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New York Times, Thursday, October 20, 1988

Author:
Mary S. Snyder
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Mary S. Snyder has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,226
Across
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With 12 Across, old hymn : DIES
5
Merganser : SMEW
9
Race part : LAP
12
See 1 Across : IRAE
13
July 4 event : PARADE
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Ratite bird : EMU
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Refuge : NEST
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Confused : ADDLED
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Scull implement : OAR
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Whenever : ANYTIME
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Divided coin? : TWOBITS
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Macho ones : HEMEN
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Norwegian coin : ORE
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Chutzpah : MOXIE
28
Grampus : ORC
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Flies, mice, etc. : VERMIN
31
Sebaceous cysts : WENS
33
Water or river follower : BED
34
Capuan's country : ITALIA
38
"The ___ of St. Agnes" : EVE
39
Cloth for sheeting : PERCALE
41
King topper : ACE
42
Legendary horse : BAYARD
44
Muscle: Comb. form : EUS
45
Sights in Sedan : VUES
46
"___ everybody?" : DOESNT
48
Chinese dynasty : HAN
49
Overbearing : PROUD
52
Japanese statesman: 1841-1909 : ITO
53
Kind of ink : INDIA
56
Bill for a carpenter? : SAWBUCK
58
Augusta golf tournament : MASTERS
60
___ in (weary) : ALL
61
Bow and Barton : CLARAS
63
Macaws : ARAS
64
Singer Peggy : LEE
65
Beliefs : TENETS
66
Actor Wilder : GENE
67
Rockies time: Abbr. : MST
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Victim : GOAT
69
Redact : EDIT
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A certain Shore : DINAH
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Vernon's partner : IRENE
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Inherited wealth? : EASYMONEY
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Game dogs : SETTERS
5
G.I. ration : SPAM
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Reconstructed : MADEOVER
7
Kind of shrew : ERD
8
Matthau or Scott : WALTER
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German pope: 1049-54 : LEOIX
10
Fine fiddle : AMATI
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Treasury : PURSE
14
Morning moisture : DEW
15
Descendant of Esau : EDOMITE
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Business abbr. : INC
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___ fide : BONA
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Russian coin? : REDCENT
30
Currency in Cyprus : MILS
31
Arachnid's ambush : WEB
32
Stowe tot : EVA
33
The Venerable ___ : BEDE
35
Cleaned filthy lucre? : LAUNDERED
36
Frozen water : ICE
37
Loser to D.D.E. : AES
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Subject of a TV ad : PRODUCT
40
Robots : AUTOMATA
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"Rub-___ . . . " : ADUB
45
Kind of point : VANTAGE
47
Former Chinese province : SIKANG
48
Towel word : HIS
49
Sacred song : PSALM
50
Chest rattles : RALES
51
Baby bird of prey : OWLET
54
Citizen of Jask : IRANI
55
Talent or wealth : ASSET
57
___ Elum, city in Wash. : CLE
59
Vice prin. : ASST
62
Old car : REO

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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