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New York Times, Thursday, March 2, 1989

Author:
Barbara J. Weakley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Barbara J. Weakley has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,359
Across
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Home, to some potatoes : IDAHO
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Wear well : LAST
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Something to eat, sometimes : CROW
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It's after James or before jar : MASON
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Head or heart condition : ACHE
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Role for Jose Ferrer : IAGO
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Goodbye, amigo : ADIOS
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Strip : PEEL
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Biblical port : TYRE
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Pertaining to distance : METRIC
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Gives to the press : RELEASES
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Commotions : ADOS
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Late author Ayn ___ : RAND
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Where The Kingston Trio's Charlie rode : ONTHEMTA
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Niobe, for one : WEEPER
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Entre ___ : NOUS
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Troubled planet : EARTH
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V.I.P.'s wheels : LIMO
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Antiquity, to Poe : ELD
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Houston baseball player : ASTRO
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Big bird : EMU
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Upon : ATOP
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Sound from a brooder : CHEEP
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Sweetsop : ATES
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Great fear : TERROR
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Disconnected : SEPARATE
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A grandson of Eve : ENOS
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Fender blemish : DENT
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Sped : GALLOPED
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Opposite of disassociate : RELATE
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Malayan outrigger : PROA
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Gold, silver or bronze object : MEDAL
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Cripple : MAIM
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All tied up : EVEN
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French river : ISERE
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What to make meet : ENDS
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Take five : REST
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Type of tea : ASSAM
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Moslem priest : IMAM
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Miami's county : DADE
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"___ was in the beginning . . . " : ASIT
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Cheering words : HOORAHS
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One kind of kick : ONSIDE
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In the ___ of luxury : LAP
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Maple genus : ACER
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Diaphanous : SHEER
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Come up with a big lie : TELLAWHOPPER
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Fortress : CITADEL
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Beta and gamma : RAYS
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Fee-faw-fum : OGRE
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Miseries : WOES
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Fail : COMEACROPPER
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Compass dir. : ENE
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Put into a hidey-hole : STASH
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___ a time : ONEAT
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Actor Nick from Omaha : NOLTE
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English dynasty : TUDOR
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Namesakes of comedian Johnson : ARTES
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Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
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Irish patriot : EMMET
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Incite : ROUSE
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In a corner : TREED
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Bouts before the finals, for short : PRELIMS
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Naïve : ARTLESS
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Yoko ___ : ONO
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Lack of vigor : ANEMIA
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Cater to : SERVE
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Willing and able : GAME
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Arkin or Thicke : ALAN
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Deposited : LAID
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Hinds : DOES
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Summer refreshers : ADES
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Residence created by M. Mitchell : TARA
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Kind of sch. : ELEM
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Colony dweller : ANT

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

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