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New York Times, Friday, June 16, 1989

Author:
Rhonda Kraus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { H J Q U X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Rhonda Kraus has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,465
Across
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Encore : BIS
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Tenth part: Prefix : DECI
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Measurement of electric current : AMPERE
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Canadian prov. : ONT
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College in N.C. : ELON
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Gardener's implement : SEEDER
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Protective garb : OVERALLS
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Snarl : TANGLE
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A little night music for the lady : SERENADE
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"Thousand Days" queen : ANNE
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Corp. V.I.P. : TREAS
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"___ got your tongue?" : CAT
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A carpenter, frequently : SAWER
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"___ the World . . . ": 1969 movie : STOP
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Actress Ruth : ROMAN
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Flavoring for Japanese soups : MISO
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Sleep-research abbr. : REM
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"Rhinoceros" playwright : IONESCO
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Thrown away : CASTOFF
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Least confining : LOOSEST
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Merchant of Venice : ANTONIO
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Publ. output : BKS
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A neighbor of Fr. or Aus. : ITAL
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Kilmer poem : TREES
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Backward star? : RATS
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Lowest pinochle cards : NINES
51
Norris Dam agcy. : TVA
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Relative of a geta : SABOT
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Zola's "The ___ Shop" : DRAM
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Annoy : IRRITATE
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Author Falacci : ORIANA
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Newborn : NEONATAL
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Tenant : RENTER
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Reptile, for short : CROC
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Architecture feature : ELL
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Celtics or Lakers : CAGERS
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Salinger girl : ESME
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Govt. entitlements org. : SSA
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Gives a leg up : BOOSTS
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Turn upside down : INVERT
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Sound-reproduction syst. : STEREO
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"The ___ December," Bellow book : DEANS
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She, in Sonora : ELLA
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An ice bag, perhaps? : COLDCOMFORT
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Tailor's measure : INSEAM
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Puzzlers' favorite pooch : ASTA
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Wherewithal : MEANS
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Boz and Saki : PENNAMES
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Sideways : EDGEWISE
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Fam. member : REL
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Before, to the Bard : ERE
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" . . . ye are like to ___" : REAP
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What Manx cats are not : TAILBEARERS
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Money in Lisboa: Abbr. : ESCS
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Underlying source : ROOT
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Equip again : REFIT
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Crannies' companions : NOOKS
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King Arthur's lance : RON
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Arith. items : NOS
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He's often raised : CAIN
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Against : ANTI
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Kind of army that must get tired : STANDING
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Abide : TOLERATE
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Show : EVINCE
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Lessens : ABATES
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Adds up : TOTALS
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Stan Kowalski's wife : STELLA
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More rational : SANER
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What syne means : SINCE
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Nerio's husband : MARS
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Study or cuddy : ROOM
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Grampus : ORC
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Part of U.S.D.A. : REA

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