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New York Times, Saturday, August 5, 1989

Author:
Daniel Girardi
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 243 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Daniel Girardi has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,515

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Across
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Captain Hornblower : HORATIO
8
Painting genre : POPART
14
Enhance : ELEVATE
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Gain : REALIZE
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Shrank : RECEDED
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Paul Revere, for one : ARTISAN
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Pigs' kin : BOARS
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Sniggle : EEL
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Lifeless, to Shakespeare : AMORT
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Truant G.I. : AOL
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Hawks' arena : OMNI
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Big house : STIR
26
McDougald of baseball : GIL
27
Fallen : SLAIN
28
Lao-___, Chinese philosopher : TSE
29
Ixelles, to the Flemish : ELSENE
31
Sweet clover : MELILOT
35
Pacific herb : REA
36
A tic-tac-toe winner : OOO
37
Roman comedic writer : TERENCE
41
Garment worker : CUTTER
45
Miler Santee : WES
46
Roman god of the underworld : ORCUS
48
High note : ELA
49
Richard Harris movie: 1977 : ORCA
51
Family of an N.H.L. goalie : MIOS
52
Author of "One Human Minute" : LEM
53
Stradivari's teacher : AMATI
55
Not, in Nice : PAS
56
___ orange (bowwood) : OSAGE
58
Student's quest : DIPLOMA
60
Where 42 Down ruled : SALAMIS
62
Word with base or scene : STEALER
63
Grapevine disease : ERINOSE
64
Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
65
Certain farmers : TENANTS
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Pasture : HERBAGE
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Beef-fat by-product : OLEOOIL
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Detroit headaches : RECALLS
4
Declare : AVER
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Wee portions : TADS
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Brooklyn follower : ITE
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Dropsy, today : OEDEMA
8
Nuts and syrup concoction : PRALINE
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Neath's opposite : OER
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___-cake (child's game) : PATA
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Muslims learned in religious matters : ALIMS
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Rice dish : RISOTTO
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Godunov adherent: Var. : TZARIST
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Certainly, to Cato : ENIM
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City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
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Old dirk : SNEE
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Foul up : ERR
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Place : LOCUS
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Debts : IOUS
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River in S France : LOT
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Home wrecker? : TERMITE
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Breaks out : ESCAPES
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Sicilian godfather : COMPARE
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Silkworm : ERIA
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Father of Ajax : TELAMON
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Gray was one : ELEGIST
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Egyptian king : RAMESES
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Blue-dye plants : WOADS
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Baby : COSSET
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U.S. missile : ATLAS
54
Hercules's captive : IOLE
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Light heavyweight champ: 1934-35 : OLIN
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A Yemeni capital : SANA
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" . . . to become fishers of ___": Mark 1:17 : MEN
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Metric land measure : ARE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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