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New York Times, Friday, June 30, 1989

Author:
Rhonda Kraus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Rhonda Kraus has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,479
Across
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Map : CHART
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Dells' cousins : VALES
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Shore bird : PLOVER
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Ten-percenters : AGENTS
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Imaginary monster : CHIMERA
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Remove a light bulb : UNSCREW
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Gypsy man : ROM
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Snuggles : CUDDLES
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Fuss : ADO
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Son of Judah : ONAN
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Nights, in Nancy : NUITS
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Falsifier : LIAR
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Locates : SITES
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These: Fr. : CES
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Intimates : HINTS
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Symbols of royal authority : SCEPTRES
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Dressmaker's insert : GUSSET
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Social events : TEAS
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Storage places : BINS
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Stately dance : MINUET
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Touched up old paintings : RESTORED
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Better : AMEND
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Exclamation : HAH
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Show your pearly whites : SMILE
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Thurmond of N.B.A. fame : NATE
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Discussion group : PANEL
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Knievel : EVEL
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Morsel : ORT
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He who "always rings twice" : POSTMAN
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First transplant recipient : EVE
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Trusting : RELIANT
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Brother of Electra : ORESTES
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Bridge holding : TENACE
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Soup vessel : TUREEN
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Poet Mark Van ___ : DOREN
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Was informed : HEARD
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Milieu : CLIMATE
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Same: Comb. form : HOM
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Showing of "Gunsmoke" : RERUN
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Defames : TRADUCES
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Leaps : VAULTS
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Choreographer De Mille : AGNES
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Minus : LESS
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Ref. book : ENC
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Purées : STRAINS
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Of speech sounds : PHONIC
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Placid : SEDATE
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Irascible : CROSS
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Most evil : WORST
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Machine tools : DIES
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His festival date was July 23 : NEPTUNE
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Lithe : LISSOME
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Pegasus, e.g. : STEED
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One-time silver "bulls" of Tex. : HUNTS
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A murid : RAT
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James Jones's heroes : GIS
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Creature of monstrous size and power : BEHEMOTH
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Landed estate : MANOR
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Turkish inn : IMARET
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Vexed : NETTLED
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Rave's partner : RANT
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Emulated Rosie : RIVETED
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Bridge players' rule of ___ : ELEVEN
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Strikes out : DELES
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Shake a leg : HASTEN
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City in Puerto Rico : PONCE
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Jack ___, memorable actor : LARUE
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Carson preceder : PAAR
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Tiber tributary : NERA
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A daughter of Cadmus : INO
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Sun. talk : SER

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