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New York Times, Tuesday, August 1, 1989

Author:
William S. McIlrath
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
William S. McIlrath has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,511

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Across
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Home of the Dolphins : MIAMI
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Further a felony : ABET
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Stag or cob : MALE
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Prominent settler in Plymouth : ALDEN
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Pointer on a roof : VANE
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Controversial pesticide : ALAR
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Hamlet's weapons of "outrageous fortune" : SLINGSANDARROWS
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Asian holiday : TET
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Ingenue, e.g. : ROLE
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One of the Horae : IRENE
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Antitoxin: Comb. form : SERO
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Perry's royal creator? : ERLE
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Tingly, prickly sensation : PINSANDNEEDLES
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Yields, as land : CEDES
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Bark : RIND
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Future benedict's words? : IDO
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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Union general : MEADE
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Post : MAIL
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Sometime traffic sign : SLO
40
Ganges garb : SARI
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Part of a Dante work : CANTO
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Fiercely or wholeheartedly : HAMMERANDTONGS
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Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
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Choice : RARE
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A New Zealander : MAORI
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Dada, e.g. : CULT
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U.S.N. man : CPO
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The whole's small section : TIPOFTHEICEBERG
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Fam. member : GRAN
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Lacerate : REND
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Croc's cousin : GATOR
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Fish dish : EELS
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Little colonists : ANTS
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Livre toter, at times : ELEVE
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Spar : MAST
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"Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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Chess pieces : MEN
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Entry : INGRESS
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Singer Frankie : AVALON
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Cause of harm : BANE
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Terminate : END
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Hyson or souchong : TEA
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Damaged : MARRED
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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Scene of some parties : LAWN
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Rail : SORA
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Vexed : RILED
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Dirk of yore : SNEE
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Site of Phillips University : ENID
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M. Coty : RENE
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Alexander's birthplace : PELLA
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Jargon : IDIOM
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Sap : DRAIN
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Tael : LIANG
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Works on galleys : EDITS
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Alone : SOLO
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One kind of register : CASH
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Foal producer : MARE
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Of an epoch : ERAL
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Leonine locks : MANE
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Letter stroke : SERIF
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Retinue : CORTEGE
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Foolish ones, à la Rickles : MORONS
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Celtic priests : DRUIDS
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Agalite : TALC
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Lien of a sort: Abbr. : MTGE
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Early Irish nobleman : AIRE
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Hyalite or geyserite : OPAL
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Penny : CENT
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Whale : CETE
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Ont. or Que. : PROV
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Bugaboo : OGRE
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Refrain syllable : TRA
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Partlet : HEN
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___ masqué : BAL

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