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New York Times, Monday, March 26, 1990

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 48, Avg Word Len: 4.54, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,748

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Across
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Dash : ELAN
5
Autumn : FALL
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Bit part : MAID
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Indonesian island : BALI
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His Rose was Irish : ABIE
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Flinch : WINCE
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Aspersions : BRICKBATS
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Come in : ENTER
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Filches : STEALS
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Restrain : DETER
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Buzzer : BEE
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Emulated Mehta : LED
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Sky sight : CLOUD
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Heavy weight : TON
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Not written : ORAL
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" . . . ___ of hair": Kipling : AHANK
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Conserve : SAVE
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Coin of Italy or Turkey : LIRA
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What those who go bonkers have : BATSINTHEBELFRY
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City in Pa. : ERIE
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Cupid : EROS
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Marner or Lapham : SILAS
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"___ Fence Me In" : DONT
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Fib : LIE
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Enjoys Vail: Var. : SKEES
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Swiss sight : ALP
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Gift at Honolulu's airport : LEI
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Pert : SAUCY
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Fleet of warships : ARMADA
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Exploded : BURST
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Vehicle for Bruce Wayne : BATMOBILE
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Prods : URGES
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"Little Sir ___" : ECHO
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King or Norman : LEAR
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Resort in N.M. : TAOS
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Six or seven follower : TEEN
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Sicilian sight : ETNA
Down
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Decline : EBB
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Porsena or gibbons : LARS
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Landed : ALIT
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Pleasant : NICE
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Legendary : FABLED
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Lower : ABASE
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Illuminated : LIT
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"___ Misérables" : LES
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After-dinner treat : MINT
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Poker-pot starter : ANTE
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Baker's aide : ICER
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German article : DER
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Lawn spoiler : WEED
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Japanese drama : KABUKI
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Cygnus star : DENEB
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Delights in : LOVES
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Hispanic blonde bombshell : CHARO
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Quarter of fame : LATIN
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Commencement : ONSET
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Nev. resort : TAHOE
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North nickname : OLLIE
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Hunter's weapon : RIFLE
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French city or tapestry : ARRAS
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Macaulay's "___ of Ancient Rome" : LAYS
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In one's bunk : ABED
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Rand specialty : STRIP
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S. Foster's "___ Was a Lady" : NELLY
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True Northerner : ESKIMO
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Peak appeal : SERMON
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Bible book : ACTS
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Machine tool : LATHE
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Koran chapter : SURA
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Ancient Greek craft : ARGO
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Takes advantage of : USES
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Ready, willing and ___ : ABLE
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Food regimen : DIET
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Ladd or Paton : ALAN
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Except : BUT
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Wager : BET
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King topper : ACE
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Historic time : ERA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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