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New York Times, Saturday, January 21, 1989

49-Across : Actor Robert from Toronto

Author:
Kevin Boyle
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Kevin Boyle has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,319
Across
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Sunday in le parc : DIMANCHE
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Herbert Bayard ___, U.S. journalist : SWOPE
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Captivated : ENAMORED
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Force of 1588 : ARMADA
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Fix up : RENOVATE
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Legume-family plant : PEANUT
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Sicilian seaport : MESSINA
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Ship's boat : PINNACE
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"The Sultan of Sulu" playwright : ADE
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Uncanny : EERIE
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Romance lang. : ITAL
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Ornamental band : GADROON
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Bristle: Comb. form : SETI
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Kind of code or colony : PENAL
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Slangy contractions : AINTS
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First U.N. Secretary General : LIE
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Where Travis was besieged : ALAMO
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___-nothing effort : ALLOR
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Thrust : RAM
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Vale between Ossa and Olympus : TEMPE
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Wealth : MEANS
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Not up : ABED
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Talked vaingloriously : VAUNTED
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Curative quantity : DOSE
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Actor Robert from Toronto : URICH
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Romanized Kubrick film : MMI
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In an angry way : IRATELY
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Watchman : LOOKOUT
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Old World falcons : SAKERS
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Mobcap : DORMEUSE
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Forever, once : ETERNE
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One who runs a smear campaign : ASPERSER
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Snaky characters : ESSES
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Acumen : KEENNESS
Down
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Layer of skin : DERMA
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"___ You," Beatles song : INEED
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Parsonage : MANSE
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Shepherd-prophet : AMOS
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___ Sad, Yugoslav city : NOVI
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Stretched to see : CRANED
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Adventuress of a sort : HETAERA
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Nigerian city : EDE
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Wise : SAPIENT
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English architect : WREN
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Muscat natives : OMANIS
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Cigar variety : PANATELLA
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Pedagogy : EDUCATION
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Workshops : ATELIERS
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Nuclear particle : PION
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Hugues Capet was one : ROI
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Social visit, at sea : GAM
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"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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Miltonic locale : PARADISE
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Detailed : ELABORATE
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People with identical given appellations : NAMESAKES
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Corresponding : SAME
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Pioneered : LED
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Extracts forcibly : EVULSES
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Contrary female? : MARY
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Henry ___, last emperor of China : PUI
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Girdle : ENCLOSE
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Checks : DETERS
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U.S. athlete: 1888-1953 : THORPE
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Shiner : MOUSE
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Ruminates : MUSES
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Anatomical passageways : ITERS
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One of the Haliaeetus genus : ERNE
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Augury : OMEN
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"Roberta" composer : KERN
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Former U.S. terr. : DAK

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

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