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New York Times, Monday, April 30, 1990

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,783
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Jersey and Guernsey : ISLES
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Dignified cousin of "Shucks!" : ALAS
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Sawbill : SMEW
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Oyl of comics : OLIVE
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Chanteuse Horne : LENA
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Cab : TAXI
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What equivocators don't do : TAKEASTAND
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Banshee's land : ERIN
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State firmly : AVER
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Peeled : PARED
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Sagacious : WISE
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Box lightly : SPAR
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Turns over : UPSETS
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Mountain mint : BASIL
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One of the three B's : BACH
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" . . . who lived in ___" : ASHOE
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Potato, e.g. : TUBER
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Architect I. M. ___ : PEI
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Flag carriers : STANDARDBEARERS
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Utter : SAY
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Slip by : GLIDE
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Finch : SERIN
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Abounding in chewbarks : ELMY
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Time excess of a sort : EPACT
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Took long steps : STRODE
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Medicine portion : DOSE
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Kind of year : LEAP
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Stormed : RAGED
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Too : ALSO
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Army group : UNIT
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Kind of play by a hot-dog : GRANDSTAND
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Glasses supporter : NOSE
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Woes : ILLS
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High nest : AERIE
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Alum : GRAD
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Nat King ___ : COLE
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Snares : TRAPS
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Speck : IOTA
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An Eastern European : SLAV
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Be pleased by : LIKE
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Inside-out state : EVERSION
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Coral or Yellow : SEA
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Basilica feature : ALTAR
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King or Norman : LEAR
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Queen or princess : ANNE
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Pharisee opponent : SADDUCEE
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Simmers : STEWS
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Berlin hit: 1928 : MARIE
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Live : EXIST
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Napa Valley products : WINES
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Baden-Baden, e.g. : SPA
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Solemnly promised : PLEDGED
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Word groups : PHRASES
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Fish or voice : BASS
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Movie dog : ASTA
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Holmes's "one-hoss ___" : SHAY
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One of the Baers : BUDDY
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Singer-dancer Lane : ABBE
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Adorn : TRIM
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Paduan's pear : PERA
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___ the Red : ERIC
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"___ It Romantic?": 1932 song : ISNT
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Having a certain hypersensitivity : ALLERGIC
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Six-shooter : REPEATER
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Tossed : SLUNG
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Quartet member : TENOR
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Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
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Chose : OPTED
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Thick : DENSE
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Not even : ODD
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Folk singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Chutzpah : GALL
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Zhivago's love : LARA
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Prune the hedges : SNIP
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Pindar's prides : ODES
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Was in session : SAT

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

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