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New York Times, Thursday, February 15, 1990

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,709
Across
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Faced the challenge : BRAVED
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___ Silence, 1989 Kentucky Derby winner : SUNDAY
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Cooking instructions : RECIPES
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Golden : AUREATE
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Selfish; not gregarious : ASOCIAL
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Substitute rulers : REGENTS
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Put up : CAN
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Prevailing weather conditions : CLIMATE
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Small island : AIT
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Yalies : ELIS
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Swabbies : GOBS
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Swamp : MIRE
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Inhibit : DETER
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Terhune's "___ Dog" : HIS
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Down source : EIDER
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Reciprocals of cosines : SECANTS
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Accumulate : AMASS
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First Kentucky Derby winner: 1875 : ARISTIDES
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Capital of Ore. : SALEM
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Indigenous : ENDEMIC
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S.A. mammal : TAPIR
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Can. province : ONT
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Get ___ (exterminate) : RIDOF
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Harrow's rival : ETON
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Pintail duck : SMEE
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Madrid movie house : CINE
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" . . . to bed; ___ almost fairy time": Shak. : TIS
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Lasting forever : ETERNAL
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Reproductive cells : OVA
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Freight train or snake : RATTLER
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Small loudspeaker : TWEETER
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Cartographical works : ATLASES
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Horizon, to a skipper : SEALINE
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Transferred an estate, e.g. : DEEDED
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Set some distance apart : SPACED
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Reinforced : BRACED
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Used-car transactions : RESALES
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Monkshood or wolfsbane : ACONITE
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Custer's "Last Stand" battle horse : VIC
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Homer's "Iliad," e.g. : EPIC
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Distribute playing cards : DEAL
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Hard fats : SUETS
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Yen : URGE
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Born, to a Parisienne : NEE
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Monarch butterflies : DANAIDS
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Clothes : ATTIRES
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Relating to previous time : YESTER
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Neglects : SLIGHTS
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Bedouins, e.g. : ARABS
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Wetting device for stamps : MOISTENER
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Rye protein : SECALIN
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Noxious, as a swamp : MIASMIC
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More unusual : RARER
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Moslem ruler : EMEER
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Game with counters : NIM
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Append : ADD
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Purposes : INTENTS
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Surfeit : SATIATE
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Peter or John : APOSTLE
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Foolish : IDIOTIC
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Meet : CONVENE
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Fourfold : TETRAD
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Hebrew dry measures : OMERS
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Redoubtable : FEARED
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High-spirited horse : STEED
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Windmill sails : AWES
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Vault : LEAP
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Small boy : TAD
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Qua ___ (here and there): It. : ELA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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