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New York Times, Monday, October 26, 1987

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { H J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 238 (avg 1.27)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,866

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Across
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Capital of Norway : OSLO
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Domesticated : TAMED
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Vivacity : LIFE
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Satellite of a planet : MOON
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Got up : AROSE
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Press : IRON
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Bedouin : ARAB
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Playing card : PASTEBOARD
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Fragrant : REDOLENT
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Baxter and Meara : ANNES
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Melody : AIR
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Completed : DONE
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Terminates prematurely : ABORTS
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Willy Loman et al. : SALESMEN
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Barter : TRADE
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Half gainer, e.g. : DIVE
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Hindu woman's garment : SARI
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Scale notes : TIS
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Graduates' get-together : REUNION
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Male descendant : SON
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Fruit drinks : ADES
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Tater : SPUD
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Residence : ABODE
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Says again : RESTATES
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Tea cakes : SCONES
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Bar orders : ALES
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Parseghian of football : ARA
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Chaplain, to a G.I. : PADRE
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Beget : GENERATE
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Straightforward : ABOVEBOARD
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Twofold : DUAL
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Prefix with vision or graph : TELE
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Banks or Ford : ERNIE
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Sea eagles : ERNS
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Snow vehicle : SLED
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Keenly desiring : EAGER
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Uncontrolled anger : RAGE
Down
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___ Khayyám : OMAR
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Painful : SORE
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Burden : LOAD
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Within a ship : ONBOARD
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Candles : TAPERS
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Island off Ireland : ARAN
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Greatest amount : MOST
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Superlative ending : EST
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Lowest passing grade : DEE
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Jungle king's mother : LIONESS
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Shah's former realm : IRAN
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Golfer's warning : FORE
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Finishes : ENDS
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Poison : BANE
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1.0567 liquid quart : LITER
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Goliath's conqueror : DAVID
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Kitchen staple : OLEO
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Fragrance of roses : ATTAR
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She said "I do" : BRIDE
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Isolated fertile areas : OASES
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Skull cavity : SINUS
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___-Dixon line : MASON
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Wear away : ERODE
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Cubs and Mets : NINES
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Cheats : DUPES
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This, in Madrid : ESTE
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Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
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Extremely hungry : STARVED
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Possibly a star : BOARDER
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Toward shelter : ALEE
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Cabinetmaker's tool : SANDER
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Affectionate taps : PATS
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Biblical shepherd : ABEL
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Distribute : DOLE
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Crew : GANG
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Fourth of HOMES : ERIE
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Nimbus : AURA
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Chinese dynasty : TANG
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Other : ELSE
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Honey maker : BEE
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A feast ___ famine : ORA

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