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New York Times, Thursday, October 15, 1987

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,855
Across
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Dog's bane : FLEAS
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Zola heroine : NANA
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B.&O. stops : STAS
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Reluctant : LOATH
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Confrere of Yves and Calvin : OLEG
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Inventor Elias : HOWE
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Bewildered : ATSEA
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A 1967 role for Burt : NAVAJOJOE
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Palpitatingly : PITAPAT
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"Pretty little poppy" of song : AMAPOLA
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An intermission follower : SECONDACT
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Amphora : VASE
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South African iris : IXIA
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Greek letter : KAPPA
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Id ___ : EST
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Revise : EDIT
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Beg : PLEAD
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Uncompromising : STERN
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___-Magnon man : CRO
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Giraffe relative : OKAPI
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Rice dish : PILAF
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Support a seditionary : ABET
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Citizen of Vientiane : LAO
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Wind: Comb. form : ANEMO
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Pedicel : STEM
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Hemstitches : SEWS
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Transaction : PROCEDURE
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Sentimental twaddle : TREACLE
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Dancer Duncan : ISADORA
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Retaliation : VENGEANCE
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___ Abdel Nasser : GAMAL
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Ernie K.'s widow : EDIE
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Huckleberry : FINN
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Encampment : ETAPE
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Wands : RODS
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Boswell or Burns : SCOT
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Thick-headed : DENSE
Down
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Set-to : FLAP
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French novelist: 1850-1923 : LOTI
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Late Senator from N.C. : EAST
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Parade command : ATEASE
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Condition : SHAPE
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Harmless : NONTOXIC
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Maple-seed wing : ALA
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The Silver State : NEVADA
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Old World lizard : AGAMA
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Party chatter, sometimes : SHOPTALK
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A W.W. II prime minister : TOJO
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M.P.'s concern : AWOL
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" . . . ___ fine picture": Goethe : SEEA
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A big win : JACKPOT
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Vitriolic : ACID
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Fertilizer : NITRATE
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Wasp genus : VESPA
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"Addams Family" member John : ASTIN
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Monument of a sort : STELE
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Famed portraitist : PEALE
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Oblong fruit : PAPAW
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Farewell, in Cancun : ADIOS
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Implement a law : ENFORCE
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Storms : RAMPAGES
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Tractable : OBEDIENT
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Outback birds : EMUS
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Lovely to look at : SCENIC
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Calm : SEDATE
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Norwegian kings : OLAFS
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Blustered : RAGED
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Kalinin, formerly : TVER
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Modernize, perhaps : REDO
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Site of Phillips U. : ENID
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Mideast land : OMAN
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Knocks : RAPS
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Out of the wind : ALEE
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U.S.N. top dog : CNO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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