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New York Times, Wednesday, April 12, 1989

Author:
Don Groat
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Don Groat has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,400
Across
1
Jazz style : SCAT
5
Plays the horses : BETS
9
Fallen angel : SATAN
14
This may be pointed : ARCH
15
Egress : EXIT
16
Solo : ALONE
17
Cowardly Lion portrayer : LAHR
18
Pro ___ : RATA
19
Timid one : MOUSE
20
"He who fears ___ . . . " (with 51 Across, statement by Napoleon) : BEINGCONQUERED
23
Things to stand on : FEET
24
Tipped rod : CUE
25
They're nearly grads : SRS
26
Wickerwork necessity : RATTAN
29
Tot : CHILD
31
Lagoon enclosure : ATOLL
32
Mizzen royal, e.g. : SAIL
33
Porcine lingo : OINK
37
Speck : MOTE
38
City in N.D. : MINOT
39
Neb. Indian : OTOE
40
Singing brothers : AMES
41
Ruler of Asgard : ODIN
42
Move stealthily : CREEP
43
Sabots or secques : SHOES
45
Acid neutralizer : ALKALI
46
Chinese pagoda : TAA
49
Poetical eye : ORB
50
Writer of "Polly of Hollywood" : AGEE
51
See 20 Across : ISSUREOFDEFEAT
56
Subway payment : TOKEN
57
Ireland's ___ Islands : ARAN
58
Conspiracy : PLOT
60
Anoint, old style : ANELE
61
Inveigh : RANT
62
Lugs of jugs : EARS
63
More up-to-date : NEWER
64
Singing pairs : DUOS
65
M. Lacoste : RENE
Down
1
"Erie Canal" mule : SAL
2
Complainer : CRAB
3
Steady pain : ACHE
4
Wasteful : THRIFTLESS
5
Actress Candice : BERGEN
6
Methodical : EXACT
7
Josip Broz : TITO
8
Upright bar or beam : STANCHION
9
Hebrew judge of old : SAMUEL
10
Lily plant : ALOE
11
Where Martel was victorious: A.D. 732 : TOURS
12
Goose genus : ANSER
13
Requirements : NEEDS
21
"Hud" Oscar winner : NEAL
22
This could be crazy : QUILT
26
Hero of Hindu epics : RAMA
27
Tiny particle : ATOM
28
Bag or board preceder : TOTE
29
___ Major or Minor : CANIS
30
Portal guardian : DOORKEEPER
32
Furniture piece : SIDEBOARD
34
Virginia willow : ITEA
35
Carol : NOEL
36
Military cap : KEPI
38
007 portrayer : MOORE
42
Treble or bass : CLEF
44
Plum puller : HORNER
45
Some are chemical : AGENTS
46
Cronus was one : TITAN
47
Altogether : ASONE
48
Crookedly : ASKEW
50
"A Bell for ___": Hersey : ADANO
52
Central African river : UELE
53
Munich Mrs. : FRAU
54
Wings on talaria : ALAE
55
Ripped : TORN
59
Monogram of Prufrock's creator : TSE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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