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New York Times, Monday, September 18, 1989

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 243 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 3, 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. 14,559

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Across
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TV sitcom located in Boston : CHEERS
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Rebecca ___, played by Kirstie Alley : HOWE
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Mornings: Abbr. : AMS
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Rue : REGRET
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Baking chamber : OVEN
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Ted Danson, to Cliff and Frasier : SAM
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Iroquoian : ONEIDA
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Antitoxins : SERA
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Tom Kite, e.g. : PRO
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Former Portuguese monetary units : REIS
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Increasing threefold : TREBLING
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___ Perlman as Carla : RHEA
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Spikes a drink : LACES
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Wide open : AGAPE
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Playing marbles : AGATES
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Keepsake : RELIC
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Richard ___, actor from Pa. : GERE
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Source of a bitter drug : ALOE
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Of the roof of the mouth : PALATAL
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Food-store employees : BAGGERS
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Exclamation of sorrow : ALAS
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Son of Agrippina the Younger : NERO
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Poker stakes : ANTES
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Stagger : TOTTER
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Lift : RAISE
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Proprietor : OWNER
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River to the Elbe : ISER
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"Hail Sabbath! . . . the ___ day": J. Grahame : POORMANS
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Shelley ___ of 1 Across reruns : LONG
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Also : TOO
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Selves : EGOS
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Indolent : OTIOSE
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McMahon and Asner : EDS
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New Zealand owl : RURU
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Goober : PEANUT
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Stain : DYE
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Dotted, as with stars : SEME
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Ancient Jewish ascetic : ESSENE
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Female lobster : HEN
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"Rome of Hungary" : EGER
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Lake or canal : ERIE
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Change course : REDIRECT
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Cache : STASH
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One held for ransom : HOSTAGE
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Beyond : OVER
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Existed : WERE
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Authorize : ENABLE
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Savory jelly : ASPIC
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French river : MARNE
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Hazes of a sort : SMOGS
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Baked flat-noodles dish : LASAGNA
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Young aerie occupant : EAGLET
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Harp, in Roma : ARPA
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Pertaining to the earth : GEAL
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___ breve : ALLA
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Spanish piece of eight : PIASTER
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Shaded retreats : ARBORS
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Hyson or oopak : TEA
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Indonesian island group : LETI
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Mine finds : ORES
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To be: Latin : ESSE
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Pismire : ANT
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Executes, in a way : GARROTES
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Come forth again : REISSUE
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Abalones : ORMERS
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Chose : OPTED
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Bartender on 1 Across : WOODY
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Part of a springe : NOOSE
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Run away with a lover : ELOPE
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Chills and fever : AGUE
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George Wendt's role on 1 Across : NORM
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Indian Ocean island : NIAS
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Departed : GONE
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Helios : SUN
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Hot time in Paris : ETE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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