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Irene Smullyan
Irene Smullyan

New York Times, Friday, November 4, 1988

Author:
Irene Smullyan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Irene Smullyan has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,241
Across
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Arctic attire : PARKA
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Corn porridge : SAMP
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"___ homo!" : ECCE
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Pertaining to space : AREAL
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Entreaty : PLEA
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Food fish : SHAD
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Italian island : CAPRI
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Kind of department at a hospital : ADMITTING
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Mystical word : ABRACADABRA
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Trygve of U.N. fame : LIE
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Ancient highway : ITER
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Altar screen : REREDOS
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Smart : WISE
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Wandering : NOMADIC
31
Retirement prog. : IRA
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Knight's tunic : GIPON
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Confection : FUDGE
37
Chum : PAL
38
Scolding : REPROOF
40
Sound perception : EAR
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Follow : ENSUE
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Defeats badly : ROUTS
44
Type of lettuce : COS
45
A Redgrave : VANESSA
47
Valley : DALE
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Chides : BERATES
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Francis Marion surprise : RAID
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Palindromic preposition : ERE
54
Comfort : EASEFULNESS
59
Dissolute person : LIBERTINE
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Actress Berger : SENTA
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Holes-in-one : ACES
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Bacchanalian cry : EVOE
64
Killer whales : ORCAS
65
Nathan Hale's alma mater : YALE
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Residue : REST
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Ashbery and Nemerov : POETS
Down
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Spotted cavy : PACA
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A sheik, e.g. : ARAB
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Hostile tit-for-tat actions : REPRISALS
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Form of self-defense : KARATE
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Famous eatery owner : ALICE
6
W.W. I plane : SPAD
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Robert or Alan of films : ALDA
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Resembling a thin tissue : MEMBRANOUS
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Married : PAIRED
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"Dulce et decorum ___ ... " : EST
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Toddler : CHILD
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Leoncavallo husband : CANIO
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Rims : EDGES
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Duties : TARIFFS
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"L.A. Law" attorney : ARNIE
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Old French coin : ECU
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Clean : WIPE
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Where Meshed is : IRAN
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Heavy : OPPRESSIVE
30
Philippine tribesmen : MOROS
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___ Antilles : GREATER
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Turpitude : DECADENCE
35
British prison : GAOL
36
Gaelic : ERSE
39
Japanese city : OTARU
42
Mexican grape : UVA
46
Tidier : NEATER
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Pesos : DINERO
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"Stop!" to Captain Bligh : BELAY
49
Heath : ERICA
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Wat Tyler was one : REBEL
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Famed political columnist : ALSOP
55
A son of Seth : ENOS
56
Pedal extremities : FEET
57
Photocopy, for short : STAT
58
Fresh talk : SASS
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Suffix with Siam : ESE

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

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