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New York Times, Friday, February 3, 1989

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,332
Across
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Mischief : HARM
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London's Regent's ___ : PARK
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Hamadryad : COBRA
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Conceit : IDEA
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Henri Philippe Benoni ___ Joseph Pétain : OMER
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Site of Betelgeuse : ORION
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___ me tangere : NOLI
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Catamount : PUMA
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Caisson : WAGON
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Graf's feat: 1988 : GRANDSLAM
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High note : ELA
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Diarize : ENTER
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Sea duck : EIDER
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Prof's degree : PHD
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Compass pt. : SSE
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Stableman : OSTLER
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Gaff : SPUR
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Periods : AGES
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Wharton's "Old New York," e.g. : NOVELLA
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Almost : ALLBUT
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Seasonable : TIMELY
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Spring flowers : VIOLETS
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Eight furlongs : MILE
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English Channel feeder : ORNE
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Decoy : ENTICE
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Terhune canine : LAD
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Bangtail : NAG
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Orr was one : BRUIN
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Cubic meter : STERE
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Observe : SEE
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Chinese checker? : GREATWALL
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"Harrigan" songwriter : COHAN
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Teri of "Tootsie" : GARR
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Arrow poison : INEE
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Got up and at 'em : AROSE
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Remitted : SENT
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Polyphonic composition : MOTET
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Depend : RELY
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Papaw or persea : TREE
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Stamp mounts : HINGES
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Emblazons : ADORNS
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Tell : RELATE
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Normandy neighbor : MAINE
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A favorite in Beantown : POPS
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Talismans : AMULETS
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Forward a letter : REMAIL
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Gleason role : KRAMDEN
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Quail : COWER
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Unwritten : ORAL
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Dance craze in the 30's : BIGAPPLE
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A friend of Pooh : ROO
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Blyth or Miller : ANN
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Sea anchor : DROGUE
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Amatory : EROTIC
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Famed U.N. advocate : HULL
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Sledge or sled : DRAY
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Gun dog : SETTER
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Dotted, as with stars : SEME
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Willing partner : ABLE
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Most repulsive : VILEST
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Severn tributary : AVON
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Firenze coin : LIRA
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Flier : LONGSHOT
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Cozier : SNUGGER
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Coal or quartz : MINERAL
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Screed : TIRADE
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Hobber, in the game of horseshoes : LEANER
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Francis or Dahl : ARLENE
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Expunge : DELETE
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Pulitzer Prize poet: 1929 : BENET
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Dance craze of the 60's : TWIST
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Palliate : EASE
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Host : ARMY
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Tappet mover : CAM
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Gold, to Cortés : ORO

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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