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New York Times, Tuesday, November 13, 1990

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.54, Missing: { F H J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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. 14,980
Across
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Weep loudly : BAWL
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Teems : POURS
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Challenge : DARE
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Coin of Calabria : LIRA
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___ Downs (Derby site) : EPSOM
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Euphemistic oath : EGAD
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German river : EDER
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Make amends : ATONE
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Repair : MEND
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Peril : DANGER
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Hypersensitivity to pollen, e.g. : ALLERGY
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Psychologist Havelock ___ : ELLIS
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Rocky hill : TOR
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One of the Brontës : EMILY
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A Prot. : BAP
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Bacon skins : RINDS
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Numerous : MANY
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Embezzlement : PECULATION
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Historic period : ERA
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Gob : TAR
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Dowel : PIN
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Refrain part : TRA
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Not versed in rhyme (anagram of 38 Across) : UNPOETICAL
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Harvest : REAP
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Scheme : SETUP
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Small island : AIT
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Sea swallows : TERNS
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Golf mound : TEE
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Find and correct defects : DEBUG
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Balcony (anagram of 22 Across) : GALLERY
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Departs : LEAVES
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African lily : ALOE
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Rhett Butler's portrayer : GABLE
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Spring period : LENT
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Remainder : REST
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Margarines : OLEOS
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Horne of songdom : LENA
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Wagers : BETS
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Portable shelters : TENTS
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River in France : YSER
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Felt grief : BLED
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Verdi heroine : AIDA
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Small songbird : WREN
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Mainly (anagram of 22 Across) : LARGELY
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Bailey of songdom : PEARL
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Choose : OPT
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Org. for G.I.'s : USO
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Author Jaffe : RONA
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Food fish : SMELT
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Mark against a student : DEMERIT
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Ripening agent : AGER
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Tolled : RANG
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Whirlpool : EDDY
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Ron ___, Tarzan portrayer : ELY
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Navigation system : LORAN
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Spain and Portugal : IBERIA
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Pouch : SAC
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Ostrichlike birds : EMEUS
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River in NE France : MARNE
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Lacking skill : INAPT
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Reach a certain stage, as an ant : PUPATE
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Saltpeter : NITER
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Ann ___, of TV's "Longstreet" series : DORAN
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Breaks sharply : SNAPS
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Tap gently : PAT
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___ Abner : LIL
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Cone-shaped dwelling : TEPEE
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Openings : OUTLETS
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Spanish hero, with "El" : CID
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Kingly (anagram of 22 Across) : REGALLY
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Third day of the wk. : TUE
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Rye disease : ERGOT
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Glorify : BLESS
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Clothing : GARB
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Toward shelter, at sea : ALEE
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Came in last : LOST
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University in Conn. : YALE
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Victory letters : VEES
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Nine: Comb. form : ENNE
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Headliner : STAR
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Poet Jonson : BEN
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Building site : LOT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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