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New York Times, Friday, September 29, 1989

Author:
Betty Jorgensen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,570
Across
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Author Hamill : PETE
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Con ___ (tenderly) : AMORE
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Wire measure : MIL
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Satanic : EVIL
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Patten's cousin : SABOT
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Lagomorph : HARE
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Start of a quip : GOLFISLIKETAXES
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Coterie : SET
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Twin in "The Other" : NILES
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Noël Coward's "To Step ___" : ASIDE
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Conditions : IFS
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Sluggard's suggested role model : ANT
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More of the quip : YOUDRIVETOGETTO
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Temporary loss of breath : APNEA
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Neck and neck : EVEN
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Moroccan mountains : RIF
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Screams, to Simone : CRIS
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Obey the alarm : ARISE
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Compressed cotton pad : BATT
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Kady or petasus : HAT
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Punkie : GNAT
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Usher's beat : AISLE
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More of the quip : THEGREENANDTHEN
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Started the bridge game : LED
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Tidbit for Seattle Slew : OAT
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Unflappable : STOIC
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Do a double take : REACT
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Equivoke : PUN
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End of the quip : WINDUPINTHEHOLE
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To the sheltered side : ALEE
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Ade book : ARTIE
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Hebrides island : IONA
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Part of r.p.m. : PER
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Lowly laborers : PEONS
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Cry of disgust : DRAT
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Throws : PEGS
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Cry at Pan's parties : EVOE
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Joust : TILT
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Sprite : ELF
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Town near Perugia : ASSISI
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Shopping center : MALL
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Drama award : OBIE
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South Korean G.I.'s : ROKS
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Juin, juillet et août : ETE
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Dress length : MAXI
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Angered : IRED
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___-majesté : LESE
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Waste maker : HASTE
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Below: Prefix : INFRA
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Chinese dynasty : TANG
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Roman dates : IDES
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Tops : AONE
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Trump's Princess, e.g. : YACHT
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Talk-show hostess Winfrey : OPRAH
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Wed : UNITE
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Early sci-fi writer : VERNE
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Kind of mineral water : EVIAN
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Seed coat : TESTA
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Claptrap : TRASH
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Nobleman's inheritance : TITLE
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Frequently : OFTEN
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Like good cheese : AGED
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Bollard : BITT
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" . . . ___ which will live in infamy . . . ": F.D.R. : ADATE
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Dance smoothly : GLIDE
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Receipt, in Reims : RECU
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Buenas ___ (good night, in Granada) : NOCHES
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Exchange : SWAP
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Mah-jongg piece : TILE
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Nonesuch : ONER
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To laugh, in Lille : RIRE
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Within: Comb. form : ENTO
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Squire in "The Faerie Queene" : ATIN
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Adjective for Yorick : POOR
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Forearm bone : ULNA
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Bandbox : NEAT
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Baby food : PAP
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Secreted : HID

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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