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New York Times, Monday, April 17, 1989

Author:
Shirley Soloway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,405
Across
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Comic Bert: 1895-1967 : LAHR
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Ski lifts : TBARS
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Cease : STOP
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Orchestra reed : OBOE
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Palmer, to pals : ARNIE
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Game played on horseback : POLO
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Shape : FORM
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Garment adornments : BUGLEBEADS
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African capital : TUNIS
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___ de France : ILE
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"___ Was a Lady" : EADIE
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Chant : INTONE
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Skilled, with "in" : VERSED
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Carpenter's tool : SANDER
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Beget : SIRE
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Quiche ingredients : EGGS
31
Reach : GETTO
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June 6, 1944 : DDAY
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Souvenir of Oahu : LEI
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Benefit : AVAIL
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Actress McClanahan : RUE
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Camera piece : LENS
43
Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
44
Rotate : TURN
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Watery : THIN
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Shearer and Talmadge : NORMAS
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Wild one : MANIAC
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Low point : BOTTOM
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Coral deposit : ATOLL
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Embroider : SEW
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Speckled weave : TWEED
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Transparent wrap : CELLOPHANE
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Nelson of musicals : EDDY
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Abhor : HATE
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Sought the target : AIMED
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Olympic glider : LUGE
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Hebrew unit of dry measure : OMER
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A Bergen puppet : SNERD
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Raced : SPED
Down
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Warehouse's upper story : LOFT
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___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
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Kibitzer's activity : HORNINGIN
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Causes to recall : REMINDS
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Check : TAB
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One of Terry O'Reilly's players : BRUIN
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Corner : ANGLE
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Exasperate : RILE
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Understand : SEE
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Pierced : SPEARED
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Kermit's cousins : TOADS
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Chestnut : OLDIE
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Sat : POSED
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Lager, e.g. : BEER
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Fr. holy woman : STE
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Type of farming : ORGANIC
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Intense : VIOLENT
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Vend : SELL
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Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1958 : AGEE
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Blend : STIR
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Author Hunter, a k a Ed McBain : EVAN
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Tic follower : TAC
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Concocted : DRUMMEDUP
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Emanation : AURA
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Desires : YENS
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Meara's mate : STILLER
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Gardeners' tools : TROWELS
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Angelic topper : HALO
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Giants' manager: 1942-48 : OTT
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Assertively virile : MACHO
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Mr. T's group : ATEAM
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Star of "Teachers" : NOLTE
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Ex-mayor of N.Y.C. : BEAME
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Proprietor : OWNER
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Hoist oneself up, in a way : SHIN
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Rim : EDGE
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Tinted : DYED
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Faux ___ : PAS
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TV's Byrnes : EDD

Answer summary: 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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