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New York Times, Monday, March 12, 1990

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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. 14,734
Across
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___ mater : ALMA
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Stare : GAZE
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Concerns of trout fishermen : CASTS
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Roulette bet : NOIR
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Encompassed by : AMID
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Ship's lowest deck : ORLOP
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Pine or palm : TREE
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The ___ Ranger : LONE
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Lariat : RIATA
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Alan : SENATORCRANSTON
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Suffix with depart : URE
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Nectar inspector : BEE
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Esprit de corps : MORALE
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Norse god of war : THOR
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R-V connection : STU
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Grape seeds : ACINI
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Twenty quires : REAM
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Enoch's father : CAIN
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Alan : THESPIANRACHINS
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___ Bombeck, author-columnist : ERMA
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S-curved molding : OGEE
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Pivot : HINGE
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___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
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Printer's direction : STET
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Swinger at the plate : BATTER
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"Isn't ___ Pity?": Gershwin song : ITA
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Jackie's second spouse : ARI
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Alan : PIANISTFEINBERG
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Abolish : ANNUL
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Infrequent : RARE
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Excessive : OVER
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Stock : STORE
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Muslim prince : EMIR
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Well, in Milan : BENE
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Pitches : TONES
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Golfers' gadgets : TEES
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Kind of ball or fall : SNOW
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Formicary denizens : ANTS
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Knowledge : LORE
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Bearing : MIEN
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Region : AREA
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In abundance : GALORE
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Love, Italian style : AMORE
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Bluish-white metal : ZINC
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River in Germany : EDER
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Angular meeting place : CORNER
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Rebel : ARISE
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Venetian-blind part : SLAT
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Dorothy's dog : TOTO
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Bridge : SPAN
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Showy bulb flower : TULIP
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S. American snake : ABOMA
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Coupled : MATED
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Pigment for Gainsborough : OCHRE
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Rawhide thongs used in Africa : RIEMS
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Looped handle : ANSA
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Doctrine : TENET
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Leveret : HARE
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Joan of Arc, e.g. : SAINT
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Touch of color : TINGE
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Noted racing driver : UNSER
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Fashion : RAGE
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Small voucher : CHIT
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Jots : IOTAS
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Series of links : CHAIN
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Steps over rural fences : STILES
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Thorny bushes : BRIERS
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Habituate : INURE
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Eagle's nest : AERIE
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Bygone : PAST
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" . . . walk ___ my parlor?": M. Howitt : INTO
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Soon : ANON
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Renown : FAME
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Newhart and Crosby : BOBS
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Level : EVEN
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City in Nev. : RENO
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Expanded : GREW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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