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New York Times, Monday, May 29, 1989

Author:
Fred Toole
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Fred Toole has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,447

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Across
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Singer-dancer Lane : ABBE
5
Famed violinmaker : AMATI
10
Author of "A Death in the Family" : AGEE
14
Adriatic wind : BORA
15
Comic actor Williams : ROBIN
16
Actress Overall : PARK
17
Oscar winner in "It Happened One Night" : CLARKGABLE
19
___-dieu (kneeling bench) : PRIE
20
Sound equipment : STEREO
21
Performed again : REPLAYED
23
Hostelries : INNS
25
Powdery mineral : TALC
26
Actress Madeline et al. : KAHNS
29
Pea container : POD
32
Oscar nominee in "Fatal Attraction" : CLOSE
35
Take down ___ or two : APEG
36
Proofreaders' marks : CARETS
38
Exclamations of wonder : OHS
39
Criticizes, as a movie : PANS
40
Speechify : ORATE
41
Audit makers : CPAS
42
Former Bruin star : ORR
43
Short sock : ANKLET
44
Wife of Zeus : HERA
45
Sammy and Danny : KAYES
47
Affirmative : YES
48
Shrew : HARPY
49
Destiny : FATE
51
Bangkok native : THAI
53
Opposite of premieres : CLOSINGS
57
Archer's quiver contents : ARROWS
61
"Charley's ___" : AUNT
62
Oscar winner in "Mister Roberts" : JACKLEMMON
64
Midway attraction : RIDE
65
Japanese city : OSAKA
66
Tops : AONE
67
Russian emperor : TSAR
68
Americans, to Aussies : YANKS
69
Brief message : NOTE
Down
1
Rudiments : ABCS
2
Cloth bundle : BOLT
3
Scotch hillside : BRAE
4
Certain jewelry : EARRINGS
5
Inert gaseous element : ARGON
6
Extinct N.Z. bird : MOA
7
What etc. is : ABBR
8
Bathroom material : TILE
9
Awkward : INEPT
10
Horrify : APPALL
11
Oscar winner in "Sergeant York" : GARYCOOPER
12
N.Y. canal : ERIE
13
Supplemented, with "out" : EKED
18
Actors Maynard and Olin : KENS
22
Varnishes : LACS
24
___ Anderson, Tigers' manager : SPARKY
26
Material for pillow stuffing : KAPOK
27
S.A. armadillo : APARA
28
An Oscar winner in "On Golden Pond" : HENRYFONDA
30
Papal cape : ORALE
31
Abhor : DETEST
33
Musical notation : SHARP
34
Attempt : ESSAY
36
Slammer occupant : CON
37
Asian holiday : TET
41
Committee leader : CHAIRMAN
43
Italian wine center : ASTI
46
Bunny and egg time : EASTER
48
Mad as a March ___ : HARE
50
Savor : ENJOY
52
Late owner of the Chicago Bears : HALAS
53
Haul : CART
54
"The Bridge of San ___ Rey" : LUIS
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Gauze, in Guernica : GASA
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Analyze verse : SCAN
58
Melville book : OMOO
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Custom : WONT
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Snicker follower : SNEE
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White-supremacy org. : KKK

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

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