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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Tuesday, December 1, 1987

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,902
Across
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Copy, for short : STAT
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Glacial leftover : SERAC
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Kind of concert : POPS
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Criminal's concern : ALIBI
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Director Kazan : ELIA
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Shaw opus : YOUNEVERCANTELL
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One way to travel : STEERAGE
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Golfer's coup : EAGLE
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Some : ANY
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Celt : GAEL
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Unassuming : MODEST
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Homer or Shakespeare : BARD
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E.M.K. is one : DEM
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Wading bird : IBIS
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Conspiratorial group : CABAL
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Vein contents : ORE
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Shaw opus : TOOTRUETOBEGOOD
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"Perfect" number : TEN
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Witch of ___ : ENDOR
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Wagnerian goddess : ERDA
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Compass pt. : SSE
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Creditor's claim : LIEN
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Maiden : DAMSEL
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N.Y. heroes in 1986 : METS
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A rel. : DAU
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Poetic placement : TWEEN
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Cake date : BIRTHDAY
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Shaw opus : HEARTBREAKHOUSE
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Viscount's superior : EARL
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High-climbing vine : LIANE
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Theater org. : ANTA
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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Golden Horde member : TATAR
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Bring up : REAR
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Pronounces : SAYS
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Jog : TROT
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Chills and fever : AGUE
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Dial ___ : TONE
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Scholar : SAVANT
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Gray poem : ELEGY
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To laugh, in Lyon : RIRE
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First letters : ABC
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Secret letters? : CIA
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Flower part : PETAL
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Designer Cassini : OLEG
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Aspirin, e.g. : PILL
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Shopper's special : SALE
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Ages : ERAS
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Tailor's tool : NEEDLE
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Eva or Magda : GABOR
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OPEC member : ARAB
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Catchers' necessities : MITTS
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Woodwind instruments : OBOES
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A consort of Zeus : DIONE
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Superlative suffix : EST
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Stick for Ozawa : BATON
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Entrances : DOORS
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Wear : ERODE
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Decoration for a G.I. : MEDAL
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Surrenders : CEDES
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Soften : RELENT
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Entity : UNIT
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Jewel : GEM
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Less bright : DARKER
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Anon., e.g. : AUTH
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Actress Oberon : MERLE
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Artemis, to a Roman : DIANA
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Quaker word : THEE
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Have on : WEAR
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Merit : EARN
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Licked : BEAT
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White frost : HOAR
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Cape Cod hill : DUNE
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Charles's pooch : ASTA
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Time span : YEAR
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Short-order order : BLT
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Creek : RIA

Answer summary: 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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