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Kenneth Haxton
Kenneth Haxton

New York Times, Saturday, January 7, 1989

Author:
Kenneth Haxton
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Kenneth Haxton has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,305
Across
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Kind of terrier : CAIRN
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Some are fine : ARTS
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Actor Badel : ALAN
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An Asian capital : HANOI
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Savage Island : NIUE
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Frank's place : DELI
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Instrument played by Schweitzer : ORGAN
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Ancient Middle East city : ACRE
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Reclined : LAIN
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Do a garden chore : WEED
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Rays : SKATES
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"Rosamond" composer : ARNE
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Hideous ones : UGLIES
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Hitchcock's thirty-nine items : STEPS
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Family of the author of "Hard Cash" : READES
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Judd Hirsch vehicle : TAXI
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But, to Cicero : SED
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S Sardinian town : ARRESI
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Gauche : CLUMSY
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Guided : LED
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Listen : HEAR
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Light : ILLUME
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"M" star : LORRE
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Oscillate : TOTTER
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Prolific auth. : ANON
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Palestinian sect member : ESSENE
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Lloyd Douglas novel subject : ROBE
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Clark Kent's inamorata : LOIS
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"Summer and Smoke" heroine : ALMA
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Put on TV : AIRED
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Concerning : INRE
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Earth's inheritors : MEEK
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Dog : CORGI
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Hammer part : PEEN
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Being: Lat. : ESSE
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Obliterate : ERASE
Down
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Dog : CHOW
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Swiss river : AARE
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"Picnic" playwright : INGE
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Where to find a shoulder : ROADSIDE
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Author Anaïs : NIN
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Put on ___ (pretend) : ANACT
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Most affluent : RICHEST
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Visitor traveling in Italia : TURISTA
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Ooze : SEEP
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Mortimer and Stella : ADLERS
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Ascertain : LEARN
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Similar : ALIKE
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Broadway musical: 1982 : NINE
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More insolent : SASSIER
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Dog : PAPILLON
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Dog : KEESHOND
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U.S.S.R.'s ___ Mountains : URAL
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Actor from Philadelphia : GERE
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Cooking fat : LARD
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All agog : EXCITED
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Obscenity : SMUT
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Salinger girl : ESME
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Cloth tinter : DYER
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More remote : ULTERIOR
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Bases of cacti spines : AREOLES
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Curricula vitae : RESUMES
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Relax : LOOSEN
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Solo : ALONE
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Bête ___ : NOIRE
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Krait, e.g. : SNAKE
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Image on a radar screen : BLIP
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Draft-harness part : HAME
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Odd, to Burns : ORRA
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What a mendicant does : BEGS
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Stein-Plimpton biography : EDIE
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Tennis coup : ACE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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