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Charles B. Waffell
Charles B. Waffell

New York Times, Saturday, May 20, 1989

Author:
Charles B. Waffell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Charles B. Waffell has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,438

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Across
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Savor : RELISH
7
Actor Farrell : SHEA
11
Person helping a taxpayer to the I.R.S. : CPA
14
One of the Furies : ALECTO
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Judge's bench : BANC
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Computer in "2001" : HAL
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With 62 Across, plea from a diminutive Praguian, falling off a ladder? : CANYOUCATCH
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Photog.'s abbr. : ENL
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Finish : END
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Russian silk city : OSH
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Doodad : HICKEY
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Dispatch : SPEED
26
Plane preceder : AERO
27
Mocks : JAPES
30
Andy Williams's theme song : MOONRIVER
34
Lifeless : AMORT
35
Styron's Turner : NAT
36
Bluish, to a Scot : BLAE
37
Wire measure : MIL
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Strange misspelled city on the Black Sea? : ODDESSA
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Call ___ day : ITA
43
Learning inst. : UNIV
45
Brain specialist's rec. : EEG
46
Montclair State beats Notre Dame! : UPSET
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Something to live up to : POTENTIAL
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Aquarium fish : TETRA
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Ancient town in S Italy : ELEA
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Arthur Miller protagonist : LOMAN
55
Jostles : ELBOWS
57
Celtic sea god : LER
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Lea sound : BAA
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French coin of yore : SOU
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See 17 Across : ASMALLCZECH
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Tire filler : AIR
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Hitchcock's "___ Window" : REAR
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Meter preceder : THERMO
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G.I.'s hangout : USO
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Swiss painter Paul : KLEE
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Australian port : SYDNEY
Down
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Meet event : RACE
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Verve : ELAN
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Give temporarily : LEND
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Winter weather word : ICY
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"She ___ Conquer": Goldsmith : STOOPSTO
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What angels count : HOUSE
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Little-firm org. : SBA
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Panama, e.g. : HAT
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Captivates : ENCHANTS
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More painful : ACHIER
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Anton's variable set of reminders? : CHEKOVLIST
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Glass sheet : PANE
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U.S.A. to France, in 1918 : ALLY
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Sci. course : CHEM
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Nursery item : CRIB
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Weight in Calcutta : SER
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County in Northern Ireland : DONEGAL
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Cause a traffic snarl : JAMUP
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Popular puzzle acid : AMINO
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Courteous Soviet committee? : POLITEBURO
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Western treaty org. : OAS
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Consumer : EATER
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Gaucho's lasso : REATA
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Remove flowers from corn : DETASSEL
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"Agnus ___" : DEI
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Absolute rule : AUTARCHY
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Tricycle, for short : VELO
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Slammer : PEN
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Site of U.S.A.'s first big airport : NEWARK
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Droop : LOLL
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Dissolves : MELTS
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Uncle of Joseph : ESAU
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Clark's friend : LOIS
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Swiss capital : BERN
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Highest point : ACME
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Nautical call : AHOY
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Clarke or Murray : MAE
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A verb for you : ARE
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Last letter, in London : ZED

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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