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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Saturday, July 14, 1990

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { H J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,858
Across
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Kind of sch. : MED
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Fossil fuel : COAL
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Fam. member : DAU
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Pub quaffs : ALES
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Kemelman's detective : RABBI
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Gael : CELT
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Player's place? : DEPOSITION
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Salinger girl : ESME
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Alligator pear : AVOCADO
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Fourth Estate? : DEPRESS
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"The quality of ___ ... ": Shak. : MERCY
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Measure of thread fineness : DENIER
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Kitty sweller : ANTE
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Hooks' partners : EYES
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Washed : LAVED
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Hogarth's "The ___ Progress" : RAKES
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Ravel composition : BOLERO
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Receiver, frequently : END
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Fathers? : DESIRES
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Manipulate fraudulently : RIG
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Drifts : TRENDS
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Slalom obstacles : GATES
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Yellowish tan : CAMEL
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England's ___ of Court : INNS
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Architecture critic Huxtable et al. : ADAS
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Occurrences : EVENTS
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Parisian pupil : ELEVE
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Coney Island attractions? : DERIDES
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Nostrum : PANACEA
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Tennis score : ADIN
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Playroom locale? : DEBASEMENT
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New Jersey five : NETS
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Sixth-century date : DLIII
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"Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
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U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
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"Wisdom is ___": Swift : AFOX
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A Kennedy : TED
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Puccini's "___ Butterfly" : MADAMA
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Cricket team : ELEVEN
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Cause of gout? : DEPORT
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Roman statesman : CATO
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Ben (___-Wan) Kenobi in "Star Wars" : OBI
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Dwelling places : ABODES
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Irish export : LINEN
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Waiter? : DESERVER
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Charitable gift : ALMS
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Salt Lake City team : UTES
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Pelé's sport : SOCCER
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Disencumber : RID
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Food named for a goddess : CEREAL
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Utter : SAY
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Covered with fine hair : PILOSE
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Omens? : DESIGNS
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Stretches the budget : EKES
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Affirmative : YES
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"___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
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Briard or Basenji : DOG
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Confused : ADDLED
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Ventures at Vegas : BETS
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Bel Kaufman's "Love, ___" : ETC
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Org. opposing gun-control laws : NRA
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Superior qualities? : DEMERITS
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Japanese epic film : RAN
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Pulitzer-winning biographer: 1933 and 1937 : NEVINS
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Deli purchase : SALAMI
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Reflexive pronoun : ITSELF
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Penny? : DECENT
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Exact satisfaction : AVENGE
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Picasso's "Dora Maar ___" : SEATED
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Canio's wife : NEDDA
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Compass pt. : ENE
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Andersen or Borge : DANE
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Perfect place : EDEN
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Paris's Rue de la ___ : PAIX
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"___ was going to St. Ives" : ASI
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Kind of bk. : BIO

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