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New York Times, Monday, September 11, 1989

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { B K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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. 14,552

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Actress Arthur or Simmons : JEAN
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"Thou art ___ . . . ": Matt. 16:18 : PETER
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Ostentatious display : POMP
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___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Century plant : AGAVE
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Bar : RAIL
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Fastens : TIES
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Voluminous volumes : TOMES
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Capital of Norway : OSLO
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Boil : SEETHE
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Reminded : PROMPTED
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___ Chaney of early films : LON
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Fifth sign of the zodiac : LEO
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Gradients : ASCENTS
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Stretchable : TENSILE
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Inst. at Dallas : SMU
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Caught sight of : ESPIED
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Some Nigerians : EDOS
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Injure : HARM
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Fruit drink : ADE
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Rudolf Bing and Noël Coward : SIRS
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Silkworm : ERIA
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Faces : FRONTS
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Individual : ONE
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Rouse by sudden alarm : STARTLE
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Tank or Civil War general : SHERMAN
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Inlet : RIA
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Female sheep : EWE
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Consecrated : ANOINTED
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Reply : ANSWER
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Opposite of the psyche : SOMA
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Characteristic : TRAIT
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Quote : CITE
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Dross : SLAG
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Enroll : ENTER
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Group including SAC : USAF
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Raced : TORE
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Della or Pee Wee : REESE
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Congers : EELS
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N.F.L. team : JETS
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Canal or lake : ERIE
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Opposed to aweather : ALEE
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Cuddle : NESTLE
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Monopoly-right documents : PATENTS
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Conceit : EGO
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Pack down lightly : TAMP
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Eternally : EVER
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Did a shoemaker's job : RESOLED
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Declares intention to wed : PROPOSES
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Drying kiln : OAST
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Distance of 5,280 feet : MILE
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Trudge : PLOD
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Sharpen : HONE
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Checker-game pieces : MEN
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Symbols of penitence : ASHES
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Clever : SMART
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Papal court : CURIA
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Bowling score : SPARE
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Adolescents : TEENS
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Dialect : IDIOM
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Blackmore's "___ Doone" : LORNA
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City in the Ruhr valley : ESSEN
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Wedding-ceremony response : IDO
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"Love and ___," 1955 Emmy-award song : MARRIAGE
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Praise insincerely : FLATTER
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American Ballet ___ : THEATRE
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Stitched : SEWN
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Stannum : TIN
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Save : RESCUE
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Aide: Abbr. : ASST
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___ contendere : NOLO
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Bradley or Khayyám : OMAR
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Lake in Ireland : ERNE
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Social engagement : DATE
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Sagacious : WISE
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Cousin of etc. : ETAL
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Sports officials, for short : REFS
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Plural ending : IES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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