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ROMAN INFUSION

New York Times, Sunday, November 11, 1990

Author:
June A. Boggs
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { K W X }, Scrabble score: 563 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,978
Across
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Radio's "Our ___ Sunday" : GAL
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Honored with entertainment : FETED
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Hamper : CRAMP
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Douglas Fairbanks Sr. role : ZORRO
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A land in S.A. : URU
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Love feast : AGAPE
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Houston gridder : OILER
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Wild blue yonder : ETHER
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Gloaming : EEN
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Type of sermon : IGNISANDBRIMSTONE
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Groom's milieu : STABLE
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Beat, in a way : CANED
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Give forth : EMIT
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Baudelaire's "Les Fleurs du ___" : MAL
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"B.C." character : THOR
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Prepare : READY
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Corkers : LULUS
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Vehicle in a Monroe film : BUS
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Cupidinous : AVID
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Elmer Gantry's wife : CLEO
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"Family Ties" role : ELYSE
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Span member : MULE
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Compeer : EQUAL
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Stem joint : NODE
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Stem : ARREST
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Bond foe : AURUMFINGER
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" ... Lord is ___ indeed": Luke 24:34 : RISEN
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"Trust ___," 1934 song : INME
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Sign-language developer : EPEE
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Anadama or panettone : BREAD
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Roman attachment : ESQUE
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Trifle : DOIT
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___ were (seemingly) : ASIT
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Forward : SEND
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Display pretentiously : FLAUNT
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Time piece : ERA
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Roman magistrate : PRETOR
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Drop-lid desks : STIPOS
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Eureka! : AHA
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"The Queen of the ___": Rice : DAMNED
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Having color : HUED
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Wood sorrels : OCAS
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Thrash : DRUB
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Harvard president: 1869-1909 : ELIOT
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He's often robbed : PETER
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Scotch ingredient : MALT
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Common contraction : ITLL
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Storied pachyderm : BABAR
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Frank Sinatra : OLBLUEOCULI
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Kind of box : BALLOT
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He "loves mambo" : PAPA
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Confounds : DRATS
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" ... ___, tekel, upharsin" : MENE
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State tree of Tex. : PECAN
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___ Grande, city in Ariz. : CASA
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Ebro and Segura : RIOS
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Muslim general : AGA
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Part of a trident : PRONG
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Chorus syllables : TRALA
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TV's "Just the Ten ___" : OFUS
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Cur. unit : DOL
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Put the kibosh on : VETO
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Invent extender : ORIAL
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Marijuana : GANJAH
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Insincere show of sorrow : CROCODILELACRIMAE
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Grape, in Concordia : UVA
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Shoptalk : ARGOT
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"___ Work ... ": G. Will book : MENAT
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" ... ___ that kills": Housman : ANAIR
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Side of a triangle : LEG
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"Home, Sweet Home" lyricist : PAYNE
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Earl of Avon's family : EDENS
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Minuscular : TEENY
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Possessive pron. : YRS
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Company for Carson : GUEST
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Singer Franklin : ARETHA
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Leslie-Burke song: 1935 : LUNAOVERMIAMI
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Safe preceder : FAIL
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Type of moth : EGGER
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Oribi's hue : TAN
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Majestic : EPICAL
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Notorious marquis : DESADE
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Etna has one : CONE
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Holey : RIDDLED
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Kin of a dalmatic : ALB
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Nothing more than : MERELY
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Emergency treatment : PRIMUSAID
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Spice : ZEST
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Polo Grounds hero : OTT
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Equilateral parallelogram : RHOMBUS
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Co-Nobelist for Peace: 1907 : RENAULT
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Choice words : ORELSE
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"___ Can Whistle," Sondheim musical : ANYONE
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Chintzy ones : MISERS
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Grill item : BRIQUET
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Surpass : ECLIPSE
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Caucho-producing tree : ULE
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"___ Spiro, Spero" (S.C. motto) : DUM
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Table for Tacitus : MENSA
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" ... I am ___": Romeo : AFEARD
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Mars and Venus, e.g. : ORBS
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Staggers : REELS
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General's ___ camp : AIDEDE
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Written, e.g. : UNORAL
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Also not : NEITHER
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Become publicly known : GETOUT
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Sweeping : RADICAL
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Thing, to Tiberius : RES
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Sepulcher : ENTOMB
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Independence Day : QUARTUSOFJULY
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Remove husks : UNHULL
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Worktable, in Etaples : ETABLI
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"Old Dog Tray" composer : FOSTER
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Vexilium, e.g. : PETAL
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Her mate is ruff : REE
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Marshy : PALUDAL
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High-minded : NOBLE
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Gutta : DROP
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Enunciation : DICTION
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Robed scythe carrier : PATERTIME
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Slugged : BOPPED
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Of milk : LACTIC
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Galley essential : OAR
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Irish euphemism : BEGORRA
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Similitude : ANALOGY
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Kisser : PAN
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Luanda resident : ANGOLAN
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Rash : MADCAP
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Became distant : COOLED
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" ... the mountains of ___": Gen. 8:4 : ARARAT
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Brackish : SALINE
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More sophisticated : SUAVER
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One more time : AGAIN
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Layered coifs : SHAGS
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Canvasser's concern : VOTE
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"Willard" creatures : RATS
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Ethereal : AERY
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Temporary beginner : CON
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Gazetteer letters : ENE
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Financier's Fannie ___ : MAE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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