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Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline

New York Times, Thursday, October 29, 1987

Author:
Nancy Joline
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Nancy Nicholson Joline has 61 pre-Shortz puzzles and 48 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,869

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Across
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Moslem prayer leader : IMAM
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Upright : ERECT
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Capella, e.g. : STAR
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Actress Maris : MONA
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"The Wreck of the Mary ___," 1959 film : DEARE
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Leander's love : HERO
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Pretentious official : PANJANDRUM
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Saarinen : EERO
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One, in Dundee : ANE
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Bounder : CAD
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Typewriter part : PLATEN
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Bounded : LEAPT
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Weird : EERIE
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Chemical suffix : OSE
30
Ike's opponent : ADLAI
31
Cheerleader's word : RAH
32
Cooper's ___ Bumppo : NATTY
34
Mauna ___ : LOA
36
Early auto : REO
38
Disarrange : MUSS
39
Menorah, e.g. : CANDELABRUM
42
Japanese parliament : DIET
44
"The Greatest" : ALI
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Moray : EEL
46
Like some seals : EARED
48
Pasture : LEA
50
Luigi's fish : PESCE
54
Rickenbacker, for one : ACE
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Long : YEARN
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Frome of fiction : ETHAN
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Paso ___, Calif. : ROBLES
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Indian port : GOA
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Santa ___, El Salvador : ANA
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Beige : ECRU
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Looking-glass land denizen : TWEEDLEDUM
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Short, erect tail : SCUT
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"Les Troyens," e.g. : OPERA
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Interdiction : VETO
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Subdue : TAME
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Violet-family member : PANSY
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West German river : EDER
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African antelope : IMPALA
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Lamented : MOANED
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Toughen : ANNEAL
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D.D.E. in 1920 : MAJ
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Author Ferber : EDNA
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More rubicund : REDDER
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Cochlea site : EAR
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Grand ___ (wine-bottle words) : CRU
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Conductors' concerns : TEMPI
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Mets' home : SHEA
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Small top : TEETOTUM
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Checks : ARRESTS
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Andy and Mickey : ROONEYS
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Gambler's delight : ACTION
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Deighton or Dawson : LEN
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Taste : PALATE
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More ancient : EARLIER
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Ostrich's kin : RHEA
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Charm : AMULET
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Political org. : ADA
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Brit. honor : OBE
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Thinking goes on here : CEREBRUM
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A memorable Grasso : ELLA
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Abrogate : REPEAL
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"Mommie ___": C. Crawford : DEAREST
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A best seller in 1984 : IACOCCA
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Congo red, e.g. : DYE
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City on the Maine : ANGERS
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Like arbors : SHADED
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King of England: 1017-35 : CANUTE
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Captivate : ENAMOR
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Bar, in law : ESTOP
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Paving tool : LUTE
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An Anita of songdom : ODAY
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New Deal agcy. : WPA
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Poetic contraction : EEN
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Second name : EVE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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