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WRITERS WRONGED

New York Times, Sunday, May 7, 1989

15-Down : Vie

Author:
Bert H. Kruse
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 645 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 161, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Bert H. Kruse has 63 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,425
Across
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Agreed : JIBED
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Jam : PACK
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Imprecates : DAMNS
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Enforce : COERCE
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Papal cape : ORALE
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Loathsome one : OGRE
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Walking ___ (gleeful) : ONAIR
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Planetarium : ORRERY
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"Roar of the Bull" author? : SAULBELLOW
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"The Office Machine" author? : NORMANMAILER
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Purfles : HEMS
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Mortgage : LIEN
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"Mercure" composer : SATIE
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Choose : OPT
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Comprehend : SEE
34
Dull surface : MATTE
35
Holy Roman emperors : OTHOS
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Bonnet item : BEE
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U.S.S.R. lake : SEG
40
Memorable stutterer : ATES
41
Hershfield's "___ the Agent" : ABIE
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Scads of money : POTS
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Early ceremonial cup : AMA
46
Sport of a sort : TREATER
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"Cooler in July" author? : GEORGEADE
51
Astronaut Shepard : ALAN
52
Street shows : RAREES
53
Composer-singer: 1936-73 : DARIN
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Crooked : AWRY
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Impression : DENT
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Successor to a Colt '45 : ASTRO
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Thesaurus man : ROGET
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Helps a hood : ABETS
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Near the hip : COXAL
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___ Deep (oceanic depression) : NERO
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Baldwin-Wallace locale : BEREA
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Fern's means of reproduction : SPORE
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Kind of sale : GARAGE
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Actress Joanne : DRU
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"Too Hot to Handle" author? : ROBERTBURNS
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More unruffled : SERENER
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Keaton or Baker : DIANE
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Wahine's welcome symbol : LEI
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Nosed : PRIED
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Attentive : HEEDFUL
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"Living With Elsa" author? : CHARLESLAMB
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Quartet in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" : EMS
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Dismays : UPSETS
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Hyenas' homes : LAIRS
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Day centers : NOONS
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Inhale : DRAW
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___ a pig (obese) : FATAS
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Guillemot : MURRE
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Mythical hold-up man : ATLAS
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Billiards immortal : HOPPE
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Sustenance for an iron horse : FUEL
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Pay to play : ANTE
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Like Harvard Yard's walls : IVIED
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King or Lombard : CAROLE
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Site of the first Olympics : ELIS
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"The Onion Row" author? : ESGARDNER
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Greyhound's small lookalike : WHIPPET
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Retreat : DEN
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Tear : RACE
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To be, in Paris : ETRE
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Irish assembly : DAIL
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Alpine road : ESS
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___ glance : ATA
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Roman shades : MANES
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Painter of jockeys : DEGAS
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Bustle : ADO
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V.P. under G.R.F. : NAR
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Straighten : EVEN
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Book about the South Seas : OMOO
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"The Apple of My Eye" author? : JAMESBALDWIN
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"Beaches" author? : GEORGESAND
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Explosive containing TNT : AMATOL
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Climbing plant : LIANE
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Daunted : FAZED
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Dub again : RENAME
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Disclosed : BARED
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Act : DEED
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Lock : TRESS
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Banter : JOSH
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Creator of the Oz books : BAUM
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Pipe elbows : ELLS
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Society gal : DEB
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Better mannered : POLITER
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Shoelace tags : AGLETS
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Witch : CRONE
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London's ___ Gardens : KEW
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Gift : DONATION
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Franken's "___ Language" : ANOTHER
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Cuomo or Lanza : MARIO
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City NW of Marseille : NIMES
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Mrs., in Mexico : SRA
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Vie : COMPETE
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Emulates Demosthenes : ORATES
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Silkworm : ERI
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Electric units : RELS
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Native Canadian : CREE
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Explorer of Australia : EYRE
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Gladdens : ELATES
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"___ Sweetheart," 1924 song : NOBODYS
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Amen : SOBEIT
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San ___, Calif. : MATEO
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"On Baile's ___," Yeats play : STRAND
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Hit man : ERASER
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"A Beer Is a Beer" author? : GERTRUDESTEIN
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"It's ___ day for the Irish" : AGREAT
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Ex ___ (one-sided) : PARTE
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"Vatican Days" author? : ALEXANDERPOPE
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Cope : MANAGE
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Stag's weapon : ANTLER
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Of aircraft : AERO
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African republic : GABON
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Jugs : EWERS
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Actress Renée of silents : ADOREE
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Dante illustrator : DORE
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Time, e.g. : AGER
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Nonconformist : REBEL
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Shower time : APRIL
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S.A. Indian : CARIB
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Honorarium : BONUS
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Litigants : SUERS
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Rudiments : GERMS
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Lots : RAFTS
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Trumpet sound : BLARE
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Teams of horses : SPANS
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Perfect types : IDEALS
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Emulated the nursery wolf : HUFFED
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Shoulder, in Sedan : EPAULE
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Magna ___ : CARTA
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Personnel director : HIRER
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Unimpaired : ENTIRE
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Dover delicacy : SOLE
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Backpack : LOAD
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Box elders, e.g. : MAPLES
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Darling : SWEETS
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Dueler's move : LUNGE
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Hamlet : DORP
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Makeup item : MASCARA
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Reluctant : AVERSE
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Salutes : HAILS
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Served in a hospital : INTERNED
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___ Kai-shek : CHIANG
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Adjective for a morel : EATABLE
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Principal mass of a tooth : DENTINE
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Bet : WAGERED
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Redeem : RANSOM
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Set apart : DEVOTE
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Press, TV, etc. : MEDIA
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Sadat : ANWAR
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Plow inventor : DEERE
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Not in harmony : AJAR
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Title Christie held : DAME
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Arabia's Gulf of ___ : OMAN
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To dare, in Durango : OSAR
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Confusing network : MAZE
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People : ONES
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Track concerns : ODDS
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J.F.K. listing : ETA
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Belli's deg. : LLB
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Wander idly : GAD
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Newt : EFT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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