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New York Times, Thursday, May 4, 1989

Author:
Betty Jorgensen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,422
Across
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The two of them : BOTH
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Animal track : SPOOR
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Faint : DIM
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"God's Little ___": E. Caldwell : ACRE
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___ incognita : TERRA
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Mavourneen's land : ERIN
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Start of a quip : THEREISACHINESE
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Cultivating tool : HOE
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Crescent-shaped figures : LUNES
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Morsels for Fido : ORTS
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File-drawer contents : FOLDERS
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Pacifies : ALLAYS
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"Kate & ___," TV series : ALLIE
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Hawaiian "necklaces" : LEIS
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Frequent reaction to a pun : GROAN
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Cushion under a saddle : PAD
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More of the quip : POSTALSERVICEBY
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Jet-set transport : SST
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Finnish idea of pleasurable punishment : SAUNA
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Caftan, e.g. : ROBE
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Ancient Rome's seaport : OSTIA
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If they roll they're not mossy : STONES
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Quibbler of a sort : CASUIST
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Whole bunch : SLEW
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At ___ for words (speechless) : ALOSS
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Samoan seaport : APIA
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Sunshine State: Abbr. : FLA
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End of the quip : BOATITSJUNKMAIL
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Dried up : SERE
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Set off : SPARK
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Barely manages : EKES
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Russian state: Abbr. : SSR
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Deserves : EARNS
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Nev.'s "big little" city : RENO
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English health resort : BATH
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Eight, to Pedro : OCHO
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Tupelo or tulip : TREE
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L.B.J. beagle : HER
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Assigned tasks : STINTS
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Monetary units in Mexico : PESOS
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Kind of exam : ORAL
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Grampus : ORC
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Stadium cheer : RAH
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Strip off covering : DENUDE
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"Goodnight" girl : IRENE
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Tightwad : MISER
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Hero of "The Untouchables" : NESS
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Spooky : EERY
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Fighting ___ (Big Ten team) : ILLINI
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Drying kiln : OAST
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Plant life : FLORA
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Norwegian king : OLAV
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European heights : ALPS
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Those born July 23 : LEOS
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Careen : LIST
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Scene of sports action : ARENA
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Pressurized garment for astronauts : GSUIT
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Lowly worker : PEON
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French cleric's title : ABBE
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Changes the color : DYES
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St. Francis's town : ASSISI
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Money once spent in Riga : LATS
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Brag : CROW
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Legal eviction : OUSTER
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Moves furtively : SLINKS
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Deck wood : TEAK
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Rainy-day scarcities : CABS
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Eaglewood : ALOES
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Emulates an eagle : SOARS
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Turn down disdainfully : SPURN
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Slightly open : AJAR
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Spurious : FAKE
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Legal claim : LIEN
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As well : ALSO
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Half a fly : TSE
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Health club : SPA
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Mal de ___ : MER

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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