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New York Times, Tuesday, September 26, 1989

Author:
Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,567

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Across
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Preakness event : RACE
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Dwellers near the Baltic Sea : LETTS
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Clinches, as a victory : ICES
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Supt. of school's responsibility : EDUC
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Roman halls : ATRIA
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Observe : NOTE
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Live well : EATHIGHONTHEHOG
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Sponge : FREELOAD
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Me. college town : ORONO
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Celebrity : LION
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Soften : MELT
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Certain Polynesian : SAMOAN
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School ___ (rural teacher) : MARM
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Japanese land measure : CHO
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"Terrible" czar : IVAN
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Bad score for Nicklaus : BOGIE
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Pasture : LEA
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Partake of hospitality : EATSOMEONESSALT
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Contend : VIE
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Zoo attraction : PANDA
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A Gardner : ERLE
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Culbertson of bridge fame : ELY
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Playing card : TREY
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Leave the land of Nod : AWAKEN
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Limit intake : DIET
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Gather, as a storm : BREW
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Dactyl's precursor : PTERO
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Friendly : SOCIABLE
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Grieve bitterly : EATONESHEARTOUT
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Bank activity : LOAN
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Inflexible : STERN
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Actress Best : EDNA
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Villa d'___ : ESTE
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Badger : TEASE
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Actual : REAL
Down
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Trim a sail : REEF
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Between Shebat and Nisan : ADAR
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Attractive : CUTE
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Flight formations : ECHELONS
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Shallow pond : LAGOON
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A Vermont Allen : ETHAN
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" . . . still by faith he ___": V. Lindsay : TROD
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"___ Men," 1987 film : TIN
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What Miss Muffet did : SAT
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Sluggish : INERT
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Type of salmon : COHO
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Institution on the Thames : ETON
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Lily of Utah : SEGO
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Mother of Romulus : ILIA
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Watson's companion : HOLMES
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___ cum laude : MAGNA
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Pa. city : ERIE
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Sifter : SIEVE
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Benefit : AVAIL
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London dockyard worker : MATEY
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Mazda Senior Tournament winner: 1989 : MOODY
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Lewis's exploring partner : CLARK
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She fled on a golden ram : HELLE
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Of a certain grain : OATEN
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Author of "John Brown's Body" : BENET
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Choice : OPTION
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Foal's mother : MARE
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The Atlantic's contents : SEAWATER
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Secret : ARCANE
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Small dam : WEIR
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Stingless, feckless bee : DRONE
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Some South Africans : BOERS
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Soccer great : PELE
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Town or county in N.M. : TAOS
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L'___ c'est moi" : ETAT
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Seaver's first baseball home : SHEA
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Presage : BODE
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Type of moth : LUNA
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Catchall abbr. : ETAL
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Part of i.e. : EST
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Anagram of 56 Down : STE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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