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Judith C. Dalton
Judith C. Dalton

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New York Times, Sunday, April 15, 1990

Author:
Judith C. Dalton
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 548 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Judith C. Dalton has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,768
Across
1
Pro votes : AYES
5
Shinbone : TIBIA
10
Bucks' mates : DOES
14
"Big" creation theory : BANG
18
It's nothing to Graf : LOVE
19
Japanese port : OTARU
20
Sea birds : ERNES
22
Ending for buck or smack : EROO
23
Stare-downs : EYECLASHES
25
Crazy talk : MADCHATTER
27
Ava's was barefoot : CONTESSA
28
Honks : TOOTS
30
Red crystal mineral : RUTILE
31
Division word : INTO
32
Pickle fluid : BRINE
33
Charter : HIRE
34
Plants with two seed leaves, for short : DICOTS
37
Thin pancakes : BLINI
38
Certain surveyors? : MONARCHS
42
Make amends : ATONE
43
Wreck winders : BREAKCRANKS
45
Knock : RAP
46
Props for TV weathermen : MAPS
47
Train, to José : TREN
48
Seasons in Pau : ETES
49
Middling : SOSO
50
It's below a sop. : ALT
51
Greens, cooked : CHARDBOILED
55
Right-hand page : RECTO
56
Stains, old style : SOILURES
58
Strive : ESSAY
59
Former actor Ralph : MEEKER
60
Natalie and Nat King : COLES
61
Actress Spacek : SISSY
62
Hindi master : SAHIB
63
Where Bond meets Nunn : SENATE
65
"___ Grows in Brooklyn" : ATREE
66
Listeners : AUDITORS
69
Circus workers' brawls : CLEMS
70
"Gyp sheet" : CHEATINGPAD
72
Caddy's contents : TEA
73
" ... an old man in ___ month": Eliot : ADRY
74
Kind of opera : SOAP
75
Clumsy one's cry : OOPS
76
Rat followers : ATAT
77
O.T. book : LEV
78
Separate rockers : SPLITCHAIRS
82
Electron tube : DIODE
83
More comely : PRETTIER
85
Kind of fever : LASSA
86
Brought about, deviously : WORMED
87
Go after game : HUNT
88
Compendious : TERSE
89
Dear followers, sometimes : SIRS
90
City facing Lake Huron : ALPENA
93
Musical paces : TEMPI
94
Head-shaped, to botanists : CAPITATE
98
Original box : FIRSTCRATE
100
Extra troughs : SPARECRIBS
102
Jai ___ : ALAI
103
Macho fellows : HEMEN
104
City on the Mosel : TRIER
105
Legendary Greek hero : IDAS
106
Acuff and Rogers : ROYS
107
Waistcoat : VEST
108
Units of loudness : SONES
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French father : PERE
Down
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Anchovy sauce : ALEC
2
Stringed toy : YOYO
3
Flush : EVEN
4
Cuttings : SECTIONS
5
Idols of sorts : TOASTS
6
"___ nice to have a man around ... " : ITSSO
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___ Ullah, Persian religious leader : BAHA
8
Wrath : IRE
9
Haydn's homeland : AUSTRIA
10
Frenzied : DEMONIC
11
What spell-binders do : ORATE
12
Partner of odds : ENDS
13
Part of a min. : SEC
14
Ameliorate : BETTER
15
Collegio offerings : ARTI
16
Mime-dancer Parenti : NOEL
17
Tenn.'s Albert : GORE
21
Contracts : SHRINKS
24
"Festina ___" : LENTE
26
Ambiences : AURAS
29
Sow sound : OINK
32
Mixture : BLEND
33
Gave a knife new life : HONED
34
Ladies in León : DAMAS
35
Writer Calvino : ITALO
36
Egyptian courage : COPTICNERVE
37
Southern bros. : BRERS
38
London docker : MATEY
39
Pot base : CROCKBOTTOM
40
Subject of 24 Down : HASTE
41
Track of the pack : SPOOR
43
Hillsides, to Burns : BRAES
44
One of several early U.S. satellites : RELAY
47
Kipling's "Soldiers ___" : THREE
49
Murrow's "___ Now" : SEEIT
51
Groups of devotees : CULTS
52
Small antelope of Somaliland : BEIRA
53
A Caucasian : OSSET
54
Early Japanese immigrant : ISSEI
55
Concealed again : REHID
57
Like fertile land : LOAMY
59
___ a wet hen : MADAS
61
"It Seems Like Old Times" composer : STEPT
62
Additions: Abbr. : SUPPS
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Sell tickets illegally : SCALP
64
Presbyter : ELDER
65
"Who touches ___ ... ": Whittier : AHAIR
66
Greek marketplace : AGORA
67
Author of "The Cloister and the Hearth" : READE
68
Glutted : SATED
70
Poet who was Flaubert's mistress : COLET
71
Cacophony : NOISE
74
Source of Popeye's strength : SPINACH
76
Small landing field : AIRSTRIP
78
Acrobatic feat : STUNT
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Name of 14 popes : CLEMENT
80
Part of a lamp : HARP
81
Hockey statistics : ASSISTS
82
A boldface type : DORIC
84
Proposition : THESIS
86
Windshield mechanisms : WIPERS
88
Parisian pates : TETES
89
Hindu garment : SAREE
90
Churchill's "___ Country" : AFAR
91
Inflatable beach mattress : LILO
92
Say the rosary : PRAY
93
Milky : TAME
94
Enoch's father : CAIN
95
Adjutant : AIDE
96
Skier's convenience : TBAR
97
To live, to Livy : ESSE
99
Accelerate : REV
101
Favoring : PRO

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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