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New York Times, Friday, October 27, 1989

Author:
Rhonda Kraus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { B Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Rhonda Kraus has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,598
Across
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Lethargy : TORPOR
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Silent screen's Novarro et al. : RAMONS
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Free : RELEASE
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Structure : EDIFICE
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On in years : ELDERLY
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Relate : PERTAIN
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Valley in NW Wyo. : JACKSONHOLE
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Obtain : GET
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___, amas, amat : AMO
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Seine feeder : OISE
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Punjabi potentate : RANA
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Hussein's queen : NOOR
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Mirth : GLEE
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"La Belle Dame Sans ___": Keats : MERCI
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Journalized : ENTERED
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Middle Eastern country : ISRAEL
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Consequently : THUS
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Being, in Barcelona : ENTE
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Save : REDEEM
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Street, in Stuttgart : STRASSE
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Irregular : EROSE
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Roman statesman : CATO
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Dingle : DELL
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Pole : PUNT
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Ritzy : POSH
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Calm, in Caen : COI
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Dutch commune : EDE
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Major seaport in Va. : NEWPORTNEWS
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Type of coal : LIGNITE
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Proposal in the Gary Hart campaign : NEWIDEA
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Furniture finisher, at times : STAINER
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Frigidity : ICINESS
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Composer Sir Edward and family : ELGARS
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Bear witness : ATTEST
Down
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Sculptural figure of a man used as a column : TELAMON
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Codger : OLDCOOT
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Smell : REEK
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Scores at Pebble Beach : PARS
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Capital of Norway : OSLO
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English painter : REYNOLDS
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Rest : REPOSE
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Dress designer Simpson : ADELE
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Muck's companion : MIRE
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Frequently, in poesy : OFT
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Torrent : NIAGARA
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Word with fiction or Christian : SCIENCE
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French actress: 1856-1920 : REJANE
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Involve necessarily : ENTAIL
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Hasten : HIE
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Peruse again : REREAD
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Second checkup : RETEST
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Perennial herb : GEUM
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Skilled craftsman: Abbr. : MSTR
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Former Korean president : RHEE
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"___ each life some rain . . . " : INTO
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Tallinn's locale, old style : ESTHONIA
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Forces back : REPELS
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Learned : ERUDITE
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Eire county : DONEGAL
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Withdraws from a union : SECEDES
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Most sluggish : SLOWEST
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Soprano roles in operas by Cherubini and Giordano : ELISAS
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Crouches in fear : COWERS
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Serpent : ASP
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"The ___ Principle" : PETER
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Actress Foch : NINA
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Straight: Comb. form : RECT
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Taunt : TWIT
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___ days' wonder : NINE
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An Afr. republic : NIG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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