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Tom Underhill
Tom Underhill

New York Times, Friday, October 7, 1988

Author:
Tom W. Underhill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Tom Underhill has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,213
Across
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Aperture : SLIT
5
Colombian city : CALI
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Hurled : CAST
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Young salmon : PARR
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Deputy : AGENT
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Woody's son : ARLO
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Lotion ingredient : ALOE
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"Of course!" : NATCH
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Enlarge, in a way : REAM
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With 47 Across, a quote : NONEBUTTHEBRAVE
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Gala : FETE
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Caviar : ROE
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Ebb : RECEDE
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"The Mill on ___" : THEFLOSS
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Then, to Jeanne : ALORS
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Bundle : SHEAF
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F.D.R. agcy. : REA
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First name of author of quote : JOHN
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Bart or Brenda : STARR
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Plaster : CEIL
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Past : AGO
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Endure : STAND
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Sky: Comb. form : URANO
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Pause : HESITATE
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Author of the quote : DRYDEN
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Cato's man : VIR
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Utah's lily : SEGO
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See 20 Across : DESERVESTHEFAIR
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A Cassini : OLEG
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Pedro's January : ENERO
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Helen's new home : TROY
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Butter's rival : OLEO
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Discourage : DETER
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Detest : HATE
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Engrossed : RAPT
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Sugar sources : SAPS
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Greek mil. group of W.W. II : ELAS
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George Washington, e.g. : SPAN
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French composer : LALO
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Flat follower : IRON
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Large frond bearer : TREEFERN
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Would-be wave ruler : CANUTE
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Type of type : AGATE
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Riga native : LETT
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Move gradually : INCH
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Library study space : CARREL
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Sector : AREA
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Croat or Serb : SLAV
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Heavy reading : TOME
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Bring up ___ (trail) : THEREAR
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Charpoys : BEDS
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Belly laugh : BOFF
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Indian chief : RAJAH
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Praise at a funeral : ELOGE
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Some salmon : COHOS
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Banquo, e.g. : THANE
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Pack of camels : HERD
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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Fish catcher : SEINE
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Expensive barbershop : SALON
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Copy, for short : STAT
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Very hungry : STARVED
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"___ Banshee," 1970 Price movie : CRYOFTHE
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Child direction : STIR
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Egg on : URGE
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"___ sixpence" : IVEGOT
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Outside, in Lyon : DEHORS
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___ throat : STREP
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Wis. county : DOOR
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Actress Raines : ELLA
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Ooze : SEEP
50
Chemical endings : ENES
51
Bristle : SETA
52
An inland sea : ARAL
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Whit : IOTA
54
Bar orders : RYES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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