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New York Times, Saturday, October 20, 1990

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 336 (avg 1.80)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,956

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Across
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John Paul II, to Italians : PAPA
5
Suppress : QUASH
10
Poke : JAB
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Ancient site of Susa : ELAM
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Org. for Budge and Tilden : USLTA
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Large room or hall : SALA
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Corrida charger : TORO
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Live coal : EMBER
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Resign : QUIT
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Succession : SEQUENCE
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Pleasure craft : LAUNCH
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Spur : URGE
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Upgrades : ELEVATES
26
Wonder : AWE
28
Time-honored : OLD
30
Homophone for a certain fish : EYED
31
Domino : FATS
33
Great Chinese poet : LIPO
35
Fad : CRAZE
39
Israeli port : ACRE
40
Linda of "Dynasty" : EVANS
42
Actinal : ORAL
43
Majestic : ROYAL
45
Middle East republic : IRAQ
46
The Darlings' pet : NANA
47
Clamorous : LOUD
49
Aggregate : SUM
51
Willy Loman's brother : BEN
52
Feeder raider : SQUIRREL
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Soprano Loevberg : AASE
58
Wyandots, e.g. : HURONS
59
Limb muscle : EXTENSOR
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A blessing or bane : RAIN
64
Like some needs : UNMET
66
Greenish blue : AQUA
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___ out (manages) : EKES
68
Peak in the Lepontine Alps : LEONE
69
Ornery critter : CUSS
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Actor Diulio ___ Prete : DEL
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Famed furrier : ASTOR
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Donjon : KEEP
Down
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Gentles : PETS
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Plant having fleshy leaves : ALOE
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Inlaid woodwork : PARQUETRY
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Love on the Loire : AMOUR
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A dumpling : QUENELLE
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Leathernecks' gp. : USMC
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"The Zoo Story" playwright : ALBEE
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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___ Street, London's "Doctors' Row" : HARLEY
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Outing : JAUNT
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Burstyn's Oscar-winning role : ALICE
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Rome's ___ of Caracalla : BATHS
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Cavalry unit : SQUADRON
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Self-esteem : EGO
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___ plaisir : AVEC
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Mitchell and Helmsley : LEONAS
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At a distance : AFAR
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Site of Baylor U. : WACO
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Sever : DIVIDE
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Certain pinnipeds : SEALIONS
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Average for JoAnne Carner : PAR
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Pose for Nureyev : ARABESQUE
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Writer Grey : ZANE
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Verve : ELAN
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Homesteader : SQUATTER
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Bereft : LORN
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Martyred British princess : URSULA
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More, in Glasgow : MAE
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Ollie-to-Fawn command : SHRED
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Tremble : QUAKE
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An archangel: II Esdras 4 : URIEL
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___ juste : LEMOT
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Crackers at 4 P.M. : SNACK
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Alien: Comb. form : XENO
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A river at York : OUSE
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Grate upon : RASP
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Dutch island town : NES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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