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New York Times, Monday, January 23, 1989

Author:
Fred Toole
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Fred Toole has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,321
Across
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Bus.-office copy : STAT
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Rip : TEAR
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___ fide (in good faith) : BONA
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Domesticated : TAME
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Church recesses : APSES
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"East of ___": Steinbeck : EDEN
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Woodwind : OBOE
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Not a soul : NOONE
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Kind of gun or squad : RIOT
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Memorable spouses of stage fame : LUNTANDFONTANNE
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N.Y. canal : ERIE
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Partner of dah : DIT
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Netherlands guilder : FLORIN
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Site of Saxon defeat: 1066 : HASTINGS
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Aural appendage : EAR
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Violent fevers : AGUES
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Flavorful, pungent bulb : ONION
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Construction piece : TBAR
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Money substitute : SCRIP
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Type of disco dancer : GOGO
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French movie houses : CINES
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Fruit of forgetfulness, in literature : LOTUS
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Square hairdo : BOB
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Large cask : HOGSHEAD
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Barkers' harangues : SPIELS
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Piece of iron from a blast furnace : PIG
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"A ___ Able" : ASIN
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Legendary friends : DAMONANDPYTHIAS
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The Bard's river : AVON
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Greek column style : DORIC
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"A Death in the Family" author : AGEE
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Firewood measure : CORD
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Tuscan city : SIENA
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Body of knowledge : LORE
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Some flock members : EWES
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Inf. unit : REGT
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Greek god of love : EROS
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Quick up-and-down aircraft : STOL
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Forbidden : TABU
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Egyptian deity : AMON
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Balance precariously : TEETER
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Spankings : TANNINGS
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Type of lyric poem : EPODE
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___ now (to date) : ASOF
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"Biggest Little City in the World" : RENO
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Scold's activity : BERATING
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Norse god : ODIN
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Advertising sign : NEON
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Poker payment : ANTE
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Transmits : SENDS
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Operatic air : ARIA
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Josip Broz : TITO
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Command to Fido : FETCH
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The lips: Comb. form : LABIO
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Borneo beast, for short : ORANG
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__ Antipas, ruler of Galilee: 4 B.C.-A.D. 39 : HEROD
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___ were (so to speak) : ASIT
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Turned to stone by Zeus, she wept : NIOBE
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Russian author of "Dead Souls" : GOGOL
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Condescending ones : SNOBS
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U.S.C. rival : UCLA
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Answers : RESPONDS
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Harmless one; pushover : PUSSYCAT
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Front part of the leg : SHIN
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Barbecue adjunct : SPIT
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Mild oaths : EGADS
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Gym teacher's order : INHALE
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Little's forte : APING
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Freshwater fish : DACE
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Swear to : AVOW
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Opposite of less : MORE
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Black, in Bordeaux : NOIR
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Tedious, in Scotland : DREE
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Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
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Kind of dynamics : AERO
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Perceives : SEES

Answer summary: 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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