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Jack R. Harnes
Jack R. Harnes

MEOW, MIAOW, MIAOU, MEAOW

New York Times, Sunday, June 24, 1990

Author:
Jack R. Harnes
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { K Q Z }
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Jack R. Harnes has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,838
Across
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Catamount : PUMA
5
Color also called meadowlark : ACORN
10
Inspiration for Blake : TIGER
15
Zodiacal sign : LEO
18
Retired : ABED
19
Lip: Comb. form : LABIO
20
Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
21
Inlet : COVE
22
Where Daniel was cast : DENOFLIONS
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Authorized : CERTIFICATED
26
Twin of sorts : CLONE
27
Ryan's daughter : TATUM
29
Type of orange : NAVEL
30
Chew : MASTICATE
33
Watchful guardian : ARGUS
34
A.U.S. or U.S.N. : SVCE
35
Neglect : IGNORE
36
Shanks : CRURA
37
Spotted racers : CHEETAHS
41
Quick, straight drink : SNORT
42
Certain black-nosed rabbits : HIMALAYANS
44
Wattlebird : IAO
45
Moisture of morning : DEW
46
A Margaret Mead subject : SAMOA
49
Soot or porn : SMUT
50
Painter of American Indians : CATLIN
51
Site of 1952 Olympics : OSLO
53
Brown feline from Africa : ABYSSINIAN
57
Actress Prentiss : PAULA
58
Certain papers : EXTRAS
60
Etchers' purchases : ACIDS
61
Vandal, e.g. : MARRER
62
Slip-ups : BOOBOOS
64
Partita : SUITE
65
Divisions of hockey games : PERIODS
66
" . . . draw thy breath ___": Hamlet : INPAIN
67
Whiner : PULER
68
Shoe part : TOECAP
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___ and end-all (whole) : BEALL
70
Disasters : CATASTROPHES
72
Alewife's kin : SHAD
75
Yeast for Vassar : BARM
76
Franklin's mother : SARA
77
Ingredients of gimlets : LIMES
79
Cohan's "___ Popular Man" : IMA
80
Airport info. : ETD
81
Conspirator : CATILINARIAN
85
Hot, old style : CALID
87
Guitarists' arpeggios : RASGADOS
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Family in "Look Homeward, Angel" : GANTS
90
Algonquian Indian spirit : MANITO
91
Shake ___ (hie) : ALEG
92
Old Spanish coin : DOBLA
93
Spotted cats : MARGAYS
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Emulate Lorelei : TEMPT
96
City at the foot of Mt. Etna : CATANIA
97
Avid : EAGER
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Grayish wildcat : JAGUARUNDI
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Not absolved : UNVINDICATED
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Give ___ on the back : APAT
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Turkish decree : IRADE
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Limerick starter : THERE
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Insane : MAD
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Diarist of the 17th century : PEPYS
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Wader in the Everglades : EGRET
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Assess : RATE
Down
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Expand, in a way : PAD
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Honshu port : UBE
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Alcott's "Little ___" : MEN
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" . . . ___ in the house?" : ADOCTOR
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Mete : ALLOCATE
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An Oscar winner in 1986 : CAINE
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Reed : OBOE
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Dog with two Tins on his tail : RIN
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Panacea : NOSTRUM
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Caused by touch : TACTUAL
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Intestinal obstruction : ILEUS
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Microbe : GERM
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Tolkien creature : ENT
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___ the wheel (devise unnecessarily) : REINVENT
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Find : LOCATE
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Knievel : EVEL
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Dict. published in England : OED
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Source of a perfume ingredient : CIVET
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Eyes the guys : FLIRTS
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One Eve had three : FACES
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Pearl Mosque site : AGRA
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Err : MISDO
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Choreographer de Mille : AGNES
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Ounces : SNOWLEOPARDS
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Peace Nobelist: 1987 : ARIAS
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Singer Cassidy : SHAUN
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E. Indian herb roots : CHOYS
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Certain moldings : CYMAS
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Garfield lovers' emotion : AILUROPHILIA
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Greeted : HAILED
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Sub detectors : SONARS
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Digression : ASIDE
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"Green Pastures" role : AARON
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Degs. for industrialists : MBAS
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Herbs liked by felines : CATARIAS
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Horseweed : OXBALM
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___ Ste. Marie : SAULT
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Less cordial : ICIER
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Peteman's purchase : NITRO
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Nice recreation area : PARC
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Labor : TOIL
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An Attorney General under Reagan : MEESE
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Tippler : BIBBER
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___ time (singly) : ONEATA
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Actress Dey : SUSAN
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Wilbur product : POEM
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A son of Priam : PARIS
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Dilutes : THINS
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Sort : CATALOG
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End of Mont.'s motto : PLATA
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Friendship : AMITY
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Secures by fitting into a groove : DADOS
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Incidental excursion : SIDETRIP
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Frightened : SCARED
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Cigar tree, e.g. : CATALPA
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Violent struggles : AGONIES
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Physics Nobelist: 1944 : RABI
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Medial sounds : INLAUTE
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More irate : ANGRIER
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Guido's lowest note : GAMUT
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Lodestone : MAGNET
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Warbucks : DADDY
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Ville V.I.P. : MAIRE
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Paper-mulberry bark : TAPA
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Mild oath : EGAD
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Snooze : CATNAP
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Always : EVER
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Fill too tightly : JAM
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Ouse tributary : URE
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Modern Teutonic lang. : NHG
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Huge SE Asian fish : CATLA
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N.Y. time in winter : EST
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Duant : DEE

Answer summary: 18 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 14 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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