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New York Times, Friday, January 23, 1987

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,590
Across
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Attention-getters : AHEMS
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His pad's the pond, at times : TOAD
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Walker's putdown? : FOOT
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La. feature : BAYOU
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Enough, often : ONCE
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Ray of the screen : ALDO
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Rink peeper? : CHEEPSKATE
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Beatty-Keaton film : REDS
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June celebrity : DAD
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"Annabel Lee" poet : POE
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Trophy won seven times by Gretzky : ARTROSS
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Carter U.N. man : YOUNG
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Popeye's laugh : ARF
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Grip tightly : CLASP
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Milieu : AMBIENCE
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Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
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Sci-fi film of '58, with "The" : BLOB
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Cat's-paw : TOOL
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Lofty goal : PEAK
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"Three to get ___" : READY
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Collinsworth of the grid : CRIS
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Compos mentis : SANE
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Hash-house sign : EATS
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Macbeth title : THANE
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Double-___ (term of two meanings) : ENTENDRE
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Author Utley : FREDA
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School of seals : POD
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Bitter : ACRID
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Moderately slow, to Mozart : ANDANTE
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Hosp. recording : EEG
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1,101, to Cato : MCI
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This may be proper : NOUN
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Trendy sentry? : AVANTGUARD
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Honky-___ : TONK
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___ up (confined) : PENT
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A Lauder : ESTEE
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Pitch black : INKY
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Closes : ENDS
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Price list : RATES
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Start of a tot's chant : ABCD
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Music to Skelton's ears : HAHA
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Observed : EYED
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Country-western star Bandy : MOE
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Verb for a hypothesis : SUPPOSE
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Commuter's coin : TOKEN
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Stop ___ dime : ONA
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Meeting minutes : ACTA
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Advice-giving ruminant? : DEERABBY
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Jamie got the paper? : FARRFETCHED
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Sub in a tub : OLEO
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3 to 1, e.g. : ODDS
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Hurl : TOSS
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Winter lunch choice : SOUP
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Bi-, plus one : TRI
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Northern escapades? : YANKEEPANKY
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Pygmalion's statue : GALATEA
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Immaculate : CLEAN
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Inclined : LEANT
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Soho swingers : MODS
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Air-defense org. : NORAD
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"To ___ phrase" : COINA
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Concha, in architecture : APSE
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Super Bowl XX athlete : BEAR
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Foxx holdup? : REDDTAPE
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Roy Rogers's steed : TRIGGER
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Pierre's prohibition : NON
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Guitar part : FRET
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These once depicted an Indian : CENTS
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Oppositionist : ANTI
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Daily palindrome : NOON
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Easy basket : DUNK
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Regular : EVEN
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Houston of TV : MATT
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Assiniboia native : CREE
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Fish that are dated? : IDES
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Furthermore : AND
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"Birthplace" of songdom : USA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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