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New York Times, Saturday, September 9, 1989

Author:
Kevin Boyle
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Kevin Boyle has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,550
Across
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Aux. one : ASST
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Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
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Ruined : SHOT
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Pedagogic period : SCHOOLYEAR
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Site of St. Columba's abbey : IONA
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D. H. Lawrence's first novel, colorfully : THEWHITEPEACOCK
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Machine for removing bristles : AWNER
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Sword of yesteryear : ESTOC
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The Starlighters' Joey : DEE
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Turn blue : SADDEN
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Term of surrender : UNCLE
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Planets : ORBS
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"___ a rose is she": Coleridge : REDAS
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Ancient Greek jars : AMPHORAE
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In a brusque manner : CURTLY
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Stendahl's first masterpiece, colorfully : LEROUGEETLENOIR
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Start of a Christmas song : ADESTE
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Conforms again : READAPTS
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Make merry : REVEL
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Alexis, e.g. : TSAR
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Expunge : ERASE
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Destroyer's depth charge : ASHCAN
52
___ Nevis: highest peak in Great Britain : BEN
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Musician-teacher Boulanger : NADIA
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Instrument Cristofori developed : PIANO
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Sherlock Holmes's first appearance, colorfully : ASTUDYINSCARLET
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Summers, in Savoie : ETES
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Syrup source : SUGARMAPLE
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A memorable Mostel : ZERO
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Muscat native : OMANI
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Jan van der ___ van Delft, Dutch painter : MEER
Down
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Spanish shafts : ASTAS
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? : SCHWA
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Put to shame, old style : SHEND
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Pulled : TOWED
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Clay, today : ALI
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Cell: Comb. form : CYTE
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So-so grades : CEES
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Ecstasy : RAPTUS
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" . . . the youth of England ___ fire": Shak. : AREON
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Thus, to Terence : SIC
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Highboy feature, at times : HOODEDTOP
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Formerly : ONCE
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Refrain from swinging, to Mattingly : TAKE
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Bohemian river : OHRE
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Accumulated interest : ACCRUED
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Norway, in Oslo : NORGE
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Hydra's home : LERNA
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Actress ___ Dawn Chong : RAE
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Porters : BEERS
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Landed on : ALIT
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Damascans et al.: Abbr. : SYRS
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Pteroid : ALAR
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Native of ancient NW Iran : MEDE
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Obviator : PREVENTER
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Car washer : HOSER
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Remote area : OUTLAND
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Maass or Schumann : CLARA
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Revolutionary party jetsam : TEA
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Monotony : TEDIUM
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Dictum : SAYSO
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Spiced pork trademark : SPAM
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King of Tyre : HIRAM
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Old name for the Rock of Gibraltar : CALPE
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Anoint, in bygone days : ANELE
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Careful observer : NOTER
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Folk singer Joan : BAEZ
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Family of Ferrara : ESTE
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Actress Swenson : INGA
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Slippery ___ eel : ASAN
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Mil. aid group : USO
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Yell, in Lille : CRI

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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