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New York Times, Tuesday, April 11, 1989

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,399
Across
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Gripe : BEEF
5
Worry : FRET
9
Fighter Max : BAER
13
Hawkeye portrayer : ALDA
14
Dagger's partner : CLOAK
15
___-European : INDO
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Actress in "The House on 92nd Street" : SIGNEHASSO
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Make a sweater : KNIT
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Door opener : KEY
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Wine from Hungary or Calif. : TOKAY
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Giggle : TEHEE
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A mushroom : MOREL
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Soft drink : SODA
24
Send back : REMAND
27
Social lion : IDOL
29
Genetic letters : RNA
32
Girasol : OPAL
33
Delusion's partner : SNARE
34
"___ Kapital" : DAS
35
Actress in "The Blue Angel" : MARLENEDIETRICH
39
Opera part : ACT
40
Jungle sounds : ROARS
41
Regarding : INRE
42
To the ___ degree : NTH
43
One of the Near Islands : ATTU
44
Oranges or Indians : OSAGES
46
Church projection : APSE
48
Concert renditions : SOLOS
50
Actress Dressler : MARIE
52
Western resort : ASPEN
53
Weir : DAM
56
Poet Seeger : ALAN
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Actress in "Camille" : GRETAGARBO
59
Bandleader Sammy : KAYE
60
A memorable Gracie : ALLEN
61
Plenty of horn? : TUBA
62
Woolly animals : EWES
63
Kind of brick : GOLD
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Verily : AMEN
Down
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Lie in the sun : BASK
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Writer Wiesel : ELIE
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Nervous : EDGY
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Ardent admirer : FAN
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Brumal particle : FLAKE
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Actress in "The Citadel" : ROSALINDRUSSELL
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Kind of street : EASY
8
Ring decision by a ref : TKO
9
Used a ten-speed vehicle : BIKED
10
Actress in "Holiday": 1930 : ANNHARDING
11
Lou Grant's wife on TV : EDIE
12
Mechanical routine : ROTE
14
Musical triad : CHORD
17
Town on the Thames : ETON
21
Rental sign : TOLET
22
Shaded walk : MALL
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Tender : SORE
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Ruth of movies : ROMAN
25
Moon's age on January 1 : EPACT
26
Actress in "Pufnstuf" : MARTHARAYE
28
Raised platform : DAIS
30
Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
31
Conflagration residue : ASHES
33
Kind of belt : SEAT
36
Eliminate : ERASE
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Memorandum : NOTE
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Narrow inlets : RIAS
44
N.Y. city : OLEAN
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Chantey : SONG
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Longfellow's "murmuring" trees : PINES
49
Made a decision : OPTED
50
___ believe (pretend) : MAKE
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"There oughta be ___!" : ALAW
52
One of the Guthries : ARLO
53
Tom-tom : DRUM
54
French clergyman : ABBE
55
Sign of pain : MOAN
57
Joke : GAG
58
___ loss for words : ATA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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