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New York Times, Friday, March 3, 1989

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,360

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Ordered : BADE
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Washed out : FADED
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Fad : MODE
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Change for a fiver : ONES
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Verona's river : ADIGE
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World's most prolific author? : ANON
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Writer Claude ___ : ANET
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Talking at tedious length : LONGWINDED
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Iterates : REPEATS
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The Pointer Sisters, e.g. : SINGERS
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Regale : FETE
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Building addition : ELL
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Kind of almanac : FARMERS
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Beliefs : CREEDS
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Peak in Colo. : UTE
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Its capital is Katmandu : NEPAL
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Tire part : TREAD
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Short distance : STEP
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Carnegie was one : DONOR
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Bristle : SETA
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Magnitudes : SIZES
43
Prongs : TINES
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Darts-game locale : PUB
46
Jai-alai baskets : CESTAS
48
Steep slopes : ESCARPS
50
"___ Lin," Scottish ballad : TAM
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"One word in your ___ plague and madness!": Shak. : EARO
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Jaundice : ICTERUS
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Torments : HARROWS
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Engage in a dorm prank : SHORTSHEET
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Okla. Indian : OTOE
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Describing Tonto's pal : LONE
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Tidal bore : EAGRE
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Wheeler or Lahr : BERT
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Washstand item : EWER
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Item less puissant than a pen : SWORD
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Accretes : ADDS
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Male guinea pig : BOAR
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Boleyn : ANNE
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Cold storage : DEEPFREEZE
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Think highly of : ESTEEM
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Stumbled : FALTERED
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Hubbubs : ADOS
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Hubbub : DIN
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Roe : EGGS
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More moist, as flowers at dawn : DEWIER
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Ironers : MANGLERS
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Wave, in a mer : ONDE
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Mover and shaker : DOER
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Terminates : ENDS
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Ria : INLET
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Egyptian sun disk : ATEN
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Stir : FUSS
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Athenian : ATTIC
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What the leopard can't alter : SPOTS
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Chip off the old block? : CLONE
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Firmly embedded : DEEPROOTED
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___ and took notice : SATUP
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Violinist Kavafian : ANI
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Flounders : DABS
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Gadfly : PESTERER
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Changed one's location at the theater : RESEATED
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Originate : START
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Cicatrix : SCAR
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Diverts : AMUSES
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Spanish weight unit : ARROBA
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One of the Skerries : ISLE
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Grub : CHOW
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Timbre : TONE
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Josh Billings's real surname : SHAW
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Mister, in Munich : HERR
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Information : WORD
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Matched pairs : SETS
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Part of the psyche : EGO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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