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Robert H. Wolfe
Robert H. Wolfe

New York Times, Friday, June 29, 1990

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Robert H. Wolfe has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles and 60 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,843

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Across
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Dye stuff : PIGMENT
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Singer Clark et al. : PETULAS
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Interstices : AREOLAE
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Component of DNA or RNA : ADENINE
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Modernize, in a way : RESTORE
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Regimental shelter : TENTAGE
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Caesar, J.'s pal was an opposite : ANTONYM
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Derek, B.'s co-star got hitched : MOORED
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Augur : SEER
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Hawkeye : IOWAN
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Carriage : STANCE
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Hard age? : STONE
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___ carte : ALA
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Harmoniums : ORGANS
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"Amores" poet : OVID
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Capital of Albania : TIRANA
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Merida morsel : TAMALE
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Persian poet : OMAR
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Actor Martin from N.Y.C. : BALSAM
48
QB Dawson : LEN
49
Gozo neighbor : MALTA
51
Aquatic rodent : NUTRIA
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Caroline, to Teddy : NIECE
55
Segment : PART
59
D. Hannah's co-star with appreciation : THANKS
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P. Drake's portrayer in a big lie : WHOPPER
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Wines and dines : REGALES
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Cockney's receding problem? : AIRLINE
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People who press suits : IRONERS
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Goes back on a promise : RENEGES
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Lares et ___ : PENATES
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Gowns : DRESSES
Down
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Yugoslav coins : PARAS
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Cara of "Fame" fame : IRENE
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Derring-do tale : GESTE
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Originators of putt-putts : MOTORS
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N.C. college : ELON
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Not any, country style : NARY
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Prolific; fertile : TEEMING
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Opportune : PAT
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Plant blight : EDEMA
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Mortises' partners : TENONS
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" . . . a lamp ___ my feet . . . " : UNTO
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Pseudologist : LIAR
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Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
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Scions : SEED
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Mozart's "L'___ del Cairo" : OCA
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Crowded city, to the English : WEN
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The long or short of it : TON
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Oman man : ARAB
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Writer Wolfe : TOM
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Egg-shaped : OVAL
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Site of a Christie tale : NILE
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Nod's neighbor : EDEN
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Kind of smasher : ATOM
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"City of the Kings" : LIMA
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Soviet sea : ARAL
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___ chamber : STAR
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Garfunkel or Buchwald : ART
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French friend : AMI
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Donkey: Fr. : ANE
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Jean-___ Picard of "Star Trek" : LUC
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Attendant : STEWARD
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Short sock : ANKLET
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May and love followers : APPLES
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River to the Rhone : ISERE
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"In ___ eye!" : APIGS
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Ballerina Jeanmaire : RENEE
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Lock without a key : TRESS
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Expedition : TRIP
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"___ Comes Mr. Jordan" : HERE
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Stravinsky ballet : AGON
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Zola novel : NANA
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Sacred: Comb. form : HIER
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Writer Sarah ___ Jewett : ORNE
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Draft org. : SSS

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

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