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New York Times, Wednesday, August 2, 1989

Author:
Mimi Moody
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Mimi Moody has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,512
Across
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Preparers of 1040 data : CPAS
5
Deep sleeps : COMAS
10
Pornography : SMUT
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Colo.'s Gary : HART
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Nautical direction : APORT
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Overseas package for the needy : CARE
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Pitcher : EWER
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Flora and fauna : BIOTA
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Fad : RAGE
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Old-fashioned threshing method : FLAILING
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Course requirement for future M.D.'s : PREMED
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Corn bread : PONE
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Aweather's opposite : ALEE
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Small struggle : TUSSLE
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Take to the ___ (rip off) : CLEANERS
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Alias, for short : AKA
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Bikini is one : ATOLL
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Station : DEPOT
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Lose strength : PALL
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Make tracks : SCOOT
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Prescription amount : DOSE
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Chemical compound : ESTER
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Surcoat : TUNIC
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Wd. on a French letterhead : CIE
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Fated : DESTINED
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Midnight raider : NOSHER
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Traffic sign : STOP
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Heaps of rocky debris : SCREES
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"___ Goes," 1934 musical : ANYTHING
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Indigent : POOR
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Scout group : TROOP
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Heaven on earth : EDEN
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The tops : ACME
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Memorable portrayer of villains : LORRE
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French receipt : RECU
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Tree denizen : TOAD
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Endings with major and din : ETTES
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Comics exclamations : EEKS
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Beard or Child : CHEF
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Ratchet part : PAWL
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One kind of code : AREA
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Denudes : STRIPS
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Presidential advisers : CABINETS
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Sound off : OPINE
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Electronic synthesizer : MOOG
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Op or Pop : ART
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Bread or rice : STAPLE
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Filtered : SCREENED
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Thank-you-___ (bump in a road) : MAAM
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Egg on : URGE
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___ off (irate) : TEED
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She gets what she wants : LOLA
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Peruse : READ
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"___ a summer's day" : ALLON
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Recorded : TAPED
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Russian edict : UKASE
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Seasons : SALTS
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Cirrus or cumulus : CLOUD
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Time period : EPOCH
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W.W. II riveter : ROSIE
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Navigate : STEER
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Double quartet : OCTET
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Well educated : LETTERED
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Old-fashioned snapshots : TINTYPES
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To laugh, in Paris : RIRE
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Old bird? : COOT
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Snuggle up : NESTLE
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Area of influence : SPHERE
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Night sound : SNORE
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Minor disagreement : SPAT
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Hepburn role on Broadway : COCO
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Italia's capital : ROMA
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Corporeal channel: Comb. form : AORT
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Brainstorm, in Paris : IDEE
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Smooch : NECK
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African antelopes : GNUS
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Decay : ROT

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

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