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Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline

New York Times, Saturday, October 27, 1990

Author:
Nancy Joline
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 58, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 6.52, Missing: { F J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 241 (avg 1.28)
Open Squares: 105, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Nancy Nicholson Joline has 61 pre-Shortz puzzles and 48 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,963
Across
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Preface : PROLOG
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Genus of low, straggling shrubs : BATIS
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Wards off : REPELS
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Concerning : ANENT
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Wishbone flower : TORENIA
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"A votre ___" : SANTE
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Instrument for acquiring knowledge : ORGANON
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Heavyweight champ: 1933-34 : CARNERA
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Canadian governor-general: 1959-67 : VANIER
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Guitarlike folk instrument : DULCIMER
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Scotland, to Pierre : ECOSSE
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"Pease-porridge ___ ... " : INTHEPOT
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Adjust the clock : RESET
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Walesa : LECH
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"___ the Good Times Roll" : LET
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Mel ___, voice of Bugs Bunny : BLANC
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Raja ___, Indian writer : RAO
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Baba and MacGraw : ALIS
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Pied Piper followers : RATS
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Sculptor-designer Noguchi : ISAMU
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Destroy a large part of : DECIMATE
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Relatives on one's mother's side : ENATES
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Issued forth : EMANATED
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Balzac's "___ Goriot" : LEPERE
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Movement-locking catches of clocks : DETENTS
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Boat basins : MARINAS
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Terrorist Abu ___ : NIDAL
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Parlor pieces : SETTEES
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Transparent fabric : TOILE
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Oktoberfest items : STEINS
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Slammin' Sam of golf : SNEAD
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Former First Family of Egypt : SADATS
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Seer's utterance : PROGNOSTICATION
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Action in a poker game : RERAISE
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Most forthright : OPENEST
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Title girl of a Poe poem : LENORE
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Actor in "thirtysomething" : OLIN
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Juliette Low's org. : GSA
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Of a dark, volcanic rock : BASALTIC
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Advocate of revolt : ANARCH
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Sir John ___, "Wonderland" illustrator : TENNIEL
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Lack of moderation : INTEMPERATENESS
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Instruments for 3-D photography : STEREOCAMERAS
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Substances essential, in minute quantities, to nutrition : TRACEELEMENTS
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Put too much cargo aboard : OVERLADED
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Central American Indian group : CUNANS
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Specialized movie theaters : ARTHOUSES
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Expanded : DILATED
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Winged forms of ants, aphids, etc. : ALATES
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Scampered noisily : BRATTLED
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Without fixing a date for future meeting : SINEDIE
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Sluggishness : INERTIA
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Showing sound judgment : SAPIENT
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Afterworld of Finnish myth : MANALA
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Jubilant : ELATED
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Physics preceder : META
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Draft org. : SSS

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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