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New York Times, Tuesday, May 22, 1990

Author:
Melvin Kenworthy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Melvin Kenworthy has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,805

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Across
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Summit : ACME
5
One of a "love" trio : AMAS
9
Ski-lift equipment : TBAR
13
Organ or piece preceder : MOUTH
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Anjou's cousin : BOSC
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Approximately : ORSO
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Nevil Shute novel : ONTHEBEACH
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"Ein feste Burg ist unser ___" : GOTT
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Addison's partner : STEELE
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Dealing with a subject : THEMATIC
23
Peeling : RIND
25
Grid : MESH
26
Satisfy : SATE
29
Maren of "Battlestar Galactica" : JENSEN
32
Old French coin : ECU
35
Muslim title : AGHA
36
Tristan's beloved : ISOLDE
37
TV's Ely : RON
38
"Norma Rae" star : FIELD
40
Elemental suffix : IDE
41
Brace : STRUT
43
Guido's highest note : ELA
44
Name given to Jacob : ISRAEL
47
Mata ___ : HARI
48
Soak flax : RET
49
Number of pence in a shilling : TWELVE
50
Cigar end : ETTE
51
"Missiles" at a wedding : RICE
53
Remnants : ENDS
55
Moves as a snake : SLITHERS
59
State of confusion : DITHER
63
Emmy winner James: 1982-83 : COCO
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T. Curtis-D. Reynolds film: 1960 : THERATRACE
66
Kind of surgeon : ORAL
67
Like a conger : EELY
68
Exhibition gallery : SALON
69
Tuesday from N.Y.C. : WELD
70
Abnormal breathing sound : RALE
71
Custom : WONT
Down
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Biblical shepherd : AMOS
2
N.A. or S.A. : CONT
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Sax plug : MUTE
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Celestial : ETHEREAL
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Burrows of Broadway : ABE
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Castle adjunct : MOAT
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"The Apostle" author : ASCH
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Contrived : SCHEMED
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Loose-fitting garments : TOGAS
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Movie about V.M.I.: 1938 : BROTHERRAT
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Piedmontese commune : ASTI
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College mil. group : ROTC
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Kind of port : HELI
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Movie dog or 1974 film : BENJI
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A king of ancient Egypt : MENES
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Start of an O'Neill title : DESIRE
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Morley of "60 Minutes" : SAFER
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Spry : AGILE
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Stagy; extravagant : THEATRICAL
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Like a protuberance : NODAL
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Garment part : SLEEVE
33
Woo : COURT
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Loosen : UNTIE
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Irrigation channel : DITCH
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"Turkey in ___," square-dance song : THESTRAW
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Less acrid : SWEETER
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___ hand (help) : LENDA
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"Have ___ You Lately?": 1962 song : ITOLD
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Telegraphic sounds : DITS
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Harbor vessel : SCOW
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Traditional knowledge : LORE
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She plays Carla on "Cheers" : RHEA
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Peddle : SELL
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Nimbus : HALO
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College subj. : ECON
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Overhead item : RENT
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Salinger's "The Catcher in the ___" : RYE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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