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New York Times, Thursday, February 8, 1990

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q U Y Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,702
Across
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Marshal Dillon : MATT
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Large clam : GAPER
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Imogene, the comedienne : COCA
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Jewish month : ADAR
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Basel's river : RHINE
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Pequod's skipper : AHAB
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Aggies from College Station : TEXASAANDM
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Choler : BILE
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U.C.L.A. Bruins, e.g. : ELEVEN
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English refreshment shops : TEAROOMS
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Takes umbrage : RESENTS
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Pritikin et al. : DIETS
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Is outscored : LOSES
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Okla. homesteader : NESTER
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Faux pas : BONER
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Eminent : NOTED
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A cause of grayness : AGE
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Breslau's river : ODER
38
Describing compacted hay : BALED
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Bandleader Kenton : STAN
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At present : NOW
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Climbing pepper : BETEL
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Disburse : SPEND
43
Abalones : ORMERS
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Challenger : DARER
47
Egresses : EXITS
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Call on again : REVISIT
53
Genus of passerine birds : SAXICOLA
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World Series M.V.P.: 1972 : TENACE
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Actor Jannings : EMIL
58
Huskies from Seattle : WASHINGTON
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Murine creatures : MICE
61
Upper air : ETHER
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German article : EINE
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Wedding vows : IDOS
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Plow man : DEERE
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Take ten : REST
Down
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Pater's partner : MATER
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One of the Astaires : ADELE
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Levies : TAXES
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Tourist : TRAVELER
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___ Tomb, in N.Y.C. : GRANTS
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Eureka! : AHA
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Two cups : PINT
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Over : ENDED
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Stayed : REMAINED
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They "talk only to God" : CABOTS
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Big Ten team : OHIOSTATE
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Unexcited : CALM
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Lincoln and Ribicoff : ABES
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Mister, in Mexico : SENOR
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Bamboolike grass : REED
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French Upper House : SENAT
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Did a cobbler's job : SOLED
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First Alaskan governor : EGAN
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Pull apart : REND
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Palm Springs mayor : BONO
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Skunk's protection : ODOR
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Lobos from Las Cruces : NEWMEXICO
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Weblike : TELAR
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Conferred, as an endowment : BESTOWED
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Kind of spaniel : SPRINGER
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___-a-brac : BRIC
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Number against Thebes : SEVEN
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Banishes : EXILES
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Call it a day : RETIRE
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Old-time schoolroom adjunct : SLATE
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French composer : SATIE
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Religious images : ICONS
52
Dogma : TENET
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Prefix with circle : SEMI
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At the center of : AMID
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Former Davis Cup figure : ASHE
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"And I Love ___," Beatles song : HER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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