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New York Times, Wednesday, November 23, 1988

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { H K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,260
Across
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Probate item : ASSET
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Presidential nickname : CAL
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Manhattan problem : JAM
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Porticoes : STOAS
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Hindu deity : RAMA
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Was on the hook : OWED
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Analyze a sentence : PARSE
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Scent : ODOR
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"The ___ George Apley" : LATE
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"Honor Thy Father" author : GAYTALESE
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Milano money : LIRA
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British carbine : STEN
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Wrights' hometown : DAYTON
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Scrub : CANCEL
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Four imperial bushels, in England : COOMB
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Spread : OLEO
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Cruising : ASEA
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Flanders flower : POPPY
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Kind of twin or cat : SIAMESE
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Used-car deals : RESALES
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Small South American monkeys : TITIS
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Rumple : MUSS
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London art angel : TATE
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One using T.L.C. : CARER
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"My ___ Eileen" : SISTER
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Chase : PURSUE
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Wise ___ owl : ASAN
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Skip : OMIT
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Streisand hit show : FUNNYGIRL
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Lift for a skier : TBAR
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V.O.A.'s parent agency : USIA
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Greek theater : ODEON
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Pharaoh after Ramses I : SETI
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Cozy : SNUG
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Taut : TENSE
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Séance sound : RAP
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Greek resistance org. : EAM
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Bout : SETTO
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Viper : ASP
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___ party : STAG
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Rail : SORA
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On ___ street (rich) : EASY
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African fly : TSETSE
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March rhythm : CADENCE
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Character Gosden portrayed : AMOS
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Rio Grande city : LAREDO
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Ships' small craft : JOLLYBOATS
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Expect : AWAIT
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Paris or D.C. subway : METRO
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Lear or Othello : ROLE
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Campus V.I.P. : DEAN
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An ICBM : ATLAS
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Elec. units : AMPS
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Outlay : COST
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Part of et al. : ALII
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Undiluted : NEAT
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"Peanuts," for one : COMICSTRIP
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Henley gear : OARS
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Dotted with stars: Her. : SEME
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Subdivision chart : PLAT
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A Rose : PETE
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North Sea feeder : YSER
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Jacob's twin : ESAU
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Emerson product : ESSAY
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Fission material : URANIUM
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Spurn : REFUSE
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Gold bars : INGOTS
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Kettles, e.g. : POTS
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Brown pigment : UMBER
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Lasso : RIATA
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River hazard : SNAG
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Annapolis letters : USNA
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Nice notion : IDEE
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Budget item : RENT
60
Missing : LOST
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Recent: Comb. form : NEO

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

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