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New York Times, Monday, July 16, 1990

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Deep-bodied herring : SHAD
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Clan member : SCOT
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Ritzy : POSH
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Fabled loser of a race : HARE
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Own : HAVE
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Carved gem : CAMEO
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Lamb's pen name : ELIA
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By mouth : ORAL
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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Hemingway novel: 1929 : AFAREWELLTOARMS
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Long ago, long ago : ERST
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Antiquated : OLD
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Reptile charmed or feared in India : COBRA
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Allopaths and osteopaths: Abbr. : DRS
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Wahoos : ELMS
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Toreador's ovation : OLE
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Puts away : STORES
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Kind of beer : ROOT
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Start of a smoke signal : WISP
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Singly : ALONE
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Singly : SOLO
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Daredevil Knievel : EVEL
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Joan, the comedienne : RIVERS
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Houston or Jaffe : SAM
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Network of nerves : RETE
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Digit : TOE
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Nerd's cousin : TWERP
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Org. of 27 Across : AMA
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Distant : AFAR
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Hemingway novel: 1926 : THESUNALSORISES
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Part of H.R.H. : ROYAL
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Lollobrigida : GINA
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Josip Broz : TITO
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Goodnight girl : IRENE
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City in central Utah : OREM
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Statue in Piccadilly Circus : EROS
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Yesterday : PAST
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Needlefish : GARS
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City on the Truckee : RENO
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N.Y.C. stadium : SHEA
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Moiety : HALF
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Song for Stratas : ARIA
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More lovable : DEARER
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Exhibits : SHOWS
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Insertion mark : CARET
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Elliptical : OVAL
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Legendary Swiss marksman : TELL
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Marchers : PARADERS
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Hebrew measure : OMER
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Juncture : SEAM
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Mortar holders : HODS
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Laid back : COOL
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Eon constituents : ERAS
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Quarterback, at times : TOSSER
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Quail : COWER
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Martini garnish : OLIVE
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Hem in : BESET
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Went by car : DROVE
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Coty or Cassin : RENE
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Relaxed : LOOSE
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Grinding tooth : MOLAR
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Kind of dance : STOMP
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Clan's emblem : TARTAN
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Hodgepodge : OLIO
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Amiable : PLEASANT
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Galaxy member : STAR
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Christie or le Carré : WRITER
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Stubborn beast : MULE
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Mary Tyler Moore's boss: 1970-77 : ASNER
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Suds : FOAMS
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Stumble : TRIP
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Israeli round dance : HORA
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Peepers : EYES
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Eager : AGOG
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Italian money : LIRA
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Parent : SIRE
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Kind of jacket : ETON
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Passing fair : SOSO

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