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New York Times, Monday, July 3, 1989

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,482
Across
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Actor Lorenzo from L.A. : LAMAS
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Lord : PEER
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"American Gothic" painter : WOOD
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Build : ERECT
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Chills and fever : AGUE
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Pisa's river : ARNO
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British trams : STREETCARS
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Chantilly or Cluny : LACE
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The Holy ___ at Rome : SEE
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Impressed tremendously : AWED
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More elevated : TALLER
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Kind of day or night : MID
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Hart of "Act One" : MOSS
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Della of mysteries : STREET
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Time period : DURATION
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In front : AHEAD
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Heap : PILE
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Evaluate : RATE
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Golf positions : LIES
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Banked one's money : SAVED
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Feminine suffix : ETTE
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Young Hardy : ANDY
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___ bien : TRES
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Parched : SERED
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Meal toppers : DESSERTS
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Offensive smells : FETORS
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Canasta card : TREY
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Moral violation : SIN
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Embellishes : ADORNS
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Ballerina Pavlova : ANNA
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Soviet store : GUM
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Excellent review : RAVE
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Like some urchins : STREETWISE
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Tulip or tupelo : TREE
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City in Pa. : ERIE
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Seeps : OOZES
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Forwarded : SENT
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Expensive : DEAR
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Highways : ROADS
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Not so much : LESS
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Comic Johnson : ARTE
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Only : MERE
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King beater : ACE
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Furious : STEAMED
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Took measured steps : PACED
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Mild oath : EGAD
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Area north of Afr. : EUR
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Made the old look new : RESTORED
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N.Y.S.E. locale : WALLSTREET
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Spoken : ORAL
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Thrice minus twice : ONCE
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One accomplishing a great deal : DOER
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Josh : TWIT
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High ___ kite : ASA
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Stubborn ones : MULES
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Side dish : SALAD
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" . . . to ___ own self be true": Shak. : THINE
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Orchestra section : REEDS
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Early Chaplin comedy : EASYSTREET
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Joints : DIVES
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Healing: Comb. form : IATRO
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Aquatic mammal : OTTER
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Requires : NEEDS
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Something to throw : PARTY
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Accented : STRESSED
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What astronaut Glenn became : SENATOR
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Suffix with a cardinal point : ERN
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Amerce : FINE
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Display disgust : SNEER
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Partner of crafts : ARTS
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Venture : DARE
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Hot spot : OVEN
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Sutherland specialty : ARIA
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City near the famous Sphinx : GIZA
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Like some cars : USED
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Chow : MESS
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Uno, due, ___ : TRE
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Something to pitch : WOO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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