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 2, XRef: 8, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,950
Across
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Encourages a felon : ABETS
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Constantine slept here : ARLES
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Portrait sculpture : BUST
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Printer's dot : BULLET
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Musical direction : OTTAVA
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"King ___ Road," 1965 song : OFTHE
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Castro's predecessor : BATISTA
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See 67 Across : THEPENNYOPERA
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Toothed: Comb. form : ODON
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Maternally related : ENATE
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Yorkshire city : LEEDS
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Month for lovers : FEB
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C times XXXV : MMMD
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Zwei follower : DREI
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Vesicle : CYST
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Prefix for puncture : ACU
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Ray : BEAM
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See 67 Across : FOURSAINTSINACTS
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Con : ANTI
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Suffix used by physicists : IUM
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The 23rd Hebrew letter : TAV
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"Fawlty Towers" star : CLEESE
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Hypocritical talk : CANT
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Melody : AIR
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Spinning devices : GYROS
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Backward, nautically : ASTERN
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Duroc's home : STY
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Tibetan monk : LAMA
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City on the Loire : BLOIS
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Scrooge word : BAH
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Wind of S France : MISTRAL
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Ego : SELF
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Former Spanish enclave in Morocco : IFNI
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Kind of sch. : ELEM
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Heart of the matter : STRIKETHREE
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Dispatch : SEND
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Star's car : LIMO
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Greet : HAIL
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Dolt : DULLARD
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Sign of triumph : VEE
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Scaly crust : SCURF
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Buddies : PALS
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Carrie or Louis : NYE
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Playground time : RECESS
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Jazz dance : STOMP
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Ursula Andress film : SHE
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Isinglass : MICA
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Gun aimed at a bomber : ACKACK
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Capp and Capone : ALS
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Daisy ___ Scraggs : MAE
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Mezzo Stevens : RISE
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See 67 Across : THELITTLEKITTENS
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Perfume measure : DRAM
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Bridle part : BIT
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Wine experts' comb. form : OENO
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Earthquake site: June 21, 1990 : IRAN
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Grimace : MOUE
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Super serve : ACE
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Base Gehrig covered : FIRST
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Some Renoir paintings : NUDES
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Thrice minus twice : ONCE
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See 67 Across : THELITTLEPIGS
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More drippy, as paste : RUNNIER
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A sister of Eunomia : IRENE
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Pupils' locales : IRISES
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Jubilant : ELATED
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Pipe part : STEM
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Ethyl acetate, e.g. : ESTER
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Gulls : DUPES
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Self-service restaurant : AUTOMAT
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See 67 Across : BLINDMICE
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Certain railways : ELS
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Parisian head : TETE
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Top-notch performer : STANDOUT
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Nonbeliever : ATHEIST
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Map abbr. : RTE
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Sitter's feature : LAP
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One of the Waughs : EVELYN
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Least batty : SANEST
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Movie Messala : BOYD
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Sky sightings: Abbr. : UFOS
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P.O. item : STP
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See 67 Across : THEFACESOFEVE
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Outlaws : BADMEN
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Paravane : OTTER
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Puts up : ERECTS
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Pump, in Peru : BOMBA
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Meadowlands team : NETS
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Obloquy : ABUSE
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Calla, e.g. : ARUM
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Kind of servant : CIVIL
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Language of Helsinki : FINNISH
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Motorists' org. : AAA
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Like a street after sleet : ICY
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Workers' rights org. : NLRB
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Part of Asia Minor : AEOLIS
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Branch : ARM
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How madcaps act : RASHLY
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Corolla part : GALEA
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Actor Walter and family : ABELS
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Of a Frankish people : SALIC
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See 67 Across : THEMUSKETEERS
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Narrow furrow : STRIA
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Joan Sutherland specialties : TRILLS
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Gab : YAK
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Ballerina Park : MERLE
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Writer of suspense tales : INNES
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Teams : SIDES
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Olivia of the Met : STAPP
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Guided : LED
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Harbor sights : FERRIES
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Human : MORTAL
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Large cask : TUN
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Ten: Comb. form : DEC
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Centers of attention : FOCI
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Plumed hat : SHAKO
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See 67 Across : CARDMONTE
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Trading place: Abbr. : MKT
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Big name in New Haven : ELI
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Affected : MANNERED
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Facing the pitcher : ATBAT
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Pretentious : CHICHI
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Brandy-based cocktail : STINGER
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Hoover Dam's lake : MEAD
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Satires' cousins : IRONIES
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Tipsy : SAUCED
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Eastern V.I.P. : EMEER
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Legal wrong : TORT
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Nielsen or Uggams : LESLIE
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Comes onstage : ENTERS
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Bind tightly : TRUSS
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Exquisite : FINE
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Gossip tidbit : ITEM
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Sea in the W Pacific : SULU
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Permit : LET
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Fruit center : PIT
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Expert ending : ISE
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Baize feature : NAP

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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