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Lois Sidway
Lois Sidway

New York Times, Wednesday, October 3, 1990

5-Down : Shakespearean duke

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B J Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has duplicate clues.
Lois Sidway has 67 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 18 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,939
Across
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Garage activity : SALE
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Neb. Indian : OMAHA
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Fuzzy Zoeller's forte : GOLF
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Gator's cousin : CROC
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Wis. college : RIPON
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Gallic girlfriend : AMIE
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Hopper medium : OILS
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Leroy Anderson hit : SLEIGHRIDE
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Like Leroy Anderson's musical cat : WALTZING
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Slow, in music : LENTO
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Super-duper : AONE
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Nothing more than : MERE
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Fidel ___ : CASTRO
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Quick, witty answer : REPARTEE
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Famed fighter of oil-well fires : ADAIR
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Sad song, in Lisbon : FADO
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Letters on the Pinafore : HMS
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"The ___," Leroy Anderson hit : SYNCOPATEDCLOCK
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Shoshonean : UTE
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Street show : RAREE
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___ Sea (calm, weedy area) : SARGASSO
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Big name in films : WARNER
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Pay, at poker : ANTE
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Jones or Crockett : DAVY
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Ardent swain : ROMEO
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Leroy Anderson hit : SERENATA
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"The ___," Leroy Anderson hit : TYPEWRITER
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Equipment : GEAR
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"___ a man ... " : IMET
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Knowing : AWARE
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Poetic isle : ERIN
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Hawaii's state bird : NENE
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A lovely Sophia : LOREN
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By oneself : SOLO
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Square-ended boat : SCOW
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Many a recital piece : ARIA
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Lounge about : LOLL
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Rapturous : ECSTATIC
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Shakespearean duke : ORSINO
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Kanga's creator : MILNE
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Take down ___ (humble) : APEG
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___ polloi : HOI
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Vine of the milkweed family : ANGLEPOD
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Collect : GARNER
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Delete : OMIT
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Italian resort : LIDO
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Charge : FEE
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Wife of Zeus : HERA
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Foxy swashbuckler : ZORRO
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She abetted Jason : MEDEA
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___ belli : CASUS
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Sanctums : ADYTA
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More rational : SANER
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Proportion : RATIO
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Rose protector : THORN
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Roast host : EMCEE
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Glacial ridge : ESKER
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Bogus : FALSE
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Rustic : PASTORAL
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Want badly : CRAVE
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Voice boxes : LARYNGES
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Mature germ cell : GAMETE
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Once more : ANEW
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Actor Beatty : WARREN
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Inventor famed for plows : DEERE
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Surface of water : RYME
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Unfold : OPEN
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Excel : STAR
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Space head? : AERO
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Peacock's pride : TAIL
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Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
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"___ Men," 1987 film : TIN
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___ Jima : IWO

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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