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Irene Smullyan
Irene Smullyan

New York Times, Thursday, January 8, 1987

Author:
Irene Smullyan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Irene Smullyan has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,575
Across
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Pharm. watchdog : FDA
4
Groups of rioters : MOBS
8
Drive back : REPEL
13
Miscellany : OLIO
14
In ___ (stagnant) : ARUT
15
"Give ___ man thy ear . . . ": Shak. : EVERY
16
Prophetess without honor : CASSANDRA
18
Baseball great : MARIS
19
Lived dangerously : SKATEDONTHINICE
21
Softly, in Sonora : PASO
22
Cashiers : OUSTS
23
Grossglockner, e.g. : ALP
25
Crescent-shaped part, formerly : LUNET
27
Crew : TEAM
31
Father of Abner : NER
32
Quote : CITE
33
The world according to Arp : MONDE
34
Lived dangerously : TOOKONESCHANCES
38
Forge implement : ANVIL
39
Kick : BOOT
40
Choose : OPT
41
Beheld : SEEN
42
City on the Elbe : PIRNA
44
Western lizard : UTA
45
Bouquet ___ (chef's bunch of herbs) : GARNI
47
Pitcher Nolan ___ : RYAN
50
Lived dangerously : COURTEDDISASTER
56
Of a cubitus : ULNAR
57
Volatile : IGNESCENT
58
Spokes : RADII
59
Control : REIN
60
Killer whales : ORCS
61
___ Gay., W.W. II plane : ENOLA
62
Inquires, in Dogpatch : ASTS
63
Half of an African fly : TSE
Down
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Criticism : FLAK
2
View unfavorably : DISAPPROVE
3
N Italian city : AOSTA
4
Lute's cousin : MANDOLIN
5
Church calendar : ORDO
6
Live dangerously : BURNONESBRIDGES
7
Nike or Venus, e.g. : STATUE
8
Send payment : REMIT
9
Site of Northwestern U. : EVANSTON
10
Graceful girl : PERI
11
___ Blair (George Orwell) : ERIC
12
Defervesce : LYSE
13
School for would-be lts. : OCS
17
Dem. leader in the 50's : AES
20
Presidential monogram : HST
23
Pilasters : ANTAS
24
Former Italian president : LEONE
26
All-purpose trk. : UTE
28
Meets : ENCOUNTERS
29
Maven : ADEPT
30
River of Thrace : MESTA
32
Mountain pass : COL
33
Welcome ___ : MAT
35
Long-billed bird : KINGRAIL
36
Peruse : CON
37
Makes raucous : HOARSENS
42
Grand ___, Evangeline's home : PRE
43
A memorable Gandhi : INDIRA
46
Heart chambers : ATRIA
48
Cries of contempt : YAS
49
Neckwear : ASCOT
50
Salt or smoke : CURE
51
Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
52
Ruin : UNDO
53
Any letter in NATO : INIT
54
Suffix with depend : ENCE
55
Some coll. linemen : RTS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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