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New York Times, Friday, November 9, 1990

Author:
Kevin Boyle
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Kevin Boyle has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,976
Across
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Period of quiescence : SLEEP
6
Spore-case clusters : SORI
10
Cut along a line : SLIT
14
T.A.E.'s ___ Park : MENLO
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Facial prominence : CHIN
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Exasperate : TIRE
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Means of support : LIVELIHOOD
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Actress Gardner et al. : AVAS
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Brief biography : VITA
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Sir Michael ___, modern composer : TIPPETT
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Case for Caesar : ABLATIVE
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Printer's tray : GALLEY
28
Pens : WRITES
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Solid: Comb. form : STEREO
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When pigs fly : NEVER
32
Hinder development : STUNT
33
Capture : NAB
36
Holiday times : EVES
37
Factory : PLANT
38
City in Uttar Pradesh : AGRA
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TKO caller : REF
40
Declaim : ORATE
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Amendment to a bill : RIDER
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Florid : ORNATE
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Charge with gas : AERATE
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Kind of smarts : STREET
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Viewed in detail : SURVEYED
49
Church dignitary : PRELATE
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Sally : RAID
52
"Tyrannick ___," Dryden play : LOVE
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Viviparous aquarium fish : LIVEBEARER
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Sun god : ATEN
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Sir Geraint's wife : ENID
60
Angular dist. : WLONG
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Caustic : TART
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Test recording : DEMO
63
Puts on cloud nine : SENDS
Down
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Opposite of lg. : SML
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Island wreath : LEI
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Ltr. container : ENV
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Exalts : ELEVATES
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More civil : POLITER
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A chilled soup : SCHAV
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Exclamation of surprise : OHO
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Colorful profusion : RIOT
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Needy : INDIGENT
10
Principal raw material : STAPLE
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Gandy dancer's work period? : LIVELONGDAY
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Angry : IRATE
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Cross : TESTY
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"___ a Beauteous Evening": Wordsworth : ITIS
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Cleave : PART
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Machine for removing bristles : AWNER
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Alla ___ : BREVE
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Orpine : LIVEFOREVER
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Landed properties : ESTATES
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Piper payer's call : TUNE
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Blind component : SLAT
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Sum of qualities of good character : ARETE
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Revealed : BARED
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Chattered : PRATTLED
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Black-and-tan-coated canine : AIREDALE
40
Draft status : ONEA
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What Walter Kerr wrote : REVIEWS
43
Slacken : RELENT
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Swift steed : ARAB
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Panel strip : SPLAT
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Terni trout : TROTA
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Hives : UREDO
50
German one : EINE
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Enthusiasm : VIM
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Ely or Howard : RON
56
A cricket wicket : END
57
College linemen near ctrs. : RGS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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