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New York Times, Saturday, November 5, 1988

Author:
S. E. Wilkinson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
S. E. Wilkinson has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,242
Across
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Hungarian city on the Danube : BAJA
5
Upshots : ENDS
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Common, in New England : PARK
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Business-letter phrase : INRE
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Intended : MEANT
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___ da capo : ARIA
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Seed cases : BURS
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Ledger page : FOLIO
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Restless desire : ITCH
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As a whole : INTOTO
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"Mapp and Lucia" author : EFBENSON
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Singspiel, e.g. : OPERA
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Sinister : FELL
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E. Indian timber tree : SAL
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Pompeii's undoing : ASHES
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Projection : LEDGE
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For shame! : TSK
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British gun : STEN
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Talked (over) : HASHED
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Busy : ATIT
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Praise : EXTOL
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Monoski, e.g. : SLED
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Stout man? : BREWER
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Bombeck : ERMA
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Thus, in Taxco : ASI
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Movie-sequel words : SONOF
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D.C. art gallery : FREER
50
"She is a winsome ___ thing": Burns : WEE
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Number of fingers per hand : FOUR
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Sardonic grin : SNEER
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"Dear Brutus" playwright : JMBARRIE
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Youngest sons : CADETS
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Actor Guinness : ALEC
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Carroll character : SNARK
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Pesky bug : GNAT
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A river at Rennes : ILLE
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Come to terms : AGREE
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Farm division : ACRE
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Plumbum : LEAD
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Esau's father-in-law : ELON
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Countersink : REAM
Down
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Actress Andersson : BIBI
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"The holy time is quiet as ___": Wordsworth : ANUN
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"The Hobbit" author : JRRTOLKIEN
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Greek fabulist : AESOP
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"A Passage to India" author : EMFORSTER
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New beginning? : NEO
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Evans or Carnegie : DALE
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Catches the scent : SNIFFS
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Not distressful : PAINLESS
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Sculpture, painting, etc. : ARTS
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Petrocelli of Red Sox fame : RICO
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Lyricist Gus : KAHN
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Soliloquy opener : TOBE
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Cachar and congou : TEAS
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O'Neill's mother : ELLA
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Put ___ on (bewitch) : AHEX
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Impales : STABS
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Pet dog of the Jetsons : ASTRO
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Join up : ENTER
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"Sons and Lovers" author : DHLAWRENCE
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Embden and quink : GEESE
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Actor Bracken : EDDIE
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"The American Language" author : HLMENCKEN
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Underhanded : TWOFACED
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Rock groups? : ORES
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___ effort : EFOR
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Math measure : AREA
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Kind of benefit : FRINGE
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Bear in the air : URSA
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Ventriloquist Bergen : EDGAR
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Con's confines : JAIL
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Meuse Miss: Abbr. : MLLE
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Sculptor Pratt: 1867-1917 : BELA
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Spouse of a countess : EARL
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Erstwhile Irish capital : TARA
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Petal pusher? : STEM
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Hudson contemporary : REO

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

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