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Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline

HOLIDAY RX'S

New York Times, Sunday, December 31, 1989

Author:
Nancy Joline
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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. 14,663
Across
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Ballerina's balancing aid : BARRE
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Jar of antiquity : AMPHORA
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Commotions : FLAPS
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Sci-fi character : ALIEN
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Headgear for a peer : CORONET
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Woodworking tool : LATHE
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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's Rx? : CHAMPAGNEANDACHICKEN
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Cartoonist Fisher : HAM
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Israeli seaport : ACRE
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___ off (angry) : TEED
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Pacific islands : OCEANIA
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Diva Galli-Curci : AMELITA
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Hôtel ___ Invalides, Paris : DES
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Chit : IOU
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S. Africa's ___ Paul Kruger : OOM
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Ellery Queen portrayer on TV: 1958-59 : NADER
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John Milton's Rx? : FEASTANDREVELRY
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"___ It Again," 1926 song : SAY
43
Brace : STAY
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Opposite of sml. : LGE
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Butter at Fordham : RAM
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One of a Vegas twosome : DIE
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Change: Comb. form : TROPO
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Samples : TASTES
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John Fletcher's Rx? : TOBEDGOSOBER
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Literary monogram : TSE
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Former A.L. team : NATS
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Like dark clouds : OMINOUS
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Midnight fluid : OIL
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Cry of triumph : HAH
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Sunny side of a mountain : ADRET
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Kind of jet : GAS
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Place for a puttee : LEG
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General at Gettysburg : MEADE
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River in E England : CAM
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Gob : TAR
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Attention getters : AHEMS
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Cricket sides : ONS
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O'Neill's "The Great ___ Brown" : GOD
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France of France : ANATOLE
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Me. city : SACO
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Author of "Ulalume" : POE
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Tennyson's Rx? : RINGINTHENEW
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Groups of three : TRIADS
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Emulated Edwin Booth : ACTED
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Guidonian note : ELA
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Where to find a cochlea : EAR
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Personal quirk : TIC
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Kind of tax : HEAD
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Toulouse-Lautrec's "Au ___ du Moulin de la Galette" : BAL
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Sir Henry Wotton's Rx? : AWELLCHOSENBOOK
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Carp : CAVIL
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Honey, in prescriptions : MEL
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Conquistador's booty : ORO
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Rec. of brain waves : EEG
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Picture : IMAGINE
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Calif. observatory : PALOMAR
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Abbr. in grammar : MASC
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Director Flaherty's "Man of ___" : ARAN
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Computer-programming language : ADA
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Byron's Rx? : SODAWATERTHEDAYAFTER
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Expunge : ERASE
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Jill or John of films : IRELAND
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Part of a stage : APRON
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Shoemakers' forms : LASTS
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States : ASSERTS
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Tower name : SEARS
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West Indian resort group : BAHAMAS
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City near San Francisco : ALAMEDA
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Lip : RIM
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Fix : REPAIR
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Represent on the stage : ENACT
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Cause of eruptions : ACNE
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One of the Three Stooges : MOE
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Imitates Polonius : PRATES
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Foursquare : HONEST
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Cousin of vague or flot : ONDE
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Bacon's Rx for becoming "a full man"? : READING
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F.A.A. airport serv. : ATC
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French flatfoot : FLIC
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Spike the punch : LACE
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Aleutian island : ATKA
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Carbolic acid : PHENOL
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Kind of partner : SENIOR
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Biggers's sleuth : CHAN
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Attach : GRAFT
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"___ of the Wolf," Bergman film : HOUR
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One of the "Little Women" : AMY
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Rembrandt's birthplace : LEYDEN
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Base or hospital areas : DAYROOMS
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Famed folk singer : ODETTA
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Truck-stop sign : EATS
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Indonesian island : ALOR
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Winery container : VAT
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Correct : EMEND
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Musician's transition : SEGUE
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Teraphim : IDOLS
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Tony's relative : OBIE
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Pertaining to the open seas : PELAGIC
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Early 1900's school of painters : ASHCAN
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Poet-novelist May : SARTON
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Garb for Wapner, Sirica et al. : TOGAS
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D-day beach : OMAHA
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Geometry verb : BISECT
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Perkins of the theater : OSGOOD
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Novelist Edwin Way ___ : TEALE
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Broadcast : STREW
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Wonderland croquet ball : HEDGEHOG
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Menotti role : AMAHL
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"___ Explain," Billie Holiday song : DONT
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___ up (paid) : ANTED
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"Sons and Lovers" hero : MOREL
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Sage of Greek myth : NESTOR
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Work-break item : TEABAG
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Bois du Boulogne, e.g. : PARC
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Grand National or Iditarod : RACE
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Gram or logic preceder : IDEO
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Screenwriter ___ Diamond : IAL
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Chemical compounds : ISOMERS
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Film director Kurosawa : AKIRA
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Odom or Post : AVIATOR
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Basswoods : LINDENS
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Stool pigeon : WEASEL
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Site of cave temples in India : ELLORA
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Israeli dance : HORA
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Settle snugly : NESTLE
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City in W Algeria : BECHAR
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Cocktail accompaniment : CANAPE
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Limericks man : LEAR
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They lived in Chichén Itzá : MAYAS
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Harem rooms : ODAS
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A sloop has one : MAST
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Inspires reverence in : AWES
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Husband of Otrera : ARES
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Tots : ADDS
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Pedro's aunt : TIA
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Tolkien creature : ENT
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___ Filippo Lippi : FRA

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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