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New York Times, Saturday, October 17, 1987

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 49, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 233 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,857
Across
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Sign of healing : SCAB
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Soho cleaning woman : CHAR
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Repaid : ATONED
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University stints : THESES
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Barley appendages : ARISTAE
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Waist nipper : ELASTIC
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Ripken or his son : BALTIMOREORIOLE
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Lat. case : ABL
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Calmed : SEDATED
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Kin: Abbr. : REL
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Thread of a narrative : CLEW
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Pierre's soul : AME
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Borough NNE of Pittsburgh : ETNA
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Bowdler was one : EDITOR
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An anagram for tapers : REPAST
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Piquancy : NIP
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La Brea pits' substance : TAR
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A Louvre display : MONETS
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Mountains, to Hawaiians : MAUNAS
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Bene preceder : NOTA
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Application : USE
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Untermeyer book: Abbr. : ANTH
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Teammate of Bill Terry : OTT
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Property receiver : ALIENEE
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Hallux : TOE
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New England cell? : RHODEISLANDREDS
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Transfers by leave : DEMISES
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Enclosing frames : CASINGS
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Gulch : RAVINE
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Chaucer's infinite time : ETERNE
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Saul's uncle and grandfather : NERS
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Ancient town near Salerno : ELEA
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Quieted : STILLED
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Part of h.c.l. : COST
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Those against : ANTIS
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Former New York mayor : BEAME
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Milne's "___ Marr" : CHLOE
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Got intelligence : HEARD
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American holly : ASSI
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Lab vessels : RETORTS
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Fit for plowing : ARABLE
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E. Indian cedar : DEODAR
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Broadway's Lara : TEETER
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R.Carson's "___ Spring" : SILENT
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Rhyme scheme : ABAC
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He wrote "The Hive" : CELA
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Eric Dickerson is one : RAM
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"I ___ blaw about mysel'": Burns : WINNA
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"To ___ little . . . ": R.L.S. : EARNA
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When extra time is needed : TIE
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Choose : OPT
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Between zeta and theta : ETA
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Gave de ___, French river : PAU
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She might be superior : MOTHER
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Seat : OTTOMAN
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Switzerland, to René : SUISSE
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Word for Ketcham's holy terror : MENACE
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Fly's feeler : ANTENNA
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Heavy, filling food, in Soho : STODGE
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Norwegian fjord : NORD
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French seasoning : SEL
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Pianist Dame Myra : HESS
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Norse gods : AESIR
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Certain holdings : LIENS
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Growing out of : ENATE
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Lincoln's unpopular little cousin : EDSEL
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Joint : DIVE
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To laugh, in Rouen : RIRE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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