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New York Times, Monday, November 6, 1989

Author:
William S. McIlrath
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F H K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William S. McIlrath has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,608
Across
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Puts on weight : GAINS
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Border on : ABUT
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Canon : RULE
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Concur : AGREE
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Flower holder : VASE
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Danube tributary : ISAR
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Goldie Hawn role : PRIVATEBENJAMIN
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Mournful : SAD
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Author Vidal : GORE
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Inspirit : ELATE
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Bando and Maglie : SALS
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Try to lose weight : DIET
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Napoleon : LITTLECORPORAL
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Passageway : AISLE
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Cheers from Carlos : OLES
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Conceit : EGO
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___ Alto : PALO
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Moderated : BATED
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"Gil ___" : BLAS
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Navy's C.I.A. : ONI
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Jog : TROT
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Woodcut : PRINT
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Kirby-Simon comic strip : CAPTAINAMERICA
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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First name in fashion : OLEG
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Papal cape : ORALE
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Rooms in harems : ODAS
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Nectar collector : BEE
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A postal service : GENERALDELIVERY
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Israeli statesman : EBAN
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Those with Aug. 6 birthdays : LEOS
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"___ Macabre" : DANSE
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Bridge position : EAST
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Chipper and frisky : PERT
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Script direction : ENTER
Down
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Deep, sloping ravines : GAPS
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Gladiolus or crocus : IRID
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A neighbor of Calif. : NEV
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Navigable access to an ocean : SEAGATE
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Loath : AVERSE
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Ruth or Herman : BABE
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Employ : USE
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Score for Retton : TEN
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Theater district : RIALTO
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Inits. on the Hudson : USMA
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Café au ___ : LAIT
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Salty soarer : ERNE
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Fee at a bridge : TOLL
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W.W. II vehicles : JEEPS
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Battle site of W.W. II : STLO
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Bush rival in 1988 : DOLE
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With teeth on edge : IRED
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Tropical vine : LIANA
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Resort on Long Island : ISLIP
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Surplice : COTTA
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Holy Grail, e.g. : RELIC
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Guam's capital : AGANA
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Confused : LOST
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N.T. book : APOC
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Soft cheese : BRIE
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Top-flight : AONE
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Tar's cell : BRIG
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Spud : TATER
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Occupy the chair : PRESIDE
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Faculty : TALENT
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Retiring : MODEST
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Mideastern airline : ELAL
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Curved molding : OGEE
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Midianite king : REBA
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Collections of anecdotes : ANAS
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Scent : ODOR
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Propensity : BENT
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Witness : EYER
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Jungfrau is one : ALP
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Singer Peggy : LEE
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Leader's place : VAN

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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