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New York Times, Tuesday, July 11, 1989

Author:
Reginald L. Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { G J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Reginald L. Johnson has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,490

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Across
1
Urchin : TAD
4
Following : AFTER
9
Better than better : BEST
13
Out of port : ASEA
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Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Prevaricates : LIES
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TV offering : SOAPOPERAS
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Insect repellent : CAMPHOR
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Raves' partner : RANTS
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Diamond name : HOPE
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Combustion result : SOOT
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Harpoon, e.g. : SPEAR
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TV offering : TALKSHOWS
34
Greek name for Greece : HELLAS
36
Remedy : CURE
37
Uncooked : RAW
38
Med. course : ANAT
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Andes dweller : LLAMA
41
Wash : LAVE
42
River in China : KAN
43
Pasture sounds : BAAS
44
Using a chair : SEATED
46
TV offering : OLDMOVIES
49
Cubic meter : STERE
50
Yoked haulers : OXEN
51
Deceased : LATE
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___-Calais, France : PASDE
56
Maneuver : OPERATE
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TV offering : INTERVIEWS
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Stratford's stream : AVON
65
Greek letters : ETAS
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" . . . lovely as ___": Kilmer : ATREE
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Obscene : LEWD
68
Budget item : RENT
69
Pulls apart : TEARS
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Hosp. group : RNS
Down
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Baby's need : TALC
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Land mass : ASIA
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Judge : DEEM
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Famed fabulist : AESOP
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Small posy : FLORET
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Afternoon affair : TEA
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Ruler: Abbr. : EMP
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Bravo or Branco : RIO
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Life; vitality : BREATH
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Deserve : EARN
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Photocopy : STAT
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Soviet news service : TASS
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Road surface : ASPHALT
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Ordinary speech : PROSE
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Juan's hour : HORA
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Rundown urban area : SLUM
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Soup plants : OKRAS
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Military hat : SHAKO
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Type of code : PENAL
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African antelope : ELAND
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"___ of identity": Doyle : ACASE
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Declaim : ORATE
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Vacillate : WAVER
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Resident of Stockholm : SWEDE
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Dred Scott, e.g. : SLAVE
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Homophone for lane : LAIN
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Football play : LATERAL
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Prizefighter : BOXER
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This, in Mexico : ESTE
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Unpretentious : MODEST
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More leisurely : SLOWER
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Cathedral parts : APSES
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Sight at Atlantic City : PIER
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Entrance price in poker : ANTE
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Musial of baseball : STAN
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Declare : AVER
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Up or down follower : TOWN
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Things to make meet : ENDS
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Dyer's large vessel : VAT
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Resident of: Suffix : ITE
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Important time period : ERA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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