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New York Times, Saturday, May 26, 1990

Author:
Michael A. Rampino
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q V X Z }
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Michael A. Rampino has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,809
Across
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Maltreat : ABUSE
6
Abrade : RASP
10
Kind of relief : BAS
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More rational : SANER
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Irritating desire : ITCH
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Of the same type : SUCH
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Dance to Sammy Kaye's music : SWINGANDSWAY
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Beige : ECRU
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Kind of sax : ALTO
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Competitors at Shea : TEAMS
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Related : AKIN
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Flanders river : YSER
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F.D.R.'s Veep : HST
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Long or Coney : ISLAND
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Hole-in-one : ACE
28
Abstains from : ESCHEWS
31
Chalice veil : AER
34
"Laborare est ___" : ORARE
36
Exchange premiums : AGIOS
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Title for many a Jasper's teacher : BROTHER
40
Root vegetable : PARSNIP
42
Stockpile : CACHE
43
Shot for a movie cameraman : MATTE
45
Love, in Eire : GRA
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Bypassed : SKIRTED
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Charlemagne's dom. : HRE
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Doria or del Sarto : ANDREA
51
___ volente : DEO
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Loyal : TRUE
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Trees sacred to Pan : FIRS
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Toboggans : SLEDS
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Tiller : HELM
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Booty : LOOT
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Misleading, evasive statement : SONGANDDANCE
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Maladies : ILLS
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Il Duce's daughter : EDDA
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"___ Talking," J. Rivers book : ENTER
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Cordelia's father : LEAR
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Try one's patience : WEARY
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Appraise : ASSAY
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Cries : BAWLS
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Weld : UNITE
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A title for Isabel Perón : SENORA
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Part of a joule : ERG
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Rebels : RISES
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Republican National Committee chairman : ATWATER
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Rip-off : SCAM
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Laxative : PHYSIC
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Vigorous tap dance : BUCKANDWING
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Sausage center in S Italy : ACRI
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Avoid : SHUN
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Tar's underpinnings : SEALEGS
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Here ___ (at various spots) : ANDTHERE
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Altruistic person : SHARER
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Stick together : COHERE
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Family branch : SEPT
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Evening, in Paris : SOIR
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TV network : ABC
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Geological periods : ERAS
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What Wolfman Jack digs : ROCKANDROLL
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Poilu's rifle : ARME
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Watering place : SPA
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Cravings : THIRSTS
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Aramis, ___ Porthos : ATHOSAND
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Appendices : ADDENDA
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Corn silk : TASSEL
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Flammable hydrocarbon : ETHANE
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"King Lear" role : EDGAR
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Designer Oscar de la ___ : RENTA
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Workaholic's woe : ULCER
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Manicurist's board : EMERY
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Flutter : FLIT
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Hercules's captive : IOLE
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Ore deposit : LODE
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Morning "diamonds" on a lawn : DEW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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