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Irene Smullyan
Irene Smullyan

New York Times, Thursday, July 27, 1989

Author:
Irene Smullyan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Irene Smullyan has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,506
Across
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Cole accompaniment : SLAW
5
Prunes : LOPS
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Chevalier vehicle : GIGI
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Secretary's error : TYPO
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___ New Guinea : PAPUA
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Town in S France : UZES
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Saudi Arabian province : ASIR
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Change for the better : AMEND
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Allege as a fact : AVER
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Small-time : NICKELANDDIME
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Massage : KNEAD
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Part of a door : SILL
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Dallas inst. : SMU
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Religious school : YESHIVA
30
Privately financed U.S. satellite : TELSTAR
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Upright : ONEND
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Ireland, to a Gael : EIRE
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American foreign policy re business interests : DOLLARDIPLOMACY
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Yours, to Pierre : ATOI
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"Vice" mecca on TV : MIAMI
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Tropical birds : TOUCANS
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Arise : EMANATE
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Twilight time, to Tennyson : EEN
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Costly : DEAR
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Word on a Czech's check : HALER
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Refused to be clement : GAVENOQUARTER
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Caesar's road : ITER
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Opening : DEBUT
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Jot : IOTA
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___ nostrum : MARE
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N. Y. island : ELLIS
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Aromatic herb of the Bible : ANET
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Kisser : PUSS
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Colored : DYED
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Honshu city : NARA
Down
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Former infielder, called The Brat : STANKY
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Important amino acid : LYSINE
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Pinnacles : APICES
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He sleeps with his briefcase : WORKAHOLIC
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Tibetan priest : LAMA
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Unclogs : OPENS
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Hindu savant : PUNDIT
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Impose a burden : SADDLE
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One of the Marianas : GUAM
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Official Soviet newspaper : IZVESTIA
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Turn right : GEE
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Medit. country : ISR
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Joey, e.g. : PAL
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Suburb of Minneapolis : EDINA
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Not in the pink : ILL
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Grape residue : MARC
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Nobelist in Chemistry: 1934 : UREY
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Sight, in Sevilla : VER
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Connective : AND
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Embryo cleric : SEMINARIAN
33
Darken : DIM
35
Point in time : DATE
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Nebraska Indian : OTOE
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Indolent ones : LOUNGERS
38
Key lime, e.g. : PIE
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On the ___ (gangland phrase) : LAM
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City on the Missouri : OMAHA
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Gram. form : ADV
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Lacking : NEEDED
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In a rational manner : SANELY
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Part of Hamburg : ALTONA
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Waver : TEETER
50
Printers' mistakes : ERRATA
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White oak : ROBLE
56
Father of Hippolyte : ARES
57
A pound, in Soho : QUID
58
Early dos : UTS
59
Little devil : IMP
60
Greek letter : TAU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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