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New York Times, Tuesday, October 9, 1990

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F G J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 234 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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. 14,945

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Across
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Furrows : RUTS
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Tony Award nominee: 1985 : ASIS
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Above : ATOP
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Teacher's charges : CLASS
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Infrequent : RARE
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Satiate : PALL
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Sample : TASTE
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Hautbois : OBOE
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Tony Award play: 1979 : THEELEPHANTMAN
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Father of Abner: 1 Sam. 14:50 : NER
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Old Danish money : ORA
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Tony Award play: 1981 : AMADEUS
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"Here We ___," 1929 song : ARE
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Beast of burden : ASS
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Venus de ___ : MILO
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British carbine : STEN
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Broad necktie : ASCOT
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Lifeless : INERT
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Tate offering : ART
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Strong string : TWINE
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Hospital worker : NURSE
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Wanton look : LEER
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Something unique : ONER
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Bone: Comb. form : OST
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Title of address: Abbr. : MME
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"___ at Campobello," 1958 Tony Award play : SUNRISE
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Health resort : SPA
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Teacher's degree : MED
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Tony Award play: 1986 : IMNOTRAPPAPORT
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Region : AREA
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Flowing and ebbing : TIDAL
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Geological division : LIAS
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Fleshy fruit : PEAR
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Cream of the crop : ELITE
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Movie barker : ASTA
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Ferrara ducal family : ESTE
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Hot times in Nantes : ETES
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Leap follower : YEAR
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Engrossed : RAPT
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Beehive State : UTAH
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Lacquered metalware : TOLE
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Brilliancies : SPLENDORS
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Jaundice : ICTERUS
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Fall with a flat sound : PLAP
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Window part : SASH
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This, in Avila : ESTA
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Kitchen emanation : AROMA
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Philippine cooking banana : SABA
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Mashie or niblick : IRON
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Observe : SEE
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Spanish title : SENOR
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Iacocca or Trevino : LEE
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Entertain : TREAT
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Type of acid : AMINO
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Less : MINUS
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Watchful : ALERT
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Trite : STALE
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Poker stakes : ANTES
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Grape seeds : ACINI
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Loudness units : SONES
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An anagram for reset : STERE
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Before, to Keats : ERE
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Fencing : SWORDPLAY
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Pace : TEMPO
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Wrinkles : RUMPLES
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Dull finish : MATTE
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Teachers' assoc. : NEA
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Kind of drum : SNARE
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Angers : IRES
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Gist : MEAT
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Irritate : RILE
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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Crown of the head : PATE
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River in N France : OISE
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Pro ___ (proportionately) : RATA
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Peter, Paul or Boris : TSAR
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Mimic : APE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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