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New York Times, Wednesday, November 25, 1987

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,896
Across
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Reps. : AGTS
5
South American plain : CAMPO
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Singer-actor Nelson : EDDY
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Sour : TART
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Relating to birds : AVIAN
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Perlman of "Cheers" : RHEA
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Minuet section : TRIO
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Actress Berger : SENTA
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Winglike : ALAR
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Author of "The Way West" : ABGUTHRIE
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Bear : STAND
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Bette Davis's "___'N' That" : THIS
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Not at all, in Dogpatch : NOHOW
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Block follower : ADE
29
Immobility : INERTIA
31
Privileges, briefly : RTS
34
" . . . I ___ to Company G": Bishop : BELONG
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Time before Easter : HOLYWEEK
38
Hawkeye Pierce actor : ALDA
39
Craggy hill : TOR
40
Nay voter : ANTI
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Brief period of time : SHORTRUN
44
Enmity : RANCOR
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___ et ubique (here and everywhere) : HIC
47
Subscribed again : RENEWED
49
Inner: Comb. form : ENT
50
Direct : TRAIN
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He loves: Lat. : AMAT
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Porch : STOOP
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Author of "A Room With a View" : EMFORSTER
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Illustrious warrior : HERO
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Tree of the birch family : ALDER
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Moat anagram : ATOM
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Legatees : HEIRS
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Artery : ROAD
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Moist : DEWY
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Spring : ARISE
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Auld lang ___ : SYNE
Down
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Dress : GARB
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Prim : TRIG
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Brave : STOUT
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Action at a bank : CASHING
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Disinclined : AVERSE
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With 33 Down, Quant creation : MINI
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Certain D.C. official : PATENTOR
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Out ___ limb : ONA
10
Greek Muse : ERATO
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"Sons and Lovers" author : DHLAWRENCE
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Rusk or Martin : DEAN
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0.9144 meter : YARD
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Like Hammett's man : THIN
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Holmes vehicle : SHAY
25
Cruet filler : OIL
26
Embarrass : ABASH
27
Territory in India : DELHI
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"Loon Lake" author : ELDOCTOROW
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Arles's river : RHONE
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Wyo.'s ___ Range : TETON
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See 7 Down : SKIRT
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Row : OAR
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Pallid : WAN
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Mole, at times : TUNNELER
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Mouth: Slang : TRAP
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Defendants in court : REI
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Self-reproach : REMORSE
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Jewish month : ADAR
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Thin, crisp crackers : WAFERS
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Spacious : ROOMY
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Autocrats : TSARS
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Herringlike fish : SHAD
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Head, to Pierre : TETE
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DCCLI doubled : MDII
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Hector's home : TROY
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Actor in "A Summer Place" : EGAN
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Emulated Sheridan : RODE
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Cry of triumph : AHA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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