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New York Times, Tuesday, August 21, 1990

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.86, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,896

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Across
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Fragrance : AROMA
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Org. protecting animals : SPCA
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___ Angeles : LOS
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Term of endearment : SUGAR
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King of comedy : ALAN
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Pitcher's no-no : BALK
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North Sea isle under British control: 1945-52 : HELIGOLAND
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Sidekick of Amos : ANDY
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Monsieur, in Madrid : SENOR
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Leaves helpless : STRANDS
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Tar : SALT
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Cousins of a Ph.D. : EDDS
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Fountain order : SODA
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Join : TIE
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Holliday and Severinsen : DOCS
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Witch birds : ANIS
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Gumbo : OKRA
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Gladden : ELATE
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Make almost as good as new : RESTORE
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Candy ___ (nurse's aide) : STRIPER
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Had supper : DINED
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Agitate : STIR
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___-do-well : NEER
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Roman tyrant : NERO
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Kind of ride or stack : HAY
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Sea birds : ERNS
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Pa. city : YORK
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R.P.I. is one : INST
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Vowel omission : ELISION
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Domesticated : TAMED
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Romanian city : ARAD
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Massive election triumphs : LANDSLIDES
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Emerges victorious : WINS
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Those people : THEY
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More mature : OLDER
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Conducted : LED
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Positive : SURE
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Approaches : NEARS
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Wood for skis : ASH
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Regrets : RUES
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Eye amorously : OGLE
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Chief : MAIN
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Rival of Sparta and Athens : ARGOS
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Maglie or Bando of baseball : SAL
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Trounce : PLASTER
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Jargon : CANT
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Pianist Previn or Watts : ANDRE
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Certain gardener : LANDSCAPER
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Classic auto : OLDS
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Firmament : SKY
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Hair preparation : BANDOLINE
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W. J. Bryan was one : ORATOR
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Viper : ADDER
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Prefers : LIKES
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Red quartz : SARD
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___ a million : ONEIN
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Attraction at Anaheim : DISNEYLAND
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Some heavenly bodies : ASTEROIDS
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Dutch genre painter : STEEN
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Man of Tibet, e.g. : ASIAN
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Bobbles the ball : ERRS
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Scents : ODORS
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Lovers' meetings : TRYSTS
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Painter's aid : THINNER
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Sandy's skirts : KILTS
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Eagle's weapon : TALON
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Another Pa. city : ERIE
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Honolulu's island : OAHU
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Eight furlongs : MILE
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Old Icelandic work : EDDA
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Source of venison : DEER
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Leather piercer : AWL
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Color : DYE
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Undergrad. bigwigs : SRS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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