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New York Times, Monday, April 10, 1989

Author:
Wilson McBeath
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Wilson McBeath has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,398
Across
1
Scent : AROMA
6
Marine hazards : REEFS
11
Red felt hat : FEZ
14
Seraglio : HAREM
15
Check the books : AUDIT
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City on Long Island Sound : RYE
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Madrid dish : SPANISHRICE
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NOW cause : ERA
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Black cuckoo : ANI
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Stream bed : CHANNEL
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Tap : SPIGOT
26
Of atomic spatial relationships : STERIC
27
Roll-call response : HERE
28
Barriers : DAMS
30
A companion of Porthos : ATHOS
33
Goddess of discord : ERIS
34
Kimono sash : OBI
35
Michelangelo's "David," for one : STATUE
36
Urban transport : BUS
37
Wrap with bandages : SWADDLE
39
Giant of a Giant : OTT
40
Destroyer's depth charge : ASHCAN
42
Turn to the right : GEE
43
Abstain from food : FAST
44
Lukewarm : TEPID
45
Pay attention : HEED
46
Donkey, in Dortmund : ESEL
47
___ out (selection process) : ODDMAN
49
Chin whiskers : GOATEE
51
Kind of table : GATELEG
53
Outer: Prefix : ECT
54
Author Levin : IRA
55
Leeds reed instrument : ENGLISHHORN
61
Obtain : GET
62
Vexes : RILES
63
Fortification : REDAN
64
Equal: Prefix : ISO
65
Curl the lip : SNEER
66
Wipe out : ERASE
Down
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Cries of surprise : AHS
2
Knock : RAP
3
"___ pro nobis" : ORA
4
Households : MENAGES
5
Kind of acid or resin : AMINO
6
Bowl call : RAH
7
A cont. : EUR
8
Decrees : EDICTS
9
Peg or pin for Pierre : FICHE
10
Type of salt or ester : STEARATE
11
Sedan snack : FRENCHTOAST
12
Fictional Jane : EYRE
13
Fervor : ZEAL
18
Type of job action : SITDOWN
22
Actress Naldi : NITA
23
Jewish month : SHEBAT
24
Read : PERUSE
25
Sligo vegetable : IRISHPOTATO
26
Small amount : SMIDGEN
29
Arabian garment : ABA
31
Observe better : OUTSEE
32
Colonize : SETTLE
35
Hammers : SLEDGES
37
Dealers in equine products : SADDLERS
38
Poor grade : DEE
41
Killer: Comb. form : CIDE
43
Kind of bed : FEATHER
45
Cavil : HAGGLE
48
Kingsley's "___ White" : MENIN
50
Pigment for Constable : OCHRE
51
Lerner-Loewe song: 1958 : GIGI
52
Greek Mars : ARES
56
Light-Horse Harry : LEE
57
Locale of Acre: Abbr. : ISR
58
Room in 14 Across : ODA
59
Headland : RAS
60
Compass pt. : NNE

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

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