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New York Times, Saturday, August 25, 1990

Author:
Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Ronald C. Hirschfeld has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,900

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Across
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Core : HEART
6
Where Stoics spoke : STOA
10
Picnic ham : CALA
14
Glowing coal : EMBER
15
Droplet : TEAR
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Antelope : ORYX
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Antelope is a misspelled feral creature? : WILDEBEEST
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Bordeaux or Burgundy : WINE
20
Co-founder of Ms. : STEINEM
21
Family of a Norwegian playwright : IBSENS
23
Total : ADD
24
Angler's accessory : CREEL
26
Crab : BELLYACHE
30
Confesses tunefully? : SINGS
34
Cheer for a torero : OLE
35
Tidy : NEAT
36
"Norma," for one : OPERA
37
Sgt. or cpl. : NCO
38
Unyielding rock singer? : ADAMANT
40
W.W. II soldiers : GIS
41
Lollobrigida et al. : GINAS
43
Peau de ___ (silk fabric) : SOIE
44
On: Prefix : EPI
45
Author of "Waiting for Lefty" : ODETS
46
Dutch city : EINDHOVEN
49
Groups of antelopes : HERDS
51
Bob, as bait : DAP
52
Decadent : EFFETE
55
Helmet-shaped : GALEATE
59
Surrealist who painted Helena Rubinstein : DALI
60
Antelope, or Chinese vocalist? : CHOUSINGHA
63
No antelopes is good antelopes? : GNUS
64
Scriptural antelope? : TORA
65
Palindromic principle : TENET
66
Sat., on Sun. : YEST
67
City NNW of Provo : OREM
68
Foes of the Senecas : ERIES
Down
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Chops : HEWS
2
Give off : EMIT
3
Competent : ABLE
4
Phone again : REDIAL
5
Faddish : TRENDY
6
Check : STEM
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Kickoff gadget : TEE
8
Western Hemisphere org. : OAS
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Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
10
Marsh marigold : COWSLIP
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Author Eliav : ARIE
12
Country singer Loretta : LYNN
13
Fires : AXES
18
Words with board or breakfast : BEDAND
22
Confuse : BESOT
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Antelope at the car wash? : CHAMOIS
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Keep : RETAIN
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Drummer's antelope? : BONGO
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Spanish hero : ELCID
28
Former president of Italy : LEONE
29
Stopped : CEASED
31
Middle East desert region : NEGEV
32
See 26 Across : GRIPE
33
European airline in, this antelope? : SASIN
38
Resource : ASSET
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Tragic heroine of "I Pagliacci" and namesakes : NEDDAS
42
He eschews pews : ATHEIST
47
Salt : HALITE
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N.F.L. event in Sept. : OPENER
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Right-hand page : RECTO
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Nervous : EDGY
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Temple or church: Poetic : FANE
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Respiratory ailments : FLUS
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U.S. territory : GUAM
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Hindu fire god : AGNI
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"Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
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Diner sign : EATS
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Biblical mount : HOR
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Cinnabar, e.g. : ORE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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