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New York Times, Thursday, September 14, 1989

Author:
Patricia A. Cevaal
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q V }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Patricia A. Cevaal has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,555
Across
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Honor-society letter : BETA
5
Lattice piece : LATH
9
Command to Dobbin : WHOA
13
Gil's creator : ALAIN
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Metchnikoff or Wiesel : ELIE
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Bireme equipment : OARS
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Red-Major partnership : BUTTONSANDBOWES
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Juárez and Mussolini : BENITOS
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Anti : AGAINST
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Hurry-scurry : ADO
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Light bulb, in comics : IDEA
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Wayfarer's stop : INN
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Loretta-Marvin partnership : YOUNGANDGAYE
30
Shackles : CHAINS
33
Falls behind : LAGS
34
Formal wear, informally : TUX
35
Pitch in : HELP
36
Duffer's quest : PAR
37
A spy, perhaps : MOLE
38
Nest-egg plan : IRA
39
Benison : BOON
41
Iced some doughnuts : GLAZED
43
Johnny-Macdonald partnership : CASHANDCAREY
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"Where the Boys ___" : ARE
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Writer Berne : ERIC
48
U.N. financial agency : IMF
51
Compelled : OBLIGED
55
Chanter : INTONER
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Dan-Billy partnership : DAILEYANDSUNDAY
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Thin coin : DIME
60
Latin list-shortener : ETAL
61
Controls : REINS
62
Bob or dog chaser : SLED
63
Moist : DEWY
64
Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
Down
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Applied hair color : BLUED
2
"Jack Sprat could ___ fat" : EATNO
3
S.A. monkey : TITI
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" . . . ___ craz'd": Shak. : ANOTION
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Abate : LESSEN
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Miss. neighbor : ALA
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A Sinatra : TINA
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Uncertain bettor's activity : HEDGING
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Courting : WOOING
10
Goldie of films : HAWN
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Mine finds : ORES
12
D.A.'s helper : ASST
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Swedish rock group : ABBA
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Knotty situation : NODUS
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The Dorseys' ensembles : BANDS
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"Ten thousand saw I at ___": Wordsworth : AGLANCE
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Kennel sound : YIP
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Bern's river : AAR
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The whole bit : ATOZ
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Type of log : YULE
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Crossed out : EXED
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Stylish : CHIC
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Zeus's wife : HERA
32
Dolorous exclamation : ALAS
36
Seed container : POD
37
Has permission : MAY
39
Nile sight : BARGE
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Like some face cards : ONEEYED
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Big smiles : GRINS
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Sermonize : LECTURE
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Flagged down : HAILED
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In a dry manner : ARIDLY
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Where Rushdie's roots are : INDIA
49
Intended : MEANT
50
Playwright Christopher's family : FRYS
51
Track stats : ODDS
52
Get-out-of-jail money : BAIL
53
Jello flavor : LIME
54
Calendar item : DATE
56
Lulu : ONER
58
Slangy denial : NAW

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

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