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New York Times, Tuesday, March 27, 1990

Author:
Jean M. Hunt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,749

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Across
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Roman statesman : CATO
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Swarms : TEEMS
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Kiln : OAST
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Continent east of the Urals : ASIA
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Mountains in 14 Across : ALTAI
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Brownish purple : PUCE
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Native country : MOTHERLAND
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___, crackle and pop : SNAP
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Friend of Anatole France : PROUST
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Seine : NET
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Three, in Trieste : TRE
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Flap : TAB
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Herringlike fish : ALEWIFE
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Disagreed : DIFFERED
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Bellows : ROARS
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Dobbin's deterrent : REIN
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Sherman Hemsley sitcom : AMEN
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Opposed : ANTI
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What reasonable people make : SENSE
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Do road work : PAVE
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Sambar : MAHA
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Acclaim : HAIL
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Cupolas : DOMES
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Writer Bombeck : ERMA
48
Seattle baseball team : MARINERS
50
Kit and Johnny : CARSONS
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"All the King's ___" : MEN
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Rowan : ASH
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Japanese admiral : ITO
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Salad ingredient : CELERY
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Rampage : RIOT
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Joel Chandler Harris storyteller : UNCLEREMUS
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Olfactory stimulus : ODOR
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Water nymph : NAIAD
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Clamp : VISE
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"___ and the Swan": Yeats : LEDA
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Coup de ___ : GRACE
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Roman road : ITER
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Bivouac : CAMP
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Hebrew lyre : ASOR
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Josip Broz : TITO
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Honolulu is here : OAHU
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Type of sauce : TARTAR
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Annex : ELL
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Greek letter : ETA
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Miraculous menu : MANNA
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Avocation : SIDELINE
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Goddess of harvests : OPS
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Rosalind Russell role : AUNTIEMAME
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Muffler : SCARF
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Wickiup's cousin : TEPEE
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___ Park, Colo : ESTES
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Koppel or Kennedy : TED
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College in Ky : BEREA
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Sword or spear : WEAPON
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Small amount : DRAM
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Scottish isle : IONA
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Bill Cosby best seller : FATHERHOOD
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Franciscans, e g : FRIARS
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Sturdy fabric : DENIM
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Muslim faith : ISLAM
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Always : EVER
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Promontory : NESS
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Silky fabric : SHANTUNG
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Eating establishment : DINER
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"L'état c'est ___" : MOI
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Ebb : RECEDE
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Burnett or Channing : CAROL
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Private line : ASIDE
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U-boat locater : SONAR
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Jacob's third son : LEVI
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Discharge : EMIT
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Trick : RUSE
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Belgian river : YSER
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Refrain syllable : TRA
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Org. headed by Allen Dulles 1953-61 : CIA
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Resinous substance : LAC

Answer summary: 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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