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Kenneth Haxton
Kenneth Haxton

New York Times, Saturday, October 24, 1987

Author:
Kenneth Haxton
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Kenneth Haxton has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,864
Across
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Opera premiere: Cairo, 1871 : AIDA
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Box-office take : GATE
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Opera premiere: Milan, 1831 : NORMA
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Get ready for an exam : PREP
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Portent : OMEN
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Asian wild sheep : URIAL
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Opera premiere: Venice, 1857 : SIMONBOCCANEGRA
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Explorer Johnson : OSA
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Avian lung outgrowth : AIRSAC
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Bank divd. : INT
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Certain M.D.'s : GPS
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Noble Castilian : GRANDEE
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Canceled a space mission : ABORTED
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Saarinen : EERO
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Choler : RAGE
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Debussy's "Air de ___" : LIA
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Hackneyed : TRITE
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Opera premiere: St. Petersburg, 1836 : ALIFEFORTHETSAR
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Kitchen tool : DICER
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Farrow : MIA
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Ship cavity : HOLD
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Iranian coin : RIAL
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Seminole chief : OSCEOLA
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Body kneading : MASSAGE
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Balfe's "Joan of ___" : ARC
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Room in Mozart's "Abduction . . . " : ODA
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Rogue : RASCAL
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Grasp, to Burns : TAE
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Opera premiere: Paris, 1881 : TALESOFHOFFMANN
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Growing out : ENATE
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Bombeck : ERMA
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Loosen : UNDO
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Opera premiere: Rome, 1900 : TOSCA
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Designer Christian : DIOR
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Former Algerian rulers : DEYS
Down
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Lhasa ___ : APSO
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Blooming bulb : IRIS
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Rabble-rousing : DEMAGOGIC
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G.I. address : APO
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Mongolian desert : GOBI
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Falla's "El ___ Brujo" : AMOR
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Gumshoes : TECS
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Confine a budgerigar : ENCAGE
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Puccini's Suor Angelica : NUN
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Bauxite, e.g. : ORE
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Unbending : RIGID
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W.W. I battle site : MARNE
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Winged : ALATE
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Publisher Condé : NAST
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Mideast port : ACRE
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Likes better : PREFERS
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Cold wind over Tex. : NORTHER
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Rumanian city : ARAD
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"___ Ha'i" : BALI
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Sprite : ELF
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God, in Genova : DIO
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Estuary : ARM
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Flammable liquid hydrocarbon : ISOOCTANE
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Lofty : TALL
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Wagnerian goddess : ERDA
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Assam silkworm : ERIA
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Franco's uncle : TIO
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Owns : HAS
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Of soil: Comb. form : AGRO
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Browsed : LEAFED
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Leg part : CALF
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Bach art form : MOTET
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Hersey town : ADANO
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Casa rooms : SALAS
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Indian title of respect : SHRI
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Italian lago : COMO
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At some remove : AFAR
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"Show Boat" captain : ANDY
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Father of Cainan : ENOS
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Common abbr. : ETC
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Galilee, e.g. : SEA
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Kind of pie : MUD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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