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Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline

IT TAKES ALL KINDS

New York Times, Sunday, February 7, 1993

Author:
Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 98, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 628 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Nancy Nicholson Joline has 61 pre-Shortz puzzles and 48 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,797
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Oppose : COMBAT
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Warm overcoats : ULSTERS
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Walks arrogantly : STRIDES
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Indolent : OTIOSE
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Cole Porter song; Nelson Eddy film, 1937 : ROSALIE
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Go before : PRECEDE
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Meddler in others' affairs : POLYPRAGMATIST
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Quebec city on the St. Lawrence : LACHINE
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Mosaic tiles : TESSERAE
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Ancient bucket-shaped vessel : SITULA
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City visited by Tarzan : OPAR
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Prom-night item : CORSAGE
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Spanish baby boys : NENES
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Prince Valiant's son : ARN
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"Le ___ de la Rose," Fokine ballet : SPECTRE
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One who has poor penmanship : CACOGRAPHER
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Novelist Rölvaag : OLE
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Yakutsk's river : LENA
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Knightwear : ARMOR
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Dir. of San Diego from L.A. : SSE
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Fiats : UKASES
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"Thou would'st still be ___ ": Moore : ADORED
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Some cuts of meat : ROUNDS
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Roadster : RUNABOUT
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One who hates marriage : MISOGAMIST
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A king of Judah : ASA
65
Grable, to many W.W. II G.I.'s : PINUP
66
"Semper fidelis" et al. : MOTTOS
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Sir Henry Irving, e.g. : ACTOR
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A way up in mil. service : OCS
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Harridan : HAG
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"The ___ Old Moon," 1927 song : SAME
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The law, to Mr. Bumble : ASS
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Coffee variety : MOCHA
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Govt. sponsor of opera, etc. : NEA
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Screenwriter Diamond : IAL
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Cager Frazier's nickname : CLYDE
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One who has an aversion to work : ERGOPHOBE
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Fresh : SASSY
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Outward appearance : AIR
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Utmost degree : NTH
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Divert : AMUSE
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Pinch : NAB
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Light submachine gun : STEN
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Highlands headgear : TAM
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Jefferson's bill : TWO
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Select, as a jury : PANEL
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Cracklings : SCRAPS
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Eldritch : EERIE
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Pismire : ANT
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Editor : DIASKEUAST
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Reduced to low status : DECLASSE
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Strands : SHORES
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Immature : UNRIPE
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Consecrate : ANOINT
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Tones on a scale : LAS
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Revile : ABUSE
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Mavourneen's home : ERIN
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Baudelaire's "Les Fleurs du ___" : MAL
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One who likes dogs : CYNOPHILIST
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Implement for Poseidon : TRIDENT
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Epicede : ODE
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Sabers' less lethal kin : EPEES
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Emulates Mark Hopkins : TEACHES
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Buck or byte preceder : MEGA
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Flavoring agent : SESAME
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Mexican sandal : HUARACHE
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Raccoonlike mammals of S. America : OLINGOS
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One who designs flags : VEXILLOGRAPHER
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"Tancredi" composer : ROSSINI
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Redcoats, to Minutemen : ENEMIES
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Minn. range : MESABI
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___ cordiale : ENTENTE
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Notwithstanding : DESPITE
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Places for schussing : SLOPES
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Egyptian Christian church member : COPT
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Pawnee's friend : OTOE
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Some units of length : MILS
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"___ Town," 1938 Tracy film : BOYS
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Mien : ASPECT
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Reign of ___: 1793-94 : TERROR
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Impulses : URGES
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Actor Herbert from Prague : LOM
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Fed. agency concerned with retirees : SSA
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Use a shuttle : TAT
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Site of ancient Olympics : ELIS
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Insurrection : RISING
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Hunting dogs : SETTERS
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Tom Hanks film: 1984 : SPLASH
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Musical syllable : TRA
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Kind of room : REC
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Venous fluid for Aphrodite : ICHOR
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One who excels at table conversation : DEIPNOSOPHIST
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Actress Purviance : EDNA
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Sight attachment : SEER
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Rhine feeder : AARE
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Actresses Merkel and O'Connor : UNAS
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Pariah : LEPER
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Start of a Hemingway title : ACROSS
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Breadth; scope : GAMUT
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Campaign issue in '92 : ECON
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MacArthur hailed from here : ARKANSAS
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Kind of dunk : SLAM
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Foot: Comb. form : PEDI
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Sonny Shroyer role on TV : ENOS
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Rebounded : CAROMED
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City in central Neb. : ORD
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A Shriver : EUNICE
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Romanian monetary unit : LEU
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Triple this for a wine : EST
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Songlike : ARIOSE
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___ Simbel, Egypt : ABU
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Psyche component : EGO
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Kind of bank : DATA
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Leroy Paige, familiarly : SATCHEL
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"___ my word!" : UPON
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Map abbr. : MTS
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London's ___ Square : SOHO
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Breed of horse : ARAB
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Quantities : AMOUNTS
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Thicket : COPSE
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Peer Gynt's mother : AASE
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She wrote "Three Weeks" : GLYN
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Ailurophobe's word : SCAT
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Former queen of Jordan : ALIA
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One who studies ants : MYRMECOLOGIST
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Spellbind : ENTRANCE
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___ Nui (Easter Island) : RAPA
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Role for E. Zimbalist Jr. : GMAN
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Box : ENCASE
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Certain : ASSURED
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Like some roads or plots : TWISTY
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Straddlers : HOES
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"___ gratia artis" : ARS
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Capital of Azerbaijan : BAKU
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Nicaraguan's nap : SIESTA
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Female swan : PEN
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Bush or Taft : ELI
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Member of a Middle Eastern sect : DRUSE
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Million chaser : AIRE
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What teetotums do : SPIN
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Kind of caterpillar : TENT
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Lamb's mother : DAM
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Spanish queen: 1906-31 : ENA
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Leap, like some lovers : ELOPE
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Falstaff's princely pal : HAL
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R.I.P. notice : OBIT
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Gibraltar tourist attractions : APES
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Bundled, as grain : SHEAVED
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Highlands monster, familiarly : NESSIE
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A daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta : ISMENE
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Ruffian : THUG
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Provides new weapons : REARMS
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Site of Beersheba : ISRAEL
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Saint-Saëns's "___ Macabre" : DANSE
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Elected : CHOSE
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"Utopia" author : MORE
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N.C. college : ELON
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Love-letter letters : EXES
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Lhasa ___ (Tibetan dog) : APSO
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Fellow : CHAP
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"H.M.S. Pinafore" lass : HEBE
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Discordia : ERIS
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"The ___ Game," 1977 play : GIN
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Neighbor of Que. : ONT
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Poe's "The ___ of the Perverse" : IMP
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One-fifth of CCLX : LII
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"___ It Be," Beatles song : LET

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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