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New York Times, Thursday, October 6, 1988

Author:
Jean J. Davison
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jean J. Davison has 62 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,212
Across
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Frosted : ICED
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Actress from Greece : PAPAS
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Thicke from Canada : ALAN
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Ball role : MAME
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In accord : ATONE
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Tarzan transporter : VINE
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Temperamental one : PRIMADONNA
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Room addition : ETTE
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Take both sides : STRADDLE
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Arranged by type : SORTED
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Invalid : NULL
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Computer device : MOUSE
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Walk like ducks : WADDLE
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Opposite of estivated : WINTERED
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Red as ___ : ABEET
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S.R.O. indications : LINES
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Lingerie item : BRA
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Loving : FOND
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Enclosed : CASED
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Peewee : RUNT
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Tsk : TUT
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Solemn : SOBER
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Goblin : BOGIE
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Purist : STICKLER
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Wakes : ROUSES
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Unnecessary feature : FRILL
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Quaker leader : PENN
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Yacht's home : MARINA
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Confuse : BEFUDDLE
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Author Murdoch : IRIS
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Parade : PROCESSION
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Resort for one's niece? : NICE
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Fish locator : SONAR
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"Do ___ others ... " : UNTO
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Summer refreshments : ADES
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Barbara and Anthony : EDENS
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Leave behind : PASS
Down
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Little rascals : IMPS
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Uncovered wagon : CART
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Eastern bigwig : EMIR
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Insisted on : DEMANDED
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Boat mover : PADDLE
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Bikini, e.g. : ATOLL
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Corncake : PONE
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Shirley or Sheridan : ANN
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Spicy : SEASONED
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Reluctant : AVERSE
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Highway trashers : LITTERBUGS
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Pot starter : ANTE
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Lack : NEED
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Grown : ADULT
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Excuses : OUTS
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Clementine's dad, e.g. : MINER
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Floats : WAFTS
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Here and there : ABOUT
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Toothpaste : DENTIFRICE
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Sounder : WISER
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"Sesame Street" character : ERNIE
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Goes with : DATES
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Record-company name : LABEL
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Cave in : COLLAPSE
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Gathers : ROUNDSUP
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Cheat : SKIN
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Merit pay : BONUS
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Crucial times : CRISES
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Alludes (to) : REFERS
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Southern nut : PECAN
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Starling relative : MINA
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Dull : ARID
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Radius, e.g. : BONE
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Actress Merrill : DINA
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Scads : LOTS
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Father of Cainan : ENOS
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Staff : ROD

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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