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New York Times, Friday, February 10, 1989

Author:
Rhonda Kraus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has supersymmetry.
Rhonda Kraus has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,339
Across
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Tully of Rome : CICERO
7
Ice-cream concoction : FRAPPE
13
Disrepute : ILLFAME
15
Clover : TREFOIL
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Noise : CLATTER
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Lists : ROSTERS
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Some : ANY
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Self-important one : EGOTIST
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Mai ___ (rum drink) : TAI
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Sect. : DEPT
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Skillful : ADEPT
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Spot : SITE
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Hmong, e.g. : ASIAN
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Building annex : ELL
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Hindu grooms : SICES
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Beach : STRAND
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Intemperance : EXCESS
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Never, in Nürnberg : NIE
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Plural ending : IES
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Quake : SHIVER
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Brumal period : WINTER
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Huxley's "___ Barren Leaves" : THOSE
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Dir. : ESE
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Mansard extensions : EAVES
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Impetuous : RASH
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Lake Geneva resort : EVIAN
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Seven, in Sèvres : SEPT
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Greek peak : IDA
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Tight turn : HAIRPIN
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Street, in Savoie : RUE
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Gormé and Tormé : SINGERS
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Reflexive pronoun : ONESELF
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Defensible : TENABLE
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Waiting maid to Portia : NERISSA
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Undoes : ERASES
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Melt : SOFTEN
Down
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Noisy insect : CICADA
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Malady : ILLNESS
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Source for a potter's material : CLAYPIT
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Newt : EFT
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Evaluate : RATE
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End of a gamut : OMEGA
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Rime : FROST
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Rhythmic silence, in music : REST
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Sternward : AFT
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Study of prosody : POETICS
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Pittsburgh or Penzance group : PIRATES
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Actress Janis et al. : ELSIES
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Worn away : ERODED
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Kind of crown or play : TRIPLE
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Hill, to an Arab : TEL
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Destroy the luster : TARNISH
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P.M. practices in Pamplona : SIESTAS
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Ingenuous : NAIVE
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Indecorous display : SCENE
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Coretta King, ___ Scott : NEE
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Twelve, to 1 Across : XII
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Less distinct : SHADIER
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Worshiper's cry : HOSANNA
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Amend : REVISE
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Halberd, e.g. : WEAPON
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K2 cousin : EVEREST
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British war vessel sunk in W.W. II : REPULSE
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Sad : TRISTE
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Novelist Haggard's title : SIR
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Writer Zweig or Heym : STEFAN
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Certain peers : EARLS
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Dressed to the ___ : NINES
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Greek goddess of youth : HEBE
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Pianist Peter : NERO
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Vapor : GAS
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Thor's wife : SIF

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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