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New York Times, Tuesday, January 12, 1988

Author:
Jeanne Wilson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jeanne Wilson has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,944
Across
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Weskit : VEST
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Ambassador's asset : TACT
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Cheap tire : RECAP
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Straight: Comb. form : ORTH
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Part of "Oyez!" : HEAR
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Part of a Stein line : AROSE
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Writer Bombeck : ERMA
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Special talent : FORTE
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Abundance : CORNUCOPIA
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Cookie : SNAP
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The bull, in Barcelona : ELTORO
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Massenet opera : THAIS
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Singer Yma ___ : SUMAC
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Incite : AROUSE
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Far East staple : RICE
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Nigerian natives : IBOS
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Point of view : ANGLE
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Foofaraw : ADO
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What tight shoes cause : CORNS
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"All's well," in space : AOK
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Certain Slavs : SERBS
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Module : UNIT
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Work measures : ERGS
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Some British kings : HENRYS
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Ieper, to the French : YPRES
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Chair or car : SEDAN
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Intemperance : EXCESS
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Sunk fence : HAHA
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Pudding ingredient : CORNSTARCH
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Chew the scenery : EMOTE
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Competes : VIES
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Belém's river : PARA
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Arabian coffee : MOCHA
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To be, to Bernadette : ETRE
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Kin of etc. : ETAL
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Printer's roller : INKER
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"Shane" star : LADD
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Geodesic ___ : DOME
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The ___ (Sinatra) : VOICE
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Flynn of filmdom : ERROL
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"Gentlemen, ___ your engines" : START
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On ___ (precisely) : THENOSE
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"The perception of ___ is a tie of sympathy . . . ": Emerson : THECOMIC
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Plane preceder : AERO
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David is one : CAMP
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Characteristic : TRAIT
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British mil. group : RAF
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Soil problem : EROSION
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A dextrose : CORNSUGAR
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The Charles's pet : ASTA
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Kind of hole : PEEP
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S.A. country : URU
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Eureka! : AHA
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Altar in the sky : ARA
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___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
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Like this puzzle? : CORNY
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Walk through mud : SLOG
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Sounds a mouse evokes : EEKS
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Impetuous : RASH
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Stack of stalks : CORNSHOCK
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Sassy lass : SNIP
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Accented : STRESSED
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Inhale : BREATHE
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A Chaplin : SYD
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Houdini did it : ESCAPED
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Bursa : SAC
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Annex or ell: Abbr. : EXT
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New : NOVEL
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Poetry Muse : ERATO
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Vamoose! : SCRAM
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An oil source : SHALE
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Half: Prefix : HEMI
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Egyptian deity : AMON
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Actress Moreno : RITA
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Twerp's cousin : NERD
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Iowa farm item : EAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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