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New York Times, Wednesday, November 11, 1987

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,882
Across
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Health resorts : SPAS
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" . . . made him ___ of many colors": Gen. 37:3 : ACOAT
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Stroll : WALK
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Tortoise's opponent : HARE
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Ancient Babylonian city : LARSA
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Notion, in Nancy : IDEE
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Dutch treat : EDAM
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Swedish island : OLAND
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Pealed : RANG
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Nov. 11, 1918 : ARMISTICEDAY
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Italian holiday : FESTA
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Tatter : SHRED
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Inits. for May Whitty : DBE
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Emulate Rembrandt : ETCH
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G.I. : SOLDIER
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RR terminal : STA
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Legume : PEA
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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Veterans Day features : MILITARYPARADES
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Colonel's silver emblem : EAGLE
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House wing : ELL
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Aberdeen uncle : EME
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Decorations for 59 Across : WREATHS
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Incite : ABET
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Patriotic org. : SAR
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Spacious : ROOMY
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Dispute : ARGUE
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Nov. 11 commemoratives : WARMEMORIALS
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Lave : WASH
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South African province : NATAL
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Iowa college town : AMES
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Gladden : ELATE
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Fan fare : GAME
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Trimming : GIMP
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Gets one's goat : RILES
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Dash : ELAN
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Bunch of grain stalks : SHEAF
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Chaplain for 30 Across : PADRE
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Khachaturian et al. : ARAMS
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Descendant of Noah's eldest : SEMITE
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"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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Author Hortense : CALISHER
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Goosefoot plant : ORACH
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Actor Ed's family : ASNERS
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Painter Gaddi: 14th century : TADDEO
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Lean and sinewy : WIRY
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Actress Rehan : ADA
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Actor Cariou : LEN
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Small barrel : KEG
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Fri. follower : SAT
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Freud colleague : ADLER
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Vacuum tube : DIODE
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Port on the Pará : BELEM
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Dele : ERASE
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I.R.S. employee : CPA
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Genetic material : DNA
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Mergansers : SMEWS
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Coronet : TIARA
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Author Horatio : ALGER
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Yea : AYE
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Dockers' org. : ILA
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Aquarium fish : TETRA
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Sandbox friend : PLAYMATE
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Mass robe : ALB
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Jack in a nursery rhyme : HORNER
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Mogadishu native : SOMALI
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Pitcher part : EAR
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Battlefield priorities system : TRIAGE
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Bismuth, e.g. : METAL
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___ Abdel Nasser : GAMAL
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Moslem scholars : ULEMA
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Ruhr city : ESSEN
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Flog : WHIP
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Corrida sounds : OLES
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Joker : WAG
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___ Baba : ALI
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Uncle of 30 Across : SAM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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