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New York Times, Monday, April 24, 1989

37-Down : Dominate

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,412
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"The House at ___ Corner" : POOH
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Famous statuette : OSCAR
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Kett of comics : ETTA
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Sole : ONLY
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Scotch cake : SCONE
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Knot of wool : NOIL
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Sight from Olympia : PUGETSOUND
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Large horn : TUBA
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Well-adjusted : SANE
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Ethel Mertz's spouse : FRED
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Freezes : ICES
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Up : ALOFT
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Pleasure craft : YACHT
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Part of T.G.I.F: Abbr. : FRI
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Nada : NIL
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Actress Farrow : MIA
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Atomic particle : ION
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Gainsay : DENY
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Church announcement : BANNS
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Like a cork on a wave : BOBBING
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Abject; ashamed : HANGDOG
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Electrical measurement : FARAD
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H.S. seniors' tests : SATS
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Abbr. for 12 x 12 : GRO
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Knotts or Meredith : DON
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Letters for a princess : HRH
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Polo Grounds hero : OTT
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In conflict : ATWAR
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Perfect : IDEAL
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Grouse : CRAB
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Samovars : URNS
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___ novel : DIME
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Be defeated : LOSE
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Tourists : SIGHTSEERS
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Movie dog : ASTA
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___ May, in "Tobacco Road" : ELLIE
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Threesome : TRIO
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Encounter : MEET
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Caught some Z's : SLEPT
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Pizzeria appliance : OVEN
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How the weasel goes : POP
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Responsibility : ONUS
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Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
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Doglike carnivore : HYENA
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C.I.A.'s forerunner : OSS
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Cynic's activity : SCOFFING
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Gallant : COURTLY
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Frank or Hathaway : ANNE
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Singer Helen ___ : REDDY
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Attractive : ENTICING
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Iffy : TOUCHANDGO
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Its capital is Lhasa : TIBET
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Word of woe : ALAS
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Upright : ONEND
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"___ home is his castle" : AMANS
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Little lie : FIB
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Area often hit in anger : ROOF
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Tacky : INBADTASTE
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Fergie's sister-in-law : DIANA
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Cleanse : BATHE
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Ilk : SORT
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Dominate : BROWBEAT
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Trouble : HARDSHIP
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Understood a joke : GOT
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Lawyer's sign : SHINGLE
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Part of a Stein line : AROSE
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Ploys : RUSES
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Classified items : ADS
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Command at sea : LIETO
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A bivalve : CLAM
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Small brook : RILL
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Griffin of talk-show fame : MERV
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N.Y. Indian : ERIE
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Asian holiday : TET
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Dombey's offspring : SON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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