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New York Times, Tuesday, February 13, 1990

Author:
Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F G J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,707

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Across
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Closemouthed one : CLAM
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Composer of "The Merry Widow" : LEHAR
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"___ Holden": Bacheller : EBEN
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Prefix for dynamic : AERO
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Puff up : ELATE
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Valley : DALE
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Australian glee? : PERTHMIRTH
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"___ boy!" : ITSA
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Small guitar, for short : UKE
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Milton called this "ignoble" : EASE
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One or the other : EITHER
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In the rear : ASTERN
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Kind of lark or mouse : MEADOW
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Offspring: Abbr. : DESC
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Part of a saddle : STIRRUP
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Guanaco's locale : ANDES
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Put up, in a way : ANTED
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Donkey, in Dijon : ANE
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No mere talker : DOER
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Terror : DREAD
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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"___ the King's Men": Warren : ALL
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French legislative body : SENAT
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Detest : ABHOR
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Gandhi : MAHATMA
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"___ quam videri," N.C. motto : ESSE
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Models : IDEALS
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Certify : ATTEST
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Up-to-date : MODERN
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Secular clergyman, in France : ABBE
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Durocher : LEO
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Knievel : EVEL
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British vagabond : DOVERROVER
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Strike out : DELE
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Horatian product : EPODE
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Kennedy and Koppel : TEDS
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Goddess of discord : ERIS
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Ventures : DARES
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Words of approximation : ORSO
Down
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Town north of Naples : CAPUA
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Kin of onions : LEEKS
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Court decree in Canada : ARRET
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Bon ___ (witticism) : MOT
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Famous race site : LEMANS
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Site of the first Olympic games : ELIS
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Zenana : HAREM
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A.B.A. member : ATT
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Fixed leftovers : REHEATED
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Reviser : EDITOR
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Maine anger? : BATHWRATH
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Threatener's final word? : ELSE
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Close : NEAR
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"___ looking at you!" : HERES
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"___ It My Way" : IDID
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German dam-reservoir : EDER
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Possessions : ESTATE
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"___ Knowledge," 1971 film : CARNAL
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"For ___ us a child is born . . . " : UNTO
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Juicy fruit : PEAR
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Eden's proprietor : ADAM
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Where Augustus died : NOLA
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Indian restaurant? : DELHIDELI
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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Exacted : DEMANDED
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Aid a thug : ABET
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Ending for young or old : STER
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Fall flower : ASTER
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Astaire's sister et al. : ADELES
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Buffalo pros on ice : SABRES
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Relish : SAVOR
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Little eel : ELVER
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Top players in a tournament : SEEDS
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Trunk : TORSO
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Ancient Asian : MEDE
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Done : OVER
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The Venerable ___, English scholar : BEDE
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W.W. II Govt. agency : OPA
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Ear: Comb. form : OTO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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