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Kenneth Haxton
Kenneth Haxton

GREEK SANDWICHES

New York Times, Sunday, August 6, 1989

102-Down : Easily split rock

Author:
Kenneth Haxton
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J Q Z }
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Kenneth Haxton has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,516
Across
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Obstinate person : MULE
4
Plagiarizes : CRIBS
9
Nessus, for one : CENTAUR
14
Red alga : AGAR
18
Type of TV show : TALK
20
Pillage; plunder : HARRY
21
Black Sea port : ANAPA
22
Eldest of the Pleiades : MAIA
23
Rapid rise in prices or wages : ESCALATION
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Dormant future shoots : LATENTBUDS
27
Wives of Fatima's descendants : SHARIFAS
28
Automatic pistols : COLTS
30
Formal avenue : ALLEE
31
Eucharistic dish : PATEN
32
Kipling's "Soldiers ___" : THREE
33
Swiss river : AARE
35
Bodies of writing : LITERATURES
37
Greek sea goddess : AMPHITRITE
41
Prokofiev's lupine trapper : PETER
42
Okla. Siouans : OTOS
43
Slyly sarcastic : SNIDE
44
F.D.R. measure : NRA
45
Actress Alicia : ANA
46
Most ceraceous : WAXIEST
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Naval assents : AYES
49
Bottom line : SUM
50
Actress Talmadge : CONSTANCE
53
Emulate Doré : ETCH
55
Poet Hart ___ : CRANE
57
Flower parts : PETALS
58
Stomach acidity : ACOR
60
Locales for Scott Hamilton : RINKS
61
Great supply : ABUNDANCE
66
Very strong bridge hands : POWERHOUSES
68
Town in Ethiopia or Kenya : MURRI
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Type of estate : REAL
70
___ fixe : IDEE
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Turkish city : ADANA
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Put out a candle : SNUFF
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Conifers : PINETREES
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Animal and plant lives of regions : BIOTAS
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Scapegoat : BUTT
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Species of Mexican yuccas : ISOTES
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Soup or jacket preceder : PEA
85
A.P. rival : UPI
86
Uncle Milty : BERLE
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Greek goddess of victory : NIKE
88
Terrier breed : CAIRN
90
Amour-propre : SELFLOVE
92
British general in the Seven Years War : RALPHABERCROMBY
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" ... ___ perfumed sea": Poe : OERA
96
Member of a Jewish sect : HASID
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Competitor : RIVAL
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Miss America accoutrement : TIARA
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"L'Heure Espagnole" composer : RAVEL
102
Ester of acid from cork : SUBERATE
105
___ Highway System : INTERSTATE
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Origination of first life on earth : ARCHIGENESIS
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Causes (oneself) to go : BETAKES
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Item on an alley : TENPIN
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Blow on the proboscis : NOSER
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Rheo or thermo follower : STAT
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Pushkin refusal : NYET
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Laurel and Musial : STANS
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Aquarium denizen : TETRA
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Amsterdam-to-Luxembourg dir. : SSE
Down
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Sordini : MUTES
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Scold severely : LASH
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Sousa march : ELCAPITAN
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June beetle : CHAFER
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___ Church, N.Z. sect : RATANA
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Eye part : IRIS
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Sis sibling : BRO
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Systems that turn motors in time with generators : SYNCHROS
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Streets, in Sonora : CALLES
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Growing out : ENATE
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Cole and Turner : NATS
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Brownish gray : TAUPE
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Sprinted : RAN
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Mystery writer Eric : AMBLER
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It was divided into three parts : GAUL
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Assistant : AIDE
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Make an incised mark : RASE
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Defense discipline : KARATE
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Liquid measure : LITER
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French pastry : TARTE
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Voltaire tragedy : ORESTE
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Private student : TUTEE
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Sand, to Chopin : AMIE
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Plant lice : APHIDS
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Comic Jay : LENO
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Poisonous : TOXIC
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Haphazardly : ANYHOW
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Irrational : INSANE
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Boles : TRUNKS
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Furniture designer : EAMES
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Moccasin : PAC
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Vanzetti's co-defendant : SACCO
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German woods : WALD
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Early Mohammedan converts at Medina : ANSAR
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Disdain : SPURN
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Disease with muscular spasms : TETANIA
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Type of root : TAP
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Condiment holder : CRUET
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Stair part : RISER
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Roi's mate : REINE
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Recording equipment : AUDIOTAPE
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Largest S.A. country, to inhabitants : BRASIL
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Lie snugly : NESTLE
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King of England and Denmark : CANUTE
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Brownie : ELF
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Site of one of the Seven Wonders : RHODES
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Miss.'s governor : MABUS
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Last stage : FINALPHASE
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Prodded : POKED
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Pompey's way : ITER
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Outer layers of cells of an embryo : EPIBLASTS
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Hair-raising : EERY
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Antonio or Francisco : SAN
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"To ___ not ... ": Hamlet : BEOR
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Crab-eating mongoose : URVA
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Hissing : SIBILANT
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Indistinct : BLEAR
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Groups of 13 witches : COVEN
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Portuguese town in Minho province : AMARES
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Arden, for one : FOREST
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Prowls after prey : RAVENS
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Miss. delta town : CRUGER
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Spanish painter Lo Spagnoletto : RIBERA
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Fastener for a cloche : HATPIN
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Lhasa native : TIBETAN
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Like a squid's discharge : INKY
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Fits to ___ : ATEE
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Punjabi potentate : RANA
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Easily split rock : SCHIST
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Pedro's aunts : TIAS
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Famous family of Ferrara : ESTE
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Kin of aves. : STS
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Vietnam offensive : TET
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Caviar : ROE

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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