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New York Times, Wednesday, June 13, 1990

Author:
Patricia A. Cevaal
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Patricia A. Cevaal has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,827

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Across
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Ghost : SHADE
6
Porn : SMUT
10
Highway chatterbox : CBER
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Rabbit fur : CONEY
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Be an also-ran : LOSE
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It's connected to the humerus : ULNA
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White poplar : ABELE
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Finisher of sorts : ICER
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P.G.A.'s Jodie : MUDD
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Food for an optimists' get-together? : BOWLOFCHERRIES
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Kind of circus : FLEA
24
Charged particles : IONS
25
Second-largest country : CANADA
29
Soc. newcomer : DEB
30
Friend's word : THY
33
Food for a curmudgeons' gathering? : CRABAPPLES
36
Faithful : TRUE
37
Target of Sen. Joe McCarthy : COMMY
38
Be sick : AIL
39
Claims on property : LIENS
40
Some pols. : LIBS
41
Food for a pinup girls' dinner? : CHEESECAKE
43
Mt. ___ (Charley Weaver's hometown) : IDY
44
Pay follower : OLA
45
Film pioneer Jesse L. and family : LASKYS
46
Ill. city : PERU
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Watchdog's alarm? : WOOF
50
Food for a tough detectives' meeting? : HARDBOILEDEGGS
56
Car salesman's auto : DEMO
57
Bitterness : BILE
58
Cloth fiber : RAMIE
59
Spheres : ORBS
60
Scat lady : ELLA
61
Egg-shaped : OVATE
62
Memorable soul singer : GAYE
63
A Hollywood Cannon : DYAN
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Type of institution : PENAL
Down
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Plant disease : SCAB
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Weary Willie : HOBO
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Freshly : ANEW
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Secluded valley : DELL
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" . . . never to have looked into the ___": Yeats : EYEOFDAY
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Piece of pie : SLICE
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Coffee flavoring : MOCHA
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Plaintiff : USEE
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Loops on toweling : TERRIES
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Chili seasoning : CUMIN
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Endless chatter : BLUESTREAK
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Remnants : ENDS
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Wonderful: Sl. : RAD
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Commotion : FLAP
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Burglarize : ROB
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Cato's 351 : CCCLI
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Calla lily, e.g. : AROID
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Weak-willed : NAMBYPAMBY
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Some U.S. weapons : ABMS
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Editor's mark : DELE
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___-dory : HUNKY
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Affirmatives : YESES
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Glacial hill in Iowa : PAHA
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Duffer's concern : LIE
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Twitches : TICS
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Sign of distress, in plants : LEAFDROP
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Hit, in a way : CLUBBED
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Wild plum : SLOE
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Gov. regulation : ORD
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Uneven : EROSE
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Novelist Cather : WILLA
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City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
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Wife of Zeus : HERA
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Unctuous : OILY
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Icicle's spot : EAVE
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J.E.H. agent : GMAN
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Bhagavad-___, part of a Sanskrit epic : GITA
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Sew a hawk's eyes shut : SEEL
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Basenji, e.g. : DOG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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