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New York Times, Sunday, April 30, 1989

Author:
Donald V. Lee II
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J O Q Z }, Scrabble score: 578 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 73
Donald V. Lee II has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,418
Across
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Arethusas, e.g. : RCHIDS
7
Calif. white oak : RBLE
11
Complete defeats : RUTS
15
Carp-family member : DACE
19
Gone up : ARISEN
20
In ___ (bogged down) : ARUT
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Rung : STEP
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Insect stage : IMAG
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Without trouble or difficulty : CNVENIENTLY
25
Puccini heroine : TSCA
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Informed on : SANG
27
Glance askance : LEER
28
Anglo-Saxon dialect : NRTHUMBRIAN
30
Ala. commodity : CTTN
31
Irregularly notched : ERSE
32
Sets free : LSES
33
Plumbism : LEADPISNING
35
Uttered : SAID
36
Variegated chalcedony : AGATE
37
Dobbin's fare : ATS
38
Foster's "De ___ Races" : CAMPTWN
42
English draft horse : SHIRE
43
Kind of table : DRPLEAF
47
Arabian gazelles : ARIELS
48
Fen : MARSH
49
Overwhelm : FLD
50
Plant angle : AXIL
51
Suppose : RECKN
52
Inborn : CNNATURAL
54
Actor Timothy or Joseph : BTTMS
55
Precious, in a way : RARE
56
Sapience : WISDM
57
Uses an exit : GES
58
Paravane : TTER
59
Fling about : TSS
60
Overalls fabric : DENIM
61
One of the Seven Wonders : PHARS
63
Emulates Hirt : TTS
66
Shoppers' considerations : CSTS
68
Tomcat : GIB
70
Hirsute : HAIRY
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Fabulist : LIAR
72
Heisman, e.g. : TRPHY
74
Tantrums : CNNIPTINS
76
Algonquian spirit : MANIT
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Huge land mass : ASIA
78
Crowd response : RAR
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Cringes with fear : CWERS
80
Michelangelo to Lorenzo : PRTEGE
81
Greffier or chartulary : RECRDER
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Opposite of 12 Down : INDRS
84
Intersection : CRSSRAD
85
Cartel acronym : PEC
86
Gauntlets : GLVES
87
Glyph : GRVE
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Maypop : PASSINFLWER
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S European liquor : RAKI
93
"G.W.T.W." locale : TARA
97
Period : EPCH
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Ruined photographs : VEREXPSURES
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Rank between family and class : RDER
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Type of bean or horse : PINT
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Devil's delight : EVIL
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Absolute : UNCNDITINAL
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Tatting output : LACE
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Actress-singer Carter : NELL
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Bogus : FAKE
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Midday : NNTIDE
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January, in Ibiza : ENER
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You are, in Mexico : ERES
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Jack or Robert : FRST
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Sight, touch and taste : SENSES
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Sibyl : RACLE
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Tree : CRNER
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Urticaria : HIVES
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French river or department : ISERE
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"___ Indolence": Keats : DEN
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Belonging to a relative by marriage : SNINLAWS
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Declaimed violently : RANTED
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Stocks : BRTHS
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Oner : LULU
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Linguistics expert : ETYMLGIST
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Beaked : RSTRATE
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Alfresco : UTSIDE
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Shoe part : TECAP
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Cervantes or Velázquez : SPANIARD
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Melancholy : DISCNSLATE
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Nicolo of Cremona : AMATI
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Swiss district : CANTN
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Seasonal beverage : EGGNG
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Abrading action : ERSIN
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Chicago embrace? : BEARHUG
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Condescend : STP
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Runner or rhizome : STLN
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Al ___, Cairo newspaper : AHRAM
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Plant of the parsley family : CARRT
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Neighborhoods : AREAS
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Of minute proportions : MICRSCPIC
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Indian tea : PEKE
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Largest of the Tremiti Islands : SANDMIN
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Raggedy Ann or Andy : DLL
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Kidnapper, e.g. : EXTRTINER
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Aspire : AIM
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Type of gold or paradise : FLS
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Roman Catholic title : MNSIGNR
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They go in one era and out the other : FASHINS
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Numismatic unit : CIN
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Amends : REPAIRS
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Fires; axes : BTS
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Is indebted : WES
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Reactionary : TRY
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Weak-minded, in Dixie : DTY
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Gig implements : ARS
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Siberian forests : TAIGA
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Classified : SRTED
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Marksman : SHARPSHTER
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Like some lenses : BICNVEX
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Owls : HTERS
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Former monetary units of Riga : LATS
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Poi base : TAR
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Abie's beloved : RSE
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Box chaser : CAR
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Makeup applicator : PWDERPUFF
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Type of code : MRSE
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Assemble anew : RECNVENE
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Legal clauses : PRVISINS
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___ gratia : DEI
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Sights around Tulsa : ILWELLS
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Awry : CRKED
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Nimbus : GLRILE
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January birthstone : GARNET
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Streisand hit : PEPLE
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Relating to bees : APIAN
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Bracket for candles : SCNCE
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Peggy Lee hit : FEVER
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Wrinkles or large numbers : RUCKS
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Conch-shell blowing demigod : TRITN
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Male dreamboat : ADNIS
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Aptly named novelist : READE
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Kingdom of Burgundy, once : ARLES
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Naut. detection apparatus : SNAR
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Part of a chord : TNE

Answer summary: 72 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 10 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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