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Warren W. Reich
Warren W. Reich

HEAVENS ABOVE!

New York Times, Sunday, July 15, 1990

Author:
Warren W. Reich
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Warren W. Reich has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,859
Across
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Jack preceder : FLAP
5
Grimalkins : CATS
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Italian coin of yore : SCUDO
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Young pest : BRAY
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Bombay bigwig : RANA
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Kauai greeting : ALOHA
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Polynesian garment : PAREU
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Miff : RILE
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His business is looking up : ASTRONOMER
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Unresolved : UPINTHEAIR
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Actor Alan from Allestree : BATES
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Tones down : TAMES
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Becloud : DIM
31
Chrysler cars of 1928-61 : DESOTOS
34
Grape variety : PINOT
35
Assumes : TAKESON
39
Weapon for D'Artagnan : RAPIER
40
Luster : SHEEN
41
In a pacific way : SERENELY
42
Graduate-school hurdles : ORALS
43
Sort of friend : FAIRWEATHER
45
By way of : VIA
46
One-stripe G.I.'s : PFCS
47
Low blow : FOUL
48
Had regrets : RUED
49
Guns an engine : REVS
50
Yes, to Nanette : OUI
51
Regardless of circumstances : RAINORSHINE
55
Palmists' interests : LINES
56
Naval unit : FLOTILLA
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Inclined : ATILT
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Hindu scripture : TANTRA
60
Soviet range : URALS
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Ceramists' needs : OVENS
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"When the ___ breaks . . . " : BOUGH
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Harasses : BESETS
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"Whom shall ___ . . . ": Isa. 6:8 : ISEND
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British sneaker : SANDSHOE
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Befuddled : ATSEA
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Elated : ONCLOUDNINE
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Be human : ERR
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S. Korean soldiers : ROKS
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Actress-writer Chase : ILKA
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Time past : YORE
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So long, in England : TATA
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Half of MIV : DII
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The world over : UNDERTHESUN
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Any rich man : DIVES
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Ornamental shrub : OLEANDER
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Laconian serf : HELOT
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Break one's word : RENEGE
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More irascible : TESTIER
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Noted name in polio research : SABIN
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River into Monterey Bay : SALINAS
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Big A offshoot : OTB
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Keglers' milieu : LANES
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Macho type : HEMAN
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Dreamily romantic : MOONSTRUCK
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Like 93 Across : STARRYEYED
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Domingo specialty : ARIA
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Part of a TV transmission : AUDIO
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Parched : SERE
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Obey a cheerleader : YELL
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In a stupor : DAZED
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Combo : BAND
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Gush forth : SPEW
Down
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Browning's "___ Lippo Lippi" : FRA
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___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS
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Carpenter with six legs : ANT
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Precooks : PARBOILS
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Stage name for Mr. Iskowitz : CANTOR
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Fugard's "A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
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Collins and Mix : TOMS
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Haggard romance : SHE
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Cool Italian dessert : SPUMONE
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French dynast : CAPET
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"The Angry Hills" author : URIS
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Hideaway : DEN
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Surpassed in audacity : OUTDARED
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City on the Weser : BREMEN
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Inlet : RIA
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"The Greatest" : ALI
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___ Borch, Dutch painter : YER
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More chichi : ARTIER
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"Cybele" author : OATES
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Backpacker : HIKER
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Once more : ANEW
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"A ruddy ___ manly blood": Emerson : DROPOF
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Scolding : EARFUL
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Phrase from "America the Beautiful" : SPACIOUSSKIES
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Van Dine's Vance : PHILO
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Ha-ha : TEHEE
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What Jimmy Stewart was in during 1937 : SEVENTHHEAVEN
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Twist of fiction : OLIVER
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Former name of Lake Malawi : NYASSA
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Bathhouse of a sort : SAUNA
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Air-show feature : STUNT
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Frustrates : FOILS
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Seed coverings : ARILS
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Victoria and Reichenbach : FALLS
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Saturn features : RINGS
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Lasso : RIATA
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"La Valse" composer : RAVEL
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Apt anagram for notes : STENO
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Veda adherent : HINDU
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Summa cum ___ : LAUDE
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Persea and poon : TREES
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A thousand kilograms : TONNE
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Caricaturist Berger : OSCAR
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Scottish offspring : BAIRN
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"Viva Maria!" actress: 1965 : BARDOT
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Arc de Triomphe locale : ETOILE
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Printer's roller : INKER
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Weevil feature : SNOUT
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Philosopher José ___ y Gasset : ORTEGA
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Cleans the slate : ERASES
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Not so fresh : OLDER
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English stargazer: 1868-1939 : DYSON
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Beholden : INDEBTED
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Lilliputian hallmark : TININESS
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Entities : UNITS
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Expressed gratitude : THANKED
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Wife of Hercules : HEBE
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Phoenician name of Dido : ELISSA
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Hold up : DELAY
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Like some modern music : ATONAL
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Martinet : RAMROD
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___ Coeur (Paris landmark) : SACRE
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European finch : SERIN
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Figure-skating jump : LUTZ
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"If I ___ Million," 1932 movie : HADA
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Hawthorn : MAY
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Vein yield : ORE
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Wildcatter's quest : OIL
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Genetic initials : RNA
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Keeve : TUB
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Opposite of nope : YEP
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Afore : ERE
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Kind of line : DEW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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