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IT TAKES ALL KINDS . . .

New York Times, Sunday, January 15, 1989

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 671 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 141, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,313
Across
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Amex-listing info : HIGHS
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Libran symbol : SCALE
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Space : ROOM
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Sch. groups : PTAS
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Tile picture : MOSAIC
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In the wrong : ERRING
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About : INRE
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___ avis : RARA
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He's an unwelcome caller : BILLCOLLECTOR
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He's unfriendly : CURTREPLY
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" . . . against ___ of troubles": Hamlet : ASEA
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Canines, e.g. : TEETH
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Pasadena flowers : ROSES
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Sanctuaries : HOLIES
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Kin of aves. : STS
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Peyton or Park : PLACE
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Porn : SMUT
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Vernal harbingers : ROBINS
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Fellowship : GRANT
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Cacophonous : NOISY
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Lot's hometown : SODOM
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Sifts : STRAINS
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He's in the museum : ARTEXHIBIT
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Chew the fat : GAB
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Dear : PRIZED
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Peppermint or hamburger follower : PATTY
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Sci. dealing with currents : ELEC
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___-dieu (kneeling bench) : PRIE
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Shoe ties : LACES
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Lords it over : RULES
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Long hikes : TREKS
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Be miserly : HOARD
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Germanic exclamations : ACHS
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Lunkhead : DOPE
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Dense or mawkish : SOUPY
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Jousting weapons : LANCES
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Danson or Knight : TED
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He got a tax break : IRAACCOUNT
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Used a tumbrel : CARTED
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Withstand : ENDURE
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D sharp : EFLAT
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Dirt : GOSSIP
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Book of the Bible : PSALMS
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She's a go-getter : SALLYFORTH
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Airport timetable info : ETA
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Hits hard : PASTES
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Squamous : SCALY
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Is indebted : OWES
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Zola's "The ___ Shop" : DRAM
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Locales : AREAS
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Spin : WHIRL
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Showy flower : PEONY
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Idaho's largest city : BOISE
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Cover person : GIRL
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Chum, sometimes : BAIT
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Perky rhythms : LILTS
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Wooden shoes : SABOTS
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Erhard's gp. : EST
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He's belligerent : DONNYBROOK
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Paces : STRIDES
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Penned : WROTE
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It has skits and songs : REVUE
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Lark : SPREE
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Dialects of regions : IDIOMS
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"Easy ___," of radio fame : ACES
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Blackthorn fruits : SLOES
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"___ Love You," 1934 song : PSI
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American wildcat : OCELOT
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Ellington's "___ Doll" : SATIN
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Separate : APART
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Germ : SEED
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He's determined : WILLPOWER
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She's hanging around : PEARLNECKLACE
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"___ Smile Be Your Umbrella . . . " : LETA
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Took off : WENT
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___ de corps : ESPRIT
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"___ the Chief" : HAILTO
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Brides in Barcelona : SRAS
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Takes home, as pay : NETS
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Mill runs : TESTS
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Cries of surprise : YIPES
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Dumbwaiter : HOIST
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Keys' cousins : ISLES
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Festive : GALA
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___ et ubique : HIC
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Carlyle's native land : SCOTLAND
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Choose : SELECT
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Minos's realm : CRETE
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Foot part : ARCH
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Eng. ___ : LIT
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Hugeness : ENORMITY
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Paella ingredient : RICE
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Responsibility : ONUS
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Revolutionary patriot-inventor : ORR
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Orderly : METHODIC
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Heat, for short : PRELIM
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Easy basket : TAPIN
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City on the Rhone : ARLES
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What Simon does : SAYS
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Yuppie degrees : MBAS
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Complaining bird? : GROUSE
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Is inclined : LEANS
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He has nerves of steel : ROBOT
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Charon's river : STYX
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Uses a lever : PRIES
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Kinds : SORTS
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Peignoirs : ROBES
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Uses a telescope : GAZES
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Archibald of N.B.A. fame : NATE
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Smooth : SILKY
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Chair-back piece : SPLAT
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Harness strap : TRACE
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He's a sweetie : RICHDESSERT
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Micawber's boss : HEEP
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She gives you a second chance : GRACEPERIOD
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Ventilated : AIRED
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Charpoys : BEDS
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Cocoon residents : PUPAE
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Hardy villain : ALEC
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Loren's spouse : PONTI
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Bellows : ROARS
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Of sound : TONAL
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Like some dirt roads : RUTTY
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Severe : HARSH
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Containers for oil : DRUMS
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Taint : SULLY
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Sticks it out : LASTS
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Runs in neutral : IDLES
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Union activist Chavez : CESAR
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"I am monarch ___ I survey": Cowper : OFALL
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Wendell or Jeff of films : COREY
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Of birth : NATAL
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Frocks : GOWNS
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Helen's kidnapper : PARIS
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Part of a yard : FOOT
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Discrimination : TASTE
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In ___ (untidy) : AMESS
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Knight's aide : PAGE
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Effulgence : SHINE
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"___ Boy," Wouk story : CITY
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Gillis of TV : DOBIE
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Desires : WANTS
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Devout : PIOUS
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
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Exposes : BARES
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San Francisco, once : BOOMTOWN
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Trysters' hideaway : LOVENEST
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Elastic : STRETCHY
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Flag : DROOP
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Churlish child : BRAT
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Instructions for cooking : RECIPE
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Infant fern : SPORE
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Author Cather and namesakes : WILLAS
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Viewpoints : SLANTS
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More frosted : ICIER
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Welty's "___ Wedding" : DELTA
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Like some ends : SPLIT
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Positive-thinking man : PEALE
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Religious blocs : SECTS
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Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
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Boobooks and moreporks : OWLS
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Transmitted : SENT
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Creative pursuits : ARTS
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Info at depots : ARRS
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Ferry's berth : SLIP
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Infinitesimal : WEE
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What epigones do : APE
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Jazzman Winding : KAI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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