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New York Times, Thursday, January 19, 1989

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,317

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Across
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Englishman's foe: 1899-1902 : BOER
5
Splendor : POMP
9
Rascal : SCAMP
14
Part of an archipelago : ISLE
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Walter or I. W. : ABEL
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Author of "Marius the Epicurean" : PATER
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Physical reprimand : SLAP
18
Bright star in Lyra : VEGA
19
Off-white : IVORY
20
Sitcom starring Bonnie Franklin : ONEDAYATATIME
23
Hawaiian goose : NENE
24
The thinker's reward : IDEA
25
Theme song of The Street Singer : MARTA
28
Producer De Laurentiis : DINO
30
Paper measure : REAM
34
Stick : ADHERE
36
Provides with a sound track : DUBS
38
Gene component : DNA
39
Emmy winner: 1988 : THIRTYSOMETHING
42
High fashion : TON
43
Cad : HEEL
44
Picasso's "Dora Maar ___" : SEATED
45
Environmental sci. : ECOL
47
Colleen : LASS
49
Flaw: Comb. form : RRHEA
50
Russian city south of Moscow : OREL
52
Bow maker : TIER
54
Sitcom starring Dick Van Patten : EIGHTISENOUGH
59
Tropical fruit : MANGO
60
Links event : OPEN
61
Appearance : MIEN
63
Landed : ACRED
64
El Bahr : NILE
65
Ionesco product : PLAY
66
Gardner's "___ Calls It Murder" : THEDA
67
Poll chaser : STER
68
Leveret : HARE
Down
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Encore! : BIS
2
Kon-Tiki Museum site : OSLO
3
Verve : ELAN
4
With rue his heart is laden : REPENTER
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Stately dance : PAVAN
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Was not contumacious : OBEYED
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Kind of cycle : MEGA
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Metallic element used in surgical tools : PLATINUM
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Malice : SPITE
10
Beluga roe : CAVIAR
11
Item discussed by Lucretius : ATOM
12
Mother, in Metz : MERE
13
Inquisitive Paul : PRY
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Scarcity : DEARTH
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Sun-dried bricks : ADOBES
25
Film maker's ___ shot : MATTE
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Kind of committee : ADHOC
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Large Afr. mammal : RHINO
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Objects of admiration : IDOLS
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Chanteuse Piaf : EDITH
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Pierre's year : ANNEE
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Mme. Lupescu : MAGDA
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Loophole : EYELET
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Sound system, for short : STEREO
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Large, eared seals : SEALIONS
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Express gruffly : HARRUMPH
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Recorded events : LOGGED
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Bob of westerns : STEELE
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Valerie Harper role : RHODA
53
Of the spirit or mind : INNER
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Anagram for ache : EACH
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Dictator's phrase : INRE
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Barbecue implement : SPIT
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Monster or river : GILA
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Be told : HEAR
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Doily : MAT
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Comedian Louis : NYE

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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