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Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline

FAUNAE BUSINESS

New York Times, Sunday, October 9, 1988

Author:
Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 538 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 13, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Nancy Nicholson Joline has 61 pre-Shortz puzzles and 48 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,215
Across
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Ornamental stud : AGLET
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Betel palm : ARECA
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Designates : TABS
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Painter Benjamin : WEST
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More cunning : SLIER
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Ancient Greek populace : DEMOS
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Willow : ITEA
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First Chinese dynasty : HSIA
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A work by barnyard collaborators? : COCKANDBULLSTORY
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Agenda component : ITEM
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Pay dirt : ORE
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City in S France : ALES
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Giraffe's kin : OKAPI
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Suffragist Lucy : STONE
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King Mark's castle : TINTAGEL
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Female swan : PEN
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Steno's need : NOTEPAD
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Strut : SASHAY
38
Apian darners? : SEWINGBEES
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Melampus, for one : SEER
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Sheet of stamps : PANE
44
___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
45
Manor or tutor ending : IAL
46
Nicaraguan rebel : CONTRA
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Keeps in office : REELECTS
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In a frenzied state : AMOK
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Leftist clupeids? : REDHERRINGS
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Exclamation of relief : PHEW
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Greediness : RAPACITY
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A main street in Roma : CORSO
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Kipling's ___ Khan : SHERE
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Portable lodge of a certain shape : ATENT
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Famed conductor : MEHTA
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___ show (spectacle) : RAREE
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Wheel spokes : RUNGS
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Flower stalk : SCAPE
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Pyromaniac : ARSONIST
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___ code : AREA
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Lagomorph from Llangollen? : WELSHRABBIT
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Congou and hyson : TEAS
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Glass gardens : TERRARIA
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"Two ___ People," 1938 tune : SLEEPY
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" . . . ___ of little faith?": Matt. 8:26 : OYE
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Some hosts, for short : MCS
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Grouts : OATS
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Poem by Byron : LARA
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Equine political demand? : HORSEPOWER
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Howard and Russell : BAKERS
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Long-legged shorebirds : AVOCETS
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Joplin work : RAG
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Callas's style of singing : BELCANTO
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A king of Crete : MINOS
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Disagreeable task : CHORE
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___ Nostra : COSA
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Twitching : TIC
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N.L. batting champ: 1966 : ALOU
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Canine dental visit? : HOUNDSTOOTHCHECK
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Stigma : SLUR
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Entreat : URGE
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Stale : TRITE
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"Ici on ___ français" : PARLE
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Spanish painter : SERT
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Editor's notation : STET
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Follower of sixth : SENSE
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Ledger item : ASSET
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Some neckwear : ASCOTS
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Nimbi : GLORIAS
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Freedom : LICENSE
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"___ and Meek," comic strip : EEK
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Refrain syllable : TRA
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Confound : ADDLE
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Shays or Tyler : REBEL
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Cassowaries' cousins : EMUS
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Mountain pass : COL
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Slanting : ASLOPE
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Oberon's spouse : TITANIA
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On a pinnacle : ATOP
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Vitus ___, Danish navigator : BERING
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Affirmation : SAY
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Plastered pachyderm? : WHITEELEPHANT
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Bars, legally : ESTOPS
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Home of St. Catherine : SIENA
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Emulated Petruchio : TAMED
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Former Hungarian prime minister : NAGY
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Twists : SKEWS
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Bargain : STEAL
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Tea, in Tours : THE
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Rhine feeder : AAR
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Some of Tony's kin : OBIES
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Withered : SERE
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Norse Fates : NORNS
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Wilbur or Merrill : POET
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Judge Hardy's offspring : ANDY
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Utmost : NTH
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Dernier ___ : CRI
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Toxophilites : ARCHERS
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Kind of trip : EGO
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Marilyn's "Bus Stop" role : CHERIE
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Opera's Stratas : TERESA
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Bonbons : SWEETS
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Ark's landfall : ARARAT
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Actor once called The Hunk : MATURE
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Kitchen item : OPENER
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Marsupial motel? : KANGAROOCOURT
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Deteriorate : ROT
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Author Levin : IRA
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Parts of dols. : CTS
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Hit-show warning : SRO
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Joad and Kettle : MAS
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Williams athlete : EPH
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A whale : SEI
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Hold tightly : CLAMP
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Incite : ABET
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Saws with the grain : RIPS
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Hampshire's home : STY
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Snatch forcibly : WREST
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Indonesian island : ALOR
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"___ Clown," Porter tune : BEA
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A Dr. Kildare portrayer : AYRES
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Diadem for Di : CORONET
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Turf : SWARD
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Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
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Alias : AKA
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Tenants : RENTERS
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A, e.g. : ARTICLE
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Integrity, English style : HONOUR
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Accompany : ESCORT
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Rids the body of : EGESTS
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Mediocre : BLAH
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Concavity of a joint : SOCKET
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Accumulate : AMASS
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Dulls ender : VILLE
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Kipling poem : BOOTS
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A Lauder : ESTEE
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Vast : HUGE
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Soldo or solidus : COIN
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Bohemian martyr : HUS
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Due follower : TRE
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He checks the bks. : CPA
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Expressions of surprise : HAS

Answer summary: 3 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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