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New York Times, Monday, August 21, 1989

Author:
Peter G. Snow
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Peter G. Snow has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,531

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Students & seniors
Across
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Decays : ROTS
5
Church part : APSE
9
Block of stamps : SHEET
14
Baal, e.g. : IDOL
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Begin a card game : DEAL
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Diacritical mark : TILDE
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Nick Charles's wife : NORA
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Burden : ONUS
19
Drew or Terry of stage fame : ELLEN
20
Victor over Blaine and Harrison : GROVERCLEVELAND
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Golf gadget : TEE
24
Madison Ave. products : ADS
25
Communicates, in a way : RADIOS
29
Strikes : HITS
31
Dandy : FOP
34
Add beauty : ADORN
35
Indonesian island : BALI
36
Ali of "The Arabian Nights" : BABA
37
Victor over Ford : JAMESEARLCARTER
40
Matures : AGES
41
Disencumbers : RIDS
42
Rent : LEASE
43
"For ___ a jolly good" : HES
44
Sly : WILY
45
Book names : TITLES
46
Circle part : ARC
47
Weep : SOB
48
Victor over Bryan : WILLIAMMCKINLEY
57
President of Costa Rica : ARIAS
58
Swiss river : AARE
59
Ireland, to a Gael : EIRE
60
Clever : SMART
61
Where Teheran is : IRAN
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Depraved : EVIL
63
Damages : HARMS
64
Some limbs : LEGS
65
Profound : DEEP
Down
1
Resound : RING
2
Aroma : ODOR
3
Matador's opponent : TORO
4
Serb or Croat : SLAV
5
Worships : ADORES
6
British coins : PENCE
7
First king of Israel : SAUL
8
Otherwise : ELSE
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Equines : STEEDS
10
Rome has seven of these : HILLS
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Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
12
She played Jeannie on TV : EDEN
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Minister to : TEND
21
Collar and jacket : ETONS
22
Prophetic : VATIC
25
Indian prince : RAJAH
26
Saying : ADAGE
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Parts of many capitols : DOMES
28
Angers : IRES
29
He wrote "Jude the Obscure" : HARDY
30
Misfortunes : ILLS
31
Deadly : FATAL
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Greatly overweight : OBESE
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Trims : PARES
35
Remove water, as from a boat : BAIL
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Harte or Maverick : BRET
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Author Jong : ERICA
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Excuse : ALIBI
44
Carpal joints : WRISTS
45
Keepsakes : TOKENS
46
Tocsin : ALARM
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Scrawny one : SCRAG
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Lave : WASH
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"___ la Douce" : IRMA
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Prevaricator : LIAR
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Post : MAIL
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Foal's mother : MARE
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Require : NEED
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Not taped : LIVE
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A Great Lake : ERIE
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Hound's sound : YELP

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