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New York Times, Saturday, July 28, 1990

Author:
Jesse Roarke
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,872
Across
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Brandenburg ___ : GATE
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Asia ___ : MINOR
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Instrument banned by Mao's widow : TUBA
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Indigo : ANIL
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Beethoven's "Für ___" : ELISE
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At a distance : AFAR
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Keel extension : SKEG
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Fruity pudding sauce : NESSELRODE
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Anomaly of a sort : PARADOX
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Reluctant : AVERSE
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"True ___" : GRIT
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A Gabor : EVA
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East Indian ape : KRA
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Grave : STAID
31
Plumed heron : EGRET
35
Dull guy : NERD
37
Composer Vincent d'___ : INDY
38
Loamy deposit : LOESS
39
Teutonic king : OTTO
40
Muddle, G.I. style : SNAFU
42
Truly's agcy. : NASA
43
Small birds : WRENS
45
Throat-clearing sound : AHEM
46
Maple genus : ACER
47
Of sound : SONIC
48
Relating to structure : MODAL
50
Lots of lbs. : TNS
51
Last letter in Leeds : ZED
53
Polynesian creator : TIKI
55
Wailed, in a way : KEENED
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White fur : MINIVER
61
Having five sides : PENTAGONAL
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Punjab river : RAVI
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Camp sight : TENT
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Profit : AVAIL
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Separate particular : ITEM
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Turkish regiment : ALAI
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Purgative herb : SENNA
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Hawaiian goose : NENE
Down
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Breathe laboriously : GASP
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Singer-composer from Canada : ANKA
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Berlin park and zoo : TIERGARTEN
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"Falstaff" composer: 1913 : ELGAR
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Ciro and Gian Carlo : MENOTTIS
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Holly : ILEX
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City of Yugoslavia : NIS
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Bones, to Tiberius : OSSA
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Overseer of feudal obligations : REEVE
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Spanish port : TARRAGONA
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Saucers of a kind : UFOS
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Directed : BADE
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100 square meters : ARE
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Nivellate : LEVEL
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Pluto : DIS
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"The Shadow ___" : KNOWS
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Kind of rocket : RETRO
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Region of Vietnam : ANNAM
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Sun Valley is here : IDAHO
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County in SW Wales : DYFED
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Start up again : REACTIVATE
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Krupp works site : ESSEN
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Autocrats : TSARS
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"Don Pasquale" composer : DONIZETTI
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Ore. river : UMATILLA
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Part of an opera : SCENA
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Author Yutang : LIN
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Associate of Renoir : DEGAS
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Chinese province, now called Jilin : KIRIN
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Doyen in "Dallas" : KEEL
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Danish composer : ENNA
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Hawk's opposite : DOVE
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Central : MAIN
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Balanced : EVEN
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Frost often seen in Vt. : RIME
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Sch. affiliate : PTA
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A Bobbsey twin : NAN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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