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BESTIARY

New York Times, Sunday, May 13, 1990

Author:
Stanley Glass
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 14, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Stanley Glass has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,796
Across
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Girl in Maude Nugent's 1896 song : ROSIE
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Poe's "gold bug" : SCARAB
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Enticed via deception : ROPEDIN
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Hysterias on Wall Street : PANICS
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Civil : POLITE
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Point in a certain space orbit : APOLUNE
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Vinegary : ACETIC
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Raucous fan : HOOTER
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"Johnny ___," Wyman movie : BELINDA
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Unprized possession : WHITEELEPHANT
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Challenge to a surfer : BREAKER
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Zenith's antithesis : NADIR
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Type of code : AREA
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Homer's "homer"? : ILIAD
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Cousin of an ophidiid : EEL
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Prohibition : BAN
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Ad infinitum : EVER
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Thimblerig : CHEAT
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A star of "Naughty Marietta" : EDDY
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Signoret film: 1967 : GAMES
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Fannie ___ (Government issue) : MAE
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Malevolence : SPITE
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Better prepared : READIER
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College-credit unit : HOUR
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Knocked for a loop : UPENDED
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Crimson Tide's archrival : AUBURN
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Intuitive good judgment : HORSESENSE
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Wrigley Field flora : IVY
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Adorned : GRACED
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Colberteen, e.g. : LACE
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Dawson or Deighton : LEN
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Perambulates : WALKS
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Roe v. ___ (historic case) : WADE
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Hawkeye's unit : MASH
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Jerry's Anne : MEARA
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Within: Prefix : ESO
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"The Way We ___" : WERE
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Dignity : FACE
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New Zealand statesman: 1878-1943 : COATES
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"Ich bin ___ Berliner" : EIN
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Their job causes lots of interest : LOANSHARKS
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Swallow : INGEST
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Evil spirits : DAEMONS
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Geologic periods : ERAS
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Bears witness : ATTESTS
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Chose : OPTED
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Bill's possible future : ACT
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"Spandau . . . " author : SPEER
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Composer of "Le Roi d'Ys" : LALO
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Rouget de ___ ("Marseillaise" composer) : LISLE
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Slice of bacon : BARD
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Acquiesce : BOW
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Mistress of 82 Down : AMA
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Type of flycatcher : PEWEE
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Metric thousand : KILO
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Brownish photo : SEPIA
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Hundredth of a peso : CENTAVO
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Certain whip : CATONINETAILS
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New England prep school : ANDOVER
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Come forth : EMERGE
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Sheridan work, with "The" : RIVALS
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Compensation : STIPEND
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Blunt : DEADEN
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What 2,000 pounds comes to : ONETON
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States : ASSERTS
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Out of bounds : ERRANT
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Disseminate : STREW
Down
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Protector of Joshua's spies: Var. : RACHAB
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Silver center in N.Y. : ONEIDA
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Easy target : SITTINGDUCK
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Less friendly : ICIER
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Ending for an inchoative verb : ESCE
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Celestial bodies : SPHERES
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Lou Gehrig portrayer : COOPER
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Greeting on Maui : ALOHA
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T. H. Benton's "Self-Portrait With ___" : RITA
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Egyptian sun disk : ATEN
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Victoria's consort, to friends : BERTIE
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Illegal blow : RABBITPUNCH
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" . . . Mahagonny" is one : OPERA
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Propelled a gondola : POLED
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Director-author Kazan : ELIA
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Immersed : DUNKED
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Verily : INDEED
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Almost : NEARLY
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Potential queen : PAWN
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Four-time Wimbledon winner : LAVER
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___ Palmas : LAS
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Correct : EMEND
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___ célèbre : CAUSE
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"The eyes are not ___": Eliot : HERE
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Poetic twilight : EEN
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Buenos ___ : AIRES
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First telegrapher : MORSE
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Caesar's "myself" : IPSE
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Origin of a drive : TEE
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Pollen source : RAGWEED
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Largest land mass : EURASIA
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A source of mother-of-pearl : ABALONE
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Swarms : HORDES
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Enlarges : DILATES
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Himalayan challenge : EVEREST
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"The ___," Hardy's poetic drama : DYNASTS
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Author Lafcadio ___ : HEARN
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Informal garb : SLACKS
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Facilitates : EASES
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Evasive speech : WEASELWORDS
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A colleague of Danton : MARAT
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Casino game : MONTE
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Enthusiast : EAGERBEAVER
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Habit : WONT
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Travesty : FARCE
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Mentioned : CITED
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Truncate : LOP
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Fulfill a Hippocratic promise : HEAL
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Bovine comment : MOO
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Airport area : APRON
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Gambling cube : DIE
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Striking : SALIENT
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The house, to Pedro : LACASA
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Catkins : AMENTS
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First baseball commissioner : LANDIS
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Emulate S.C. in 1860 : SECEDE
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Home of the storied Mouse Tower : BINGEN
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Producer of inertia : OPIATE
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Machine for cleaning cotton : WILLOW
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He prepares the way : PAVER
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Blessed ___ : EVENT
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"Elephant Boy" co-director : KORDA
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Be frugal : STINT
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N.A.A.C.P., e.g. : ASSN
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Guzzle : TOPE
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Part of N.A. : AMER
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Rip along or rip : TEAR
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Plato's "Symposium" topic : EROS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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