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New York Times, Friday, July 20, 1990

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q W }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,864

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Across
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Moves quickly : ZIPS
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Spydom's Hari : MATA
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Appetizer : PATE
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Toward shelter : ALEE
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Take the stump : ORATE
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Red river : URAL
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Appeal : PLEA
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Author Shute : NEVIL
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Chuck of the N.F.L. : NOLL
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Useful humor? : PRACTICALJOKE
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St. Helens' product : ASH
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Fr. holy woman : STE
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Unanimously : TOAMAN
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Renata of opera fame : SCOTTO
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Somewhat sour : ACERB
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Humorist on the phone? : CALLINGCARD
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Moslem cap : TAJ
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Anchovy sauce : ALEC
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Eastern U.S. ocean : ATL
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Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
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___ de Calais : PAS
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Welfare for an unemployed funnyman? : COMICRELIEF
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Where Joan of Arc burned : ROUEN
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Charitable acronym : UNICEF
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Receive gladly : ACCEPT
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Queried, dialect style : AST
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Long-tailed simian : KRA
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Humorist's investment? : LAUGHINGSTOCK
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Voir ___ (juror exam) : DIRE
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Oil used in perfumery : NEROL
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Aware of : ONTO
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Innisfail : ERIN
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Light too bright for sight : GLARE
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"Weed 'em and ___" (gardener's motto?) : REAP
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Be a fan : ROOT
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Lixivia : LYES
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Tonsor's cry : NEXT
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Use a ray gun : ZAP
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Ind. neighbor : ILL
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Viewpoints? : PEEPHOLES
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Burn : SEAR
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New Brunswick city : MONCTON
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High crest : ARETE
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Kipling's "Rickki-tikki-___" : TAVI
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Axiom ender : ATIC
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Annie's turbaned friend : PUNJAB
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"___ of One's Own": Woolf : AROOM
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___ blue streak (chatter) : TALKA
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Actress Barkin : ELLEN
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Cheery beetle? : ELATER
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Italian wine district : ASTI
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Conrad's "___ Jim" : LORD
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B.M.I.'s rival : ASCAP
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How some wags get started? : SCALA
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Nursery schooler's need, for short : TLC
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" . . . ___ the living Present!": Longfellow : ACTIN
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Math. student's device : CALC
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Plucky : GAME
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Magician's joint? : TRICKKNEE
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Eastern bigwig : AMEER
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Part of Tel Aviv : JAFFA
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Actor Wallach : ELI
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Nineteenth Hebrew letter : COPH
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Picnic or junket : OUTING
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Wrangles wrongfully : RUSTLES
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Within: Comb. form : ENTO
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College official : REGENT
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___ buckthorn : ALDER
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City on the Ohio : CAIRO
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Knickknack : CURIO
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Stick out like ___ thumb : ASORE
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Dudley Do-Right's girl : NELL
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"Duncan ___," Burns poem : GRAY
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Iowa product : CORN
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A 4/15 worry : TAX
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Choose : OPT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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