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New York Times, Saturday, January 31, 1987

Author:
Daniel Girardi
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Daniel Girardi has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,598
Across
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Trafficked : DEALT
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Come across : MEET
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Singing style : SCAT
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"___ is momentary madness . . . ": Horace : ANGER
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Biblical preposition : UNTO
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Cry of disbelief : OHNO
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Capra film of 1948 : STATEOFTHEUNION
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Mount in Edom : HOR
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Prado offering : ARTE
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Uneven, as a performance : SPOTTY
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Pilsener holders : STEINS
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Roman bailsman : PRAES
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Certain red deer : SPAYS
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"The only thing we have ___ . . . ": F.D.R. : TOFEAR
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Diva Lucrezia : BORI
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Purport : TENOR
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Physicist's measure : RAD
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A cause of blackouts : ELECTRICALSTORM
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U.S. heroes : GIS
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Cover with laurels : HONOR
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Burden : ONUS
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Lake in Ore. : CRATER
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Quarters for Scheherazade : HAREM
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Swiss poet-philosopher : AMIEL
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Cleave : ADHERE
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Had to have : NEEDED
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Charged atoms : IONS
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Cached : HID
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World forum : GENERALASSEMBLY
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Verb suffix : ESCE
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Linear measure : MILE
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"Greasy" of football fame : NEALE
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Appear : SEEM
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Nolo contendere, e.g. : PLEA
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Windigos : OGRES
Down
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Minute amount : DASH
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Within: Comb. form : ENTO
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Food-thickening agent : AGAR
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Court call : LET
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Kind of port : TREATY
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Moslem adviser : MUFTI
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International compact : ENTENTECORDIALE
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Ordinal suffix : ETH
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Infants' toys, at times : TOES
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Sleepy city in Texas? : SONORA
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Bass of the lute family : CHITARRONE
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Make ___ of (jot down) : ANOTE
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Eason and Franklin of the Pats : TONYS
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An anagram for rose : ORES
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On one's ___ (destitute) : UPPERS
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Ketch : SAIC
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Underwater detector : SONAR
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Offerings of 30 Across : SOLI
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Seer's gift : PRESCIENCE
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Ensue: Abbr. : FOL
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Panhandle : BEG
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Ringworm : TINEA
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Calla lily : ARUM
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Metric lgths. : DMS
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Old German dollar : THALER
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Go to seed : ROT
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Hied : TORE
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Convert into cash : REDEEM
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Broodies : HENS
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Poisonous chemical element: Comb. form : ARSENO
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French seraphs : ANGES
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Reagan Cabinet member : MEESE
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Old Testament book : HOSEA
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Like some cellars : DAMP
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Flanged piece of metal : HBAR
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A river at Rennes : ILLE
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Treats with tinctures : DYES
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Diamond girl : LIL
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A "little woman" : MEG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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