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New York Times, Thursday, March 30, 1989

4-Down : Kind of psychology

Author:
Melvin Kenworthy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F P Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has duplicate clues.
Melvin Kenworthy has 23 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,387
Across
1
Project : JUT
4
Kind of corner : AMEN
8
African antelope : ELAND
13
Sale phrase : ASIS
15
Church part : NAVE
16
Hermit : LONER
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Outlet : VENT
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Eager : AGOG
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Madrid mother : MADRE
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Shakespearean comedy : ASYOULIKEIT
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Laver or Serling : ROD
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Bower ___, writer on rhetoric : ALY
25
"Be it ___ humble ... " : EVERSO
27
Musical groups : OCTETS
30
Rap session? : SEANCE
33
"Rebecca at the Well" painter : ROSSITER
36
Zola : EMILE
37
Olla or potiche : JAR
38
Billiard shot : CAROM
40
Pro's partner : CON
41
Tilting : ALIST
44
Friend of Brutus and Cassius : TITINIUS
47
Weather-map line : ISOBAR
49
Danish seaport : ODENSE
50
Wool-covered : LANOSE
53
Dress (up) : TOG
54
"I caught you!" : AHA
56
Subject of a Shakespearean drama : KINGHENRYVI
61
Touch, for one : SENSE
63
Stravinsky : IGOR
64
"Lord, ___ I?": Matt. 26:22 : ISIT
65
More veracious : TRUER
66
Skin: Comb. form : DERM
67
Stet's opposite : DELE
68
Dolts : ASSES
69
Time periods : ERAS
70
Ad ___ (pertinent) : REM
Down
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Coffee, in slanguage : JAVA
2
Exploits : USES
3
Wee : TINY
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Kind of psychology : ANALYTIC
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Manger visitors : MAGI
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Summon : EVOKE
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Israeli desert : NEGEV
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Shade caster : ELMTREE
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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"Titus ___," Shakespearean tragedy : ANDRONICUS
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Roman fiddler : NERO
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Stowe book about a slave : DRED
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European weasels : STOATS
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Rubber trees : ULES
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Plural ending : IES
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Snead or Houston : SAM
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Certain tests : ORALS
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Shakespearean historical play : CORIOLANUS
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R.b.i. or e.r.a. : STAT
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Nearby : CLOSE
32
Poetic contraction : EEN
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Silkworm : ERI
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Newspaper section, for short : ROTO
37
___ alai : JAI
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Certain tests : MIDTERMS
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Govt. agency : SBA
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Oil-bearing ships : TANKERS
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Light gas : NEON
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Actress Bergman : INGRID
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Louis XIV, e.g. : ROI
51
Slyly derisive : SNIDE
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Type of moth : EGGER
54
Star with a tail : ASTA
55
Linen marking : HERS
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Israeli dance : HORA
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River of France and Belgium : YSER
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Base : VILE
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Rona Barrett notation : ITEM
62
Understand : SEE

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

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