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Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline

New York Times, Monday, December 25, 1989

Author:
Nancy Joline
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q U V W X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
Nancy Nicholson Joline has 61 pre-Shortz puzzles and 48 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,657
Across
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Compel : FORCE
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Small whirlpool : EDDY
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Angler's action : CAST
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"Paper Moon" star : ONEAL
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Miffed : SORE
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Pueblo Indian : HOPI
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Dickens work : ACHRISTMASCAROL
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Track-and-field event : MEET
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Abound : TEEM
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Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
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Home, to a hawk : AERIE
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Lemur and wombat, e.g. : ANIMALS
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Hockey's Bobby : ORR
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Where to find a humerus : ARM
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Sunbather's goal : TAN
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Baffling question : POSER
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Broadcast : AIR
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"___ she blows!" : THAR
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Character in 17 Across : EBENEZERSCROOGE
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Eliot or Loch : NESS
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Likely : APT
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Goofed : ERRED
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The Greatest : ALI
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Marsh : FEN
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Student org. of the 60's : SDS
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"I ___ an Angel," 1938 tune : MARRIED
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Emulate Romeo and Juliet : ELOPE
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Heavenly hunter : ORION
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Mountbatten, e.g. : EARL
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Horned vipers : ASPS
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Character in 17 Across : TINYTIMCRATCHIT
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Greek peak : OSSA
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Grow weary : TIRE
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Mrs. Helmsley : LEONA
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Whirl : REEL
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Robert Burns, e.g. : SCOT
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Cockscomb : CREST
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Froth : FOAM
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Fairy-tale opener : ONCE
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Practices : REHEARSES
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À la ___ : CARTE
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Actor Wallach : ELI
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Respect : ESTEEM
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Capitol feature : DOME
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___ personae : DRAMATIS
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___ man (toady) : YES
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Bracelet attachment : CHARM
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Trunk in the chest : AORTA
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Decay : SPOIL
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Scrabble items : TILES
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Do a cook's job : STIR
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First murderer : CAIN
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Like Lowell's June day : RARE
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Drug dealer's nemesis : NARC
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"___ sesame!": Ali Baba : OPEN
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Ceremonial garment : ROBE
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Annapolis grad. : ENS
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Carney or Garfunkel : ART
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High, craggy hill : TOR
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Kind of crab or clam : HORSESHOE
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Mellowed : AGED
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Beatty film : REDS
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Middleweight champ: 1941-47 : ZALE
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The flu, in 1918 : EPIDEMIC
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City on the Truckee : RENO
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"___ She Sweet?" : AINT
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Weasel's kin : FERRET
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Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Kind of court or scooter : MOTOR
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Originate : ARISE
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Hair tint : RINSE
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___ flush : ROYAL
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Harness racer : PACER
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Height: Comb. form : ACRO
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Needles' partner : PINS
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R.b.i., e.g. : STAT
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"___ a boy!" : ITS
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What an R.N. gives : TLC

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