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WALL STREET MELODIES

New York Times, Sunday, November 18, 1990

Author:
Edward Marchese
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.06, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 640 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Edward J. Marchese has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,985
Across
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Rawboned person : SCRAG
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Created : MADE
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Textile city in N France : AMIENS
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But : YET
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Put to the test : PROVE
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"When I was ___ . . . ": W. S. Gilbert : ALAD
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Banana kin : PLANTAIN
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Randan implement : OAR
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Song for market tip that bombed? : IAPOLOGIZE
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Song for late Oct. 1929? : ILLGETBY
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Southwest Indian : UTE
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Tied : EVEN
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Pew accessory : KNEELER
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Polanski film : TESS
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Correspond : AGREE
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Influenced : LED
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Author of "The Fountainhead" : RAND
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Debussy opus : LAMER
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Pincers : PLIERS
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"I begin to smell ___": Cervantes : ARAT
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Located : SITED
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Bach's "___ of Fugue" : THEART
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Song for a broker's day? : SUNRISESUNSET
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Type of volcanic crater : MAAR
50
Unbend : THAW
53
Value : PRICE
54
Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Gospel : EVANGEL
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___ of Good Feeling: 1817-24 : ERA
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Kingly : REGAL
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Insincere language : CANT
61
Barley beard : ARISTA
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Singer John : ELTON
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Arabian Sea gulf : ADEN
65
Puts a new cover on a book : RECASES
67
Sirius or Vega : STAR
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Dr. Seuss's Thidwick : MOOSE
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Cannonballed : TORE
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Tokyo, formerly : EDO
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"I Promessi ___," Manzoni novel : SPOSI
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Swabbed : MOPPED
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Hopeful plunger's song? : IFIWEREARICHMAN
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Brings forth : SPAWNS
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"___ Chan," T. N. Page story : MARSE
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Free electron : ION
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R.b.i. is one : STAT
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Actress Irene from Greece : PAPAS
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Bus station : STOP
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Largest of the Galápagos : ISABELA
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What esse means : TOBE
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Habituate : ENURE
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Film on bronze : PATINA
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Harold of Tin Pan Alley : ROME
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Down Under lumberman : PINER
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Wood shaper : ADZ
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Hit man or hero : TORPEDO
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Largest natural lake in Wales : BALA
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Dürer's "Paumgärtner ___" : ALTAR
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Flatten a flat : RAZE
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Palustrine plant : REED
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Takeover song? : YOUBELONGTOME
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Slow mover : LAGGER
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Refrain in old songs : DERRY
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Anti votes : NOES
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Too : OVERLY
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Cartouches : MESAS
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Dance : STEP
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Bill : TAB
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Pace : TEMPO
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Attend Choate : PREP
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Mercury's winged sandals : TALARIA
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Clouseau's servant : CATO
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Item stored in a buttery : ALE
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Insider's song? : ONEALONE
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Bullish investor's song? : IMADREAMER
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Kennel adjunct : RUN
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Artificial : MANNERED
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Actress Thompson : SADA
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Longest modern note : BREVE
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Nationwide mil. instruction : UMT
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Give the ___ (fire) : GATETO
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Very, in Lyon : TRES
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More eccentric : ODDER
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Barker's come-on : SPIEL
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Desire fiercely : CRAVE
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Did some ranch work : ROPED
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Eden's earldom : AVON
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Set : GEL
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Business tycoon : MAGNATE
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Outlander : ALIEN
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Stunned : DAZED
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A biographer of Henry James : EDEL
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Everything : ALL
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Snack-bar drink : MALTED
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Actress Stevens: 1934-70 : INGER
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French summers : ETES
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Former D.C. team : NATS
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Kinsman : SIB
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Song for blue-chip stocks? : YOURETHETOP
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Cafe patron : EATER
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Dilo and dita : TREES
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Henry Morgan was one : PIRATE
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Antelope of E Africa : NYALA
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Gumbos : OKRAS
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Beethoven's "Für ___" : ELISE
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Carpenter's heavy beam : GIRT
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Wilbur concern : METER
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Balzac's "Le ___ Goriot" : PERE
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Secret : ARCANE
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Cambodia's monetary unit : RIEL
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Agitated states : SNITS
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Nile delta city : TANTA
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Ishmael's mother : HAGAR
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Small herring : SPRAT
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Hives : UREDO
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River in W Africa : NIGER
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Manatee : SEACOW
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Humerus neighbor : ULNA
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Aromatic resin : MASTIC
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Rebelled : AROSE
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Faded : WANED
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"___ d'arte," Puccini aria : VISSI
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Defective new auto : LEMON
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Ghanaian money : CEDI
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Consort of Pericles : ASPASIA
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Truncate : LOP
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N.F.L. "zebras" : REFS
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Danish weights : ESER
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Placer material : ORES
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Polynesian's supernatural force : MANA
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Relative of a gore : INSET
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Emulated Pearl White : EMOTED
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Fast : RAPID
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Wintry : HIEMAL
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Weak-eyed worm hunter : MOLE
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Hoplite's weapon : SPEAR
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Ling-Ling, for one : PANDA
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King of Siam's song for Wall St.? : APUZZLEMENT
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What Aristophanes called "Ares' chick" : WAR
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Poles for some clowns : STILTS
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Silverheels role : TONTO
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Right-angled to a keel : ABEAM
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"___ Promise": Maurois : TERRE
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Bender : SPREE
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Acuminate : TAPER
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"The Sheik of ___," 1921 song : ARABY
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Tree trunk : BOLE
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"Drake" poet : NOYES
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Summon, in a way : PAGE
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Dionysus specialty : ORGY
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Sac or city once sacked by Tatars : BURSA
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O.K. Corral figure : EARP
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Emulated Red Jacket : ORATED
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Some of the Iroquoians : ONEIDAS
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Without face value, as stocks : NOPAR
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Dejection : GLOOM
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Banish : DEPORT
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Port city in Hokkaido : OTARU
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Soft palate : VELUM
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Confused struggle : MELEE
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Philippine island : SAMAR
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Occupation : TRADE
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Subdued : TAMED
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"The stag ___ . . . ": Scott : ATEVE
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Shipworm : BORER
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Red Sox catcher : PENA
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Harangue : RANT
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Register : LIST
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Wag : CARD
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Badger : NAG
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Avant-gardist : NEO
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Oil-yielding tropical tree : EBO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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