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New York Times, Thursday, June 29, 1989

Author:
S. E. Wilkinson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
S. E. Wilkinson has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,478
Across
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Publisher Bennett: 1898-1971 : CERF
5
The Pequod's captain : AHAB
9
Dutch painter Hals : FRANS
14
River into the Caspian : URAL
15
In the buff : NUDE
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Not phony : LEGIT
17
What-do-you-call-it : JIGAMAREE
19
Mrs. Trump : IVANA
20
Where Humpty Dumpty sat : ONAWALL
21
Tiny creatures : MITES
22
A lot : NOEND
25
Meat : FLESH
26
What-do-you-call-it : WHANGDOODLE
30
Start of the Declaration : WHEN
31
Author Jaffe : RONA
32
Is able : CAN
35
Ears? : HEADSET
39
Fortification : RAMPART
41
Comical Olive : OYL
42
Durrell novel : CLEA
44
Its motto is "industry" : UTAH
45
What-do-you-call-it : THINGAMABOB
49
Scene of hysteria: 1692 : SALEM
52
Lady Bird, for one : TEXAN
53
Religious community in Iowa : AMANA
54
"Love of beauty ___ . . . ": Emerson : ISTASTE
59
Blue hue : ROYAL
60
What-do-you-call-it : DOOHICKEY
62
Common contraction : ARENT
63
"Coffee, Tea, ___": Baker-Jones book : ORME
64
Floor material : TILE
65
Unit of frequency : HERTZ
66
Make a salad : TOSS
67
Zipped : SPED
Down
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Stephen King novel: 1981 : CUJO
2
Moran of "Happy Days" : ERIN
3
Indian melody : RAGA
4
Diamond defect : FLAW
5
Type of recording : ANALOG
6
Let fly : HURLED
7
Citrus drink : ADE
8
Hum bug? : BEE
9
Humbug : FLIMFLAM
10
Scold : REVILE
11
Hard rock : AGATE
12
Cubs and Reds : NINES
13
Hide : STASH
18
Thomas or Horace : MANN
23
Neither's partner : NOR
24
Open-___ policy : DOOR
26
Part of Muffet's meal : WHEY
27
Make sound : HEAL
28
Here-there connection : AND
29
Cell letters : DNA
30
He's on first : WHO
32
Statesman called The Elder : CATO
33
Graceful horse : ARAB
34
Utmost : NTH
36
Corny stuff : SCHMALTZ
37
Ivy Leaguer : ELI
38
Nomad's pad : TENT
40
Place to get stout : PUB
43
I.D. datum : AGE
45
Lessee : TENANT
46
Aphorisms : AXIOMS
47
Flirts with : MASHES
48
Con : ANTI
49
Miles of movies : SARAH
50
Love, Italian style : AMORE
51
Hen : LAYER
55
Play things : ACTS
56
Light leap or bound : SKIP
57
Graph or pathic opening : TELE
58
Saw : EYED
60
I may have it : DOT
61
Acapulco gold : ORO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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