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New York Times, Friday, October 20, 1989

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,591
Across
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Brand : SEAR
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Bout : SCRAP
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"And music of ___ face": Lovelace : HER
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Eye : OGLE
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Dinnerware : CHINA
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Sequence of stages, in ecology : SERE
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Man's marks on the moon : FOOTPRINTS
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Orient : EAST
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Elaine's hometown : ASTOLAT
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S.R.O. patron : STANDEE
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Once around the track : LAP
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You were, to Caesar : ERAS
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Delicacies : GOODIES
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Kind of crew cut : FLATTOP
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Race : RUN
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Dismal, to Dylan : DREAR
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Danish piano player–comic : BORGE
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Upon : ATOP
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Las Vegas area : STRIP
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Gats : RODS
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French upper house : SENAT
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Singspiel : OPERA
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Court divider : NET
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Adjective for a 12-year-old : PRETEEN
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Patterns : DESIGNS
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Caterpillar's hair : SETA
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Sawbones' org. : ACS
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See : WITNESS
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Italian lover : AMOROSO
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"___ Rhythm" : IGOT
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Bulletin-board adjuncts : THUMBTACKS
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Burr and Hamilton : FOES
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Support for John Sloan : EASEL
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And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
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Vetch : ERS
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River into Lake Geneva : RHONE
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Company symbol : LOGO
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Causeuse : SOFA
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Selves : EGOS
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"Little Things Mean ___," 1954 song : ALOT
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Narrated again : RETOLD
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Road levelers : SCRAPERS
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I.o.u. : CHIT
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Yen part : RIN
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Micraners, e.g. : ANTS
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An anagram for staple : PASTEL
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Willful : HEADSTRONG
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Plexus : RETE
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Thesmothete : SENATOR
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Highland wrap : PLAID
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Arafat, for one : ARAB
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Understand : GRASP
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External : OUTER
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Alert : ONONESTOES
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First canonized native-born American : SETON
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Sunnyside up : FRIED
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Site of Hill A.F.B. : OGDEN
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Lapel grabbers : PESTS
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Pen name of Charles Henry Smith : ARP
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Inventors' rights : PATENTS
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Introduction to the Constitution : PREAMBLE
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What Marie Antoinette lost : TETE
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Racetrack tie : ASCOT
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Island discovered by Roggeveen : EASTER
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Jacob's other name: Gen. 32:28 : ISRAEL
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Chaucer's ___ of Bath : WIFE
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Operatic prince : IGOR
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Pahlavi, formerly : SHAH
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Kind of corner : AMEN
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Ovid's VIII : OCTO
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Heroin, in slanguage : SKAG
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Formerly Christiania : OSLO
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Service org. : USO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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