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New York Times, Thursday, July 19, 1990

Author:
Eli Wesoff
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { B F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,863
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Dance of the 30's : SHAG
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Axlike tool : ADZE
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Timetable, for short : SCHED
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She gets what she wants : LOLA
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Ipecac is one : ROOT
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K.G.B. ancestor : CHEKA
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Bedouin chieftain : EMIR
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Lady Chaplin : OONA
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Like a trireme : OARED
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Express thoughts carefully : WEIGHONESWORDS
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Hebrew letter : LAMED
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List closing : ETC
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Halley's ___ : COMET
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Part of a shoe : INSOLE
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Porter or stout : ALE
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Be about to happen : IMPEND
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Tops : AONE
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Feel free to act : SEEONESWAYCLEAR
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Metal strap : HASP
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In ___ (so to speak) : ASENSE
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Monogram of Atlanta's burner : WTS
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A rhyme for credent : NEEDNT
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Money in the bank : ASSET
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"___ that I loved Caesar less . . . ": Brutus : NOT
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Work incentive : RAISE
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Keep cool when vexed : HOLDONESTEMPER
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Hot and sticky : HUMID
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Official records : ACTA
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Pier support : PILE
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Coeur d'___, Idaho city : ALENE
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Hound : TAIL
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Edom : ESAU
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Kitchen gadget : PARER
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Nashville attraction : OPRY
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Incline : RAMP
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A lot : SLEW
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Man's castle? : HOME
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Familiar follower of et : ALII
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Treat a sore throat : GARGLE
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Forster's "___ with a View" : AROOM
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Part of a Blackmore title : DOONE
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Sectional : ZONED
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Greek letters : ETAS
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Moves hastily : SCOOTS
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Certain drawing pencil : CHARCOAL
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Drove : HERD
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Barely manages, with "out" : EKES
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Celebrant in June : DAD
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___ hand (humbly) : HATIN
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Actress Barrie and Hiller : WENDYS
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Moneyed country singer? : CASH
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City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
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Reagan Cabinet member : MEESE
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Words before instant or uproar : INAN
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Early film mogul and family : LOEWS
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On the mother's side : ENATE
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"___ Me," 1929 song : MEANTO
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Attention-getting sound : PSST
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Flock member : EWE
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While's forerunner : ERST
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Call-in : OPENLINE
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Desist's partner : CEASE
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Tremble : DODDER
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"___ fidelis" : SEMPER
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Digest, for short : RECAP
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On the move : ASTIR
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Virgil called it Ausonia : ITALY
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Wahine's dance : HULA
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Hebrew dry measure : OMER
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Acronym originating in 1949 : NATO
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Galileo's birthplace : PISA
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Its capital was Susa : ELAM
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Enlist again : REUP
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Gen. Arnold : HAP

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

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