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New York Times, Tuesday, January 24, 1989

Author:
William E. Heinemann
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
William E. Heinemann has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Gershwin folk-opera role : BESS
5
Plant in a color comparison : BEET
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Crevasse : CHASM
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Agreeable response : ECHO
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Within: Comb. form : ENTO
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Western story writer : HARTE
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Trammell of baseball : ALAN
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Presage : AUGUR
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Shrove Tuesday : MARDIGRAS
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Peeble : STONE
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Flèche : STEEPLE
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Pullulate : TEEM
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Schismatic group : SECT
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Cookout enticements : AROMAS
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Type of lyric poem : EPODE
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Tip : HINT
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TV science series : NOVA
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Plucky : GAME
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Gulf N of the Gallipoli Peninsula : SAROS
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Take for a ride : DOIN
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Forbidding : GRIM
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Collar or college : ETON
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Waits on : TENDS
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Swift's forte : SATIRE
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Train for a bout : SPAR
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Albacore : TUNA
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Dilettante : AMATEUR
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Grandiose tales : SAGAS
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Side by side, from Latin : PARIPASSU
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Smashup : CRASH
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Deplored one's lapse : RUED
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Receipt of a sort : STUB
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Flavoring seed : ANISE
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Discord goddess : ERIS
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Shade of blue : TEAL
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Do, re, mi, etc. : NOTES
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Sinbad or Popeye : SALT
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First name in mystery novels : ERLE
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Headlights : BEAMS
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Acclamation : ECLAT
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Cut : SHARE
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Rocket used as a probe : SONDE
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Small hound : BEAGLE
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Ballet leap : ENTRECHAT
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Kett of the comics : ETTA
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Emcee's proposal : TOAST
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Beer, sometimes : CHASER
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High society : HAUTMONDE
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Jason's craft : ARGO
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Bewilder : STUN
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Like a widow's mite : MERE
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Truck-stop sign : EATS
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Weather satellite : TIROS
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Armstrong walked here : MOON
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Enthusiastic : AVID
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Without : SANS
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___ Benedict : EGGS
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Prefix with chute : PARA
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Skip : OMIT
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After-dinner serving : DEMITASSE
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Peerless : NONPAREIL
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Beheld : SEEN
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Fairway hazard : TRAP
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Hastily printed film shots : RUSHES
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Surrounded by : AMIDST
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___-ski : APRES
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Sample : TASTE
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Poly follower : ESTER
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Commonplace : USUAL
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Moscow money : RUBLE
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Look over : SCAN
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Pisa's river : ARNO
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Dogtrot, e.g. : GAIT
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Atmosphere or ambience : AURA

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