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New York Times, Tuesday, August 15, 1989

Author:
Harold B. Counts
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Harold B. Counts has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,525
Across
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At a distance : AFAR
5
Davey of baseball fame : LOPES
10
Hardy heroine : TESS
14
Kimono : ROBE
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Meet the day : ARISE
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Cinders of comics : ELLA
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Garbo : GRETAGUSTAFSSON
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Polo Grounds hero : OTT
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Carolina rail : SORA
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Pivot : ROTATE
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Go away! : SHOO
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Victor of filmdom : JORY
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Wise lawmaker : SOLON
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Ruth's sobriquet : BABE
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Dip bait lightly : DAP
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___ Sadat : ANWAR
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An 18-wheeler : SEMI
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Dancer Tamara ___ : GEVA
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Connie Stevens : CONCETTAINGOLIA
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Long, hard journey : TREK
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A Kennedy : ROSE
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Flutter : HOVER
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A First Lady's monogram : AER
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Bit of pastry : TART
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Stitch again : RESEW
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Hi-fi buff's concern : TONE
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Love's antithesis : HATE
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Outlanders : ALIENS
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Transmitted : SENT
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Sesame : TIL
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Loren : SOPHIASCICOLONE
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Stockings : HOSE
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Type of diet : CRASH
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Hence : ERGO
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Foil's relative : EPEE
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Lone Ranger's sidekick : TONTO
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Adolescent : TEEN
Down
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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___ Collins, Colo. : FORT
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Support in crime : ABET
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Soak, as flax : RET
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Shallow pond : LAGOON
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Bolivian city : ORURO
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Leaning Tower city : PISA
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Is: Fr. : EST
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Gurnard : SEAROBIN
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Irritable : TESTY
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Actress Lanchester : ELSA
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Keyhole : SLOT
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Rational : SANE
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Home from the sea : ASHORE
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Links cry : FORE
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Negligent : SLACK
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Actress ___ Lee Curtis : JAMIE
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Night sound : SNORE
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Holder of a certain title : OWNER
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Animal : BEAST
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Search deeply : DELVE
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Miller's "___ From the Bridge" : AVIEW
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Early TV star : PAAR
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"___ Sanctorum" : ACTA
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Emporium : STORE
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Silly one : GOOSE
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Do business : TRANSACT
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Slum : GHETTO
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Singer Tennille : TONI
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Spread for the Reagans : RANCHO
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Giggle : TEHEE
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Stickup : HEIST
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Court celebrity : ASHE
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Downtown Chi. : LOOP
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Glance over : SCAN
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Sped : TORE
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"Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
51
Author Uris : LEON
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B'way sign : SRO
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Allow : LET

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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