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New York Times, Saturday, April 8, 1989

Author:
William E. Heinemann
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
William E. Heinemann has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,396

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Across
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Buffet : TOSS
5
Beat it! : SCAT
9
Refuges of a sort : OASES
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"___ homo!" : ECCE
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Animosity : HATE
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Blow Z's : SNORE
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Statistician's concern : MEAN
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Horn, in Honduras : ASTA
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Lazybones : IDLER
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Muses' mountain : PARNASSUS
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Uneven : EROSE
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Spanish princess : INFANTA
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Zaragoza's river : EBRO
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Zest : TANG
28
Shun : ESCHEW
32
Shalom : PEACE
36
Easy mark : DUPE
38
Obsidian source : LAVA
39
Hankering : ITCH
40
Carts for heavy loads : DRAYS
41
Tami who played Pippi : ERIN
42
Catamount : PUMA
43
Tinkled : RANG
44
Carpet fiber : ISTLE
45
Saw-toothed ridge : SIERRA
47
Jerusalem's Mosque of ___ : OMAR
49
Whitman's "barbaric" sound : YAWP
51
Piles up : AMASSES
56
"Her ___," Selleck film : ALIBI
59
Like a mythical strong man : ATLANTEAN
61
Caisson worker's affliction : BENDS
62
Kind of cloth : LOIN
63
Consequently : ERGO
64
Hitchcockian : EERIE
65
Ellington's "___ Indigo" : MOOD
66
Ad infinitum : EVER
67
Dolly Varden, e.g. : DRESS
68
Soprano Moffo : ANNA
69
Flippant : PERT
Down
1
Beats, for Bach : TEMPI
2
Singer Billy ___ : OCEAN
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Babushka : SCARF
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Cassia shrub : SENNA
5
Kind of daisy : SHASTA
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Prophet of doom : CASSANDRA
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Aleutian island : ATTU
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Rib : TEASE
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Willows : OSIERS
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Legendary lion tamer? : ANDROCLES
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"Star Wars" captain : SOLO
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"Todo Mi Amor ___ Tú," M. Jackson song : ERES
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Shriveled : SERE
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Date preceder : ANTE
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Honey bunch : BEES
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Fertilizer : GUANO
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"Blue Moon" lyricist : HART
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Mischief : EVIL
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Peter out : WANE
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Gladys Knight's companions : PIPS
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Traveler's small case : ETUI
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Pinnacle : ACME
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Whirlpool monster off Sicily : CHARYBDIS
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Doting legendary sculptor : PYGMALION
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Attract : DRAW
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Turkish neighbor : IRAN
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Poker plays : RAISES
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Ballerina McKerrow : AMANDA
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Capital of Majorca : PALMA
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Expensive : STEEP
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Start a game with Graf : SERVE
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Enthusiastic : EAGER
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Guffaw : SNORT
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Retired : ABED
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Wolf's look : LEER
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Anent : INRE
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Jet's wide receiver : TOON

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