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New York Times, Tuesday, January 6, 1987

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,573

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Across
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Gemstone : SARD
5
Rumba specialist : CUGAT
10
Inland sea : ARAL
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Take ___ leave it : ITOR
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U.S. rocket : AGENA
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Strobile : CONE
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Caisson load, for short : AMMO
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Valentino role : SHEIK
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English art patron : TATE
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Tad : MOPPET
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Directive : STEPONIT
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Women's org. : DAR
25
Remotely : AFAR
26
Directive : PIPEDOWN
31
Insect stage : INSTAR
35
Zones : AREAS
36
Sling : HEAVE
38
___ d'Orléans : ILE
39
Adorn, in a way : GILD
40
Intrinsically : PERSE
41
Old Attic coin : OBOL
42
Rochester-to-Syracuse dir. : ESE
43
Cantata singers : ALTOS
44
Suppose : OPINE
45
Fitzgerald's Graham : SHEILA
47
Neolithic time : STONEAGE
49
Refusals : NAYS
51
Emulated Nurmi : RAN
52
Attributed : ASCRIBED
56
Secret : INWARD
60
Singer Laine : CLEO
61
Crop up : ARISE
63
Arrow poison : INEE
64
Finale, for Furtwängler : CODA
65
French quisling : LAVAL
66
Watch part : DIAL
67
___ off (irate) : TEED
68
Legal attachments : LIENS
69
She: Fr. : ELLE
Down
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Thailand, once : SIAM
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Vapor: Comb. form : ATMO
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Frolic : ROMP
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Directive : DROPDEAD
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Havana V.I.P. : CASTRO
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Exclamation of disgust : UGH
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Turns right : GEES
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Loos or O'Day : ANITA
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Directive : TAKEFIVE
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Olivier and Gielgud : ACTORS
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Appaloosa's relative : ROAN
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Against : ANTI
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Old manorial court : LEET
21
St. Louis bridge : EADS
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Glazier's unit : PANE
26
Senate aides : PAGES
27
March 17 marchers : IRISH
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Martinique volcano : PELEE
29
Stimulate : WHET
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Peter and a Wolfe : NEROS
32
Shinbone : TIBIA
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Get ___ (move) : ALONG
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Biography by Freeman : RELEE
37
Gal Fri. : ASST
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Directive : PLAYBALL
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Directive : OPENWIDE
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Fronton word : ALAI
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___ even keel : ONAN
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Foray : INROAD
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Bay windows : ORIELS
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Caravansary : SERAI
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Pt. of C.P.A. : ACCT
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___ gin : SLOE
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Yield : CEDE
55
Jackknife, e.g. : DIVE
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Indigo source : ANIL
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True : REAL
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Eliminate : DELE
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___ Vicente, El Salvador : SAN

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

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