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MOVE OVER, MR. KEATS!

New York Times, Sunday, December 3, 1989

Author:
Mary M. Murdoch
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 515 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 18, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Mary M. Murdoch has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,635
Across
1
Not up : ABED
5
Mich. city : FLINT
10
Shadow : TAIL
14
Dramatis personae : CAST
18
TV's Anderson : LONI
19
Bread : MOOLAH
20
Yes ___ (ultimatum words) : ORNO
21
Palo ___ : ALTO
22
Start of a verse : ONCEONCRETE
24
Resins : LACS
25
Certain wader : RAIL
26
Conceal, in a way : ENSHROUD
27
Verse: Part II : IBOUGHTABIRD
30
High peaks : ALPS
31
Chimney lining : SOOT
32
___-Magnon : CRO
33
Plow part : SHARE
36
Fasten anew : RENAIL
38
Intoned : CHANTED
42
Hang fire : PEND
43
Urge : SPUR
45
"Burnt Norton" poet : TSELIOT
47
Widow of 37 Down : ONO
48
Siamese measure : RAI
49
Chanteuse Horne : LENA
50
Indian otter : NAIR
51
Amaze : STUN
52
Verse: Part III : ITSPRICEISOONDIDLEARN
59
End of a Pope title : THELOCK
60
Poi makings : TAROS
61
Salt tree : ATLEE
62
Ones, to Burns : ANES
63
Squelched : SATON
64
Bad reviews : PANS
66
Queue : BRAID
69
Gone up : RISEN
70
Humor : INDULGE
74
Verse: Part IV : WASNOTHIGHSOTHENIPAID
79
Bible book : AMOS
80
"Miss Thompson," on stage : RAIN
81
Pro ___ (proportionately) : RATA
82
Stat. for a slugger : RBI
83
Masefield heroine : NAN
84
Frenzied : BERSERK
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Type of type, for short : ITAL
88
End of a loaf : HEEL
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___ Forest, scene of many battles : ARGONNE
91
Mournful tunes : DIRGES
93
Hustlers after rustlers : POSSE
94
Adipose : FAT
95
Fr. companies : CIES
96
Semaphores on a RR : SGLS
98
Verse: Part V : WHATIOWEDONA
104
Dash water about : SPLATTER
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Shoshonean : HOPI
109
Archibald of the N.B.A. : NATE
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End of verse : GRECIANERNE
112
Article : ITEM
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Bismarck is its cap. : NDAK
114
Producer Hayward : LELAND
115
Viaud's pen name : LOTI
116
Ancient Asian : MEDE
117
Ballerina's leap : JETE
118
Redacts : EDITS
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Tore : SPED
Down
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Lily plant : ALOE
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Beethoven's birthplace : BONN
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Ref. books : ENCS
4
Steadfast one : DIEHARD
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Concentrate : FOCUS
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Jim or Kitchener : LORD
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___ de France : ILE
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Carry or Cat : NATION
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"Don't rock ___!" : THEBOAT
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Resin used in perfumes : TOLU
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One of a Kipling trio : ARAG
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Edge along : INCH
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Sullivan song, with "The" : LOSTCHORD
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Paper type : CARBON
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Russian range : ALAI
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Recipe direction : STIR
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"Twice-___ Tales": Hawthorne : TOLD
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L-Q connection : MNOP
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Heraldic wreath : ORLE
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Uplifting fellow? : OTIS
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Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
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Eastern inn : SERAI
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Mast appendage : SPRIT
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Erica : HEATH
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Cordial flavoring : ANISE
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Mystical mark : RUNE
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One of the Fab Four : LENNON
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Half of CCVI : CIII
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Thoroughly wreck : TOTAL
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Accustom : ENURE
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"The Flea" poet : DONNE
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Hook's opposite : SLICE
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"___ Bad Boy" : PECKS
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Youths : LADS
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Prepares a sting : SETSUP
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Carter country : PLAINS
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Sonata part : RONDO
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Put away : STASH
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Titus, the conspirator : OATES
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U. of Maine site : ORONO
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Actress Elissa ___ : LANDI
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Inked : SIGNED
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Michelangelo work : PIETA
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Record of a single year : ANNAL
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African boss : BWANA
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"___ of the Jungle," early TV show : RAMAR
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"I Let ___ Go Out . . . " : ASONG
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Journalist Jacob : RIIS
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Penates' partners : LARES
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Derides : GIBES
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Roman magistrate : EDILE
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Scene of a G.W. coup : TRENTONNJ
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Noted loser : HARE
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Essays : TRIES
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Easter finery : HATS
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___ B'rith : BNAI
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Puerto ___ : RICO
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Dec. visitor : KRINGLE
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Lodging places : HOSTELS
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Start of a Wolfe title : OFTIME
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Equipped : GEARED
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Map out : PLAN
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Makes yarn : SPINS
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Kind of eye or hand : GLAD
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Caprice : WHIM
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Table d'___ : HOTE
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Parroted : APED
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General Hampton : WADE
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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Astronaut Slayton : DEKE
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Ella's forte : SCAT
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De ___ (too much) : TROP
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Chap, in Córdoba : ENTE
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Wallace of the silents : REID
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Yalie : ELI

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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