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New York Times, Sunday, October 25, 1987

Author:
June A. Boggs
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 687 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,865
Across
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Props for Chaplin : CANES
6
Black varnish : JAPAN
11
Group character : ETHOS
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Tally on a gun handle : NOTCH
21
Menen's "The ___ of Love" : ABODE
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Pigment for Constable : OCHRE
23
Purple dye : MAUVE
24
Convex molding : OVOLO
25
Indian : PUDDINGHEMPSUMMER
28
Close, as a deal : SEWUP
29
Indolent : OTIOSE
30
Gore : INSET
31
"___ appétit" : BON
32
Peaceful name : IRENE
33
Be dispirited : MOPE
35
On-dit : REPORT
37
Fuselage part : BELLY
38
Actor Jamie : FARR
42
Of warships : NAVAL
45
More authentic : TRUER
46
Graceful horse : ARAB
47
It precedes Taurus : ARIES
49
Museum piece : RELIC
51
Trying experience : ORDEAL
53
Warsaw ___, 1955 alliance : PACT
56
Spanish : RICEMOSSONION
59
Looped handle : ANSA
61
God: Comb. form : THE
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Rosette worn on a hat as a badge : COCKADE
63
Ruhr city : HERNE
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Greek porticoes : STOAI
65
Sweetie : HON
66
Isolate : ENISLE
67
Pic : LANCE
68
___ Sauk Mountain, Mo. : TAUM
69
Mother of the Nereids : DORIS
71
Fail to pass the bar : TOPE
73
Pasta dish : LASAGNA
75
Bring out : EDUCE
76
Snack : BITE
80
Slight variation : NUANCE
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Consultant at Delos : ORACLE
85
Became mellow : AGED
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Mother's brother, e.g. : ENATE
88
Inside out : EVERTED
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Turtle-shell instrument : LYRE
92
Advanced gradually : EDGED
93
Turns a motor over : REVS
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___ de la Pascua, Venezuela : VALLE
97
Indian viceroys : NAWABS
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Santa Lucia, e.g. : FIR
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Type size : ELITE
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Mandan tent : TEPEE
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Shoaly : NERITIC
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Afore : ERE
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Missile housing : SILO
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Scotch : BROTHMISTPINE
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Arp art : DADA
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___ retreat (withdraws) : BEATSA
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Rejuvenated boatman of myth : PHAON
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Typical Wayne role : HEMAN
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Purplish brown : PUCE
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Delft fragment : SHERD
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A meaning for X : ERROR
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Printer's "take out" : DELE
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Of law : JURAL
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Certain muscle : TENSOR
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___ were (so to speak) : ASIT
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Beguile : COZEN
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"___ Kapital" : DAS
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Jupiter's dozen : MOONS
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Site of Pacific College : FRESNO
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New Zealand soldier, e.g. : ANZAC
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Irish : POTATOWHISKEYSTEW
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Conference site: 1945 : YALTA
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Channel #1, for humans : AORTA
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Cosmetics name : ARDEN
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Be conspicuous : STARE
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Radiance : SHEEN
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Dress fur : PREEN
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Next, in Dundee : NEIST
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Division of the Dakota : TETON
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Guitarist's fastening device : CAPO
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Join at the edge : ABUT
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Intricate plots : NODI
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Taro corm : EDDO
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Earthquake : SEISM
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Steady trot : JOG
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Makes it to the top : ACHIEVES
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Showing: Comb. form : PHEN
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"___ and the Man": Shaw : ARMS
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Logarithm unit : NEPER
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Ostrich's look-alike : EMU
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Embroidery frame : TAMBOUR
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Satisfied another's whim : HUMORED
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Dutch : OVENTREATUNCLE
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One-fortieth of a maund : SER
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More inquisitive : NOSIER
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Partial superimposition : OVERLAP
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Turkish : TOWELBATHRUG
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Lace town : CLUNY
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Leslie Townes ___ : HOPE
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Tubular lamp filler : NEON
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Proof direction : STET
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Describe grammatically : PARSE
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Recumbent : PRONE
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Model wood : BALSA
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Forcemeat : FARCE
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Dithyramb inventor : ARION
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Noted Jesuit missionary in China: 1582-1610 : RICCI
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Exudes fumes : REEKS
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Niihau greeting : ALOHA
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Flaxen fabric : LINEN
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Coloring agent : SMALT
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Ornamental headband : CIRCLET
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Peculiar situation : ANOMALY
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Alternative : CHOICE
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Became strained : TENSED
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Ancient theater in the round : ODEON
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Draft status : ONEA
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Brass subordinate : AIDE
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Roman-fleuve : SAGA
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French : LEAVETOASTDOOR
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Salt : TAR
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Sequestered room : ODA
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Childishly foolish : PUERILE
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Frank complement : SODAPOP
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Had a gripe : BEEFED
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A memorable Gandhi : INDIRA
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Chinese : TAGREDPUZZLE
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Printemps follower : ETE
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Glacial snow : NEVE
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Mil. leaders : CRS
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Common birds, in puzzles : ERNES
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Greek resistance group of W.W. II : EDES
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At any time : EVER
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"The right place for love," to Frost : EARTH
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Forgetfulness : LETHE
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"Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
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Performed a kitchen chore : WIPED
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" . . . and ___ to pluck up . . . ": Eccl. 3 : ATIME
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Twofold : BINAL
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Embarrassing display : SCENE
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Calumny : LIBEL
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Builders' beams : TBARS
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Children, in Toledo : NINOS
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Swampy tracts : MORASSES
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Golden : AUREATE
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Haymarket attraction : THEATRE
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Endowed with physical feelings : SENSATE
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Dance for kickers : CANCAN
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Major follower : DOMO
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In widespread use : RIFE
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Biblical whale bait : JONAH
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Mountain ash : ROWAN
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Rendezvous : TRYST
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Low islets : CAYS
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River rising in Bavaria : OHRE
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Nests : NIDI
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Roman-ruins site : ESTE
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Immediately, to a pharmacist : STAT
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Agrippina's son : NERO
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___ Bieber, U.A.W. head : OWEN
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Baby food : PAP
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Pongee color : TAN
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Mail man: Abbr. : KNT

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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