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TRAMP! TRAMP! TRAMP!

New York Times, Sunday, April 9, 1989

89-Down : Average state

Author:
Arnold Moss
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 639 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 15, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Arnold Moss has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,397
Across
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Fragrance : AROMA
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Jasper Johns medium : OILS
10
Ramble : ROAM
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"___ and Lovers": Lawrence : SONS
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Bicycle parts : SPOKES
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Dispassionate people : STOICS
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Lamb who wrote about a pig : ELIA
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Field of study : AREA
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GOOD-TIME FELLOW'S SPREE, with "OUT": 1915 : CHARLIESNIGHT
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April 16, 1989, to 20 Down : CENTENARY
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Amonasro's daughter : AIDA
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Money-exchange allowances : AGIOS
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Heart part : AORTA
32
Drifts : TRENDS
33
Rose Bowl pts. : TDS
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Camel's backbreaker? : STRAW
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Writer Bontemps : ARNA
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Pie edgings : CRUSTS
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Peregrine : ALIEN
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Renowned Canadian physician : OSLER
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Emulated Van Winkle : SLEPT
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Kind of disk : COMPACT
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HE KEEPS A FILLING STATION: 1914 : THEDENTIST
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Religious deg. : THB
48
Terminates : ABORTS
49
Loves too fondly : DOTES
51
Statue in Piccadilly Circus : EROS
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Van Gogh's brother : THEO
53
Penal and Napoleonic : CODES
54
Juan and Eva : PERONS
55
Wife of Osiris : ISIS
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Max, Buddy and Bugs : BAERS
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North Sea feeder : TEES
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London's "White ___" : FANG
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"Oro y ___," Mont.'s motto : PLATA
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Ancient Greek instrument : TRIGON
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Syr. neighbor : ISR
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LIFE OF RILEY: 1917 : EASYSTREET
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Il Duce's daughter and son-in-law : CIANOS
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Whinnies : NEIGHS
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Jazz pianist Fatha : HINES
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Butler or Morse : SAMUEL
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Surveying method : STADIA
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DIVERSION: 1914 : RECREATION
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Forced emigrants: Abbr. : DPS
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Old Athenian tunic : CHITON
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Poe's "___ in Paradise" : TOONE
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Medrick : TERN
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Bind with a ship's ropes : FRAP
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Great Lakes acronym : HOMES
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Beget : SIRE
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Del Rio film: 1928 : RAMONA
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Rock cavity's crystalline lining : DRUSE
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Brick or Dutch follower : OVEN
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Zola novel : NANA
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Comb: Comb. form : CTENO
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Gala in Galicia : FIESTA
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Footlike part : PES
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Stage illumination : FOOTLIGHTS
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Gift for a third anniversary : LEATHER
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Deserves : EARNS
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What a mantis does? : PRAYS
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"Now the hungry lion ___": Shak. : ROARS
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Loudness : VOLUME
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Old World lizard : SEPS
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Fencing defense : PARRY
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Links org. : PGA
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Bagnold's "___ Blandish" : SERENA
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Staggering : AREEL
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Vera Zorina's Broadway role: 1945 : ARIEL
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Prohibitionists : DRYS
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MISERY: 1918 : ADOGSLIFE
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HUSSEIN IN GOTHAM, with "A": 1957 : KINGINNEWYORK
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She wears a sari : RANI
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Scottish group : CLAN
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Catnap : SNOOZE
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Some are close : SHAVES
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___ St. Lawrence, G.B.S.'s home : AYOT
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Olden times : YORE
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West German river : EGER
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Church council : SYNOD
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Garden pest : APHID
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Place to ride at anchor : ROADS
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Gumbo : OKRA
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Ott or Brooks : MEL
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Nepalese, e.g. : ASIATICS
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Legendary Gaelic hero : OSSIAN
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Murrow's "Hear ___" : ITNOW
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Clark Kent's girl : LOIS
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Mr., in Milano : SIG
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Straight: Comb. form : RECT
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Olive genus : OLEA
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Department in E France : AIN
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"Once Upon a ___," 1959 musical : MATTRESS
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Most logical : SANEST
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Praying figure : ORANT
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Wimps' cousins : NERDS
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Simon ___ (children's game) : SAYS
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Ailurophobe's cry : SCAT
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SUBJECT OF THIS PUZZLE : CHARLESSPENCERCHAPLIN
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Squiffed : STONED
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Plumed bird : EGRET
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What Mauna Loa can do : ERUPT
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Undercooked : RARE
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Laths : SLATS
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Pallid : ASHEN
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Awards for TV commercials : CLIOS
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"___ moi le déluge" : APRES
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Preminger or Bismarck : OTTO
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Groove : STRIA
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Nopal and saguaro : CACTI
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Shawms' successors : OBOES
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THIS DAY AND AGE: 1936 : MODERNTIMES
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Hatching post : NEST
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KLONDIKE EVENT: 1925 : THEGOLDRUSH
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Poor boys : HEROS
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Capt.'s deck chief : BOSN
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Patron saint of France : DENYS
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Assns. : ORGS
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French philosopher: 1828-93 : TAINE
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Ottoman title : PASHA
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Stagehands' union : IATSE
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Hitler's mistress : BRAUN
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Dickens villain : FAGIN
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Lascivious look : LEER
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The Bard's Athenian misanthrope : TIMON
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Formal content of a culture : EIDOS
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Paroxysm : THROE
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Dutch artist Poortvliet : RIEN
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French Revolution song : CAIRA
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Corroded : EATEN
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Pool person : STENO
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"When push comes to ___" : SHOVE
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Like ___ of bricks : ATON
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Phony gem : PASTE
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Supernumerary's weapon : SPEAR
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Karate stroke : CHOP
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Shades : TINTS
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Nuncupative : ORAL
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Guitar's fingerboard ridges : FRETS
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One of Lyon's rivers : SAONE
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Court gp. : ATTYS
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Hodgepodge : MESS
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Anne Frank's book : DIARY
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Average state : NORMALCY
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Like the legendary Fosdick : FEARLESS
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Rural deities : FAUNS
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Cretans or Spartans : GREEKS
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Scicolone on screen : LOREN
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Writ of execution : ELEGIT
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Two-time Oscar winner : RAINER
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May 8, 1945 : VEDAY
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Base for the Black Bears : ORONO
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Kind of ring : PRIZE
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Home of the Cougars : PROVO
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Spun : GYRED
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Questions : ASKS
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Poet Teasdale : SARA
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At a distance : AFAR
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Film maker Clair : RENE
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Excited : AGOG
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Actress Cannon : DYAN
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U.N. arm : ILO
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Captain of the ark, to Philippe : NOE
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"___ Do I Love You?": 1927 song : WHY

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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