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Charles M. Deber
Charles M. Deber

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New York Times, Sunday, March 18, 1990

Author:
Charles M. Deber
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Charles M. Deber has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 20 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,740
Across
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Delhi dress : SARI
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Fem.'s opposite : MASC
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Make amends : ATONE
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Trim : PARE
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Ancient: Comb. form : PALEO
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Ogee, e.g. : ARCH
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Yclept : NAMED
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Swear : AVER
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HAVING VERY COLD FEET : FROSTBITIO
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___ CIRCUMSTANCES : EXIOUATING
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Certain reeds : CATTAILS
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Send back : REMIT
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Some Yugoslavs : CROATS
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Play parts : ACTS
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Venus's island : MILOS
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Nubby yarn : RATINE
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Maids of sugar and spice : GIRLS
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Lightweight silk : HONAN
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Daydreamer's food : LOTUS
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À votre ___ : SANTE
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ELVIS HIT : LOVEMEIODER
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Fannie or Ginnie follower : MAE
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Sale proviso : ASIS
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African republic : MALI
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Colors : HUES
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"The Empire Strikes ___" : BACK
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Mil. address : APO
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PLACE FOR FIVE-YEAR-OLDS : KINDERGARIO
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Divide into segments : SLICE
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Answers : RESPONDS
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Abodes : HOMES
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Switches : SHUNTS
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"Was-saw" connector : IEREI
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Temptress : SIREN
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Singer Te Kanawa is one : MAORI
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Ransacked : RIFLED
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Troughs for feeding cattle : BUNKS
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Bêtes noires : BUGABOOS
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That Loos woman : ANITA
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YANKEE SKIPPER, ONCE : CASEYSIOGEL
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Chemical ending : ANE
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Inhabitants: Suffix : ITES
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Obi, e.g. : SASH
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Flags : SAGS
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Buzzy body : GNAT
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Doze : NOD
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THE BIG HOUSE : PENIIOTIARY
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"Santa ___," Italian song : LUCIA
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Site of a lengthy error : PANTS
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Pineapples, in Peru : PINAS
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Agrippina, to Nero : MATER
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Heart parts : AORTAS
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Eye nerve : OPTIC
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Tackle tidbit : BAIT
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Sense : IMPORT
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Brewing : AFOOT
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The Bronx—and Brooklyn, too : BOROUGHS
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RIGHT-HAND MEN : LIEUIOANTS
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ACCIDENTAL : INADVERIOT
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Maynard and Olin : KENS
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"Walk Away ___," 1966 hit : RENEE
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Mother of Aeolus : ARNE
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Goalies' goals : SAVES
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Helper, for short : ASST
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Reads meter : SCANS
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Shane portrayer : LADD
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Logger's travois : SLED
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Actress Mia ___ : SARA
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Plenty : ALOT
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Begins anew : RESTARTS
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OCTOPUS ARM : IOTACLE
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Posts : MAILS
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Fine or lively followers : ARTS
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___-fi : SCI
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Rialto pony, e.g. : CHORINE
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Thimbleweed : ANEMONE
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N.Y.C. has almost 12,000 of these : TAXIS
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Leave out : OMIT
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Avant-gardist : NEO
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Emulates Mark Hopkins : EDUCATES
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Dialect : PATOIS
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Of birds : AVIAN
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Income, in France : RENTE
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Saharan tracts : ERGS
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Mil. rank : PFC
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Computer units : BITS
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Pianist Rubinstein : ARTUR
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Biblical land : ELAM
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Ron Howard offering : MOVIE
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De Mille-Copland ballet : RODEO
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Quebec peninsula : GASPE
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STEPPED UP : INIOSIFIED
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Full nelsons, e.g. : HOLDS
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Hall of Fame boxer : LOUIS
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European coal basin : SAAR
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Elissa of old films : LANDI
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German pronoun : IHREN
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UPKEEP : MAINIOANCE
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Bank no. : ACCT
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Barely gets by : EKES
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Laid booby traps : MINED
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Short, laudatory notice : BLURB
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An Olympics site: 1988 : KOREA
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"Watch"-ed river? : RHINE
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Moscow's main street : GORKY
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Whomp up ___ of pottage : AMESS
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Sandbank : SHOAL
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Skins : PELTS
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Emerson, Mencken et al. : SAGES
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Raw fish dish : SUSHI
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Hot and humid : MUGGY
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Jeanne Eagles vehicle: 1922 : RAIN
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Dividing word : INTO
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Groundwork : BASIS
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Wild hogs : BOARS
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Walking ___ (ecstatic) : ONAIR
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Bristle : SETA
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Whines : CANTS
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Asimov or Stern : ISAAC
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Thesmothetes : SENATORS
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Of the throat : GUTTURAL
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Father: Comb. form : PATRI
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Is against : OPPOSES
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One of the singing Jacksons : TITO
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Monogram ingredient : INITIAL
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TARDY STATE : LAIOESS
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"Remembrance of Things Past" author : PROUST
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Hagler or Hamlisch, to pals : MARV
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French girlfriends : AMIES
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Has a premiere : OPENS
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Frequently : OFTEN
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Foretold : BODED
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Writer-actress Chase : ILKA
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Karenina or Christie : ANNA
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Combo : BAND
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Contribute : GIVE
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Weeded : HOED
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Neb. and Mo., e.g. : STS
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Agcy. succeeded by the N.R.C. : AEC
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Gun org. : NRA

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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