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New York Times, Saturday, February 4, 1989

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { G Q Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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A
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J
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A
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M
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B
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E
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D
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M
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A
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L
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F
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N
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N
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O
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K
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C
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T
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S
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N
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P
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A
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,333
Across
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In ___ (having trouble) : AJAM
5
Not up and around : ABED
9
Tempo : PACE
13
Part of a golf club : SOLE
14
Navajo, historically : NOMAD
16
Opposite of apterous : ALAR
17
Hitchcockian staircase? : THIRTYNINESTEPS
20
Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
21
Sergeant's forte : DRILL
22
Large shoe width : EEE
23
Chest chaser : NUT
25
Duel starter : SLAP
27
Lighthouse chamber? : AROOMWITHAVIEW
34
Where to see olas : MAR
35
Graph initiator : PARA
36
Leaf angle : AXIL
38
TV role for Sonny Shroyer : ENOS
40
Yugoslav group : SERBS
43
A predecessor of Checkers : FALA
44
Zola title : NANA
45
The ___, Epsom downs race : OAKS
47
Quarter of DCIV : CLI
48
Hellman's stash? : TOYSINTHEATTIC
53
A year in Napoli : ANNO
54
Arafat's org. : PLO
55
Saharan garb : ABA
58
Emulates Charles Dudley Warner : EDITS
61
Thud's kin : SPLAT
65
Adlerian distinction? (with "A") : HOUSEISNOTAHOME
68
Dynamic beginning : AERO
69
Vulcan's workshop : AETNA
70
This may lead to lead : ADIT
71
Park of N.H.L. fame : BRAD
72
Heathrow arrivals : SSTS
73
A waiter for no man : TIDE
Down
1
In re : ASTO
2
Silver coined by R.L.S. : JOHN
3
Former Jordanian queen : ALIA
4
Yarn originally spun in Spain : MERINO
5
Whatever : ANY
6
"M" associate : BOND
7
Eastern ruler : EMIR
8
Breakfast order : DANISH
9
One way to stand : PAT
10
Away from gusts : ALEE
11
Balenciaga creation : CAPE
12
Irish Gaelic : ERSE
15
Lucia ___ Robbia, sculptor : DELLA
18
A big dealer : TRUMP
19
Pole, e.g. : SLAV
24
"___ the night . . . " : TWAS
26
Memorable Edith : PIAF
27
The last word in churches : AMEN
28
Attacked : RANAT
29
University of Me. town : ORONO
30
Pique at its peak : IRE
31
Mystic card : TAROT
32
Require : EXACT
33
"___ set up my everlasting rest": Shak. : WILLI
37
Not of the cloth : LAIC
39
Philippine skirt : SAYA
41
Tchu! : BAH
42
Straw beehive : SKEP
46
Hot sauce : SALSA
49
Old dagger : SNEE
50
Kipling was here : INDIA
51
Some pollutants : NOISES
52
Astaire-Rogers hit : TOPHAT
55
Jezebel's husband : AHAB
56
One of the wars : BOER
57
Charisma's cousin : AURA
59
Explosives : TNTS
60
A form of être : SONT
62
Napoleonic battle site: 1796 : LODI
63
Right in there : AMID
64
Place for a beret : TETE
66
Material for a permanent igloo : SOD
67
Londoners' grateful words : TAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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