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New York Times, Tuesday, November 27, 1990

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 7, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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. 14,994
Across
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Part of speech : VERB
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___ Boothe Luce : CLARE
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21st Greek letter : PHI
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Lake or Indian : ERIE
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Navigation system : LORAN
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Prophet : SEER
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"A ___," Marx Brothers film : NIGHTATTHEOPERA
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Trouser lines : INSEAMS
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Corms' cousins : BULBS
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Limb : ARM
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Spanish gentleman : SENOR
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D. Malone film: 1980 : THEDAYTIMEENDED
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Wander : ROVE
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___ homo : ECCE
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Workers' gp. : ILO
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Employed : USED
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Monogram of a musical Duke : EKE
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Don Juan's mother : INEZ
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Suffix with mountain : EER
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Salt tree : ATLE
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Auntie of Broadway fame : MAME
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"The ___," G. C. Scott film : DAYOFTHEDOLPHIN
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Companions : MATES
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Actress Barbara ___ Geddes : BEL
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Thoughts : IDEAS
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Soft felt hats : FEDORAS
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"A ___," 1946 film : NIGHTINPARADISE
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Celebes ox : ANOA
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Slow, in music : TARDO
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Redact : EDIT
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His, in Sèvres : SES
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Jan ___, Dutch painter : STEEN
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Red and Dead : SEAS
Down
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"___, vidi, vici" : VENI
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Ireland : ERIN
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Equips : RIGS
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Decapitated : BEHEADED
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Unpleasantly moist : CLAMMY
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Much : LOTS
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Columnist Buchwald : ART
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Cheer : RAH
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Indianapolis-to-Muncie dir. : ENE
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Pare : PEEL
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Mint, sage or basil : HERB
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Savings plans: Abbr. : IRAS
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Reject with contempt : SPURN
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Scarlett's home : TARA
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Hautboy : OBOE
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Crescent-shaped cutting tools : SICKLES
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Introduced performers : EMCEED
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Society-page word : NEE
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Made concentric : TRUED
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Old Testament book : HOSEA
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Including all : EVERY
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Grow incisors : TEETHE
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Singer Shore : DINAH
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Resin used in ointments : ELEMI
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Twelve : DOZEN
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Bursts inward : IMPLODES
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Bar mem. : ATT
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Neb. Indian : OMAHA
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Abstain from food : FAST
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She starred in 55 Across : OBERON
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Spartan queen : LEDA
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Actresses Balin and Claire : INAS
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Eat : DINE
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Ids' counterparts : EGOS
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Wane : FADE
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Go by bus : RIDE
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Most populous continent : ASIA
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Tennis units : SETS
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"___ a boy!" : ITS
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___ King Cole : NAT
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Before: Prefix : PRE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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