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New York Times, Tuesday, November 10, 1987

Author:
Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,881

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"Tell me where is fancy ___": Shak. : BRED
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Canal : FOSSE
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Move swiftly : FLIT
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Footballer Tobin or Kyle : ROTE
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Adjust : ALINE
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Napoleonic victory site: 1796 : LODI
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Thine, in Tours : ATOI
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Type of eagle : LEGAL
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Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
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Capone's political position? : GANGPLANK
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Eyed cheesecake : OGLED
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An inert gas : NEON
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Jack rabbit's long features : EARS
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Antiquated : OLD
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In the buff : NUDE
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Cleared, as profit : NETTED
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Truck driver : TEAMSTER
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Greek markets : AGORAE
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Biblical weed : TARE
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Gypsy man : ROM
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One margin of victory : NOSE
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Reveal : EVINCE
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Separate : DISSEVER
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Give, as aid : RENDER
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Birthright seller : ESAU
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Dutch town : EDE
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Water plant : ALGA
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Pleasant : NICE
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Vote in : ELECT
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Confuse author Thomas? : FOOLHARDY
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Supermarket section : DELI
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Singer Mel : TORME
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Spanish painter: 1746-1828 : GOYA
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Latin primer word : AMAT
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Knife sharpener : HONER
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Columnist Shirley : EDER
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"___ are called . . . " : MANY
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Brain passages : ITERS
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Comedian Foxx : REDD
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Crow : BRAG
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Roster : ROTA
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British public school : ETON
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Condescend : DEIGN
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Have a quarrel : FALLOUT
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Ornamental tropical shrub : OLEANDER
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Portent : SIGN
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Glass or garter follower : SNAKE
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Conger : EEL
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Hail author Irving? : FLAGSTONE
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Droop : LOLL
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___ fixe : IDEE
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All even : TIED
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Sties : PENS
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Neighbor of Wash. : OREG
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Collection of sayings : ANA
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Mink's relative : OTTER
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G.I.'s holiday : LEAVE
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Late singer Bobby : DARIN
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Eat away : ERODE
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Treasure ___ : TROVE
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Alleviated : EASED
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Farm-equipment pioneer : DEERE
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Repair Chicago's slums? : MENDACITY
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Wrong-name error : MISNOMER
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Welshman, e.g. : CELT
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Work unit : ERG
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Certain ships or boats : SAILERS
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"___ is life!" : SUCH
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Underway : AFOOT
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Type of beaver : EAGER
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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British Open golf winner: 1964 : LEMA
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Zest : ELAN
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Writer Sarah ___ Jewett : ORNE
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Took the el : RODE
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Tinted : DYED
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Stock enclosure : YARD
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Sulfur: Comb. form : THI

Answer summary: 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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