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New York Times, Saturday, February 11, 1989

Author:
Michael A. Rampino
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Michael A. Rampino has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,340
Across
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Bonbons : CANDIES
6
Woodworker : SANDER
10
Area of a bird's beak : CERE
14
Got up : AROSE
15
Mah-jongg piece : TILE
16
Start : OPEN
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Alluvial land : DELTA
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Ill-fated liner ___ Doria : ANDREA
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Man, in Milano : UOMO
20
Vows : SWEARS
22
Subjects of this puzzle : AMPERSANDS
24
Hamilton bills : TENS
26
Front followers : IERS
27
Garment for Cinderella : HANDMEDOWN
31
Wound : REELED
35
Birds or trees : ARAS
36
Emulates Niobe : WEEPS
38
Big rig : SEMI
39
Actor Chaney : LON
40
G.I. letter letters : APO
41
Choice words : ANDOR
42
Workbench adjunct : VISE
44
Author Calvino : ITALO
46
A limit : METE
47
Tomato blights : EDEMAS
49
Sign painter : LETTERER
51
Broadcasts : AIRS
53
Maroon : STRAND
54
Toothless : EDENTATE
58
Ranked, in tennis : SEEDED
62
Thuringian city : GERA
63
Roof overhang : EAVE
65
Payola : BRIBE
66
Latin I verb form : AMAT
67
Legal claim : LIEN
68
Detroit fruit? : LEMON
69
Pet : DANDLE
70
With regard to : INRE
71
Avon family : EDENS
Down
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Heels : CADS
2
One of the Johnsons : ANDREW
3
Hercules' captive princess : IOLE
4
Clergy and press : ESTATES
5
Withered : SEARED
6
Endure : STAND
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Cabbage tree : ANDIRA
8
A resin : ELEMI
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They get the call in the fall : REAPERS
10
Runs : COURSES
11
Poetry of a people : EPOS
12
Order back : REMAND
13
A grandson of Eve : ENOS
21
Kind of job : SNOW
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A palindrome's pivot : ERE
25
Transude : SWEAT
27
Cut in two : HALVE
28
Automaton : ANDROID
29
Home for Hawthorne : MANSE
30
Gurkha country : NEPAL
32
Hero's love : LEANDER
33
Mug : EMOTE
34
More dreadful : DIRER
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Gdynia natives : POLES
43
Issue forth : EMANATE
44
Eban or Meir : ISRAELI
45
Baseball's Mel and Ed : OTTS
46
Snaked along : MEANDERED
48
Islet : AIT
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High-pitched : TREBLE
52
Maculation : STAIN
54
Mild oath : EGAD
55
Claim as due : DEMAND
56
Epochal : ERAL
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Always : EVER
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The Roosevelt coin : DIME
60
Inky, to Keats : EBON
61
Dads' hideouts : DENS
64
N.Y.C.-to-London dir. : ENE

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

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