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New York Times, Tuesday, May 8, 1990

6-Down : Millay, to a sexist

Author:
Fred Toole
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Fred Toole has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,791
Across
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Wife of Zeus : HERA
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Health resort : SPA
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Hawaiian thrush : SHAMA
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Potpourri : OLIO
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Intersection sign : STOP
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Hemingway's "For Whom the Bell ___" : TOLLS
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One of Dumas's dashing trio : MUSKETEER
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New York's "immigrant island" : ELLIS
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Netherlands city : EDE
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U.S.-Soviet arms pact : SALT
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Square peg in a round hole : MISFIT
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French legislative body : SENAT
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Reminder; keepsake : MEMENTO
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Lounged : REPOSED
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The Shamrock Isle : ERIN
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More orderly : TIDIER
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Went on horseback : RODE
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Lyricist Gershwin : IRA
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Myself, in Marseille : MOI
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Sept. chaser : OCT
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At present : NOW
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Gallic recreation area : PARC
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A.M.A. members : MDS
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Gazelles : ARIELS
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Penetrating : INTO
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Inhabited : PEOPLED
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Unpaid performer : AMATEUR
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African language grouping : BANTU
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City on the Maine : ANGERS
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Coin of 32 Down : RIAL
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Exclamations of wonder : OHS
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Legendary jockey : SANDE
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Antagonist of Dumas's trio : RICHELIEU
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Discolor : STAIN
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Sailing : ASEA
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Bones : OSSA
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Musical ennead : NONET
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Your, to Penn : THY
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Pare : PEEL
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Domiciles : HOMES
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Give the slip to : ELUDE
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Out of bed : RISEN
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Armstrong's "Perfect!" : AOK
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Sailors' patron : STELMO
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Millay, to a sexist : POETESS
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Spring mo. : APR
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Toby's cousin : STEIN
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Pistol's pouch : HOLSTER
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Start of Dumas's trio's motto : ALLFORONE
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Year in Macbeth's reign : MLII
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Vice prin., e.g. : ASST
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RR building : STA
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High regard : ESTEEM
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Curative : MEDICAL
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Onassis's nickname : ARI
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Grouper of warm seas : MERO
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Gives cues : PROMPTS
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Fans' favorite : IDOL
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Jennings specialty : NEWS
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Indian dwelling: Var. : TIPI
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Persian Gulf country : IRAN
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Hero of a Dumas classic : DARTAGNAN
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Thought, in Tours : IDEE
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Threefold : TREBLE
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___ Française : COMEDIE
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Beginning to curdle : SOURISH
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Peak in Crete : IDA
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Expensive : PRICEY
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Don't exist : ARENT
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Din : NOISE
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"We hold ___ truths ... " : THESE
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Customary : USUAL
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Org. : ASSN
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Alliance acronym : NATO
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Cry of discovery : AHA
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Squealer : RAT
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Prune : LOP

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

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