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Lois Sidway
Lois Sidway

New York Times, Tuesday, July 17, 1990

39-Down : Spread out

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Lois Sidway has 67 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 18 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,861
Across
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Opposite of e'en : MORN
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Mall and Tajo of the Met : BASSI
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Incautious : RASH
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Salmagundi : OLIO
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African antelope : ELAND
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___ mater : ALMA
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Musical request of 1934 : BLOWGABRIELBLOW
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Glut : SATIATE
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Retaliate; avenge : PAYBACK
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Monocle part : LENS
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Sty cry : OINK
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Boatman of myth : CHARON
29
Set firmly : PLANT
32
Boring implement : AUGER
33
Devils or Saints, e.g. : TEAM
34
Hoss's dad : BEN
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Musical request of 1889 : SLIDEKELLYSLIDE
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Beige : TAN
42
Elegant bash : GALA
43
With 10 Down, Potter character : PETER
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Shelve : TABLE
46
Pal : FRIEND
47
Minestrone veggies : PEAS
49
___ avis : RARA
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Quick looks : GLANCES
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"___ this!" : NOWHEAR
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Musical request of 1928 : LAUGHCLOWNLAUGH
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Annul : UNDO
62
Jeweler's weight : CARAT
63
Corner : TREE
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Turns to the right : GEES
65
Famous middleman of baseball : EVERS
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Pop : SODA
Down
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Unruly throngs : MOBS
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Sevilla stewpot : OLLA
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Very funny fellow : RIOT
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"___ lay me down ... " : NOWI
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Defeated : BEATEN
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V.P. Barkley : ALBEN
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Patriotic org. : SAR
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Small piece : SNIP
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Notion : IDEA
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See 43 Across : RABBIT
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Poe-tic middle name : ALLAN
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Artistic cover-up? : SMOCK
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Peddle vociferously : HAWK
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In great number : GALORE
19
City on the Saône : LYON
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Elementary text : SPELLER
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Threw out : CAST
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Word with hoop or skirt : HULA
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Not "fer" : AGIN
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Roulette space : RED
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"___, Lucille," 1919 musical : LALA
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A Vanderbilt : AMY
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Freshwater duck : TEAL
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Take the bait : BITE
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Paradise : EDEN
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Twerp's cousin : NERD
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Soviet agcy. : KGB
39
Spread out : SPRAWL
40
Luau souvenir : LEI
44
Latin-American dances : TANGOS
45
He wrote "The Nazarene" : ASCH
46
Areas of activity : FRONTS
47
Level : PLANE
48
___ Cologne : EAUDE
50
Sadat : ANWAR
51
Gurgling sound : GLUG
52
"___ Homo," Titian painting : ECCE
53
Croat, e.g. : SLAV
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Bowlers or sailors : HATS
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Large kangaroo : EURO
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Like sharp cheese : AGED
58
Actress Perlman of "Cheers" : RHEA
60
Crude metal : ORE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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