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Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline

New York Times, Monday, October 31, 1988

Author:
Nancy Joline
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, 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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Across
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Biting remarks : BARBS
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Place for a sail : MAST
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Appellation : NAME
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Zodiacal Ram : ARIES
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Lotion ingredient : ALOE
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On the briny : ASEA
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Airy; gossamer : LIGHTASAFEATHER
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" . . . with the greatest of ___" : EASE
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Actor Andrews : DANA
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Watches the waistline : DIETS
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Not up yet : ABED
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Sticky stuff : GOO
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"Old Marley was as ___" : DEADASADOORNAIL
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Cove : INLET
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Doral event : OPEN
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Musical syllable : TRA
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Like Death Valley : ARID
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Blockheads : DOLTS
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Daytime TV feature : SOAP
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Tennis shot : LOB
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"Clan of the Cave Bear" author : AUEL
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"Divine Comedy" author : DANTE
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Shifty; tricky : SLIPPERYASANEEL
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Diamond ___ : LIL
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Microbe : GERM
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___ Ababa, Ethiopia : ADDIS
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Cowardly Lion portrayer : LAHR
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Nick and Nora's pooch : ASTA
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Clever; alert : BRIGHTASABUTTON
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"To ___ His Own" : EACH
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Words on a sale item : ASIS
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Courage : HEART
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Editor's annotation : STET
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Exam for teens : PSAT
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One's strong point : FORTE
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Large bundle : BALE
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"Un bel dì," e.g. : ARIA
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Semis : RIGS
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Guillotined : BEHEADED
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Fast flier : SST
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Historic hilltop fortress in Israel : MASADA
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Alda or Ladd : ALAN
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Parlor piece : SOFA
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Hee's partner : TEE
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"The Birth of a ___," film classic : NATION
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Tennis great : ASHE
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Encounter : MEET
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Little pitchers have big ones : EARS
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Fruit drinks : ADES
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Decorate : ADORN
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Belfry denizen : BAT
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Departs : GOES
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Timepiece parts : DIALS
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Register : ENROL
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Excuse : ALIBI
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"Hello, ___!" : DOLLY
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Choose : OPT
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Make amends : ATONE
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In a snit : IRATE
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Place for a boutonniere : LAPEL
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"___ in the Sun," Peck film : DUEL
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"___ the land of the free . . . " : OER
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City south of San Francisco : SANMATEO
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Like a chimp : APISH
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Women's patriotic org. : DAR
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___ one's troth : PLIGHT
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Horrified : AGHAST
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Croat's neighbor : SERB
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Lincoln and Vigoda : ABES
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Goldurn! : DRAT
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Reno rollers : DICE
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Highlands girl : LASS
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___ Minor : ASIA
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"A ___ Is Born" : STAR
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Civil wrong in law : TORT
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Poker-pot builder : ANTE
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Spigot : TAP
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Letters on a TV set : UHF

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