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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Friday, April 13, 1990

15-Down : Offenbach duo

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,766
Across
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May heroine : MOM
4
Joseph's many-colored garment : COAT
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Pant's cousin : GASP
12
Astronaut Shepard : ALAN
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" ... 'tis ___ leaves never a doorway to get in a god" : ODDHE
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Stravinsky : IGOR
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Mozart celebration : LENOZZEDIFIGARO
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"Niagara" star : MONROE
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Kind of lamp or galaxy : INFRARED
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Chess piece : MAN
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Ole or Merlin : OLSEN
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Ancient Campanian : OSCAN
27
Endre ___, great Hungarian poet : ADY
28
Shippers' abbrs. : NTWTS
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Utterly : ALL
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Chemical suffix : ENE
34
Lebanon's capital : BEIRUT
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Milano landmark : TEATROALLASCALA
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Worshiped ones : HEROES
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Prune center : PIT
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Employ busily : PLY
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Upright monument : STELE
43
Golfer Woosnam : IAN
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Ruminates : MUSES
46
Dame Edith or Maurice of films : EVANS
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Nol of Cambodia : LON
49
Streams : CURRENTS
52
Esoteric : ARCANE
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Strauss opera : ARIADNEAUFNAXOS
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Endure : LAST
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___ nous : ENTRE
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The Red and the Black : SEAS
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Attempt an escape : FLEE
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Over : DONE
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Ursula Andress role : SHE
Down
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Mixture used in brickmaking : MALM
2
The cheaper spread : OLEO
3
"The Magic Mountain" author : MANN
4
Deceive : COZEN
5
Horace composition : ODE
6
Violetta's farewell : ADDIODELPASSATO
7
In a scanty way : THINLY
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Humongous : GIGANTIC
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Ice-cream thickener : AGAR
10
Tender : SORE
11
Goad : PROD
13
Sutherland role : NORMA
15
Offenbach duo : EFFS
18
Biblical city in the Nile delta : ZOAN
19
Worth and Castle : IRENES
24
Vows : OATHS
25
Wintry precipitation : SLEET
26
Irish county : CLARE
27
Memorabilia : ANA
29
Completes filming : WRAPS
30
Prom-dress fabric : TULLE
31
Lingers : STAYS
33
Greek goddess of dawn : EOS
34
Ruth's weapon : BAT
36
Stand : TOLERATE
37
Fastened, nautically : REEVED
38
Author Yutang : LIN
43
Plan : INTEND
44
Eve's opposite : MORN
45
One of the Mohicans : UNCAS
47
"Green Gables" girl : ANNE
48
"Le Baiser de ___," Stravinsky ballet : LAFEE
49
Shoe material : CALF
50
Caspian Sea feeder : URAL
51
Ascend : RISE
53
Lumberjacks' tools : AXES
54
Biblical builder : NOAH
55
To be, in old Rome : ESSE
57
Keatsian subject : URN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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