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CAPITAL GAINS

New York Times, Sunday, January 3, 1988

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 521 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,935
Across
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Censure savagely : STRAFE
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Record holder : SLEEVE
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Author Carroll : LEWIS
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Here : PRESENT
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Kind of power : EARNING
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___ del mar (arrow crab) : ARANA
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Ark. gala? : LITTLEROCKGARDENPARTY
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Infuriated : ABOIL
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___ en point: Her. : ENTE
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Hartebeests : TORAS
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Salty sauce : SOY
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Set of three : TERN
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Declivity : ESCARP
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Author of "One World or None" : UREY
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Peanut, to Pedro : MANI
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Orly speed demon : SST
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Investigative object : CASE
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W.W. II Greek underground : ELAS
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Stored the stores : STOWED
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Most like Babar : TAMEST
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Borecole : KALE
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Biblical verb endings : ETHS
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Had a wordy wrangle : SPARRED
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Extol : HAIL
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"___ be true . . . ": Herbert : DARETO
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Condiment containers : CRUETS
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"___ poor Nelly starve": Charles II : LETNOT
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Seven-candles holder : MENORAH
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French trace : RESTE
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A first name in fashion : OLEG
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Frigga's spouse : ODIN
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Angel's delight : SRO
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Bank abbr. : INT
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Canine at a Portuguese conflagration? : LISBONFIREDOG
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Building wing : ELL
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Penultimate Greek letter : PSI
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Episcopates : SEES
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About : INRE
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Hamstrung : LAMED
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Contiguous : TANGENT
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Bed adjunct : TESTER
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Elizabethan court dance : PAVANE
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Way in or out : PORTAL
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Tone: Comb. form : PHON
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Man before the mast : MARINER
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Patron of Roman husbandmen : MARS
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Hebrew letter: Var. : ELEF
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Coveted collections : TROVES
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___ seed (deteriorated) : GONETO
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Alter course : VEER
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First site of the Olympic Games : ELIS
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It's the word : MUM
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A King : ALAN
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Strawberry's patch : SHEA
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Complained : YAWPED
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Capital of Yemen Arab Republic : SANA
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Wire measurement : MIL
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Appropriate forcibly : USURP
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What Polly Flinders was warming : TOES
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Arch preceder : PATRI
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Yugoslav educator? : BELGRADESCHOOLTEACHER
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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Salary : STIPEND
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Kind of service at Easter : SUNRISE
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Where Tacloban is : LEYTE
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Gins : SNARES
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Cures by smoking: Scot. : REESTS
Down
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Flattens on impact : SPLATS
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Crow and Fox : TRIBES
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Cutting comeback : RETORT
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Actor John from Baltimore : ASTIN
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Hew : FELL
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Compass pt. : ENE
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Anglo-Saxon lawsuit : SECTA
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Jerry West was one : LAKER
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Saharan region : ERG
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Bambi's aunt : ENA
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Notably effective : VIRTUAL
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Gave sanction to : ENDORSED
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Sitting formations : LAPS
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Memorable time : ERA
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Polish buck rider? : WARSAWHORSEMAN
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Chants : INTONES
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Title for a Moslem : SAYYID
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Braided : TRESSED
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"American Gigolo" star : GERE
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French weights : ONCES
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Refusals : NAYS
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Opera's Emma : EAMES
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Chinese croaker cookout? : PEKINGFISHFRY
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Words to live by : MOTTO
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OPEC, e.g. : CARTEL
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Composer Edouard : LALO
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Lillums Lovewell's beau : TEEN
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Weight allowance : TRET
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A. Conan Doyle's "___ World" : THELOST
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Handwriting : SCRIPT
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Press, in Palma : PRENSA
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Tex. music center? : AUSTINPANALLEY
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Sun disk for Amenhotep : ATEN
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Surrounded by : AMID
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Unhitching post : RENO
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Uvula : LOBE
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Flux : TORRENT
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Francis from Boston : ARLENE
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Tenant : HOLDER
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Does, e.g. : DEER
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Berlin's "Say It ___ So" : ISNT
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Bristle : SETA
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___ thin air : INTO
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Looks daggers at : GLARES
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Rara ___ : AVIS
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Bridge expert : GOREN
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Formerly, formerly : ERST
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Fleuret's relative : EPEE
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Showing fear : PAVID
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Young hares : LEVERETS
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Harasses : MOLESTS
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Tartuffe's creator : MOLIERE
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"And the wild cataract ___ glory": Tennyson : LEAPSIN
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Drive back : REPEL
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Frolic : GAMBOL
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Greek peak : OSSA
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Johnny of song : MATHIS
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Disquiet : UNREST
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Hôtel de ville bigwigs : MAIRES
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Hulls of Yorkshire berries : HUDS
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In accord : ATONE
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Sylvan area : WOODS
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Holy, at Lourdes : SACRE
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Heraldic anagram for rude : URDE
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Star facet : PANE
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Channel : GAT
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I.R.S. employee : CPA
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L.B.J. beagle : HER
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A cont. : EUR

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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