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Jeanette K. Brill
Jeanette K. Brill

New York Times, Tuesday, February 21, 1989

24-Across : Movements of sonatas

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,350
Across
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Kind of saxophone : ALTO
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"___ Me," 1931 song : ALLOF
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Rodent resembling a guinea pig : PACA
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Whisky ___ (bar drink) : SOUR
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Jeweler's magnifying lens : LOUPE
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Novelist Wister : OWEN
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Sharpen : HONE
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Simple organism : MONAD
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Slender and tall : LANK
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The best : SALTOFTHEEARTH
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Dos Passos trilogy : USA
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Movements of sonatas : RONDOS
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The best : FATOFTHELAND
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Cut short a space trip : ABORT
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Streisand vehicle : NUTS
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L.A. athlete : RAM
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Bucky of baseball : DENT
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Avert : DODGE
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Food fish : HAKE
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Culbertson : ELY
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Canine name meaning "I am faithful" : FIDO
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Ship's crane : DAVIT
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The best : TOPOFTHELINE
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Continued story : SERIAL
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Letters after ens : OES
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The best : CREAMOFTHECROP
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Jungle sound : ROAR
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Aesop fable's ending : MORAL
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Sere : ARID
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Nick and Nora's pooch : ASTA
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Century plant : AGAVE
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Word with room or help : MATE
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Certain veggies : PEAS
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Did a steno's job : TYPED
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Broadway attraction : PLAY
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Residue : ASH
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She wrote "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" : LOOS
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Sandwich favorite : TUNA
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Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
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Not quite : ALMOST
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Tropical vine of the gourd family : LOOFAH
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Fontanne's partner : LUNT
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Colorful fish : OPAH
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Unite into a league : FEDERATE
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Gdansk's country : POLAND
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Obie or Edgar : AWARD
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One hundred, in Italia : CENTO
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Crosses in Egyptian art : ANKHS
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Clump of grass : TUFT
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Years upon years : EONS
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Lose freshness : FADE
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First victim of fratricide : ABEL
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Singer Bennett : TONY
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Worthless morsel : ORT
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"Till the ___ Time," 1945 song : ENDOF
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Kind of wrench : LUG
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Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
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Related : AKIN
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Apportion : METE
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Government negotiator : DIPLOMAT
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"___ you know the muffin man" : ODO
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Actor Linden : HAL
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Froth : FOAM
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An Edomite, to Esau: Abbr. : DESC
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Diadems : TIARAS
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"___ and to Hold": M. Johnston : TOHAVE
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Well-___ (in the money) : HEELED
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Bout : SCRAP
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Uneven : EROSE
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Ranch in Ferber's "Giant" : REATA
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Fuddy-duddy : FOGY
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Snare : TRAP
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Incline : RAMP
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Evangelist Roberts : ORAL
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Bread of the Middle East : PITA
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Susan ___ of "LA Law" : DEY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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