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REVERSE ORDERS

New York Times, Sunday, May 6, 1990

Author:
Jacques Liwer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 607 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Jacques Liwer has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,789
Across
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He played Mr. Chips : DONAT
6
Joyous celebration : FETE
10
Barb of a feather : RAMUS
15
"Driving ___ Daisy," Uhry play : MISS
19
A symbol of purity : GALAHAD
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Elbe feeder : ISER
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Major Joppolo's post : ADANO
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Region : AREA
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Lively, to Solti : ANIMATO
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ENDURE YOURSELF! : STANDFASTHOWARD
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Still burning : LIVE
29
Loti contemporary : ANET
31
Hermes' mother : MAIA
32
Mahoganylike wood : TOON
33
Sister of a padre, e.g. : TIA
34
___-de-boeuf (a window) : OEIL
35
Biblical sage: Prov. 30:1 : AGUR
37
Sleep, food, etc. : NEEDS
39
Divided : CLEFT
41
PORTRAY YOURSELF! : PLAYBALLLUCILLE
45
Painter Georges ___ Tour : DELA
47
One of the Joneses : INDIANA
48
Zinke player : CORNETIST
53
Hunter's hideaway : BLIND
56
Fellies : RIMS
58
Felt eager : ACHED
59
"Do not go gentle ___ . . . ": Thomas : INTO
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Most magnificent : GRANDEST
63
SNUB YOURSELF! : CUTGRASSGUNTER
66
Govt. man : NARC
67
Special kind of plane : STOL
69
What Bassanio pressed : SUIT
70
Somber : SAD
71
___ publica : RES
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Improper : UNDUE
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___ out (makes last) : EKES
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Bellini's Norma, e.g. : DRUID
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Type of steam locomotive : MIKADO
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PROMOTE YOURSELF! : BLOWYOURHORNELENA
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One amok : MANIAC
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Bone: Comb. form : OSTEO
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Charles of the silents : OGLE
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Heath : ERICA
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Bath-to-London dir. : ENE
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Wk. day : TUE
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Boat cover : TARP
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Greek letters : ETAS
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Muscat resident : ARAB
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UNDERSTAND YOURSELF! : DIGWELLESORSON
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Turncoat : APOSTATE
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___ Nagy, Hungarian hero : IMRE
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Choreographer Ailey : ALVIN
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Scene of Perry's victory : ERIE
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Loamy deposit : LOESS
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Pertaining to Gaius Julius : CAESARIAN
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Certain Jayhawker : TOPEKAN
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Polanski movie: 1980 : TESS
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OPPOSE YOURSELF! : CROSSRIVERSJOAN
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Cowboy's cow catcher : LASSO
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Victor at Gettysburg : MEADE
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Reeking : OLID
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Heraldic band : ORLE
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Flock member : EWE
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SHAPE is part of it : NATO
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___ Beach, Fla. resort : VERO
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Kafka heroine : OLGA
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Bani-___, ex-president of Iran : SADR
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WELCOME YOURSELF! : HAILSTONEIRVING
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Issued : EMITTED
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Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
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Jubal's invention: Gen. 4:21 : ORGAN
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Biblical trader : ESAU
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Pribilof Islands, e.g. : SEALERY
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Yellow-fever conqueror : REED
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"To a Steam Roller" poet : MOORE
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Actor Auberjonois : RENE
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Monoskis : SLEDS
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One of the Websters : DANIEL
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De Havilland or Hussey : OLIVIA
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To wit : NAMELY
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Eureka! : AHA
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Bye-bye : TATA
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Hollow, as a pipe : FISTULAR
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"Iacta alea ___" : EST
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Work or play preceder : TEAM
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Verdi opera : ERNANI
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Trujillo of the Dominican Republic : RAFAEL
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Nabokov novel : ADA
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Gin poles : MASTS
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Biblical preposition : UNTO
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Manhattan section : SOHO
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Stomach : MAW
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Incensed : IRATE
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Sans ___ (type style) : SERIF
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Leader before Mubarak : SADAT
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Lively dance : GALOP
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Disney character : DONALD
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Of a 24-hour period : DIEL
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"Mon ___," Tati film : ONCLE
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He, in Napoli : EGLI
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Having secret meaning : RUNIC
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British radio navigational aid : DECCA
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Livy's tongue : LATIN
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Swathe : BIND
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Chilean mountains : ANDES
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"The Plague" author : CAMUS
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Habit : DRESS
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Last stage of strategy, in chess : ENDGAME
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Exclamations : OHS
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Within: Prefix : INTRA
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Bayard or Bucephalus : STEED
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Statue with limitations : TORSO
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Edible fiber : BRAN
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Bedeck : LARD
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Nightmares : INCUBI
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Stallion : STUDHORSE
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Toscanini : ARTURO
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Kokoon : GNU
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Fret : STEW
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Summer Olympics site: 1964 : TOKYO
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Copter cousin : GIRO
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City NE of Venice : UDINE
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Composer Janacek : LEOS
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Happify : ELATE
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He wrote "Where the Money Was" : SUTTON
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Photographer Morath : INGE
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Nile end : DELTA
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A martial art : KARATE
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Eyepieces : OCULARS
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Erect : REAR
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TV's "Quantum ___" : LEAP
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Ward healer : MEDIC
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Soul : ANIMA
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Pic ___, Andorran mountain : NEGRE
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Writers Levin and Wolfert : IRAS
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"___ Cradle": Vonnegut : CATS
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Burrows of Broadway : ABE
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Sexologist Havelock ___ : ELLIS
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Ajaccio and Algeciras : PORTS
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Heliacal : SOLAR
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Rebecca, Benjamin and Adam : WESTS
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___ Marie Saint of films : EVA
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Because : SINCE
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___ du Sahel, town in Mali : NIORO
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Buck book : SONS
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Concluding part : EPILOGUE
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Time periods : AEONS
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Sin : EVIL
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Small anchors : KEDGES
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Gulch : RAVINE
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River at Frankfurt : ODER
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Tray : SERVER
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Push and shove : JOSTLE
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Sounded off : ORATED
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Rot-resistant woods : ALDERS
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Cousin of wimpish : NERDY
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"Villa" composer : LEHAR
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Informed : AWARE
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Catcher in the Rhine? : SEINE
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Cuban jazz artist Santamaria : MONGO
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Molecule part : ATOM
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Matador charger : TORO
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Department in N France : OISE
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City north of Des Moines : AMES
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Israeli airport : LOD
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Otology subject : EAR
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Diva Merriman : NAN
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Suffix for manor or baron : IAL

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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