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Gayle Dean
Gayle Dean

New York Times, Wednesday, November 22, 1989

Author:
Gayle Dean
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,624
Across
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Pickens of films : SLIM
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Unrefined : CRUDE
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Exclamation of disgust : PHEW
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High plateau : MESA
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He's li'l : ABNER
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Hayworth or Moreno : RITA
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Khayyám : OMAR
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Start of a quotation : PHILOSOPHY
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Australian mammal : KOALA
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Narwhal's tooth : TUSK
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Lecherous pursuer of Echo : PAN
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Surrounded : ENCIRCLED
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Expiate : ATONE
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Pianist Peter ___ : NERO
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This, in Taxco : ESTA
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Pair : DUO
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One ___ million : INA
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Joined : WELDED
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Quotation: Part II : ISTHEMICROSCOPE
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Chant : INTONE
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Also : TOO
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Corvine cry : CAW
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Rodomontade : BRAG
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City N of the Skagerrak : OSLO
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Asian capital : HANOI
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End of quotation : OFTHOUGHT
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Era : AGE
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Roman "Censor" : CATO
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" . . . lovely as ___": Kilmer : ATREE
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Author of featured quotation : VICTORHUGO
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Peel : PARE
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
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Napkin fabric : LINEN
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Atop : UPON
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Egg depository : NEST
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Group of eight : OCTET
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Two make a score : TENS
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Indian signal : SMOKE
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Seafood garnish : LEMON
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Stern or Newton : ISAAC
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Fish in "The Old Man and the Sea" : MARLIN
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Head cover : CAP
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Presidential initials: 1877-81 : RBH
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Wed : UNITE
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Hoodwink : DELUDE
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Father of Delight : EROS
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For : PRO
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St. Augustine's city : HIPPO
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"Green Mountain" boy : ETHAN
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Memorable Duke : WAYNE
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Brinker's were silver : SKATES
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Common verb : ARE
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Yalta's site : CRIMEA
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Wife of Burt R. : LONI
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Powder : TALC
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Brushing sound : SWOOSH
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Cato's 502 : DII
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Mil. branch : USN
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Baseball great : OTT
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Perform : ACT
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A Disney dwarf : DOC
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Org. in a war against grime : EPA
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Moisture on a petal : DEW
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Roads scholar : HOBO
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Physicist Fermi : ENRICO
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Cause : ROOT
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Architectural style : GOTHIC
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Yield : OUTPUT
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Refuge : HAVEN
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Nimble : AGILE
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These are often craned in crowds : NECKS
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Source : FOUNT
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Fruit flavor : GRAPE
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Wading bird : HERON
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Adolescents : TEENS
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Woody's boy : ARLO
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Asian holiday : TET
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Whiz preceder : GEE
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Can. province : ONT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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