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New York Times, Saturday, June 24, 1989

Author:
Betty Jorgensen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,473

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Drink greedily : GULP
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Kind of geometry : PLANE
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Neighbor of Sp. : PTG
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___ Smith, O'Neill hero : ERIE
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Dipper : OUSEL
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Abnormal breathing sound : RALE
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Mary Martin musical: 1943 : ONETOUCHOFVENUS
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Frames for drying clothes : AIRERS
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Composition for eight : OCTET
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Markets successfully : SELLS
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Designers' workshops : ATELIERS
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" . . . and pulled out ___" : APLUM
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King of Lyrnessus, killed by Achilles : MYNES
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Black Sea peninsula : CRIMEA
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Hwy. sign : SLO
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In the past : AGO
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Scene of "A Night to Remember" : TITANIC
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Stretchable : ELASTIC
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Fr. holy woman : STE
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Me, to Mimi : MOI
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"Los de Abajo" novelist : AZUELA
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Like a martinet : STERN
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Aids in an illegality : ABETS
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Light-bulb part : FILAMENT
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Grads : ALUMS
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Old-womanish : ANILE
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Famous park in Vienna : PRATER
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TV series that starred R. Stack : THEUNTOUCHABLES
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Kitchen fixture : SINK
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Calif. date city : INDIO
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Baltic island : AERO
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Gov. assistance to the needy: Abbr. : SSI
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British university : LEEDS
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Without a mixer : NEAT
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Pres. Bush : GEO
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Samovar : URN
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Recline : LIE
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Calif. city or river : PETALUMA
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Officiates at the tea table : POURS
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A Time founder : LUCE
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Gurus' communes : ASHRAMS
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Manifolding device : NEOSTYLE
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Pixie : ELF
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Summary : PRECIS
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"La Plume de ma ___" : TANTE
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Adhesive applier : GLUER
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Superlative endings : ESTS
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Some Sooners : OILMEN
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Field mouse : VOLE
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Diagonal pole on a boat : SPRIT
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Crème de la crème : ELITE
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___ Gay, famed bomber : ENOLA
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Bible book : ACTS
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Evangelist McPherson : AIMEE
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Swarming : ATEEM
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Young sows : GILTS
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Wood sorrels : OCAS
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Dixie dish : CORNPONE
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Spring bloomer : AZALEA
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Station wagon : SUBURBAN
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Trespass : INTRUDE
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Gazelle hound : SALUKI
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Gov. agents : TMEN
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Waller or Domino : FATS
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"He's Got the Whole World ___ Hands" : INHIS
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Legal claims : LIENS
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Greek peak : ATHOS
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Aqua fortis, e.g. : ACID
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Sesame : TIL
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Shubert or Strasberg : LEE
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Notable period : ERA
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Barfly : SOT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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