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New York Times, Monday, October 29, 1990

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,965
Across
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Health resorts : SPAS
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Choir voice : ALTO
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Meara or Bancroft : ANNE
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Eight furlongs : MILE
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Healthy : SOUND
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Water fowl : COOT
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Bill of fare : CARTE
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Pitch : TONE
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TV game show : WHEELOFFORTUNE
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Whale: Comb. form : CET
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Bikini part : BRA
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Highways : ROUTES
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Regional language : DIALECT
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Competent : ABLE
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Preface : PROEM
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Jackie's second mate : ARI
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TV soap opera : GENERALHOSPITAL
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Guido's high note : ELA
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Revoke, as a legacy : ADEEM
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Field of granular snow : NEVE
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Repudiate : DISAVOW
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Pair of jacks, e.g. : OPENER
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Jujube : BER
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Impair : MAR
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TV mystery show : MURDERSHEWROTE
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Actress Turner : LANA
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Ward off : REPEL
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Jejune : ARID
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Sour : ACID
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Kind of drum : SNARE
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
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Fountain or Rozelle : PETE
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Jogging gait : TROT
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Despot : TSAR
Down
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Hooded merganser : SMEW
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Core : PITH
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Wings for Amor : ALAE
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Chosen one : SELECTEE
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Broad neck scarves : ASCOTS
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Lounge about : LOAF
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Sod : TURF
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Aware of skulduggery : ONTO
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Real : ACTUAL
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Midday : NOON
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Not one : NONE
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Hot time in Nice : ETE
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Stiff felt hats : DERBIES
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Civil War general : LEE
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Vagrant : TRAMP
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Stormed : RAGED
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Editorial marks on old manuscripts : OBELI
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Armbones : ULNAS
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Ruin : DOOM
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Consumed : EATEN
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Desire very much : CRAVE
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Roofer : TILER
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Beaver skin, in Western lingo : PLEW
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Unit of fluidity : RHE
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Talked irrationally : RAVED
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Worshipers : ADORERS
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Free from mistakes : INERRANT
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Chafe : ABRADE
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Brunch order : OMELET
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Handle clumsily : PAW
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A spice : MACE
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Monad : UNIT
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Lease : RENT
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Box : SPAR
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Poor boy's cousin : HERO
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Mine finds : ORES
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Singer Turner : TINA
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River in Germany : EDER
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Track circuit : LAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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