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New York Times, Monday, November 14, 1988

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,251

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Site of a Miami P.G.A. tournament : DORAL
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Declare : AVER
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Intention : AIM
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Sun-dried brick : ADOBE
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Entice : LURE
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___ time (never) : ATNO
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Corners of concern to carpenters : TOOLANGLES
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Shakespearean king : LEAR
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Kind of well : ARTESIAN
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Capital of Cuba : HAVANA
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Building wing : ELL
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Chewy candy : CARAMEL
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Wanderers : NOMADS
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Recording ribbon : TAPE
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Acknowledge : AVOW
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Double-bogey on a par-five hole : SEVEN
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Australian bird : EMU
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British Open champ: 1988 : SEVEBALLESTEROS
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Chemical suffix : ANE
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October birthstones : OPALS
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Prong : TINE
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Cuts off : LOPS
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Spinets, e.g. : PIANOS
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House-to-house poll : CANVASS
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___ Simpson, Southern Open champ: 1985 : TIM
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Woodwind player : OBOIST
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Sketching material : ARTPAPER
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Evaluate : RATE
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Lawful : LEGITIMATE
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Hole-in-one golf scores : ACES
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Level : EVEN
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Strike : SMITE
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Cover : LID
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Withered : SERE
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Hourly : HORAL
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Facts : DATA
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Scent : ODOR
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Subterranean plant part : ROOT
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Competent : ABLE
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Rented : LEASED
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Related to seaweeds : ALGAL
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Wound: Heraldry : VULN
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Before, in poesy : ERE
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Forms anew : RESHAPES
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TV series with Mr. T : ATEAM
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Foolish : INANE
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Ethical : MORAL
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Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
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Zeros : NILS
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"Where there ___ no Ten Commandments ... ": Kipling : ARENT
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Grottoes : CAVES
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Outer-space agcy. : NASA
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Pizzeria fixture : OVEN
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Change location : MOVE
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Profound respect : AWE
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Relates : TELLS
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Smacks : SLAPS
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Leprechaun's land : ERIN
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Cosmetician Madeleine ___ : MONO
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Hires : USES
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Gauchos' weapons : BOLAS
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Christ's followers : APOSTLES
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Seventh Greek letter : ETA
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The Great Commoner : PITT
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Mischievous : IMPISH
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___ Gables (Miami suburb) : CORAL
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Beaded calculators : ABACI
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Famous : NOTED
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Contends : VIES
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Threefold : TRINE
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Ripening agent : AGER
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Bullets and shells, for short : AMMO
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Couple : PAIR
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Kett of comics : ETTA
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Stagger : REEL
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First woman : EVE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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