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New York Times, Saturday, March 4, 1989

Author:
Robert Katz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,361
Across
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Time, e.g. : AGER
5
Rope source : HEMP
9
An "Untouchable" : NESS
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___ noire : BETE
14
Soviet range : URALS
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VIII : OCTO
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Emulate L.M.M. : EATCURDSANDWHEY
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Pick up the tab : TREAT
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Part of a W.S. title : ASYOU
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W.W. II agcy. : OPA
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King Cole : NAT
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Where Tabriz is : IRAN
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Emulate P. : PUTTHEKETTLEON
34
Palindromic word : ERE
35
Slammer : STIR
36
He ruled 25 Across : SHAH
38
Penn Sta. line : LIRR
40
Sign up : ENROL
43
London gallery : TATE
44
"G.W.T.W." spread : TARA
45
Olive for Ovid : OLEA
47
"Norma ___" : RAE
48
Emulate H.D. : HAVEAGREATFALL
53
Not in use : IDLE
54
___ Nidre, prayer of atonement : KOL
55
"___ Little Spanish Town" : INA
58
Architectural order : IONIC
61
Three-card ___ : MONTE
65
Emulate O.M.H. : GOTOTHECUPBOARD
68
Italian noble family : ESTE
69
Fend off : AVERT
70
Kind of race : DRAG
71
This is shed : TEAR
72
Code or rug preceder : AREA
73
Ditto : SAME
Down
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Help a yegg : ABET
2
Machine part : GEAR
3
Room addition : ETTE
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Emulate Galileo : RECANT
5
"Ben-___" : HUR
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Operatic goddess : ERDA
7
Part of E = mc² : MASS
8
What Bogey said to Sam : PLAYIT
9
Typing-test beginner : NOW
10
Reverberate : ECHO
11
Word from the moon : STEP
12
Bean for the lean : SOYA
15
Audible whiff : SNORT
18
Western Indians : UTAHS
19
Having a double nature : DUAL
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Parisian head : TETE
26
Nutcracker's suite : NEST
27
Stone : PELT
28
Heep : URIAH
29
___ firma : TERRA
30
Aunt and uncle, e.g. : KIN
31
Diamond flaw : ERROR
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A dweller at 44 Across : OHARA
33
Of birth : NATAL
37
Villain : HEEL
39
Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
41
Corrida cry : OLE
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White House problem : LEAK
46
" . . . a monument, without ___": Ben Jonson re W.S. : ATOMB
49
What diaskeuasts do : EDIT
50
Hilo greeting : ALOHA
51
League of Nations site : GENEVA
52
Inundations : FLOODS
55
"___ no kick . . . " : IGET
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A sensor : NOSE
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"___ Troll," Heine poem : ATTA
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Bakery employee : ICER
60
Tan, in a way : CURE
62
Japanese city : NARA
63
Jazzman's trombone : TRAM
64
What the house has at Reno : EDGE
66
"___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
67
School org. : PTA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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