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New York Times, Saturday, June 23, 1990

24-Down : Kind of bathing suit

Author:
Jesse Roarke
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jesse Roarke has 48 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,837
Across
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Lower in rank : ABASE
6
"Sweet Swan of ___!" : AVON
10
One of the Aleutians : ATKA
14
Howler : BONER
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Lode : VEIN
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Capital of Valais, Switzerland : SION
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Prominent Corsican family name : BUONAPARTE
19
Hosiery mishap : SNAG
20
"Vulcan's chimney" : ETNA
21
Capital of Latvia : RIGA
22
Appellation : TITLE
23
Sheer linen fabric : TOILE
25
___ antelope (black buck) : BEZOAR
26
Malay drapings : SARONGS
29
Shipworm : BORER
30
Ten million rupees : CRORE
31
Feature of a rustic chair : CANESEAT
34
Japanese golfer : ONO
35
Western Indians : PAIUTES
38
Org. for hydropower : TVA
39
Capable of realization : POSSIBLE
41
The Danube, to Decius : ISTER
43
C.S.A. general : EWELL
44
Synagogue singers : CANTORS
46
Counsel : ADVICE
48
Wahine's veranda : LANAI
49
Byzantine empress : IRENE
50
Industrial diamond : BORT
51
S.A. rodent : PACA
55
Port of Timor : DILI
56
Florentine master : BOTTICELLI
58
Tolkien tree creatures : ENTS
59
Beatrice d'___ : ESTE
60
Construe : INFER
61
Elan : DASH
62
God with a hammer : THOR
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Maude or Samuel : ADAMS
Down
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Author Prévost : ABBE
2
Stint for Buster Douglas : BOUT
3
Presently : ANON
4
Capitoline dignitary : SENATOR
5
Period : ERA
6
Serves the purpose : AVAILS
7
Brink : VERGE
8
Port of Kyushu : OITA
9
Pisa-to-Verona dir. : NNE
10
Ordinances : ASSIZES
11
Venetian master : TINTORETTO
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Cute eucalyptus eater : KOALA
13
Dudgeon : ANGER
18
Pompously proper person : PRIG
22
City of Brazil : TERESINA
24
Kind of bathing suit : ONEPIECE
25
Vomer or zygoma : BONE
26
Anglo-Saxon poet : SCOP
27
Pisa's river : ARNO
28
Kermit, Quentin et al. : ROOSEVELTS
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Kalong or pipistrelle : BAT
31
Shuffleboard implement : CUE
32
State confidently : AVER
33
Salts : TARS
36
Up to it : ABLE
37
Affliction : ILL
40
Porcine : SWINISH
42
Scholarship allowance : STIPEND
44
Nick or Nell : CARTER
45
Against : ANTI
46
Succored : AIDED
47
River of Yugoslavia : DRINA
48
Game of chance : LOTTO
50
Blague : BOSH
52
Code word for A : ALFA
53
Racing announcer McCarthy : CLEM
54
What snobs put on : AIRS
56
Wager : BET
57
O.S.S. successor : CIA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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