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Betty Jorgensen
Betty Jorgensen

New York Times, Thursday, March 9, 1989

46-Across : "The Lives of a Bengal ___"

Author:
Betty Jorgensen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 8 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,366
Across
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Vassal : SERF
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Freeway entrance or exit : RAMP
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Order around : BOSS
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Ululate : WAIL
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Mélange : OLIO
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Turn back : REPEL
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Official records : ACTA
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Military dining hall : MESS
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Proverb : ADAGE
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Start of a quip : THATMARSHMALLOW
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"___ You Come Home, Bill Bailey?" : WONT
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Okla. city : ADA
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Suez and Kiel : CANALS
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Con's adversary : PRO
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Prefix meaning 1,000,000 : MEGA
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Love very much : ADORE
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Country fetes : FAIRS
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Hamilton bill : TEN
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More of the quip : SALESMANPITCHES
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Former Spanish queen : ENA
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Carries : TOTES
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Wage earner's hope : RAISE
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"The ___ of the prophet ... " : SONS
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Thing, in law : RES
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"The Lives of a Bengal ___" : LANCER
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Steeped beverage : TEA
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Cato's eight : VIII
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End of the quip : AREALLYSOFTSELL
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Evening segment : SHANK
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Landed : ALIT
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Combo : TRIO
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Does a cowboy's job : HERDS
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Furry pests : MICE
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Nev. city : ELKO
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Many eras : EONS
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Hurried : SPED
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Smell strongly : REEK
Down
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Hit a fly : SWAT
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Apiece : EACH
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Actress Hayworth : RITA
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Table silver : FLATWARE
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Dwellers in the Eternal City : ROMANS
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On the qui vive : ALERT
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Be lonely for : MISS
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Luxurious : POSH
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Chaos : BEDLAM
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Oct.'s stone : OPAL
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Utah's lily : SEGO
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Seattle ___, great race horse : SLEW
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Boer assembly : RAAD
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Annoy : MOLEST
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New Zealand native : MAORI
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Looks the joint over : CASES
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Hersey's bell town : ADANO
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Actor Lloyd : NOLAN
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What glaziers take with their work : PANES
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Saws wood lengthwise : RIPS
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Rules of conduct : ETHIC
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They gather in gaggles : GEESE
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Genus for 31 Down : ANSER
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Kismet : FATE
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Gibraltar or Hormuz : STRAIT
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Aesop's ending : MORAL
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Kitchen container : CANISTER
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Easels or tripods : STANDS
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Picked up : LIFTED
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They have a benevolent order : ELKS
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Sinatra's great asset : VOICE
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"Off the Court" author : ASHE
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Current: Comb. form : RHEO
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Bring home the bacon : EARN
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Sweet potatoes : YAMS
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Petticoat : SLIP
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Writer Gardner : ERLE
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"I ___ New York in June" : LIKE
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Dior's was New : LOOK

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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