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New York Times, Tuesday, July 4, 1989

Author:
Dale O. Burgener
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { Q X Z }
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 5, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Dale O. Burgener has 16 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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J
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U
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L
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Y
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FOUR
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B
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A
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N
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G
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ONE
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SEVEN
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SEVEN
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SIX
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A
R
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E
S
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A
B
O
O
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S
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M
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I
S
A
A
C
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R
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D
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I
G
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R
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N
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R
R
O
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W
N
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S
S
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D
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P
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R
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S
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B
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L
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S
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G
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O
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F
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F
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R
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D
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D
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A
M
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S
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O
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A
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U
N
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A
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P
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T
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P
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N
C
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Y
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N
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S
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I
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L
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S
I
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K
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A
E
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R
Y
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C
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A
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P
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E
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L
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I
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O
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C
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H
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B
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O
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M
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B
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V
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K
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W
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E
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A
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L
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T
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,483
Across
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D.O.B. of the U.S.A., with 10 Across : JULYFOUR
6
Rousing start for 1 Across : BANG
10
See 1 Across : ONESEVENSEVENSIX
14
Zodiac's Ram : ARIES
15
Ending with peek or bug : ABOO
16
Identical : SAME
17
Sir ___ Newton : ISAAC
18
Emulate Paul Revere : RIDE
19
Plane designer Sikorsky : IGOR
20
Limited-width condition : NARROWNESS
22
Sheriff's assts. : DEPS
23
Premier flagmaker : ROSS
24
Consecrate : BLESS
26
Crimp with a heated iron : GOFFER
30
___-in-the-wool : DYED
31
U.S. cit. : AMER
32
Sail the skies : SOAR
35
Not likely : UNAPT
39
Time for celebration : INDEPENDENCEDAY
42
Second-generation Japanese in the U.S. : NISEI
43
Napoleonic victory site : LODI
44
Possible material for Old Glory : SILK
45
Ethereal : AERY
47
A man's home, proverbially : CASTLE
49
Rock: Comb. form : PETRO
51
Legal claim on property : LIEN
53
Type of exam : ORAL
54
Powerful firecracker : CHERRYBOMB
60
Passport endorsement : VISA
61
Japanese zither : KOTO
62
Sandpiper or heron : WADER
63
Tops in spots : ACES
64
Very dark, to Shelley : EBON
65
Contest site : ARENA
66
For fear that : LEST
67
Singer Bennett : TONY
68
You can get a rise from this : YEAST
Down
1
Indian ascetic : JAIN
2
Bear in the sky : URSA
3
Baron Munchausen, e.g. : LIAR
4
See 10 Across : YEAR
5
"___ and ... ": Lincoln : FOURSCORE
6
Outbuildings : BARNS
7
"___ Irish Rose" : ABIES
8
Gives silent approval : NODS
9
"As Time ___," 1931 song : GOESBY
10
Partiality : ONESIDEDNESS
11
"His acts being ___": Shak. : SEVENAGES
12
" ... maids with ___": Carroll : SEVENMOPS
13
"Patriotic" team from Phila. : SIXERS
21
Not so good : WORSE
25
Colorless beginning : LEUC
26
Increase : GAIN
27
Everywhere: Comb. form : OMNI
28
T-men or G-men : FEDS
29
Spiritual celebrating liberty : FREEATLAST
30
A famous Scott : DRED
33
Sole : ONLY
34
Foofaraw : ADO
36
Mine entrance : ADIT
37
Satiate : PALL
38
Tot : TYKE
40
Walkway above water : PIER
41
More attractive : NICER
46
Sky lighter on 39 Across : ROCKET
48
Nevertheless : ANYWAY
49
"Eternal vigilance is the ___ of liberty": Jefferson : PRICE
50
Alleviates : EASES
51
Pretend : LETON
52
Subtle sarcasm : IRONY
53
Egg-shaped : OVAL
55
Traveler sans tickets : HOBO
56
Uncovered : BARE
57
Greek theaters : ODEA
58
" ... times that try ___ souls": Paine : MENS
59
Bad-mannered child : BRAT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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