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New York Times, Monday, January 4, 1988

Author:
Ernie Furtado
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.67, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Ernie Furtado has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,936

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Across
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Turkish title : AGHA
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Easter : PASCH
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Capuchin monkey : SAI
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Robin of legend : HOOD
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"___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
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Some recs. : LPS
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Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
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Light unit : LUMEN
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Sector : AREA
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Hit song of 1926 : BYEBYEBLACKBIRD
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"___, though I walk . . . " : YEA
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Knievel : EVEL
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Conducted : LED
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Commercials : ADS
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Dull finish : MATTE
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Prefix for cycle : EPI
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Chawbacon : LOUT
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Second notes : RES
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Pelagic fish eaters : ERNS
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Conceal : SECRETE
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Mankiewicz and Papp : JOSEPHS
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Jaeger's cousin : SKUA
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Outlaw : BAN
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Business combo : POOL
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Celtic Neptune : LER
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Challenged : DARED
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Alvino of big-band era : REY
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Lex. or Mad. : AVE
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"Till ___," 1944 song : THEN
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Make a decision : ACT
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Hit song of 1926, with "The" : BIRTHOFTHEBLUES
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Cupid : EROS
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Kind of guitar or drum : STEEL
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Alike, to Brigitte : EGAL
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"Born in the ___" : USA
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___ firma : TERRA
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Kismet : FATE
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Sun. fare : SER
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Fiery crime : ARSON
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Cole chaser : SLAW
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One-legged whaler : AHAB
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Sanguinary : GORY
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Hit song of 1929 : HONEYSUCKLEROSE
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Hacienda material : ADOBE
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Washed out : PALE
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"Three men in ___" : ATUB
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Young salmon : SAMLETS
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Adhere or split : CLEAVE
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Therefore : HENCE
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Pitcher's rubber : SLAB
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Hit song of 1953 : APRILINPORTUGAL
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River to the Rhone : ISERE
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Append : ADD
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Sweet potato : YAM
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Works of a Swiss painter : KLEES
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Hirt and Pacino : ALS
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Deer : DOES
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Tatum of jazz : ART
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Peg for Peete : TEE
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Precollege sch. : PREP
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Faithful : TRUE
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Sabot or clog : SHOE
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Inheritance of the meek : EARTH
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Crock or shock : JAR
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Quarter of four : ONE
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Rocky portrayer : SLY
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Teases good-naturedly : BANTERS
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More adroit : DEFTER
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Pat : DAB
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Vigoda or Burrows : ABE
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Body attacker : VIRUS
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Ornamental herb : HOSTA
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Musical symbols : CLEFS
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Autocratic leader : TSAR
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Leander's love : HERO
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Ardor : ELAN
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"Fine women ___ crazy salad . . . ": Yeats : EATA
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Scads : SLEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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