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New York Times, Friday, June 2, 1989

Author:
Margaret W. Huskey
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { H J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Margaret W. Huskey has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,451

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Across
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Camel's-hair garments : ABAS
5
Killer of Adonis : BOAR
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TV's "The Love ___" : BOAT
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Andrews or Wynter : DANA
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W.W. I battle site : SOMME
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Pawnee's friend : OTOE
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"Thanks ___" : ALOT
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Make joyful : ELATE
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Marriage symbol : RING
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Matrimonial official : MINISTER
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Armed ___ : FORCES
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Prepares flax : RETS
24
Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Temper : ANNEAL
28
Scattered, as petals at a marriage : STREWED
31
Vintage car : REO
32
Earn : MERIT
34
Antitoxin : SERUM
36
Swiss river : AARE
38
Pave a road again : RETAR
40
Las ___ (12:00, in Spain) : DOCE
41
June V.I.P. : BRIDE
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Fundamental : BASAL
45
Slump : SAG
46
Amble : SAUNTER
48
Victoria Principal role : PAMELA
50
About: Abbr. : CIRC
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Radamès's love : AIDA
52
"I Love a ___" : PARADE
55
June events : WEDDINGS
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Revise : EDIT
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" . . . to fetch ___ of water" : APAIL
62
Memorable Surrealist : DALI
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Josip Broz : TITO
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Lure : DECOY
65
Hot place : OVEN
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Old or young follower : STER
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W African group : SUSU
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Bogs : FENS
Down
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The first lover : ADAM
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Romantic island : BALI
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Juliet's word to her nurse : ANON
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Silographer's forte : SATIRE
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Tree trunks : BOLES
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Persian poet who wrote about love : OMAR
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Bu. or pk. : AMT
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Woman's double-breasted coat : REEFER
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" . . . ___, something blue" : BORROWED
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Auricular : OTIC
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Top-notch : AONE
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Young sheep : TEGS
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Pioneer : SETTLER
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Part of a baseball : SEAM
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Stibnite and galena : ORES
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Miss Kett et al. : ETTAS
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Valentino role : ARAB
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Comes close : NEARS
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Water wheel : NORIA
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Shankar instrument : SITAR
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Shaped unevenly : EROSE
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Almost princely : DUCAL
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Middle Ages instrument : REBEC
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Kind of cycle or phone : MEGA
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Horace Mann, e.g. : EDUCATOR
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How the express travels : RAPIDLY
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Camelot lady : ENID
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Alan or Cheryl : LADD
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Tire parts : TREADS
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___ honor (nuptials figure) : MAIDOF
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Vowel sequence : AEIOU
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Fondles : PETS
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Opposite of exit : ADIT
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Matrimony is one : RITE
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Women soldiers : WACS
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Church part : NAVE
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Small valley : GLEN
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Does wrong : SINS
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Little, in Paris : PEU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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