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New York Times, Thursday, October 22, 1987

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,862
Across
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Tasman discovery: 1643 : FIJI
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Teutonic god of thunder : DONAR
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Actress Witherspoon : CORA
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Shebat's follower : ADAR
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Lyric poem : EPODE
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Foreboding : OMEN
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Ridicule : MOCK
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"West Side Story" heroine : MARIA
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Rave's cousin : RANT
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Wapiti : ELK
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Wimbledon champ: 1983-84 : JOHNMCENROE
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Sheepshank, e.g. : KNOT
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Mao ___-tung : TSE
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Leatherneck : MARINE
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Namesakes of Isolde's lover : TRISTANS
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Some tests : ORALS
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Desert : LEAVE
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Soak timber : RET
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Greek commune : DEME
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"___ Went to Haiti," 1939 song : KATIE
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Betel : ITMO
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Wind dir. : ENE
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Had sauerbraten : DINED
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Shucks! : PSHAW
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Portuguese export : SARDINES
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Praise : SALUTE
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Joplin opus : RAG
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Bakery worker : ICER
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Wimbledon champ: 1937-38 : DONALDBUDGE
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Pertinent : APT
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Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
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Synthetic fabric : ORLON
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Yachting : ASEA
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Skid-row denizen : WINO
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Devilfish : MANTA
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Fake : SHAM
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Anon : SOON
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Writer Mme. de ___ : STAEL
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A Dumas : PERE
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Réclame : FAME
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Bowie, to rock fans : IDOL
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Wimbledon champ: 1947 : JACKKRAMER
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Annoy : IRK
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Lower in grade : DEMOTE
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Bright fish : OPAH
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Urth or Skuld : NORN
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Take ___ view : ADIM
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Nuclear adjective : REACTIVE
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Zinke : CORNET
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Gen. Bradley : OMAR
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Vegas rival : RENO
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Bellum preceder : ANTE
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Vickers and Voight : JONS
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Being, in philosophy : ESSE
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Aswan's river : NILE
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Fashions : MODES
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Denver's McNichols ___ : ARENA
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Places for chapeaux : TETES
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Mosby specialty : RAID
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Wimbledon champ: 1975 : ARTHURASHE
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Thread: Comb. form : NEMAT
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Vt. ski center : STOWE
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Kegler's area : LANE
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Realms : KINGDOMS
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___ Royale, Mich. : ISLE
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TV adjunct : DIAL
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A gait : PACE
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St. George's foe : DRAGON
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Army's ___ Corps : SIGNAL
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Grackles : DAWS
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Salmagundi : OLIO
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"___, Nanette" : NONO
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Dennis the Menace : BRAT
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Cubitus : ULNA
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Love to excess : DOTE
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Seckel, e.g. : PEAR
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Tractable : TAME
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Cerastes : ASP

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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