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New York Times, Thursday, September 7, 1989

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has super symmetry.
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. 14,548
Across
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Liven : ANIMATE
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Gets : OBTAINS
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Preserved bodies : MUMMIES
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Ammunition wagon : CAISSON
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Lands under single rulers : EMPIRES
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Unpleasant site or sight : EYESORE
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Electric unit : REL
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Tangled : SNARLED
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West or Murray : MAE
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Press : IRON
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Ecclesiastical council : SYNOD
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Stan ___, saxophonist : GETZ
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Worries : CARES
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Erhard's therapy : EST
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Street show : RAREE
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Gave a warning : ALERTED
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Ocean floors : SEABEDS
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Animal doc : VET
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Akin : SIB
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Wants : DESIRES
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Joined ends of wire, e.g. : SPLICED
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Drew or Terry : ELLEN
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"Does ___ oats . . . " : EAT
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Wait on : SERVE
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Bar order : BEER
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Opposed to rural : URBAN
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Dakota Indians : REES
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Farewell, to Cato : AVE
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Assumed names : ALIASES
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Verb in the Beatitudes : ARE
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Treeless plain : SAVANNA
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Stickup man : HEISTER
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Lasting forever : ETERNAL
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Most nervous : EDGIEST
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Rectify : REDRESS
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Hardy's "The ___" : DYNASTS
Down
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Ernest Bloch symphony : AMERICA
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Arabic or Roman item : NUMERAL
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Entreat : IMPLORE
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Kubrick film, to a Roman : MMI
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Ventilates : AIRS
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Troublesome times, for many : TEENS
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Tried : ESSAYED
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Leopards' cousins : OCELOTS
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Howled : BAYED
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Equaled the score : TIED
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Kiang, e.g. : ASS
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Corresponding part : ISOMERE
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Gossiped, in Georgia : NORATED
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Reacts to an allergy : SNEEZES
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Hosp. group : RNS
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More insolent : NERVIER
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More talkative : GABBIER
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Severe : STERN
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Train tracks : RAILS
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Summer, in Caen : ETE
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Sixth sense: Abbr. : ESP
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Corrupting agent : DEBASER
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Upgrade : ELEVATE
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Describing a raglan : SLEEVED
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Soap operas, e.g. : SERIALS
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Hidden away : STASHED
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Originates : CREATES
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Hillary's conquest : EVEREST
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Abandons : DESERTS
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Arab cloak : ABA
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Bones below the humeri : ULNAS
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Penurious : NEEDY
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Brittany's patron saint : ANNE
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Omen : SIGN
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Opposite of dep. : ARR
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N.M. Indian : SIA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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