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New York Times, Friday, August 18, 1989

47-Across : Impignorates

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,528
Across
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Large dish : PLATTER
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Fragrant spice : CLOVE
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Withstand successfully : OUTRIDE
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The ___ State (New Hampshire) : GRANITE
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Contrived : SCHEMED
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Fastened firmly : RIVETED
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Sesame : TIL
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Flow forth : EMANATE
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Wrath : IRE
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Southwest wind : AFER
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Sharp : ACUTE
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Miller or Blyth : ANN
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Rig : GETUP
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Ski lift : TBAR
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RR stops : STAS
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Hermits : EREMITES
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Drive : IMPEL
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Extracted, as sap from a tree : BLED
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Secure a schooner : MOOR
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Lily type : CALLA
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Is made up of : CONSISTS
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Colorful fish : BOCE
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Cauterize : SEAR
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Kind of drum : SNARE
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Fed. farm-aid bureau : REA
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Impignorates : PAWNS
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Merriment : GLEE
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Bill ___, Super Bowl XXI lineman : ARD
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Spreads rumors : GOSSIPS
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Boy : TAD
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Floating solid H2O : ICEFLOE
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Compound containing two elements only : NITRIDE
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Mortifies : DEMEANS
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Inexperienced workman : GREENER
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Gary Cooper role : DEEDS
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Transmitters : SENDERS
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Mailing charge : POSTAGE
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Devil : LUCIFER
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Jim Thorpe, e.g. : ATHLETE
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A crowd in Cremona? : TRE
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Einstein's fourth dimension : TIME
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Swelling : EDEMA
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Emulated Robert Giroux : REDACTED
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Standard : CRITERION
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Bathe : LAVE
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Ferber's "___ Basket ... " : ONE
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Corrupt : VITIATE
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Irving Stone's "Love Is ___" : ETERNAL
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Persona ___ : GRATA
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Clarissa and Sir Anthony : EDENS
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Piths : NUBS
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Street fight, in gang slang : RUMBLE
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Bolus : PILL
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Beethoven's ___ Sonata : SPRING
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Recipe measures : TEASPOONS
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Bryophyte : MOSS
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"___ at seven": Browning : MORNINGS
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Compelled by intimidation : COERCED
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Grove in which Plato taught : ACADEME
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Corvine calls : CAWS
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Crisp cracker : SALTINE
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Vintner's employee : TREADER
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Rainmakers : SEEDERS
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Queue : BRAID
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Mitigates : EASES
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Flèche : SPIRE
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Tall flower, for short : GLAD
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Narrow: Comb. form : STEN
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Fixed charge : FEE
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Colgate's ___ Raiders : RED

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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