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New York Times, Wednesday, April 4, 1990

Author:
Jean M. Hunt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jean M. Hunt has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,757

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Peruse : SCAN
5
Block : STOP
9
Baobab and banyan : TREES
14
Ancient leather flask : OLPE
15
Subdue : TAME
16
Songstress from Down Under : REDDY
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Source of poi : TARO
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Florence's river : ARNO
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Greek theater : ODEON
20
Calif. Marine Corps center : TWENTYNINEPALMS
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W.W. II agcy. : OSS
24
In medias ___ : RES
25
Disk for a deejay : REC
26
Provided aliment : FED
27
Used TNT on a structure : BLASTED
31
Friend of Toklas : STEIN
34
Goddess of the rainbow : IRIS
35
Brown kiwi : ROA
37
Yuppie TV program : THIRTYSOMETHING
41
Craving : YEN
42
College in N.C. : ELON
43
Charlotte ___ (dessert) : RUSSE
44
"The children were ___ all snug . . . " : NESTLED
47
Edge : RIM
48
Prune : LOP
49
Slippery one : EEL
50
Salton, e.g. : SEA
53
Robards movie: 1965 : ATHOUSANDCLOWNS
59
Lamb and pork followers : CHOPS
60
Art cult : DADA
61
Reels' companions : RODS
62
Display stand : EASEL
63
___ Gemayel, former Lebanese president : AMIN
64
Algonquian Indian : CREE
65
Native of Malmö : SWEDE
66
Encounter : MEET
67
Totals : ADDS
Down
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___ voce : SOTTO
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Chelae : CLAWS
3
"___ moi le déluge" : APRES
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Type of sign : NEON
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Remained : STAYED
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Mountain lakes : TARNS
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Atlanta arena : OMNI
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Laborer : PEON
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Figures of speech : TROPES
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Edit : REDACT
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Leon ___, a James biographer : EDEL
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Biblical kingdom : EDOM
13
Opposite of ants. : SYNS
21
English river : TRENT
22
Obliterate : ERASE
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Tree sacred to Pan : FIR
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Litter : BROOD
28
Draw : LIMN
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Goddess of discord : ERIS
30
Ho and Johnson : DONS
31
Pen : STY
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"And ___ there were none" : THEN
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"___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
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___ of Palms, S.C. city : ISLE
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"The Awkward ___": H. James : AGE
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Barks : YELPS
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Warble : TRILL
40
Buzz : HUM
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Inclined : SLOPED
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Dishevel : TOUSLE
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Eat one's words : RECANT
49
Actor Murphy from Brooklyn : EDDIE
50
Excalibur, e.g. : SWORD
51
Over : ENDED
52
Onagers : ASSES
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Experts : ACES
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Melt : THAW
55
Stockings : HOSE
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West of Batman fame : ADAM
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Cognomen : NAME
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"Jaws" vessel : ORCA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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