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New York Times, Thursday, July 13, 1989

Author:
Thomas W. Schier
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Thomas W. Schier has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,492
Across
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Beatty film : REDS
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Deals with : HASAT
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Central sections : HUBS
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Ceramist's compound : FRIT
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A.L. batting champ: 1971 : OLIVA
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Actor Jannings : EMIL
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Actress Merrill : DINA
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Roadside gutter : WATERTABLE
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How to give criticism : CONSTRUCTIVELY
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Foreordain : DOOM
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Bank (on) : RELY
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Nervous : JUMPY
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Lake Nasser dam : ASWAN
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President of Albania : ALIA
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Fought for breath : PANTED
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Greek letter : TAU
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Forte of Mr. Chips : INSTRUCTIVENESS
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Long.'s partner : LAT
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Complete : ENTIRE
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Myrmecologist's topic : ANTS
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Relating to vision : OPTIC
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Manor-house style : TUDOR
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___ War, 1920 Belmont winner : MANO
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Eclipse, with "out" : BLOT
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Rambo's policy : DESTRUCTIONISM
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Wagoner's activity at the end of the day : UNHITCHING
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___ moi (at my home) : CHEZ
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Elbow appendage : ROOM
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"Ars ___ . . . " : LONGA
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Former Houston hockey player : AERO
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Contribute to the kitty : ANTE
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___ Bell (Anne Brontë) : ACTON
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Clean : LAVE
Down
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"Mayberry ___," TV program : RFD
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Sevareid or Clapton : ERIC
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The Flintstones' pet : DINO
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Hold firm to a decision : STANDPAT
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Dacey's "___ Avoid Probate" : HOWTO
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Fire signal : ALARM
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In ___ (in place) : SITU
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With, to Bardot : AVEC
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Caustic : TART
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Hindu's devaloka : HEAVEN
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A racemose inflorescence : UMBEL
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Budd or Sunday : BILLY
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Weaver's reed : SLEY
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Screed : TIRADE
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Bean or sauce preceder : SOY
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Monopoly corner : JAIL
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Armbone : ULNA
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Fog's fellow traveler : MIST
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Frolicsome : ANTIC
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Get a move on : STIR
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"___ Got Tonight," 1976 song : WEVE
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Indentation at the bottom of a wine bottle : PUNT
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Shakespearean play part : ACTI
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Lean towards : TEND
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In re : ASTO
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Home of the K.G.B. : USSR
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News broadcast : REPORT
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Maritime : NAUTICAL
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Prompt : ONTIME
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Heavy weight : TON
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___ horseback (dictators) : MENON
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"___ in the Dark," 1964 film : ASHOT
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Certain hall call : BINGO
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Beantown's airport : LOGAN
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___ mater (brain membrane) : DURA
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U.S.C. rival : UCLA
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Clash, in Cannes : CHOC
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Add color : TINT
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Flushing stadium : SHEA
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Entrepreneur Griffin : MERV
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Playwright Akins : ZOE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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