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New York Times, Wednesday, March 7, 1990

Author:
Emanuel Berg
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Emanuel Berg has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,729
Across
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Elec. units : AMPS
5
Italian isle : CAPRI
10
Finger ends : TIPS
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Julie Christie role : LARA
15
Gray : ASHEN
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Fit for service : ONEA
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In a balanced way : PROPORTIONATELY
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Silence! : SSH
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Mort, the comedian : SAHL
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Flagpoles : STAFFS
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H2O, at times : ICE
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Banker's Sallie ___ : MAE
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North Pole denizen : ELF
28
Elephant boy of films : SABU
30
House style : RANCH
32
Open ranking, e.g. : SEED
35
Squirm : WRITHE
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___ is to say : THAT
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Vineyard: Fr. : CRU
40
Describing certain athletics : INTERSCHOLASTIC
43
XIII quadrupled : LII
44
Sun, e.g. : STAR
45
Gap : LACUNA
46
Thirteen popes : LEOS
48
Facing a glacier : STOSS
50
Hops dryer : OAST
51
Old horse : NAG
53
Menton is one : SPA
54
Temple U. mascot : OWL
55
Transparencies : SLIDES
58
"Tell ___ the Marines" : ITTO
60
Ark builder, to Antonio : NOE
63
Unenchanted state : DISILLUSIONMENT
66
Essen elder : ALTE
67
Access : ENTRY
68
Where Bhutan is : ASIA
69
Touch gently : KISS
70
Gives medicine to : DOSES
71
He wrote "Moses": 1951 : ASCH
Down
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Maritime or Pennine ___ : ALPS
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Fourth-from-the-sun planet : MARS
3
Volstead supporters : PROHIBITIONISTS
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Undermine : SAP
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Irene of "Fame" fame : CARA
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Breathing disorder : ASTHMA
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Benevolent people : PHILANTHROPISTS
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Old car : REO
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British ___ of Court : INNS
10
Demolishes : TOTALS
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Useless condition : INEFFECTUALNESS
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Riches : PELF
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What Simon does : SAYS
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Sugar suffix : OSE
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Corroded : ATE
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Shrewd : CUTE
26
Sound repetition : ECHO
28
Hogwash : SWILL
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Corbin Bernsen role in "L.A. Law" : ARNIE
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Head and arm followers : RESTS
31
Concert places : HALLS
33
Actresses Moran and Gray : ERINS
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Show ticket : DUCAT
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Pts. of days : HRS
38
Chinese pagoda : TAA
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Broadway hit : CATS
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Clumsy boat : SCOW
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Thompson and Hawkins : SADIES
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Literary form : SATIRE
52
Set : GEL
54
Ball or bass ending : OON
55
Mount Rushmore site : SDAK
56
Caron role : LILI
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Rosebud, e.g. : SLED
59
Attic things : TOYS
61
Chemical suffix : ONIC
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Peary's winter headquarters : ETAH
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Número ___ : UNO
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Meadow sound : MAA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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