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New York Times, Friday, November 6, 1987

Author:
Rhonda Kraus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Rhonda Kraus has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,877
Across
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Cadore ___ : ALPS
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Harass : TEASE
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Volition : WILL
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Boor : LOUT
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Hall's partner in music : OATES
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Personal: Comb. form : IDIO
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Palindromic name : OTTO
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Bore excessively : PUTTOSLEEP
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Indolent : OTIOSE
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Inquisition ceremony : AUTODAFE
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Caressed : FONDLED
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Mauna Loa goddess : PELE
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Balances : POISES
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Grated : RASPED
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Yell : SHOUT
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Norse pantheon : AESIR
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Psychic Geller : URI
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Eft : NEWT
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Disney "vocalist" : BLANC
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Move : STIR
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Eur. republic : IRE
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Opera great ___-Casazza : GATTI
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Rapidly : APACE
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Gateway : PORTAL
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Occupants of trunks : SPARES
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Units of reluctance : RELS
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Gourmet : EPICURE
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Shoulder ornaments : EPAULETS
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Caused travail : PAINED
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End : PUTASTOPTO
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African gazelle : ADMI
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Image : ICON
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Quechuas : INCAS
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German flax : LEIN
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"Red" coin : CENT
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Desist's partner : CEASE
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Sp. miss : SRTA
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Reserved : ALOOF
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Game of chance : LOTTO
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Given sovereignty : PUTINPOWER
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Was conspicuous : STOODOUT
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Pith helmets : TOPEES
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___ de Cologne : EAU
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Heine's "___ Troll" : ATTA
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Arrangement : SETUP
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Recondite : ESOTERIC
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Oscar and Cornel : WILDES
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Notion : IDEA
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Gladly : LIEF
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Poet ___ de Vega : LOPE
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Heliacal : SOLAR
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Cut : SLIT
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Distributed : DEALT
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What students take : SEATS
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" . . . let no man ___" : PUTASUNDER
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Pitcher Show : ERIC
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Menacing : DIRE
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Bit : SNIP
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Protagonist : HERO
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Take pot shots : SNIPE
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In the style of Joffrey : BALLETIC
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Items on sale : SPECIALS
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Erse speakers : GAELS
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Tune for Tebaldi : ARIA
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Hooky player : TRUANT
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Place side by side : APPOSE
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"Platoon" director : STONE
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Send payment : REMIT
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Suburb of Minneapolis : EDINA
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Heroic : EPIC
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Purple-brown : PUCE
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Like ___ of bricks : ATON
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Animal lovers' org. : SPCA
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Pile, in Paris : TAS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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