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New York Times, Thursday, June 1, 1989

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,450

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Across
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Scaramouch : SCAMP
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Piquant : SAVORY
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Indian corn : MEALIES
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Third man in the ring : REFEREE
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Sonata movement : ANDANTE
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Occurring annually : ETESIAN
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Altar exchanges : MARRIAGEVOWS
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Goddess of mischief : ATE
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___ Quarter : LATIN
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Perpetually : EVER
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Spot : ESPY
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Altos or Gatos preceder : LOS
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Nat Turner was one : SLAVE
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Topper : LID
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Orderly : NEAT
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Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
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Court man : LAWYER
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In conclusion : LASTLY
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Be in the red : OWE
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Form of pachisi : LUDO
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Suffix akin to ites : ESE
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Denuded : BARED
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Stereo unit : AMP
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Goddess of youth : HEBE
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Watched : EYED
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Gun getter in a musical : ANNIE
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Mornings: Abbr. : AMS
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This signals the bride's entrance : WEDDINGMARCH
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Designate : ENTITLE
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Asmara is its capital : ERITREA
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Stroll : SAUNTER
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Ordained : DECREED
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Less relaxed : TENSER
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Linden trees : TEILS
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Body over which Bush once presided : SENATE
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Frameworks : CADRES
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Controversial pesticide : ALAR
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Kind of skirt or bus : MINI
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Part of a rose : PETAL
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"Dragonwyck" author : SETON
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Millay's "___ Figs From Thistles" : AFEW
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Craft : VESSEL
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Mouth: Comb. form : ORI
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Penn Station builder : REA
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Hankering : YEN
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A nursery ursid : MAMA
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"Love Story" author : SEGAL
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Change a manuscript : REVISE
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District on the Thames : ETON
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Huge : VAST
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Devil's delight : EVIL
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Lean (on) : RELY
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Direct one's course : PLY
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Right-of-way sign : YIELD
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Cache : STASH
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Film star Joanne : DRU
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Wassail drink : ALE
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Uvula, e.g. : LOBE
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Not at home : AWAY
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Existed : WERE
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Bishopric : SEE
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Wrath : DANDER
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Atlanta arena : OMNI
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Booth and Newman : EDWINS
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Longed for : PINED
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Something to roll out : BARREL
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Barker et al. : EMCEES
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Colleague of Freud : ADLER
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Denizen of the Everglades : EGRET
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Herringlike fish : SHAD
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Follower of Nan or mignon : ETTE
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Nursery-rhyme trio : MICE
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Longfellow's "The Bell of ___" : ATRI
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Superlative suffix : EST
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Glaswegian negative : NAE
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Wine cask : TUN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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