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Charles B. Waffell
Charles B. Waffell

New York Times, Tuesday, November 22, 1988

Author:
Charles B. Waffell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Charles B. Waffell has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,259
Across
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Goodbye, in Grenoble : ADIEU
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Literary collection : ANA
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Suppress : QUASH
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Turner and Cantrell : LANAS
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European cap. : BER
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Wed : UNITE
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Imports : GISTS
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Unit of electrical resistance : OHM
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Lolls : IDLES
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Perfume ingredient : ESTER
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Southern group of stars : ARA
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Revision of 20 Across : TREES
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Tatum's dad : RYAN
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Crank : GRUMP
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Jane of fiction : EYRE
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Enticed : LURED
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Diner sign : EATS
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Pup, at times : YELPER
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Absorbed, in a way : INGESTED
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Poetic conjunction : ERE
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Handful : SMATTER
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Polloi preceder : HOI
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Pork ___ (picnic dish) : ANDBEANS
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Poplar varieties : ASPENS
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Sicilian spouter : ETNA
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___ a million : ONEIN
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Dept. helper : ASST
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Biblical land : EGYPT
52
Wax: Sp. : CERA
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An anagram for 20 Across : STERE
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Sometimes it's smelled : RAT
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Letter opener : STEAM
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Musical endings : CODAS
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Former ring king : ALI
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Prod : NUDGE
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Gives thumbs up : OKAYS
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Mine, in Milano : MIO
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City on the Rhone : ARLES
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Edgy : TENSE
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D.C. figure : SEN
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Equals : PEERS
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Creator of Phil the Fiddler : ALGER
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Oxeye : DAISY
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Performed an Inauguration Day rite : INSTALLED
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Devoured completely : EATENUP
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World's largest land : USSR
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"All ___!" : ABOARD
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Indira Gandhi's father : NEHRU
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Military ware : ARMAMENT
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Cease : QUIT
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Get ready for bed : UNDRESS
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Choreographer Alvin ___ : AILEY
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Revision of 20 Across : STEER
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"Steppenwolf" author : HESSE
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Pertinent : GERMANE
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Exhibition : PAGEANT
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Revision of 20 Across : RESET
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Revision of 20 Across : TERSE
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Affirmative : YEA
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Feathered fisher : ERN
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"___ Over," Orbison song : ITS
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"Eye of ___," Follett novel : THENEEDLE
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Long time : EON
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Roman underworld god : DIS
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This puzzle's theme : ANAGRAMS
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Gives away, in a way : BETRAYS
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Envision : PICTURE
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Choice : OPTION
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Scarf : ASCOT
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Stir the fire : STOKE
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Car or chair : SEDAN
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Cantab's rival : YALIE
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Angry person : RAGER
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In ___ (tousled) : AMESS
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To live, to Livy : ESSE
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Cinch : SNAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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