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New York Times, Tuesday, November 3, 1987

Author:
Margaret W. Huskey
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Margaret W. Huskey has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,874

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Across
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Au, to chemists : GOLD
5
First woman governor : ROSS
9
At an angle : ATILT
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An Iroquoian : ERIE
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Dill herb : ANET
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Entertainer Tucker : TANYA
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November news : ELECTIONRETURNS
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Repairs the lawn : RESOWS
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Space agcy. : NASA
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U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
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Caddoan Indian : REE
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Orbit part : APSIS
26
Kind of lettuce : COS
29
Dutch commune : EDE
31
Confine a canary : ENCAGE
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Sparked : ARCED
37
Number suffix : TEEN
40
"The Pearl of ___ Island": Stowe : ORRS
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Political meeting : PARTYCONVENTION
44
Greenland town : ETAH
45
Stake : ANTE
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Type of orange : OSAGE
47
Earth tones : SEPIAS
49
Sister : NUN
51
Draft initials : SSS
52
Bow or Barton : CLARA
55
So, to Burns : SAE
57
Air: Abbr. : ATM
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Tattle : BLAB
61
Everglades birds : EGRETS
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Declaration . . . leader : THOMASJEFFERSON
68
Mystic card : TAROT
69
Felipe of baseball : ALOU
70
Norwegian river : OTRA
71
Bouquet : AROMA
72
Foot part : HEEL
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Noose : LOOP
Down
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Grandpa Walton : GEER
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Heraldic band : ORLE
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Whoppers : LIES
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Ornamentation : DECOR
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Elevated : RAISED
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"Sail ___ Union . . . !" : ONO
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Medicinal herb : SENNA
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Thong : STRAP
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Achieve : ATTAIN
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Greek T : TAU
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Concerning : INRE
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Singer Loretta : LYNN
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Russian news agency : TASS
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Informal in taste : TWEEDY
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Ancient Jewish sect member : ESSENE
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Ayr natives : SCOTS
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Hatteras et al. : CAPES
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Declaim : ORATE
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Fight : SCRAP
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Collar or jacket : ETON
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Solos : ARIAS
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Quaffs for tars : GROGS
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Serfs : ESNES
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Moral : ETHIC
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Suffix with persist : ENT
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Level : EVEN
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Memorable cellist : CASALS
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Youthful period : NONAGE
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Type of German silver : ALBATA
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Beneficial : USEFUL
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Indian prince : RAJAH
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White poplar : ABELE
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Flynn of films : ERROL
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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"___ she blows!" : THAR
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Hero of a Katz book : MORO
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"___ Perpetua," Idaho motto : ESTO
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Corrida beast : TORO
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Cinch : SNAP
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Pop's mate : MOM
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Opponent : FOE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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