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New York Times, Monday, November 16, 1987

Author:
Fred Toole
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Fred Toole has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,887
Across
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Leonine name : SIMBA
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Dress : GARB
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Dallas univ. : SMU
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Regarding expanse : AREAL
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James ___, U.S. author : AGEE
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Suffix with labor or victor : IOUS
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Vt. site of British defeat: 1777 : BENNINGTON
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Pretext : RUSE
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Finish : END
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Travels : GOES
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How we stand : UNITED
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Takes offense : RESENTS
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Big Broadway success : SMASH
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Actress Michele : LEE
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Lee J. or Ty : COBB
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Youth org. : BSA
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Intense; violent : RABID
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Roaring 20's dances : ONESTEPS
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Tucked in for the night : ABED
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Flogged : HIDED
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Burden : ONUS
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French President: 1954-59 : RENECOTY
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Versifier Nash : OGDEN
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October brew : ALE
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Firpo of boxing : LUIS
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Mrs., in Madrid : SRA
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Dental ___ : FLOSS
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Intermittent light : FLASHER
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Narcotic : OPIATE
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Usher's concern : SEAT
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Pitcher's stat : ERA
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Choir member : ALTO
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Charitable : BENEVOLENT
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Golfers' pegs : TEES
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Yale Bowl, e.g. : OVAL
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Sublease : RELET
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Dejected : SAD
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Shrill barks : YAPS
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Pantywaist : SISSY
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One-edged sword : SABER
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A Castle : IRENE
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Repairs : MENDS
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Prohibit : BAN
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Evenly placed : ALIGNED
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Duelists' pledges : GAGES
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Business reps. : AGTS
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Antique auto : REO
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Stupefied : BENUMBED
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Fighting Irish campus site : SOUTHBEND
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Ponder dreamily : MUSE
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Employed : USED
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Eye part : IRIS
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Short letter : NOTE
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Arrests : NABS
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Skip over : ELIDE
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Audio measure : SONE
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Buffalo Bill's family : CODYS
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Mold overflow : SPUE
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Org. : ASSN
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___ avis : RARA
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Fourth person : ABEL
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Gained (from) : BENEFITED
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Robes for justices : TOGAS
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Young servant : HOUSEBOY
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Medical suffix : ITIS
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Jumbled mass : CLOT
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Platform pundits : ORATORS
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Ruthenian : SLAV
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Cambodian neighbor : LAOS
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Senses : FEELS
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What celebrants kick up : HEELS
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Sea eagles : ERNES
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Shabby : RATTY
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Dobbin's dinner : OATS
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___ bargain (legal stratagem) : PLEA
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Crisp cookie : SNAP
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Actress Le Gallienne : EVA
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Hawaiian garland : LEI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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