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New York Times, Tuesday, October 17, 1989

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,588
Across
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Soprano Gluck : ALMA
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"They have spread ___ . . . ": Psalms : ANET
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Jot : IOTA
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Boru or Aherne : BRIAN
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Granular snow : NEVE
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Big Ben sound : DONG
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A.B.A. members : ATTYS
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Kind of surgeon : TREE
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Epitome of handsomeness : ADONIS
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Mo.'s flower : HAWTHORN
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Before sleep or state : OVER
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Withered : SERE
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Some of Chopin's compositions : BALLADES
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Send back : REMAND
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At full speed : AMAIN
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Insertion mark : CARET
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___ volente : DEO
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Glen Gray's Casa ___ orchestra : LOMA
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"My ___ Is Bent": Paar : SABER
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Used a sley : WOVE
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___ generis (unique) : SUI
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Gare du Nord, e.g. : DEPOT
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Rome's river : TIBER
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Qatar's locale : ARABIA
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Fishing vessels : TRAWLERS
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Take ten : REST
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"Metamorphoses" poet : OVID
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Hawaii's flower : HIBISCUS
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Matriculate : ENROLL
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___ in the wood : AGED
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More competent : ABLER
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Gumbo : OLIO
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Curia tribunal : ROTA
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Rings : PEALS
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Box cautiously : SPAR
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Of an epoch : ERAL
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Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
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Uncanny : EERY
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Met staple : AIDA
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Cross : ROOD
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___ time : ATNO
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Flower of La. or Miss. : MAGNOLIA
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Tatum or Garfunkel : ART
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Vilna's S.S.R. : LITH
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Yucatan Indians : MAYAS
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Respondent : ANSWERER
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Key creation : ANTHEM
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Archie's boss : NERO
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Invariably : EVER
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Comics' Harold : TEEN
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Founded : BASED
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Lendl of tennis : IVAN
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Former allowance for weight : TRET
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Summarize : RECAP
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Light wood : BALSA
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Love, in Lille : AMOUR
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Vampire : LAMIA
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Clog's cousin : SABOT
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Taos brick : ADOBE
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See 3 Down : NEVER
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Activists : DOERS
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Kind of rocket : RETRO
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Winslow Homer painting : SEASCAPE
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Iowa's flower : WILDROSE
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Christie's "Lord Edgeware ___" : DIES
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Castor, to Pollux : TWIN
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Kind of party : BRIDAL
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Contends : AVERS
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Dahlia root : TUBER
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Aesop's loser : HARE
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Operatic prince : IGOR
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Phi follower on a key : BETA
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Duplicate coup : SLAM
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Greek flask : OLPE
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Sapphira or Ananias : LIAR
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Parrot of N.Z. : LORY
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Guido's high note : ELA

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