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Gayle Dean
Gayle Dean

New York Times, Tuesday, December 5, 1989

Author:
Gayle Dean
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,637
Across
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Declines : EBBS
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Ariz. city : TEMPE
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"Saint Joan" dramatist : SHAW
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Stride or canter : GAIT
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Labor group : UNION
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"Hell ___ no fury . . . " : HATH
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Voice in a choir : ALTO
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Painter of "La Grenouillère" : MONET
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Feed the kitty : ANTE
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Author of the quotation below : DISRAELI
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"The Bathers" painter : RENOIR
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"Wonderful" red star : MIRA
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First word of a quotation : JUSTICE
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One of the Society Islands : TAHITI
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Irritable : TESTY
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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Pure : CHASTE
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___-Jo, top Olympics racer : FLO
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Norwegian bay : FIORD
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Curvy letter : ESS
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Monarch : RULER
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Mack or Knight : TED
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Makes joyful : ELATES
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Actress Patricia : NEAL
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Ease up : ABATE
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Cafe : EATERY
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Quotation: Part II : ISTRUTH
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Concerning : INRE
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Reprimand : BERATE
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End of quotation : INACTION
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Bacon measure : SLAB
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Capital of Morocco : RABAT
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Pueblo Indian : HOPI
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Satan sows its seeds : EVIL
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___ acids : AMINO
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Thurmond of N.B.A. fame : NATE
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Light amplifier : LASER
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Respiratory problem : RALE
Down
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Major Hoople's expletive : EGAD
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Indonesian island : BALI
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Fragments : BITS
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More tempestuous : STORMIER
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Yellow spice : TUMERIC
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___ Gay (historic plane) : ENOLA
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Kind of bus or skirt : MINI
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"The Gold Bug" author : POE
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Hand over for safekeeping : ENTRUST
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Crudely built hut : SHANTY
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An Asian capital : HANOI
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Garret : ATTIC
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"___ there's smoke . . . " : WHERE
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Islet : AIT
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Chemical compound : ESTER
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James or Jackson : JESSE
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Wilson's predecessor : TAFT
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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Mount or Robin : HOOD
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Sample : TASTE
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British P.M.: 1970-74 : HEATH
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Escape : FLEE
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Cordelia's father : LEAR
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Paris airport : ORLY
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Coming-out : DEBUT
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Loosen a horse : UNTETHER
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Football pass : LATERAL
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___ Ford of "Can You Top This?" : SENATOR
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Fit for tilling : ARABLE
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Circle part : ARC
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"Ghosts" dramatist : IBSEN
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Amazon Valley rain forest : SELVA
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Characteristic : TRAIT
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Silly : INANE
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Wading bird : IBIS
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Tiny amount : IOTA
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Gemstone : OPAL
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Nelson's victory site: 1798 : NILE
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Org. for a G.P. : AMA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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