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NAME GAME

New York Times, Sunday, April 16, 1989

77-Down : Hide securely

Author:
Wilson McBeath
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 510 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Wilson McBeath has 28 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,404
Across
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Salami purveyor : DELI
5
Provoked : IRATE
10
Ledge : SHELF
15
Poznán natives : POLES
16
Sound-shield screens : GOBOS
17
Parents : REARERS
19
Paar's light? : JACKOLANTERN
21
Supplication : ENTREATY
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Diminutive suffix : ETTE
24
"There runs ___ by Merrow Down": Kipling : AROAD
25
Begrudges : ENVIES
27
Educational org. : NEA
28
Musical adaptation: Abbr. : ARR
29
Don Adams TV role : SMART
30
Rubens's medium : OILS
31
Kind of flint : SKIN
32
Tumult : NOISE
34
Wreaths : LEIS
36
African fox : ASSE
37
Cheat : STING
38
Speech sound : SONANT
40
Well-groomed : SOIGNEE
42
Chinese city on the Wei : SIAN
43
Hold for Ozzie? : NELSON
45
Himalayan ointments : NARDS
46
Optical network : RETICLE
49
Bergonzi, for one : TENOR
51
Short song : LAY
52
Pertaining to the fibula : PERONEAL
53
Harry's spouse : BESS
56
Kind of electricity : STATIC
58
Soprano Frances: 1883-1952 : ALDA
59
Cozy : SNUG
60
Type of suit : LAW
61
Color of Faye's dress? : ALICEBLUE
63
___ Lanka : SRI
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Hector's protector : ARES
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Talented : ABLE
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Fitted together : NESTED
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Orson or lima : BEAN
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In a somnolent way : SLEEPILY
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Intimidate : COW
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Metropolis on the Missouri : OMAHA
75
Platform : ESTRADE
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Bristles : SETAE
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The Finnish language : SUOMIC
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Boggs of baseball : WADE
82
Contemporary persons : MODERNS
84
Hope's feline? : BOBCAT
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Twigs for grafting : SLIPS
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Foal's dad : SIRE
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Descry : ESPY
91
Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
92
Fence picket : PALE
93
Wallace's transmitting device? : MIKE
94
Obtuse : CRASS
96
TV network north of the U.S.A. : CBC
97
Afflict : AIL
98
Aggregates : TOTALS
100
Young pheasant : POULT
101
Lorain's lake : ERIE
102
Hairlike : TRICHOID
104
Einstein's frock coat? : PRINCEALBERT
107
City ESE of Napoli : SALERNO
108
Snow leopard : OUNCE
109
Electrical unit of capacitance : FARAD
110
Excavations : MINES
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Places for casquettes : TETES
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Out of : FROM
Down
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Precept : DOCTRINE
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
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Pope who was lionized? : LEO
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Imam's faith : ISLAM
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Slights : IGNORES
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Pool game : ROTATION
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Retired : ABED
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Rocky pinnacle : TOR
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Feudal thrall : ESNE
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Mentally infirm : SENILE
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Execrates : HATES
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Strays : ERRS
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Majors or Marvin : LEE
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Olibanum for Sinatra? : FRANKINCENSE
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Colonial Dutch landowner : PATROON
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Emend : REVISE
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Mug for Gertrude? : STEIN
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Actress Seberg's slacks? : JEANS
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Inland sea : ARAL
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Yin's partner : YANG
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These are often counted : NOSES
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Feeling, e.g. : SENSE
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Sullies : STAINS
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Condiments : SALTS
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Pertaining to rocks rich in silica : SIALIC
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Handy one : ANDY
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Food: Comb. form : SITO
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Great quantity : TONS
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Musical embellishment for 93 Down? : GRACENOTE
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Evening, in Milano : SERA
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Celebrated or celebrity : NOTABLE
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Buys back : REDEEMS
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Writer Hobson : LAURA
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City near Chicago : ELGIN
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Auto race : RALLY
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Planet for a canine? : PLUTO
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Bored : BLASE
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Spouses of British countesses : EARLS
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Dulcet Tell? : SWEETWILLIAM
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Dye's partner : TIE
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Hirt and Pacino : ALS
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Take care : BEWARE
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Mexican shawl : SERAPE
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Vice principal : AIDE
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Smear : DAUB
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Salten book : BAMBI
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Tablets : PADS
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Yield, as land : CEDE
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Appurtenances for dunking : HOOPS
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Famed French historian: 1842-1906 : SOREL
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Hide securely : ENSCONCE
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Parfait ingredient : ICECREAM
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___ seat (enviable position) : CATBIRD
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A steam locomotive : MIKADO
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Certain evergreen trees : SPRUCES
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Be silent, to Solti : TACET
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Short gaiter : SPAT
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Dens : LAIRS
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Workers' job actions : SITINS
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Lock of a type : YALE
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Soprano in "One Night of Love" : MOORE
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Rod : STAFF
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A partner of there : THEN
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Announcement of a kind : SPOT
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Liquid measure : PINT
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Zaragoza's river : EBRO
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Cato's 151 : CLI
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Regret : RUE
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Household spirit : LAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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