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New York Times, Friday, March 24, 1989

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { B H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,381
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Tent made from animal skins : TEPEE
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Mai ___, rum drink : TAI
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Custer's N.Y. alma mater : USMA
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The diamond's Tony : OLIVA
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Elimination game via coin tossing : ODDMANOUT
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Bonanzas : MINES
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Colo. boomtown in the 19th century : LEADVILLE
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Massages : KNEADS
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Seat of a sort : SETTEE
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Avant-garde U.S. composer : IVES
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Greenback : NOTE
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Former Brazilian money : REIS
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June bug : DOR
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Toughen or temper : ANNEAL
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John of "Tumbleweed Connection" : ELTON
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"The Last ___,"1933 ballad : ROUNDUP
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Rabbitlike rodents : AGOUTIS
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Navajo baby : PAPOOSE
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End of a famed trail : SANTAFE
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Senior : OLDER
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Ho Chi Minh City, formerly : SAIGON
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Lyricist Kahn : GUS
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Honeymoon spoiler : SPAT
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Deceive, in slanguage : SNOW
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___ Le Moko of fiction : PEPE
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Locust tree : ACACIA
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Ancient Mexican : TOLTEC
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Bat ___, former U.S. marshal : MASTERSON
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Loos or Louise : ANITA
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Wrangle : ALTERCATE
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Not now! : LATER
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Expedited : SPED
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Coquettish : COY
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Glasgow's river : CLYDE
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Gobbler : TOM
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Whitney : ELI
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Famous U.S. detective: 1819-84 : PINKERTON
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Ties up : EVENS
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Comfort : EASE
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Tattled : TOLDON
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"___ Fideles" : ADESTE
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Neighbor of Wyo. : IDA
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Band together : UNITE
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Conductor Georg : SOLTI
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Lounging slippers : MULES
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Docs : MDS
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Declare : AVER
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Writer Beattie : ANN
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Concepts : IDEAS
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Europe's longest river : VOLGA
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Frontier law enforcer : EARP
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Broadway org. : ANTA
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Seat of Wayne County, Utah : LOA
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Issued, as a book : OUT
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Well informed about : UPON
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___-pros (court entry) : NOL
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"The Cowboy Capital" : DODGECITY
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Consume : USEUP
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Intrinsically : PERSE
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Unknown conditions : IFS
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Homophone for seize : SEAS
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Wholly : INTOTO
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Black-footed albatross : GOONEY
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Ruru, e.g. : OWL
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Tonsure area : SCALP
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Fake gem : PASTE
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Emulated Martin Sheen : ACTED
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Row : TIER
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Subject to punishment : PENAL
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Amo, ___, amat : AMAS
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Rainbow : ARC
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Soft mineral : TALC
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An Okla. native : SAC
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A memorable Knight : TED
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Modern art : ARE

Answer summary: 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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