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New York Times, Friday, October 13, 1989

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 244 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,584

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Across
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Airplane-wing part : FLAP
5
Saint Exupéry's Toulouse-___ line : DAKAR
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Guillaumet's flight chart : MAP
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Mineral deposit : LODE
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Select group : ELITE
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Transaction : SALE
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Paradise : EDEN
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Composed of squares : PANED
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Assistant : AIDE
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Start of book title by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry : WINDSAND
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Hewn building stone : ASHLAR
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Always, in poesy : EER
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Applaud : CLAP
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Noblemen : MAGNATES
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Old Italian coin : TARI
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State, in Paris : ETAT
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Cy Young's missiles : BASEBALLS
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Building extension : ELL
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Teems : ABOUNDS
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Alley ___ of comics : OOP
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Opposition to A.C. flow : REACTANCE
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Greek portico : STOA
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Inert gas : NEON
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Conceited people : EGOTISTS
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Gasoline container : TANK
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Illuminated, as Saint-Exupéry's instrument lamps : LIT
49
German ruler: 1871-1918 : KAISER
51
Ending for 19 Across : ANDSTARS
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Opposed to aweather : ALEE
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Free from fetters : UNTIE
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Verve : ELAN
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Master : LORD
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Skins : PEELS
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Singer Coolidge : RITA
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Wide shoe size : EEE
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Doctrine : TENET
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Ooze : SEEP
Down
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Traveled like Saint-Exupéry : FLEW
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Site of a Napoleonic victory : LODI
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Arabian gulf : ADEN
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Suspended : PENDENT
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Leave : DEPART
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Middle name of the 21st U.S. President : ALAN
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Sort : KIND
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Mischievous Olympian : ATE
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Edited : REDACTED
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Saint-Exupéry's pioneer friends : MAILPILOTS
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TV's Hawkeye : ALDA
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Equal : PEER
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Saint-Exupéry's mysterious desert : SAHARA
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Red or Dead : SEA
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Thick slices : SLABS
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Van der ___, Dutch painter : MEER
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Tamarisk : ATLE
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French-to-English translator of 19 and 51 Across : GALANTIERE
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Black, to Byron : EBON
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Gravy : SAUCE
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Cut, in Glasgow : SNEG
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Booty : LOOT
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Health resorts : SPAS
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Expiate : ATONE
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Destitute : BANKRUPT
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Discontinued : CEASED
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They mind the baby : SITTERS
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Most aged : OLDEST
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"___ almost fairy time": Shak. : TIS
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Hardy cabbage : KALE
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Lotion ingredient : ALOE
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Solar disc : ATEN
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African river on Saint-Exupéry's journey : NILE
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"It's a Sin to Tell ___" : ALIE
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Deserve : RATE
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Break : SNAP
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Jacqueline Onassis, ___ Bouvier : NEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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