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New York Times, Tuesday, January 10, 1989

Author:
Mary M. Murdoch
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Mary M. Murdoch has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,308
Across
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___ de Mallorca, Spanish port : PALMA
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Candy or sugar follower : CANE
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Hoof sound : CLOP
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Newcomer to the U.S.A. : ALIEN
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Furniture style : ADAM
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Table d'___ : HOTE
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Mosslike herbs : STONECROPS
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Elihu, the statesman : ROOT
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Beach acquisition : TAN
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___ Porsena : LARS
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Derby winner's garland : ROSES
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Example, for short : DEMO
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A brother of Ham : SHEM
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Salt tree : ATLE
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Salisbury Plain monument : STONEHENGE
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Stir up : ROUST
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River in SE Eire : NORE
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"___ pro nobis" : ORA
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Symbol of strength : ROCKOFGIBRALTAR
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Alias letters : AKA
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"___ nome," Verdi aria : CARO
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Besmirch : TAINT
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Light brown shades : SANDSTONES
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"___ each life . . . " : INTO
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Makes haste : HIES
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Little, e.g. : APER
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Number 3 wood : SPOON
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Early Irish writing system : OGAM
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Give it ___ (try) : AGO
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Anka or Newman : PAUL
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Former name of a Colorado River site : BOULDERDAM
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Other : ELSE
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Church projection : APSE
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Artless : NAIVE
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___ the line (conforms) : TOES
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Baltic native : LETT
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Discourage : DETER
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Historian's subject : PAST
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Canadian prov. : ALTA
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Celebrity : LION
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Chess pieces : MEN
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Anoint, old style : ANELE
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Salad ingredient : CARROT
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Stirs : ADOS
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Pile : NAP
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North Sea feeder : EMS
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Metallic trim : CHROME
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Writer Anita : LOOS
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Siouan : OTOE
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Favorites : PETS
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Engine parts : CAMS
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Prepare leftovers : REHEAT
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Roll top, e.g. : DESK
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Uppity one : SNOB
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German term of address : HERR
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Tapestry : ARRAS
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___ powder (scrammed) : TOOKA
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Roman poet, born in Spain : LUCAN
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Type of ring : ONION
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"Tell it ___ Gath" : NOTIN
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Appomattox figure : GRANT
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Have an ___ the ground : EARTO
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Alarm signal : TOCSIN
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Kismet : FATE
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French painter: 1771-1835 : GROS
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Den : LAIR
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Wild Asian dogs : DHOLES
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A fledgling in an aerie : EAGLET
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Fokker fighter in W.W. I : SPAD
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Correct : EMEND
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Small barracuda : SPET
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___ Alto : PALO
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A river at York : OUSE
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Evict : OUST
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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Donated : GAVE
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Hebrew measure : OMER
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French social event : BAL
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Unclose, to the Bard : OPE
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Norma or Charlotte : RAE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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