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Kenneth Haxton
Kenneth Haxton

New York Times, Thursday, May 31, 1990

Author:
Kenneth Haxton
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Kenneth Haxton has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,814
Across
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Office note : MEMO
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Judges' attire : ROBES
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Bird : SWAN
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Line about which a body rotates : AXIS
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Name of fame in tennis : EVERT
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Tempo : PACE
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Shade : TINT
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Join : MERGE
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Mars, to Plato : ARES
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Bird : STARLING
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Detention : ARREST
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Charged particles : IONS
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Asperse : SLUR
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Went over carefully : TRACED
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Bird : TITMOUSE
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Jumble : HASH
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Hide away : STASH
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Bird : WREN
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Latin I verb : AMO
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Proposed 27th Amendment : ERA
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Fell for a joke : BIT
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Wild talk : RANT
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Funny, to Balzac : DROLE
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Wax antonym : WANE
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Bird : PHEASANT
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Almost perfect horseshoes throw : LEANER
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Carmelites, e.g. : NUNS
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Love, to a señorita : AMOR
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Leave high and dry : STRAND
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Bird : GROSBEAK
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British W.W. I field marshal : HAIG
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Profit from instruction : LEARN
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"Roi d'Ys" composer : LALO
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Bird : EGRET
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This, in Sonora : ESTO
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Apparel : GEAR
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Kind, at the Sorbonne : SORTE
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Harvest : REAP
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Tennis's Wilander : MATS
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Sartre's "No ___" : EXIT
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Bird : MINA
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Bird : OSTRICH
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Jogs the memory : REMINDS
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Oasts : OVENS
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"Lulu" composer : BERG
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Work unit : ERG
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New bomber : STEALTH
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Bird : SPARROW
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Merchandise : WARE
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Highest cards in pinochle : ACES
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Bird's home : NEST
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___ Dakka, town in Afghanistan : LOE
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Mai-tai base : RUM
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Agave fiber : SISAL
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Choreographer Twyla ___ : THARP
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Birthplace of Samuel : RAMAH
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" . . . I stand ___ upon a rock": Shak. : ASONE
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Allegorical card : TAROT
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Of the city : URBAN
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Le fleuve de Paris : SEINE
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Join a competition : ENTER
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Birds : TERNS
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Bird : TANAGER
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Treats a tot fondly : DANDLES
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SW Calif. city : ELMONTE
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Bird : WARBLER
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"The ___ Also Rises": Hemingway : SUN
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Dawn goddess : EOS
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Stop, in Sedan : ARRET
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Bird : SHAG
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Darnel : TARE
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Actress Tushingham : RITA
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Atlanta slugger: 1968-75 : GARR
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Comfort : EASE
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Can. province : ALTA
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Ex-Surgeon General : KOOP
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Monogram of a great U.S. playwright : EGO

Answer summary: 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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