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New York Times, Thursday, November 24, 1988

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, 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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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,261
Across
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Arab garment : ABA
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Midler or Davis : BETTE
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Charges : FEES
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Swallow greedily : GULP
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Yearned : ACHED
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Latin I verb : AMAT
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City on the Oka : OREL
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Across: Prefix : TRANS
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Very small creature : MITE
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Swift dog : GREYHOUND
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Tanker : OILER
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Byelorussian capital : MINSK
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Dahl or Francis : ARLENE
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English county : DEVON
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Word of apology : SORRY
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Attu native : ALEUT
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Monster : OGRE
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Harvest : REAP
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Large amount : MINT
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Donizetti heroine : ADINA
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"Das Rheingold" role : ERDA
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Route : PATH
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World-turner : LOVE
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Measure of flow of light : LUMEN
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Island near Naples : CAPRI
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Silly : INANE
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Defective cars : LEMONS
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Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
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Glory : EXULT
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Of farm management : AGRONOMIC
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Other, in Oviedo : OTRO
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Resident of 14 Down : ALDEN
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TV science program : NOVA
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Horse color : ROAN
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River between Argentina and Uruguay : PLATA
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Overcharge : SOAK
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Associate : ALLY
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President called Old Eight to Seven : HAYES
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Santa Fe-to-Taos dir. : NNE
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Excited : AGOG
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Slayer of Hamilton : BURR
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Opposite of aweather : ALEE
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Mehta's need : BATON
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Light brown hues : ECRUS
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An American festival : THANKSGIVINGDAY
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Incline : TEND
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Begley and Asner : EDS
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Features of 6 Down : FAMILYREUNIONS
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Rousseau novel : EMILE
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Consumed : EATEN
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Cubic meter : STERE
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Site of first get-together that led to 6 Down : PLYMOUTHCOLONY
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Clue : HINT
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Hockey great : ORR
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Region : AREA
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Moist : DAMP
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Lamb coverup : ELIA
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Escape hole : VENT
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Alençon is its capital : ORNE
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Reputation : ODOR
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Writer Bombeck : ERMA
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Capital of South Yemen : ADEN
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Window part : PANE
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Swiss mountains : ALPS
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Draw : LIMN
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Hill dweller : ANT
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Arrowsmith's first wife : LEORA
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Laud : EXTOL
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Rivera product : MURAL
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Crest on a range : ARETE
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Namesakes of Mrs. Chaplin : OONAS
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Actress Nazimova : ALLA
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Satellite : MOON
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Lendl of tennis : IVAN
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Babka, e.g. : CAKE
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Detached: Prefix : APH

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

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