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New York Times, Saturday, March 24, 1990

Author:
Betty Jorgensen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,746
Across
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The Censor of ancient Rome : CATO
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Bugle call : TAPS
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Mine access : ADIT
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Holy image : ICON
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Berchtesgaden, for one : AERIE
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Muscle condition : TONE
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TRABANTS : CHROMOSOMEMOONS
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Beginning on : ASOF
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Old World finch : LINNET
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Elaborate ploys : SCAMS
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Tom's booty : PIG
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Prognosticators : SEERS
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One of Noah's descendants : HAMITE
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Allowances for waste : TRETS
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Having knowledge of : INON
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Used-car transaction : RESALE
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Greek letter : PSI
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TRABANTS : PORTERS
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TRABANTS : DURWANS
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Observe : SEE
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Kind of interest : VESTED
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Of a notable period : ERAL
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Blip maker : RADAR
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Whole : ENTIRE
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Poseur : FRAUD
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Slangy affirmative : YEP
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Double curves : ESSES
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Castigated : RAILED
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Swing around : SLUE
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TRABANTS : ARMEDATTENDANTS
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___-do-well : NEER
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Caesar, for one : SALAD
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Custer's last major : RENO
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Wyes' followers in England : ZEDS
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Pedro's pittance : PESO
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Dorothy Gale's pet : TOTO
Down
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Title F.D.R. held : CIC
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Fritz's exclamation : ACH
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Rocky peak : TOR
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Yoko : ONO
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N.M. art colony : TAOS
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Fabulous fellow : AESOP
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Gains : PROFITS
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Alastair ___ of British films : SIM
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Makes up for : ATONES
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Fictional Lorna : DOONE
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"___ Sanctum" (old radio show) : INNER
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Tries : TESTS
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Smoked delicacy : EEL
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Food from the forest : MAST
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Term of address for an ensign : MISTER
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Liners : SHIPS
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Vessel for Stuart Little : CANOE
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"That's ___," Dean Martin hit : AMORE
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Pristine : MINT
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Slope : GRADE
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Made a bull : ERRED
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Slip away from : ELUDE
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Elia product : ESSAY
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April's city in songdom : PARIS
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Delusion's partner : SNARE
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British ___ : ISLES
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Dodged, as taxes : EVADED
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Moistens : WETS
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Bridge for the B.&O. : TRESTLE
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Sticks with numbers : RULERS
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Require : NEED
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Author Werfel : FRANZ
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Peep show : RAREE
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Drew a bead on : AIMED
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Urgent requests : PLEAS
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"___ Kapital" : DAS
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Open : UNDO
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Broach a cask : TAP
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Magritte's field : ART
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Avant-gardist : NEO
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Explosive letters : TNT
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U.S.-Canada canals : SOO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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