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New York Times, Monday, June 25, 1990

Author:
Fred Toole
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.65, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, 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. 14,839
Across
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Site of a biblical wedding feast : CANA
5
Woody pulp : PITH
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Cain's victim : ABEL
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O.T. book : AMOS
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Wall hanging : ARRAS
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A son of Jacob : LEVI
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Tuxedo, in slanguage : MONKEYSUIT
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Radar signal : BLIP
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Quickly, in music : PRESTO
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Miniver or Grundy : MRS
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Escapees from Pandora's box : ILLS
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Crescent points : CUSPS
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Sailor, in slanguage : GOB
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Yawn : GAPE
30
Definite article : THE
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Juveniles : MINORS
34
Swears to : AVOWS
36
Rose oil : ATTAR
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Golfer's peg : TEE
39
Grew toward evening : LATENED
41
Akin : RELATED
43
Fire residue : ASH
44
Pupil, in Paris : ELEVE
46
Push roughly : SHOVE
47
Women's wraps : STOLES
49
Pismire : ANT
51
Part of N.A. : AMER
52
Roman household god : LAR
53
Forest in "As You Like It" : ARDEN
55
Surveyors' measures : RODS
57
Date 15 years before the Battle of Hastings : MLI
58
Playfully pestered : TEASED
63
Raw metals : ORES
64
Clumsy shoe : CLODHOPPER
66
Parcel of land : ACRE
67
A nephew of Donald Duck : LOUIE
68
Room, in Madrid : SALA
69
Bulk : MASS
70
River to the North Sea : YSER
71
Formerly, formerly : ERST
Down
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Bivouac : CAMP
2
Cupid : AMOR
3
Not any : NONE
4
Requests : ASKS
5
Disburse : PAYOUT
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Tax agcy. : IRS
7
Herb Alpert companion : TRUMPET
8
Filaments : HAIRS
9
Britain, in literature : ALBION
10
Style of trousers : BELLBOTTOM
11
Malicious : EVIL
12
Facial features : LIPS
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Kin of aves. : STS
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Catchall abbr. : ETC
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Shelter from the sun : SHADE
25
Little women : GIRLS
26
Lavish parties : GALAS
27
Shipboard "Stop!" : AVAST
28
Gentlemen's girdles? : POTHOLDERS
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Ram's mate : EWE
31
Actress Clarke : MAE
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Superman portrayer : REEVE
33
Hebrew religious celebration : SEDER
35
Derisive look : SNEER
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Inclination : TREND
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City RR's : ELS
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Cry of discovery : AHA
45
Of several kinds : VARIOUS
48
Colleens : LASSES
50
Tie up a horse : TETHER
53
Blend of metals : ALLOY
54
New: Prefix : NEO
55
Wander : ROAM
56
Killer whale : ORCA
57
This comes almost a century after 57 Across : MCL
59
Church part : APSE
60
Box lightly : SPAR
61
Long fish : EELS
62
Mild oath : DRAT
65
A roller at Reno : DIE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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