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New York Times, Friday, June 23, 1989

21-Across : TV fare

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,472
Across
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Deride : JAPE
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Princely : REGAL
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Zoomed : SPED
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Magnum ___ : OPUS
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Related through the mother : ENATE
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Al Jolson's last wife : ERLE
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Statement heard at the track : WINSOMELOSESOME
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Cleveland or Duluth : LAKEPORT
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TV fare : SITCOM
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Defensive alliance since 1949 : NATO
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Kitchen tool : CORER
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Soothsayer : ORACLE
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Not quite a score : NINETEEN
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Honshu port : KOBE
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Fitted with pumps : SHOD
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___-Coburg : SAXE
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"I love," to 25 Down : AMO
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Clammers' concerns : TIDES
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Secure : TIE
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Norms for Greg Norman : PARS
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Use a coachman : LURE
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Anna ___, first wife of Ziegfeld : HELD
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Monogram : INITIALS
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Lodgings : ABODES
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___ dancer, railroad-track layer : GANDY
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Flopsy's tail : SCUT
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Strong beer in Soho : STINGO
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Wall protector : DOORSTOP
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Surprise champions, like the 1969 Mets : CINDERELLATEAMS
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Azzazame, e.g. : ARAB
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Greek island : NAXOS
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Expanse : AREA
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Bank (on) : RELY
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Be frugal : STINT
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Marquee : TENT
Down
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Dewlap : JOWL
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Samoan port : APIA
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Kind of rock : PUNK
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Pith : ESSENCE
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Most isolated : REMOTEST
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Diciembre's follower : ENERO
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Edith ___, President Wilson's second wife : GALT
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Exercise : LESSON
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Sonnet parts : SESTETS
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Brought forth : PROCREATED
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Admiral Zumwalt : ELMO
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Regard : DEEM
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Iridescent stone : OPAL
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Site of Cork : EIRE
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Apple juice : CIDER
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Giraffe's relative : OKAPI
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Caesar's wife, for one : ROMAN
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Autochthonous : ABORIGINAL
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Complication : NODUS
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Literature's Philip Nolan, e.g. : EXILE
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Essentials : NEEDS
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Like SW Ohio : HILLY
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Shore : SEACOAST
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"___ Your Man," Tammy Wynette hit : STANDBY
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Uncomfortable position : HOTSEAT
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"Natural Affection" playwright : INGE
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Bedecks : ADORNS
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Lancaster or Reynolds : BURT
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Wise legislator : SOLON
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Blemish : SCAR
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Fatigue : TIRE
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Year in the reign of Justinian I : DLXI
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Darnel : TARE
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Harbinger : OMEN
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High schooler's exam : PSAT
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Tuck away : EAT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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