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New York Times, Saturday, April 1, 1989

Author:
Ernst Theimer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.66, Missing: { F J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,389
Acrown
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PITTSBURGH TEAM : PASSAGE
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FONDLERS : PICASSO
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First : INITIAL
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Wellington or Gladstone : ETONIAN
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Caution re this puzzle : REMEMBERTHEDATE
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French girlfriends : AMIES
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Cast a ballot : VOTED
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Sixty secs. : MIN
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Related : TOLD
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TONED DOWN : METER
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CYMBALS : GENE
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Vane dir. : ENE
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CHOIR VOICE : TUNER
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STAR IN ORION : ROSES
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Sonnet endings : SESTETS
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Some pianos : SPINETS
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See 43 Acrown : ONE
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Gamete : EGG
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FLEW : ALAMODE
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SMASHUPS : CRESSES
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More despicable : VILER
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With 32 Acrown, a day for foolers : APRIL
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Photog.'s blowup : ENL
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Claire and Balin : INAS
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NEW MEXICAN INDIANS : TRIAL
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CRAM OR OVETT : MACE
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Commercials : ADS
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SEQUENTIAL NOTES : LAWNS
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ITALIAN HARP : AISLE
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Second caution : TAKEANOTHERLOOK
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Legislator : ENACTOR
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Cost : EXPENSE
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Molar mender : DENTIST
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Less dense : SPARSER
Doss
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CORRIDOR : PIRATES
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Spring wildflower : ANEMONE
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Rhetorical comparisons : SIMILES
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Bucephalus or Pegasus : STEED
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Goals : AIMS
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Chatter : GAB
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Football teams : ELEVENS
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PAINTER FROM MÁLAGA : PETTERS
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Or's correlative, in Yorkshire : ITHER
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Kind of school : COED
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Also : AND
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Thai : SIAMESE
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Cotton and wool weave : SATINET
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Harmony : ONENESS
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Fixed course : ROTE
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A CONCERN OF WILBUR : MUTED
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CHROMOSOME COMPONENT : GONGS
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RADIO KNOB : TENOR
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AMERICAN BEAUTIES : RIGEL
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Ponderous volumes : TOMES
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Danger : PERIL
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WITH ICE CREAM : AVIATED
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An insecticide : LINDANE
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Nome resident : ALASKAN
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West Indian shrub : EARWORT
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SALAD INGREDIENTS : CRASHES
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Salts : SEASONS
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Hem in : ENCLOSE
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More unctuous : SLEEKER
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Pub order : PINT
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TEST : TANOS
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A SPICE : MILER
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SUBURBAN SIGHTS : LATI
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THEATER PART : ARPA
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Outside: Prefix : ECT
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Opp. of local : EXP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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