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New York Times, Friday, July 7, 1989

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { K Q V }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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. 14,486
Across
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Bugged homes? : WEBS
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Clobber, but good : WHOMP
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Work in a bakery and goof off? : LOAF
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" . . . maids all in ___" : AROW
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A famous Murphy : AUDIE
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___-podrida : OLLA
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Order for Gridley : FIRE
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Phone leader : GRAMO
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Look of lust : LEER
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Do gardening like a shepherd? : TENDTOTHEPHLOX
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Frost-y night? : EEN
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Caesar's deck? : LII
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Pitcher Goose and kin : GOSSAGES
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N.H. town : EPPING
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Middle Ages shield : ECU
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Pivotal : POLAR
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Blooming work by Brecht and Weill? : THREEPEONYOPERA
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Of a region : AREAL
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Mario of pitching fame : SOTO
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Beatty or Buntline : NED
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Holy kid? : TERROR
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Perry Mason's talk, maybe : LEGALESE
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Something found in the sky : PIE
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Nest egg, after 65: Abbr. : IRA
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Flowery furrier? : JOHNJACOBASTER
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Karate's cousin : JUDO
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Cut wedding costs : ELOPE
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Like some L.A. days : HAZY
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Aware of : INON
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Eyelashes : CILIA
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Lamb who had a Mary : ELIA
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Source of "ear-itation" : BORE
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His work may be on the square : TILER
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"Runaround Sue" singer : DION
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Float gently : WAFT
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Part of HOMES : ERIE
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Adamson's "___ Free" : BORN
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ABBA members : SWEDES
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"The Wistful Widow of ___," Abbott and Costello film : WAGONGAP
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Offend : HURT
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Turkish chamber : ODAH
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Perfect person for silent movies : MIME
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Streisand hit : PEOPLE
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It takes a licking : LOLLIPOP
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Shopping-list item : OLEO
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Game-show host Trebek : ALEX
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A long way from home : FAR
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It's in the bag : TEA
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"Small" river horse? : HIPPO
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Reach : GETAT
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Dark yellow : OCHRE
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Less doubtful : SURER
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Hot times for Jacques : ETES
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Pigeon perch? : STOOL
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Actress Graff : ILENE
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Nostrils : NARES
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What some can't make : GRADE
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Pot starter : ANTE
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Pocket-radio device : EARPHONE
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Remove legally : ELOIN
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Fictional picnic crasher : YOGIBEAR
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Turn down : REJECT
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First name of coaching fame : ARA
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Scolded severely : LASHED
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A Normandy beach : JUNO
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Bakery by-product : ODOR
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Polynesian chief : ALII
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Univ.'s kin : COLL
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Ron Howard's early TV role : OPIE
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Anklebones : TALI
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Pinza : EZIO
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Tatum's father : RYAN
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Triangular sail : JIB

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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