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New York Times, Thursday, April 5, 1990

Author:
Betty Jorgensen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,758
Across
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Early modern jazz : BOP
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Float on the breeze : WAFT
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Patty Duke's ex : ASTIN
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Wing that can't fly : ELL
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Cloud : BEDIM
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Tibetan capital : LHASA
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Elevenses in Elstree : TEA
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Fosters : REARS
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Bowling alleys : LANES
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Start of a quip : ASYNONYM
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Dry road for Moses : REDSEA
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Tobacco kiln : OAST
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Utah's lily : SEGO
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Quip: Part II : AWORDYOUUSEWHEN
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Bushes, to Bolívar : MATAS
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Grant or Majors : LEE
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Agra wear : SARI
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Govt. homebuilding agency : PHA
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Smallest : LEAST
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Thus : SIC
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Wisdom : LORE
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Author Fleming : IAN
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Piece of cake : CINCH
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Quip: Part III : YOUCANTSPELLTHE
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Cauchos : ULES
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Wings for Amor : ALAE
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Inconsequential persons : SPRATS
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End of the quip : FIRSTONE
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Fall cometh after this : PRIDE
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Agriculture goddess : CERES
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Tiny : WEE
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Severity : RIGOR
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Sidekick : CRONY
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Corn unit : EAR
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"The ___ at the spring": Browning : YEARS
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Data, for short : INFO
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Sec, as wine : DRY
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Second in a series : BETA
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Corrida cheers : OLES
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"___ it, Sam" : PLAY
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Teensy's partner : WEENSY
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" . . . ___ search for God": Carman : ADAYTO
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Mattress designation : FIRM
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Logos: Abbr. : TMS
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Assert without proof : ALLEGE
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Follows : SHADOWS
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Prepares hides : TANS
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Words of comprehension : ISEE
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Space-probe org. : NASA
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Norfolk's The ___ : BROADS
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Author Ephron : NORA
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Correct a clock : RESET
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Takes to court : SUES
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Plentifully : AMPLY
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Burning bush : WAHOO
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Japanese seaport : OTARU
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Polish cavalrymen: Var. : ULANS
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Anagram for shant : HASNT
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Director Von Stroheim : ERICH
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Place for a madonna : NICHE
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Transport companies : LINES
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Hash-house sign : EATS
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Quito's land : ECUADOR
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Stylish : CLASSY
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"___ a Song Go . . . " : ILET
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Tailors to fit : ALTERS
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"Take a ___ sparkling eyes": Gilbert : PAIROF
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Okla. city : ELRENO
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Agile : SPRY
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___-dieu (kneeling stool) : PRIE
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Latvian capital : RIGA
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Maidenhair, for one : FERN
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Was indebted : OWED
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Close by : NEAR
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Weird : EERY
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Cato's 201 : CCI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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