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New York Times, Tuesday, November 24, 1987

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,895

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Across
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First fratricide : CAIN
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Musical family : BACHS
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Japanese religious center : NARA
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
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Apportion : ALLOT
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Victim of 1 Across : ABEL
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Reclines : LIES
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Free : LOOSE
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Fervor : ZEAL
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Leonardo masterpiece, with "The" : LASTSUPPER
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___ Moro, memorable Italian statesman : ALDO
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Some M.I.T. grads : EES
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___ Diego : SAN
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Offshore hazard : REEF
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Written order : MANDATE
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Parched : SERE
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Expert : ACE
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Telescope part : LENS
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Wed : UNITE
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Genesis place : THEGARDENOFEDEN
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Meuse River city : SEDAN
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Word with fatted or golden : CALF
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Break a fast : EAT
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A homophone for meat : METE
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Newspaper V.I.P.'s : EDITORS
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Rio Muni seaport : BATA
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They, in Tours : ILS
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West of Hollywood : MAE
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Russian lake : ARAL
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Occupants of 30 Across : ADAMANDEVE
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Fire: Comb. form : IGNI
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Furnish a new crew : REMAN
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Christian and Abraham : ERAS
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Third Gospel : LUKE
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Biblical lyres : ASORS
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Fixed amount : UNIT
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Signet : SEAL
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Plant support : STAKE
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Wall word: Dan. 5:25 : MENE
Down
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Monastery part : CELL
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Former Jordanian queen : ALIA
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D.D.E.'s namesakes : IKES
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Fitted together : NESTED
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Staircase railing part : BALUSTER
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Crooked : ALOP
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Hoof sounds : CLOPS
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Namesakes of a Hebrew prophet : HOSEAS
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Tristram Shandy's creator : STERNE
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Asch's "The ___" : NAZARENE
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White poplar : ABELE
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Peg Woffington's creator : READE
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___ a sudden (unexpectedly) : ALLOF
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Liner's path : SEALANE
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Tatamis : MATS
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Yearn : ACHE
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Want : NEED
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Finis : END
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Hoodlum : RUFFIAN
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Dry, as wine : SEC
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Idea: Comb. form : IDEO
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Rent : TEAR
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Tolkien creatures : ENTS
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Teacher of Saul of Tarsus: Acts 22:3 : GAMALIEL
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Scottish negative : NAE
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"Mosses from an ___": Hawthorne : OLDMANSE
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Coronets : TIARAS
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Adjective for 1 Across : ELDEST
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Hymn of praise to God : TEDEUM
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Scoops : BAILS
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Dispute : ARGUE
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Japanese poem : TANKA
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Islands north of Tonga : SAMOA
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Second gospel : MARK
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Sea bird : ERNE
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Peacockish : VAIN
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Ferrara name : ESTE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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