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New York Times, Monday, February 6, 1989

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,335

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Units of elec. : AMPS
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Apertures : HOLES
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Among : AMID
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Lima is its capital : PERU
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Not concealed : OVERT
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Prefix with physics or thesis : META
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Subsequently : LATER
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Again : ANEW
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Least bright : DIMMEST
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"___ Leaves," 1956 film : AUTUMN
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Suffix with major or kitchen : ETTE
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Hodges of baseball : GIL
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Rare : SCARCE
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Yearly records : ANNALS
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Priest's garment : ALB
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Rainbow : IRIS
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Exclusively : ALONE
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Borgnine-Mills film: 1961 : SEASONOFPASSION
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One who detests : HATER
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Waistcoat : VEST
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Serling or Steiger : ROD
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Tell : RELATE
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Assaults : ONSETS
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Koppel or Turner : TED
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Break suddenly : SNAP
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Johnny ___, guitarist from Miss. : WINTER
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Whim : CAPRICE
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Melody : ARIA
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Flower part : SEPAL
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Hero : IDOL
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Serene : CALM
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Monroe's co-star in "The Seven Year Itch" : EWELL
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Tidings : NEWS
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Individuals : ONES
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Prepared : READY
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Strong wind : GALE
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Mimicked : APED
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Middle: Comb. form : MEDI
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British baby's carriage : PRAM
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Donna ___, singer from Boston : SUMMER
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Breed of cattle : HOLSTEIN
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Egg-shaped : OVATE
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Permit : LET
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Before, in poesy : ERE
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Overexert : STRAIN
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Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
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Bill of fare : MENU
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Article : ITEM
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Daybreak : DAWN
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Useful abbr. : ETC
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Armbones : ULNAS
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Pants violently : GASPS
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Obi, e.g. : SASH
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Transparent : CLEAR
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Moderate : ABATE
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Hirt and Jolson : ALS
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River in France : LOIRE
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High-hat : SNOOT
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Wandered : ROVED
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Bowstring hemp : IFE
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Finishes : ENDS
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Salt, in Sèvres : SEL
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Emulate W. J. Bryan : ORATE
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How some music is composed : ATONALLY
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More concise : TERSER
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Siesta : NAP
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Elasticity : SPRING
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Burn with hot liquid : SCALD
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City in Tex. : WACO
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Mashhad's locale : IRAN
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Where Aswan Dam is : NILE
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Scottish caps : TAMS
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Thought : IDEA
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Monk's hood : COWL
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Female sheep : EWE
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Pod occupant : PEA

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

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