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Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline

New York Times, Saturday, December 8, 1990

Author:
Nancy Joline
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 62, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 6.10, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid is asymmetric.
Nancy Nicholson Joline has 61 pre-Shortz puzzles and 48 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 15,005
Across
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Madagascar mammal : LEMUR
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Roman version of Demeter : CERES
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Capital of Mozambique : MAPUTO
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Compound used in plastics : POLYMER
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Lampoons : SATIRES
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Bread of Colonial America : ANADAMA
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Fraud : TRICKSTER
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Dahomey, now : BENIN
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Frost : RIME
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Vanish : EVAPORATE
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Upright : ONEND
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Burghoff role : RADAR
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Kind of shirt : TEE
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"The___ Over, " 1956 song : PARTYS
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Nullifies : NEGATES
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Recount : ENUMERATE
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Predicaments : SCRAPES
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Byron or Horatio : NELSON
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Dep. : STA
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Michener novel : SPACE
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Name in farm implements : DEERE
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Values intermediate between light and dark : HALFTONES
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___ infra (see below) : VIDE
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"Casta diva," e.g. : ARIA
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Bridled : RESTRAINED
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Certain cuts of lamb or veal : RIBLETS
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Alarm clocks : ROUSERS
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Israeli parliament : KNESSET
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Islamic chieftains : AMEERS
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Von Stroheim film: 1923 : GREED
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Courts : YARDS
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Reformation martyr Hugh ___ : LATIMER
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Focal point, as of a quake : EPICENTER
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Gloom : MURK
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Ouray's people : UTES
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List : ROSTER
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Pro's opposite : CON
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Added details : ELABORATED
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"Toilers of the Sea" painter : RYDER
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Arise : EMANATE
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Shem's descendants : SEMITES
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Boat basin : MARINA
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Drum majorette, e.g. : PARADER
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Rajah's wife : RANEE
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ltem for Figaro : STROP
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Fades away : EVANESCES
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Polytheist or allotheist : PAGAN
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Hereditary ruler : DYNAST
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Maintained : SUPPORTED
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Broadcast, in a way : TELEVISED
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Most shabby : MEANEST
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"Then nightly sings the ___ owl": Shak. : STARING
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Quality : CALIBER
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Certain fishermen : SEINERS
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Ukases : ORDERS
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" ... to each according to his ___": Marx : NEEDS
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Dogfish or hammerhead : SHARK
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Animal that has wandered off : ESTRAY
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Kind of face or front : FALSE
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"Arrivederci, ___" : ROMA
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Heifetz's teacher : AUER
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Naples-to-Salerno dir. : ESE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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