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New York Times, Thursday, March 29, 1990

Author:
Patricia A. Cevaal
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J V }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Patricia A. Cevaal has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,751

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Across
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American Red Cross founder : BARTON
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Wear out the carpet? : PACE
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TV alien : ALF
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Small interstice : AREOLA
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Spain's longest river : EBRO
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"2001" computer : HAL
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Karen Blixen : ISAKDINESEN
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Hole-in-one : ACE
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Italian site of a Napoleonic victory : LODI
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Ponti's wife : LOREN
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Wild goat : IBEX
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Fishhook attachment : SNELL
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"___, anyone?" : TENNIS
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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson : LEWISCARROLL
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If doubled, it's ultrasmart : CHI
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Uptight : TENSE
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Hawk's hangout : AERIE
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Kingdoms : REALMS
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" . . . ___ rain in Indianapolis . . . " : ITDONT
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Haggle : ARGUE
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Squander : WASTE
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Thus far : YET
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Eric Arthur Blair : GEORGEORWELL
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Prairie prowler : COYOTE
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What some little dogs do to heels : YAPAT
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Artist van ___ : GOGH
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Greece, to Greeks : ELLAS
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Mongolian desert : GOBI
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Blotter letters : AKA
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Frederic Dannay and Manfred B. Lee : ELLERYQUEEN
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Columnist Smith : LIZ
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Sediment : LEES
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Beach trophy? : SUNTAN
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Meadow : LEA
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White or Green: Abbr. : MTNS
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Cozily warm : TOASTY
Down
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Dips water from a boat : BAILS
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Incendiarism : ARSON
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Aptly named author : READE
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Lee's "___ a Mockingbird" : TOKILL
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Long in the tooth : OLD
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Fasten or fastener : NAIL
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Noblewoman : PEERESS
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Lack : ABSENCE
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Actor Richard from L.A. : CRENNA
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Many ages : EON
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Ishmael's captain : AHAB
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Alençon product : LACE
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Contract one's muscles : FLEX
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Out : NOTIN
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" . . . the sky ___": Matt. 16:2 : ISRED
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"___, Lover" : LETMEGO
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In a testy manner : IRATELY
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Unseld of the N.B.A. : WES
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Part of Mont.'s motto : OROY
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Backyard dryer : LINE
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Riga native : LETT
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Rockies projection : CRAG
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Roll-call response : HERE
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Othello's antagonist : IAGO
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Stagger : LURCH
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Ending for Israel : ITE
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Like Mrs. Thatcher's winter fabric : WOOLLEN
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Without guile : ARTLESS
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Asseverate : SWEAR
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Grommet : EYELET
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___ Beach, Calif. : LAGUNA
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Barrett and Browning : POETS
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Skip ___ (have an irregular rhythm) : ABEAT
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Metallic : TINNY
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Audacity : GALL
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Any of the Joads : OKIE
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Newsworthy strip of land : GAZA
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Part of S.S.S.: Abbr. : SYST
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Shade tree : ELM
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Quid pro ___ : QUO

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

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