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New York Times, Tuesday, January 3, 1989

Author:
Shirley Soloway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,301
Across
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Mountain sound : ECHO
5
Lemony flavor : TANG
9
Speedy : RAPID
14
Shortly : SOON
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Solo in 19 Across : ARIA
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Keep away from : EVADE
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Ibis's kin : SPOONBILL
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Massenet work : MANON
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Houston fly catcher : ASTRO
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Far from altruistic : SELFISH
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Okay! : YES
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Giant Met : OTT
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Canadian capital : OTTAWA
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Breathing aids : INHALERS
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Short snooze : NAP
33
Wild time : SPREE
35
Half an antiaircraft weapon : ACK
36
Bettors' concerns : ODDS
37
Machine for weaving : LOOM
38
River to the Indus : KABUL
40
Kind of club : GLEE
41
Broadway org. : ANTA
42
Mil. man : NCO
43
Some resort areas : ISLES
45
Rush : HIE
46
Pellet shooter : AIRRIFLE
48
Produced copies : RANOFF
50
Penn, e.g. : STA
51
___ Baba : ALI
54
Tested for a fit : TRIEDON
57
Claw : TALON
59
Phrase of wisdom : ADAGE
61
Lincoln's topper : STOVEPIPE
63
Flower segment : PETAL
64
Quote : CITE
65
"Be it ___ so . . . " : EVER
66
Indication : TREND
67
Ella's specialty : SCAT
68
Musical stop : REST
Down
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School project : ESSAY
2
Thicket : COPSE
3
Hollers' companions : HOOTS
4
___ about (date-setting phrase) : ONOR
5
Check : TAB
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Grain appendage : ARISTA
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Locale of a Christie book : NILE
8
Nerve : GALL
9
Sends in payment : REMITS
10
Nautical shout : AVAST
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Texas region : PANHANDLE
12
Berlin's "What'll ___?" : IDO
13
Hideaway : DEN
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Nary a soul : NOONE
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Warehouse vehicle : FORKLIFT
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Mack's nickname : THEKNIFE
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Walks wetly : WADES
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Church projection : APSE
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"___ la Douce" : IRMA
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Toil : LABOR
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Old French coin : ECU
33
Actress Braga of "Moon Over Parador" : SONIA
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Ruler : POTENTATE
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Eyeball : OGLE
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Actor in "Waiting for Godot" : LAHR
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Top: Comb. form : ACR
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Root covering : SLATE
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Out-of-the-way : AFIELD
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"A House ___ Home": P. Adler : ISNOTA
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Ceremonial instrument : ORGAN
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Animated : ALIVE
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Davey of baseball : LOPES
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Motionless : INERT
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Mil. awards : DSCS
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Of one's hearing : OTIC
58
Rich Little, e.g. : APER
59
Quick to learn : APT
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"___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
62
D.V.M. : VET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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