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New York Times, Monday, April 3, 1989

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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Jargon : ARGOT
6
Smack : SLAP
10
Erase : UNDO
14
Instrument Dudley Moore plays : PIANO
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Fury : RAGE
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X-rated material : PORN
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Derby locale : EPSOMDOWNS
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Kind of table or hall : POOL
20
Frolic : SPREE
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Barbara Bush, ___ Pierce : NEE
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Catch sight of : ESPY
23
Fast plane : SST
25
Gazes intently : STARES
27
Daredevil driver : JEHU
31
Tax org. : IRS
33
Circle part : ARC
34
Upon : ATOP
35
Departs : GOES
37
Cow food : GRASS
41
Pronto : INSTANTANEOUSLY
44
Machine-shop tool : LATHE
45
Laurel or Musial : STAN
46
Astound : STUN
47
Before, to the Bard : ERE
49
Emulate Phil Mahre : SKI
50
Domesticated : TAME
51
Recessed space : ALCOVE
54
Leghorn's largess : EGG
56
Calumny : SLUR
57
Exist : ARE
59
Damp : MOIST
63
Sharpen : HONE
64
Destitute : DOWNANDOUT
67
The Gloomy Dean : INGE
68
Paradise : EDEN
69
Orb : GLOBE
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Humbly patient : MEEK
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Withered : SERE
72
Feel : SENSE
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Mimic : APE
2
Tears : RIPS
3
Exhibit surprise : GASP
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___ about (date-setting phrase) : ONOR
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Volumes : TOMES
6
Smash-hit sign : SRO
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Common suburban sight : LAWN
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"___ of God," Broadway play : AGNES
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Spanish money : PESETA
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The 400 : UPPERCRUST
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Lariat part : NOOSE
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Lozenges : DROPS
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Merely : ONLY
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Plan : DESIGN
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Moves briskly : TROTS
26
Jason's ship : ARGO
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Prison : JAIL
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Volcano in Sicily : ETNA
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Father of the bride, often : HOST
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Behind the eight ball : UPTHECREEK
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Chairs : SEATS
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Moccasin or racer : SNAKE
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Movie dog : ASTA
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Kind of lord : SLUM
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"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
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Plane preceder : AERO
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Riddle : ENIGMA
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Dodges : EVADES
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Unaccompanied : ALONE
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Fencer's thrust : LUNGE
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Wear down : ERODE
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Loud bells : GONGS
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Wedge-shaped piece : SHIM
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Pitcher : EWER
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Run in neutral : IDLE
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Shortly : SOON
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Vats : TUBS
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Opposite of SSW : NNE
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Golf mound : TEE

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