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New York Times, Thursday, May 10, 1990

Author:
Frank Miceli
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Across
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Chips in chips : ANTES
6
Scorned lover's emotion : RAGE
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Hawaiian foods : POIS
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Right preceder : FORTH
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Malachite and galena : ORES
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"Do I dare to ___ peach?": Eliot : EATA
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Bryant or Gillette : ANITA
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Type of fund-raiser : WALKATHON
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Disney and Updike collaboration? : ROGERRABBITRUN
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Play on words : PUN
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Spring month, to Marcel : MAI
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Powerful suit : SPADES
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Impresario's hope : SRO
30
Hair: Comb. form : PIL
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Evita's land : ARGENTINA
35
Colombian's poncho : RUANA
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Disney and Christie collaboration? : MICKEYMOUSETRAP
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Moon crater : BAYER
40
Keys : SOLUTIONS
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Morning hrs. : AMS
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Party of the 16th U.S. Pres. : GOP
43
Australian brushwood : MALLEE
44
Rock gp. : ELO
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A top netman's nickname : MAC
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Disney and Marx Brothers collaboration? : DONALDDUCKSOUP
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Jones and O'Neill : JENNIFERS
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Actor Greene: 1915-87 : LORNE
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Jesus, Matty or Felipe : ALOU
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Robt. ___ of the C.S.A. : ELEE
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Make happy : ELATE
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One of Odin's wolves : GERI
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Disencumbers : RIDS
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Title for a Sevillian : SENOR
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At a distance : AFAR
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Something forbidden : NONO
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H.S. subject : TRIG
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Kitchen follower : ETTE
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Office gadget : SHARPENER
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Half of a comic team : ROWAN
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Syrian, e.g. : ARAB
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An expert on E. O'Neill : GELB
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Inuit : ESKIMO
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Lab dish : PETRI
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Pacific island : OAHU
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Lay ___ (flatter) : ITON
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Texas's ___ Jacinto Day : SAN
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TV's "One Day ___ Time" : ATA
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Lacking practice : RUSTY
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Brazilian dance : SAMBA
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Cassandra's father : PRIAM
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Org. subdivisions : AGCYS
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Astronaut Slayton : DEKE
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Spy : SNOOP
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Actor Julia : RAUL
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Word of mouth : PAROL
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Fatuous : INANE
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Slight error : LAPSE
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"___ Excited," Pointer Sisters hit : IMSO
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Takes on again, as a problem : RETACKLES
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Electric co., e.g. : UTIL
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Poisonous plant : SUMAC
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Faldo is one : GOLFER
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Boredom : ENNUI
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Chou En-___ : LAI
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Ponders : MUSES
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Cancel : DELE
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___ about (approximately) : ONOR
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Supermarket section : DELI
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Slave Scott : DRED
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Lone : SOLE
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Algerian port : ORAN
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"Do ___ others ... " : UNTO
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Equal : PEER
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Binge : JAG

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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