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Jane S. Flowerree
Jane S. Flowerree

New York Times, Monday, December 19, 1988

Author:
Jane S. Flowerree
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,286
Across
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Pineapples, to a G.I. : AMMO
5
Luster : SHEEN
10
Sate : CLOY
14
Arthur and Lillie : BEAS
15
"Key ___," 1948 Bogart film : LARGO
16
Abyss : HOLE
17
Domestic engineer, e.g. : OCCUPATION
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Oast : OVEN
20
I, to a hausfrau : ICH
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First mother's namesakes : EVES
22
Songbirds : VIREOS
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Legitimate filthy lucre? : LAUNDER
26
Flags : TIRES
27
Western alliance: Abbr. : OAS
28
In a sad way : MOROSELY
31
Playwright Fugard : ATHOL
34
V-shaped fortification work : REDAN
35
A neighbor of Ger. : AUS
36
Culinarian : COOK
37
Americium or europium : METAL
38
Ending for kitchen : ETTE
39
Rhea's relation : EMU
40
Homemaker's memoirs, with 43 Down and 33 Down : DIARY
41
Surgical device : LASER
42
This may be natural : RESOURCE
44
Ben of fiction : HUR
45
D sharp : EFLAT
46
Commuting combo : CARPOOL
50
Saint from Northumbria : OSWALD
52
Soft mineral : TALC
53
Nigerian native : ARO
54
Injure : MAIM
55
Co-author of an advice column : OMARSHARIF
58
Communications word : ALFA
59
Course : ROUTE
60
Nomad's abode : TENT
61
Require : NEED
62
Jet of fine particles : SPRAY
63
Nervous : EDGY
Down
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Like an unwatched pot : ABOIL
2
Moslem pilgrim's destination : MECCA
3
___ Picchu, Peru : MACHU
4
Buckeyes' coll. : OSU
5
Odalisques, e.g. : SLAVES
6
Execrator : HATER
7
Goddess of discord : ERIS
8
It won't swell when bruised : EGO
9
Not causing infection : NONVIRAL
10
Allowance prerequisite, perhaps : CHORES
11
Diminutive divans : LOVESEATS
12
Bread spread : OLEO
13
Desires : YENS
18
Tricycle part : PEDAL
23
Tuesday appliance? : IRON
25
Partner of cranny : NOOK
26
TV breakfast fare? : TODAY
28
Distance for Coe : METRE
29
Stringed instrument : LUTE
30
North Sea feeder : YSER
31
Top server on a court? : ACER
32
Volume : TOME
33
See 40 Across : HOUSEWIFE
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Answer, in a way : REACT
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Oriels : MIRADORS
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Lawman Wyatt : EARP
40
Matte : DULL
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Careen : LURCH
43
See 40 Across : OFAMAD
44
Pacific-theater player : HALSEY
46
Magna ___ : CARTA
47
Sculled : OARED
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Challenger defect: 1986 : ORING
49
Towering : LOFTY
50
Arabia's Gulf of ___ : OMAN
51
Auction action : SALE
52
Bull: Comb. form : TAUR
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Unruly locks : MOP
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Grazed : ATE

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

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