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COLLABORATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, January 18, 1987

Author:
Bert Rosenfield
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 657 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,585
Across
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Four New Testament books : GOSPELS
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Mascagni or Leoncavallo : VERIST
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U.S. mil. award : DSM
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Bomb shelter : ABRI
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Cliff Edwards played it : UKULELE
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Give power : ENABLE
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Southwestern lizard : UTA
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Cowboys or Indians : TEAM
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Work by Nathaniel Rattigan : SEPARATEGABLES
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Loose, boxy overcoat : BAL
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Law N of the border : RCMP
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"To die: to sleep,/___": Hamlet : NOMORE
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Theodor Geisel a k a Dr. ___ : SEUSS
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Colorful Indonesian fabric : BATIK
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Angela Lansbury role : MAME
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One of the Pointer Sisters : ANITA
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Snit's cousin : TEW
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Display man : ARRAYER
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Denizens of tropical forests : SLOTHS
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Work by Eugene Zola : NANACHRISTIE
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Ten cees make one : GEE
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Kind of jib or salami : GENOA
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Floor covering in the U.K. : LINO
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Pk. or 5th : AVE
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Goggling : ASTARE
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Certain notes : AFLATS
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One of the Pleiades : MAIA
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Iffy Const. amendment : ERA
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Hindu honorifics : SHRIS
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___ bower (spare anchor) : BEST
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Novel by Dashiell Wouk : THEDAINMUTINY
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Salle d'armes implement : EPEE
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Carroll creature : RATH
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Black nightshades : MORELS
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Felon of a sort : ARSONIST
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"___ Your Face Before Me," 1937 song : ISEE
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Tosspot, in Torino : OTRE
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___ phenomena (ESP, telepathy, etc.) : PSI
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Vantage point : POUSTO
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Gertrude and Patty : BERGS
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Work by Sinclair Yerby : HARROWSMITH
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"What the Butler Saw" playwright : ORTON
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City WSW of Cleveland : ELYRIA
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Eur. country : AUS
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Plant also called avens : GEUM
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Nose: Comb. form : NASI
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Charity workers : ALMONERS
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Creature seen on a slide : AMOEBA
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Football Hall of Famer Graham : OTTO
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Ronald Reagan screen role : GIPP
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Work by F. Scott Marquand : THELATEGATSBY
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Sinn ___ (Irish society) : FEIN
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"Abdul, the Bulbul ___" : AMEER
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Have a marker out : OWE
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Plug away : SLOG
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Cards for a fortuneteller : TAROTS
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Starter's phrase : GETSET
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Kind of roll : EGG
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Individu céleste : ANGE
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Van Dine's crime-solver Vance : PHILO
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Hiver's antithesis : ETE
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Work by Erica Faulkner : ASILAYFLYING
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Thatch-covered : REEDED
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Crusader's foe : SARACEN
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Hugh Johnson's org. : NRA
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Caesar, at one time : EDILE
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Proverbial septet : SEAS
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Napoli or Milano : CITTA
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___ Mountains of the Carpathians : TATRA
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He fought against Baal worship : ELIJAH
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Basso in "Der Rosenkavalier" : OCHS
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Sad letters for latecomers : SRO
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Work by Edith Sherwood : THEROADTOFROME
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Kind of tone : DIAL
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They or them, in Thiers : EUX
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More elusive : EELIER
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Employs : HIRESON
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Borge or Bering : DANE
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Shoat pad : STY
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Wood nymphs : DRYADS
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Arctic flier : SNOWOWL
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Lyricist Kahn : GUS
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Taro liquor, for short : OKE
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Take refection : SUP
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Work by Pierre Steinbeck : PLANETOFTHEGRAPES
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First name in architecture : EERO
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Cousins of guanacos : LLAMAS
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Instigate : SETON
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Of peas, carrots, etc. : VEGETAL
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Spanish queen: 1906-31 : ENA
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Mortar beaters : RABS
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Ending for collect : IBLE
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Olivier-Caine thriller : SLEUTH
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Mosaic tile : TESSERA
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Name : DUB
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"___ Mater" : STABAT
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Anopheline affliction : MALARIA
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Roman sitting rooms : ATRIA
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William Makepeace Irving character : BECKYGARP
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Butter on a meadow : RAM
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Rowdy moppet : IMP
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Actress Moran : ERIN
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Tizzies : SWIVETS
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Snood filler : TRESS
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Flavor-enhancing letters : MSG
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Tavern quaff : ALE
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Monte Cassino, e.g. : MONASTERY
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A certain kingdom : ANIMAL
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Hair-raising : EERIE
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Robinson's keystone partner : REESE
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Boar's Head Tavern habitué : HAL
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Author Nin : ANAIS
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Invent : COIN
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Comic preceder : SERIO
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Work by Henry Shakespeare : THETURNOFTHESHREW
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Air: Comb. form : ATMO
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Ibis-headed god : THOTH
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Sawfish beak : SERRA
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Garner : AMASS
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Mickey's Broadway costar : ANN
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Apply palm grease : BRIBE
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Atelier adjunct : EASEL
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Sambar, e.g. : DEER
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___ and Thummim : URIM
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Lyricist Harburg, to pals : YIP
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Late TV comic Jack : SOO
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G.I.'s in stalags : PWS
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Home, to Yanks abroad : STATESIDE
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"At Vespers" composer : TOSTI
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Tear-jerker, of a sort : ONION
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___ vous plaît : SIL
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___ avis : RARA
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Expels : OUSTS
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Gershwin's "___ Plenty o' Nuttin'" : IGOT
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Small anvil : TEEST
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Half a G.I. wolf call : HUBBA
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Qty. : AMT
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Opera composer–Donizetti's teacher : MAYR
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"So that's your game!" : OHO
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Staircase post : NEWEL
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Posh or polished : ELEGANT
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Ecstasy's antithesis : AGONY
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Rolling-pin wielder in comics : MAGGIE
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Combat pledges : GAGES
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"___ man with seven wives" : IMETA
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Sir James Biggers character : PETERCHAN
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Ben Gurion departer : ELAL
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Block a punch, e.g. : REACT
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Unbar, to Keats : OPE
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Nagana transmitters : TSETSES
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Performed pirouettes : GYRATED
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Renders esteemed : ENDEARS
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Where cows browse : LEA
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"___ bodkins!" : ODS
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Plodding the treadmill : INARUT
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"You are old, ___ William" : FATHER
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Embellish : GILD
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Answer : REJOIN
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Usher's beat : AISLE
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Certain prints: Abbr. : LITHS
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Count (on) : RELY
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"Una voce poco fa" is one : ARIA
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Striking hairdo : AFRO
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Like a splacknuck : ODD
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Casey's org. : CIA
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Dull and bovine : OXY
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A ref. book : OED
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Bilbao bruin : OSO
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Do a greens job : MOW
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Sign up for three yrs. : ENL

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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