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New York Times, Monday, October 22, 1990

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,958
Across
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Bistros : BARS
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Drop heavily : PLOP
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Cummerbund : SASH
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Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
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Hawaiian city : HILO
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Caesar's lover : CLEO
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Go on a spree : KICKUPONESHEELS
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Rough calculation : ESTIMATE
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Snarl : TANGLE
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___ volente : DEO
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M. Anderson's "High ___" : TOR
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Farm animal : EWE
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Swiss river : AAR
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Annoying : IRKSOME
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Kind of punishment : CORPORAL
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Loser to D.D.E. : AES
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Stop suddenly : SLAMONTHEBRAKES
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___ one's words (recant) : EAT
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Writer like Agnes Repplier : ESSAYIST
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Sticks : ADHERES
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Composer Rorem : NED
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Negative conjunction : NOR
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Witch bird : ANI
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W.W. II Gen. Eaker : IRA
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Ancient German : TEUTON
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Rural : PASTORAL
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Gershwin musical: 1930 : STRIKEUPTHEBAND
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"I smell ___" : ARAT
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Food seasoning : SALT
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Trace of color : TINGE
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Bank (on) : RELY
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Playing card : TREY
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One of a series of rows : TIER
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___ Alaska (creamy dessert) : BAKED
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Cordial flavoring : ANISE
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Verso's opposite : RECTO
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Munro's pen name : SAKI
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Picture : PHOTO
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Titanic, for one : LINER
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Comic Olsen : OLE
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Placard : POSTER
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Views : SCENES
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Hasn't ___ to stand on : ALEG
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Peddle : SELL
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Socks : HOSE
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Daiquiri base : RUM
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Benefactor : PATRON
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Bird of prey : HAWK
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Limb : ARM
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G.I.'s address : APO
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Seine sights : ILES
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Hardwood trees : OAKS
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Join up with : MEET
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Sigma : ESS
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Attired : CLAD
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Solemn promise : OATH
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Markings on an A.A.A. map : RTES
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Cries of delight : AHS
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___ of Galilee : SEA
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Exile : BANISH
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Cereal grass : RYE
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Succor : AID
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Discrete unit : ENTITY
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Chess piece : ROOK
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"___ Goes to Camp" : ERNEST
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Baldwin, e.g. : APPLE
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Spruce : NATTY
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Tabriz native : IRANI
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Cattle-grazing land : RANGE
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Tree of the birch family : ALDER
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Nicholas II, e.g. : TSAR
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To be, to Jacques : ETRE
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Russian river : URAL
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Hanoi holiday : TET
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R.I.P. notice : OBIT
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Egypt, 1961-71: Abbr. : UAR

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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