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New York Times, Tuesday, July 25, 1989

Author:
Christopher Sherwood
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1
Christopher Sherwood has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,504
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Whitish powder : TALC
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Time and neutral followers : ZONES
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Milling byproduct : BRAN
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Medley : OLIO
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Cool one's heels : AWAIT
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Etna's output : LAVA
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Utah city : MOAB
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Amazon tributary : NEGRO
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Parrots : APES
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Colorful garments in Cancún : SERAPES
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A daughter of Agamemnon : ELECTRA
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Part of a trek : LEG
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Wapiti : ELK
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Furniture bottoms, sometimes : CASTERS
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Gumshoe : SNOOPER
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Letters for Margaret : HRH
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Nitpicking : PETTY
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Angel in white : NURSE
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Don José's emotion : AMOR
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Green : YOUNG
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Parimutuel recording device, for short : TOTE
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Changed residences : MOVED
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End at an early stage : ABORT
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Foundation : BED
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Act like an oracle : PREDICT
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Casino employees : DEALERS
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Benny's Maxwell : CAR
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Barely make do : EKE
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Sherwood Forest's Will : SCARLET
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Covering for Larry Bird's foot : SNEAKER
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Mississippi tributary : OHIO
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Do an accounting job : AUDIT
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Emperor after Claudius I : NERO
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Pops : DADS
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"Mack the ___" : KNIFE
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Midterm, for example : TEST
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Olympic hawk : ARES
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The fat man in red : SANTA
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Cheers in Toledo : OLES
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Male turkeys : TOMS
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Lotion ingredient : ALOE
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Speaker with forked tongue : LIAR
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Shade of blue : COBALT
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". . . Purple Sage" author : ZANEGREY
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Is in the red : OWES
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Broken-down thoroughbred : NAG
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Green isle : EIRE
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"A ___ Life," 1939 film : STOLEN
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Power failure : BLACKOUT
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Engrossed : RAPT
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State : AVER
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Its red-letter day was in July 1969 : NASA
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Bird sound : PEEP
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College in the Tarheel State : ELON
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Wearer of a crown : CHAMP
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Galahad's garb : ARMOR
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Push roughly : SHOVE
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Brown-furred ermine : STOAT
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Religious council : SYNOD
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Investigate : PROBE
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Perfume basis : ESTER
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Attachments on clarinets : REEDS
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Vessel for butter : TUB
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Organization founded in 1864 : REDCROSS
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Chop-suey companion : GREENTEA
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Control : DIAL
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Booty : TAKE
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Sounds old : CREAKS
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Shed : LEANTO
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Fountain drink : SODA
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Scorch : CHAR
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Nye, to Napoleon : AIDE
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Bluefin : TUNA
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Separate carefully : SIFT
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Boat-bottom timber : KEEL
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Language for 8 Down : ERSE
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Decomposes : ROTS
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Heavy metal, to many listeners : DIN

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