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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Wednesday, May 30, 1990

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,813

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Across
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Golfer's stroke : BAFF
5
Bulb's cousin : CORM
9
Wiser partner : OLDER
14
Unoccupied : IDLE
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Tar's direction : ALEE
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Pack animal : BURRO
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Bosc, e.g. : PEAR
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Small valley : GLEN
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Stair surface : TREAD
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Capital actress : OLYMPIADUKAKIS
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Streetcar's name : DESIRE
24
Lily of France : LIS
25
Hesitant syllables : ERS
27
Lapse : SIN
28
Rock group, with "The" : WHO
31
Teacher's charges : CLASS
35
Friends' pronoun : THEE
37
Goad : PROD
38
Capital rock star : RICKSPRINGFIELD
41
Not pro : ANTI
42
Orient : EAST
43
Leases : RENTS
44
Parisian possessive : MES
45
Pig's digs : STY
46
"Gotcha!" relative : AHA
48
Dep. : STA
49
Not alfresco : INSIDE
54
Capital gospel singer : MAHALIAJACKSON
59
Shankar's instrument : SITAR
60
Post-office opening : SLOT
61
Sch. for midshipmen : USNA
62
Alarm : SCARE
63
Place : LIEU
64
Uncluttered : NEAT
65
Military vehicles : TANKS
66
Morays : EELS
67
High flier : KITE
Down
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Two-legged support : BIPOD
2
"Die Fledermaus" maid : ADELE
3
Excoriates : FLAYS
4
Nobel physicist: 1938 : FERMI
5
More shrewd : CAGIER
6
Spanish stew : OLLA
7
Clarinetist's need : REED
8
Diner's card : MENU
9
Get : OBTAIN
10
Lies in wait : LURKS
11
Number in Nürnberg : DREI
12
Periods : ERAS
13
Curtain hanger : ROD
21
Urge : PRESS
22
___ light (movie maker's lamp) : KLIEG
26
Maverick or dogie : STRAY
27
Wagner heroine : SENTA
28
St. Paul's architect : WREN
29
Gothic novelist Victoria : HOLT
30
Bookie's concern : ODDS
31
Prepare for a test : CRAM
32
Part of a football team : LINE
33
Treads the boards : ACTS
34
Enjoy the slopes : SKI
36
Word on a towel : HIS
37
Tart's cousin : PIE
39
Potpourri component : PETAL
40
French note : FRANC
45
Looks : STARES
47
Lacuna : HIATUS
48
"Jaws" star : SHARK
50
Kind of cabbage : SKUNK
51
Some Japanese-Americans : ISSEI
52
Actor in "The Winslow Boy" : DONAT
53
Maternal relative : ENATE
54
Isinglass : MICA
55
"Pictures ___ Exhibition": Mussorgsky : ATAN
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"___ of the Dead," Karloff film : ISLE
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"___ of the Mind," Shepard play : ALIE
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Pop singer Billy : JOEL
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J.F.K. "bird" : SST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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