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New York Times, Tuesday, October 31, 1989

Author:
Whitten
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 241 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Whitten has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,602
Across
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Italian pelf : LIRA
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Basque topper : BERET
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Disturbance : RIOT
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Brother of Eris : ARES
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Greek marketplace : AGORA
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Norse poetry : EDDA
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Extinct bird : PASSENGERPIGEON
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Kind of jury : PETIT
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Graduating class : SENIORS
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Quarrel : SCRAP
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Butt : RAM
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Strong curse : ANATHEMA
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Peruses : READS
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Great deal : LOTS
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Woody fiber : BAST
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Dark : UNLIT
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Yoko ___ : ONO
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Faint : PASSOUT
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Dijon season : ETE
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Of the kidneys : RENAL
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Vaudeville unit : SKIT
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Pretty or shrewd : CUTE
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Cubic meter : STERE
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Grain warehouse : ELEVATOR
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Ethiopian prince : RAS
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Affirmatives : YESES
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Flowery ornament : ROSETTE
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Nephew's sister : NIECE
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Lean-directed film : APASSAGETOINDIA
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Lady's escort, for short : GENT
65
Errand runner : GOFER
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Obtains : GETS
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Terminates : ENDS
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Organic salt : ESTER
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Knife of old : SNEE
Down
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Northerner in Europe : LAPP
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Relax : REST
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Helps : ASSISTS
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Prohibit : BAN
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Omelet base : EGG
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Caviar : ROE
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Goofs : ERRS
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Come to a point : TAPER
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Rule : REGIMEN
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Concept: Comb. form : IDEO
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Smell : ODOR
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Makes into leather : TANS
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Engrave : ETCH
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Trapped by sameness : INARUT
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Country singer ___ McEntire : REBA
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Pile up : AMASS
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Opener for a hotel detective : PASSKEY
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Then, in Paris : ALORS
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Musical nine : NONET
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Make amends : ATONE
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Attu native : ALEUT
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Duplicate : DITTO
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Pilot : STEER
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Sheer linen : TOILE
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Skirt folds : PLEATS
40
Western Indians : UTES
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Checks : ARRESTS
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Sheaths : CASINGS
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"___, vidi, vici" : VENI
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Put on : STAGE
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Storm : RAGE
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Frank : OPEN
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Beach material : SAND
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Conceits : EGOS
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Elysium : EDEN
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Mention for military honors : CITE
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Facility : EASE
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Salamander : EFT
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Golfer's peg : TEE
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Hockey's Bobby ___ : ORR

Answer summary: 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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