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New York Times, Friday, November 13, 1987

Author:
Bert Rosenfield
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,884
Across
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Wham! : SOCKO
6
Curse : BANE
10
Rail : SORA
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Husband of Sis, for one : INLAW
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Bulwer-Lytton's "Eugene ___" : ARAM
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Press : IRON
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Quiet lady of cinema : PEARLWHITE
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Chem. rooms : LABS
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Musical sign : PRESA
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Pinna : EAR
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Where Joe met Ivan in '45 : ELBE
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___ Carlo Menotti : GIAN
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Quiet lady of cinema : SALLYONEIL
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Johnny ___ : REB
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Donovan's W.W. II org. : OSS
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Football coach-commentator : STRAM
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Lead-in for system or species : ECO
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Town ENE of St. Paul : BAYPORT
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Bow wood : YEW
36
Quiet lady of cinema : LILALEE
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Univ. business degree : MBA
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Tree-bordered walk : ALAMEDA
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Solothurn's river : AAR
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Former Russian linear measure : VERST
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Hardly : ILL
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High note : ELA
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Quiet lady of cinema : ALICEJOYCE
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Clobbered, old style : SMIT
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Merak or Mizar : STAR
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Before, either way : ERE
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What full tables do : GROAN
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Product from Dover : SOLE
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Quiet lady of cinema : AGNESAYRES
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Archibald of N.B.A. fame : NATE
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"Rinaldo" poet : TASSO
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Grebe's cousin : LOON
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Oarsman's concern : SNAG
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Cinerarium contents : ASHES
Down
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Sample gingerly : SIP
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Like some swimsuits : ONEPIECE
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Quiet lady of cinema : CLARABOW
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Actress Black : KAREN
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Temple gridders : OWLS
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Tchu! : BAH
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Spirit released by Prospero : ARIEL
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Its capital is Pietermaritzburg : NATAL
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Kind of board : EMERY
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With 45 Down, milieu for quiet ladies : SILENT
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Vocal bettor : ORALER
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Della ___ (glazed terra-cotta ware) : ROBBIA
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Saint of April 21 : ANSELM
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Revelry : WASSAIL
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Earl ___ tea : GREY
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Roman sanctuaries : ASYLA
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Bonelike : OSTEAL
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Earth-shaped : OBLATE
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Martina's doubles partner : PAM
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Oil-derived : OLEIC
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Artillerymen : REDLEGS
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Quiet lady of cinema : MAEMARSH
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Indonesian native : BALINESE
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Smell ___ : ARAT
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Minion : VASSAL
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Corrida performer : ELTORO
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Shylock's milieu : RIALTO
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See 10 Down : SCREEN
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They come in blue : JEANS
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Spleen, e.g. : ORGAN
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Blabbermouth : YENTA
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Valuable legumes : SOYAS
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Hosp. printout : EEG
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U.S.C.G. stimulus : SOS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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