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New York Times, Tuesday, May 15, 1990

Author:
William E. Heinemann
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
William E. Heinemann has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,798
Across
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Upstart : SNOB
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Aspen's aspiration : SNOW
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Cartographer's creation : ATLAS
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Sharpen : HONE
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Actress Garr : TERI
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A white wine : RHINE
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Pilaster : ANTA
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Russian inland sea : ARAL
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Intermediate, in law : MESNE
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Subject of a Wilkie Collins classic : MOONSTONE
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Math preceder : AFTER
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Pepper pot : STEW
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Fizz : SODA
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One of Jo March's sisters : MEG
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Land of Esau's descendants : EDOM
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Fluster : RATTLE
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Bungling : INEPT
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Miner's quest : LODE
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Knight's wear : MAIL
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___ Lisa : MONA
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Tangled : AFOUL
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Troubadour's song : ALBA
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Beige : ECRU
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Six years in the Senate : TERM
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Scoffing sound : SNORT
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Postpone; table : SHELVE
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Spanker, e.g. : SAIL
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No, in Nairn : NAE
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Cub Scout groups : DENS
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One : UNIT
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Trains with Tyson : SPARS
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Sayers's Wimsey : LORDPETER
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Fountain drinks : COLAS
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Pure and simple : MERE
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Analogous : ALIKE
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Part of a hammer head : PEEN
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Folio : PAGE
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Stopover on a highway : MOTEL
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Civil wrong : TORT
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Trampled : TROD
Down
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Humbug : SHAM
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What a censor nixes : NONO
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Hep or hip : ONTO
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Small amount : BEANS
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Alleged : STATED
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Detective in "Fer-de-Lance" : NEROWOLFE
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Subterfuges of sorts : WILES
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Spain's claim to fame put to shame in 1588 : ARMADA
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Jake's boss on TV : THEFATMAN
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Cant : LIST
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Nova Scotia's Murray : ANNE
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J. Dixon, for one : SEER
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Printer's notation : STET
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The Dodgers' Hershiser : OREL
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Imitates Marceau : MIMES
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An Arden : ENOCH
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Category : GENRE
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Heaths : MOORS
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Claw : TALON
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Balance in the zodiac : LIBRA
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Make joyous : ELATE
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Perry Mason's sidekick : PAULDRAKE
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Dame Daphne : DUMAURIER
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Egyptian sun god : ATEN
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Boat's berth : SLIP
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Schooner, e.g. : VESSEL
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Set in : INDENT
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Drowsed : SLEPT
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Lure : TEMPT
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Sting : SCAM
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Game played on land or in water : POLO
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Came down : ALIT
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Spread : OLEO
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Spree : TEAR
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Hence : ERGO
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Rush : REED

Answer summary: 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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