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New York Times, Monday, January 2, 1989

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J K Q V W }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,300
Across
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Kind of brake or camera : DISC
5
Expunge : ERASE
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Brogan : SHOE
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Venezuelan copper center : AROA
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Message-sending method : TELEX
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Sharpen : HONE
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Slightly wet : DAMP
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Whimsical : CAPRICIOUS
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Smiled derisively : SNEERED
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Large antelopes : ELANDS
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Hairpiece : RAT
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Unique person : ONER
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Ancient : OLD
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Art category : GENRE
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Mail : POST
34
Musical instrument : REED
36
Adam's giveaway : RIB
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Sofa : SETTEE
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Total corporate liabilities : CAPITALIZATIONS
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Handsome Greek : ADONIS
43
Muscular spasm : TIC
44
Keyhole : SLOT
45
Pace : STEP
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Glossy proof, for short : REPRO
48
Before, to the Bard : ERE
49
Trudge : PLOD
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Curve : ARC
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Northern : BOREAL
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Smudged : SMEARED
60
Yield : CAPITULATE
62
Wan : PALE
63
Adam's second son : ABEL
64
Fortification : REDAN
65
Eye : OGLE
66
Unit of force : DYNE
67
Respectable kin of ain't : ARENT
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Close by : NEAR
Down
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Fathers : DADS
2
Land once called Persia : IRAN
3
Indefinite quantity : SOME
4
Antic : CAPER
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King of Siam's repeaters : ETCETERAS
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Interpret : READ
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High mountain : ALP
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Calm : SERENE
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Banish : EXILE
10
Front of a leg : SHIN
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Cowl : HOOD
12
Burden : ONUS
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Some M.I.T. alumni : EES
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Floor covering : CARPET
21
Syncopated music : RAG
24
Glenn and Schirra did it : ORBITED
25
Killer whale : ORCA
26
Guides : LEADS
27
Train station : DEPOT
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Nothing : NIL
31
Elevator inventor : OTIS
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Long scarf : STOLE
33
Pavarotti or Popov : TENOR
35
Eat : DINE
37
Baptism, e.g. : SACRAMENT
38
A Borgia in-law : ESTE
40
Scarf with long ends : TIPPET
41
Vim; vigor : ZIP
46
Kind of skate or coaster : ROLLER
47
Mine find : ORE
50
Webb-Tierney film: 1944 : LAURA
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Fattened cockerel : CAPON
53
Infant : BABY
54
Unsealed : OPEN
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Miff : RILE
56
Laurel or Musial : STAN
57
Frenzy : RAGE
58
Fitzgerald of songdom : ELLA
59
Cervine animal : DEER
60
Bounder : CAD
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Lemon appendage : ADE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 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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