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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

KITCHENWARE

New York Times, Sunday, October 29, 1989

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,600
Across
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Composer Bartók : BELA
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Rcd. player : PHONO
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Extremely : THRICE
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___-de-sac : CUL
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Likeness : ICON
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Hawkeye's friend : RADAR
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Heft : WEIGHT
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Jackie's second : ARI
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PLATES : BLUEHOMEHOTANDLICENSE
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Moistens the bird : BASTES
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Mystic character : RUNE
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Total : SUM
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Ollie's sidekick : STAN
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Porker's pad : STY
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Health club : SPA
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Cash : MONEY
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Short and very staccato: Mus. : SECCO
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They put gadgets to work : USERS
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Mouthward : ORAD
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Fight segments : ROUNDS
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CUPS : BUTTERLOVINGHICANDEYE
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Attention getter : AHEM
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Family car : SEDAN
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Jr.-to-be : SOPH
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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Scuttlebutt : RUMOR
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Nita of "A Sainted Devil" : NALDI
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Oil cartel : OPEC
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Dispatched : SENT
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Gone from the board : ERASED
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Olive and castor : OILS
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Guidonian note : ELA
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BOWLS : DUSTSUGARGATORANDFISH
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Be human : ERR
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Change for a five : ONES
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"Who Can I ___?": 1964 song : TURNTO
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Airplane runner : SKID
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Kind of work or spirit : TEAM
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U.S. export : GRAIN
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Actor Lloyd: 1902-85 : NOLAN
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"___ of the Thousand Days" : ANNE
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Malarial fever : AGUE
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Wolfish looks : OGLES
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Wimp's cousin : NERD
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POTS : COFFEETOSSFLESHANDTEA
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Titania's spouse : OBERON
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Composer Rota: 1911-79 : NINO
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Polonius hid behind one : ARRAS
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Carries on : RANTS
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Harvest goddess : CERES
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A North Caucasic language : UDI
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Cry of triumph : AHA
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Mind : OBEY
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Kind of cat : HEP
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Biblical preposition : UNTO
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Of a poetic foot : IAMBIC
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PANS : TINSAUCESAMTAIANDCAKE
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Business abbr. : INC
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Starry : ASTRAL
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Dinsmore or Venner : ELSIE
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Road for Caesar : ITER
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Fair grade : CEE
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Live : RESIDE
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Movie units : REELS
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Action word : VERB
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Supports for trestletrees on ships : BIBBS
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Prominence : ECLAT
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Crummy : LOUSY
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French novelist Claude : ANET
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Blossoms : PROSPERS
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CB buff : HAM
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Fragrant river? : ODER
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Old Testament book : NAHUM
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U. of Maine locale : ORONO
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"The ___ Dogs": Burns : TWA
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Broody : HEN
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Clears (of) : RIDS
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Arctic abodes : IGLUS
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Foolish fancy : CHIMERA
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List ender : ETC
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Asian language : CANTONESE
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Word with Major or Minor : URSA
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Mortgage : LIEN
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"Demian" author : HESSE
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Fitted piece : TENON
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Portuguese money : ESCUDOS
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Harold of songdom : ARLEN
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Work units : ERGS
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Bumpkin : YAHOO
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Kind of artist : CON
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Greatest : UTMOST
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Fountain order : SODA
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Chef's long-handled utensil : DIPPER
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Cannon of films : DYAN
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Noted muralist : SERT
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Told all : BARED
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Ruark novel: 1962 : UHURU
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Musical subjects : TEMAS
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Intrepidity : VALOR
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"Mood ___," 1931 song : INDIGO
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Pincerlike claw : CHELA
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Legal thing : RES
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Half a fragrant oil : ILANG
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Incline : CANT
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Music for two : DUET
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Unsaturated alcohol : STEROL
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The ___ Santini, Duval role : GREAT
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Birthplace of Henry VIII's first wife : ARAGON
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Indian or orange : OSAGE
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Sue for payment : DUN
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Jungle sights : FRONDS
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Cove : INLET
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Impolite look : STARE
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Metal eye at the end of a lariat : HONDA
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Me. river : SACO
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Bellpull : KNOB
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Logician's conclusion : INFERENCE
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Pays expenses : DEFRAYS
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Bernstein's field : MUSIC
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Bergman role in "Casablanca" : ILSA
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Jawaharlal ___ of India : NEHRU
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Slave of yore : ESNE
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Herrings' kin : SARDINES
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Long, long time : EON
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Display delight about : ENTHUSE
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"Julius Caesar" setting : FORUM
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Water nymph : NAIAD
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Conventicle participants : SECTS
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Pierce : ENTER
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Trite : STALE
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Ebb : ABATE
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Scout, at times : HIKER
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Harsh : ACERB
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Auditory : OTIC
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Plant shoot : BINE
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Lovely woman : PERI
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Seine feeder : OISE
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Twelfth-cen. date : MCIV
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Bern's stream : AAR
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Downcast : SAD
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Toby contents : ALE
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Homophone for 124 Down : AIL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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