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New York Times, Thursday, July 20, 1989

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,499
Across
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Horrify : SCARE
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The old ___ (Ireland) : SOD
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Implied : TACIT
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Perón's power base : ARGENTINA
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Berlin's "All ___" : ALONE
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"Maude" spinoff : GOODTIMES
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Do the monkey : DANCE
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Eastern cape : ANN
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Brian of the Talking Heads : ENO
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Scale extreme : TEN
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French marshal : NEY
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Goes tearing along? : RENDS
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Valleys : GLENS
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Eng. course : LIT
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Carry on : RANT
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Quantico fig. : PFC
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Excuuuse him for doing "Roxanne" : STEVEMARTIN
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Pay or plug ender : OLA
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Joker : WAG
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Soak flax : RET
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Result of a ribbing? : EVE
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"Bonanza" actor : LORNEGREENE
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Member of the P.D. : DET
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Siouan : OTOE
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Backward poem from Tokyo? : EDO
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Bracelet's bailiwick : WRIST
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Tartu natives : ESTHS
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Balls of fire? : BBS
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Gilligan's home: Abbr. : ISL
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"___ Send Me," Sam Cooke hit in 1957 : YOU
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Louis, par exemple : ROI
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___ apso, Tibetan canine : LHASA
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Plead persistently : IMPORTUNE
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"Hard ___," 1955 song : TOGET
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On a seesaw : TEETERING
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ABBA member : SWEDE
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Rds.' kin : STS
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Punjabi princess : RANEE
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"Cosmos" host : SAGAN
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Hag : CRONE
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Defeated one's feeling? : AGONY
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Part of ROY G. BIV : RED
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Key on P.C. keyboards : ENTER
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Stowe baddie : SIMONLEGREE
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Half of eleven? : ONE
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"___ Kapital" : DAS
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A son of Lincoln : TAD
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___ Dag, Turkish mountain : ALA
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Happy : CONTENTED
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Carrot on a stick, e.g. : INCENTIVE
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High-school students : TEENS
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Part of a harrow : TINE
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Cato's 504 : DIV
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Categorizes : STEREOTYPES
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Grid that sounds terrific : GRATE
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Household god : LAR
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Little office seeker : POL
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Nightclub offering : FLOORSHOW
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Gristle : CARTILAGE
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Heart leader : SWEET
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Make someone feel put out? : TAG
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Boys, later : MEN
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Court divider : NET
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Refusals : NOS
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Norton and Koch : EDS
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Collapses : WILTS
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Something an owl gives : HOOT
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Less doubtful : SURER
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Bobby Orr was one : BRUIN
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Gallic housemaid : BONNE
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Prolonged attack : SIEGE
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But, to Claudius : SED
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Downed doughnuts : ATE
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"___ De-Lovely," 1936 hit : ITS
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Lincoln Ctr. attraction : MET
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Refrain syllable : TRA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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