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New York Times, Monday, November 28, 1988

Author:
Asnas
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Asnas has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,265
Across
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Indulge, with "to" : CATER
6
Commoner : PLEB
10
Trick : RUSE
14
Endure : ABIDE
15
Wander : ROVE
16
Unlock : OPEN
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Flowery luxury : BEDOFROSES
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Employed : USED
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Ginger ___ : ALE
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Wail : LAMENT
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Novice : TYRO
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Decrease : LESSEN
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Lukewarm : TEPID
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Outshine : EXCEL
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Contribute : DONATE
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Beer ingredient : MALT
36
Harem room : ODAH
38
Bizarre : WEIRD
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Upon: Prefix : EPI
40
Chauffeurs : DRIVERS
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Droop : SAG
43
Kind of energy : SOLAR
45
Actress Garr : TERI
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Hoopla : HYPE
47
Sanctuary : ASYLUM
49
Martha Graham's field : DANCE
51
Bet : WAGER
53
Classified : SORTED
57
"Oz" lion Bert : LAHR
59
Crown : DIADEM
62
"___ Yankee Doodle dandy" : IMA
63
Take ___ view of (disapprove) : ADIM
64
Flowery dreamer : LOTUSEATER
66
Spouse : MATE
67
Fruit drinks : ADES
68
Scottish noble : THANE
69
Produced offspring : BRED
70
Emit fumes : REEK
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Employees, as on a ranch : HANDS
Down
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Secret group : CABAL
2
White poplar : ABELE
3
High and low waters : TIDES
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Tokyo's former name : EDO
5
Involuntary response : REFLEX
6
Graduation ball : PROM
7
Misplace : LOSE
8
Occurrence : EVENT
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Defeated : BESTED
10
Habitual ritual : ROUTINE
11
Flowery baby talk : UPSYDAISY
12
Prophet : SEER
13
Inner: Comb. form : ENDO
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Bitterness : RANCOR
24
Tennis segment : SET
26
Mil. captives : POWS
28
Prepare for publication : EDIT
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Washed : LAVED
31
Snare : TRAP
32
Border : EDGE
33
Isolated plateau : MESA
34
Mil. addresses : APOS
35
Flowery segregationist : LILYWHITE
37
Queen of heaven, to Homer : HERA
40
Slip a Mickey to : DRUG
41
Hair tints : RINSES
44
Unnerved : ALARMED
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Part of H.M.S. : HER
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Applelike fruit : MEDLAR
50
"The Iceman ___" : COMETH
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___ Janeiro : RIODE
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Large, powerful person : TITAN
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Correct : EMEND
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Defies : DARES
57
Gentle, meek one : LAMB
58
Jewish month : ADAR
60
To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
61
Twilight : DUSK
65
Exclamation of surprise : AHA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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