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New York Times, Saturday, December 5, 1987

Author:
Mary S. Snyder
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J K Q Z }
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Mary S. Snyder has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,906
Across
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___ the question : BEG
4
Recording : TAPING
10
Original ___ : SIN
13
High note : ELA
14
Crassus or Isocrates : ORATOR
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Tenor : TONE
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A spiritual : WEREYOUTHERE
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Wine pitcher : OLPE
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A North Caucasian language : AVAR
20
Hitched : MARRIED
22
Notice : REGARD
25
Upper or lower follower : CASE
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Arabic letter : DAL
27
Chemical ending : ENE
28
Emits : EXHALES
30
Drink additive : ICE
31
Alf, e.g. : ALIEN
32
Music's Hall and ___ : OATES
34
Wedding song : ILOVEYOUTRULY
37
Gentian, e.g. : TONIC
39
His boys, to Vater : SOHNE
40
Those elected : INS
41
Attained, as as office : ACCEDED
44
Brit. medal of honor : DSO
47
Court equipment : NET
48
Darnel : TARE
49
Prize : ESTEEM
51
Kind of cat : SIAMESE
53
Official records : ACTA
54
Welty heroine : EDNA
55
"The better ___, my dear" : TOSEEYOUWITH
60
Mechlin, for instance : LACE
61
Stretchy filament, in botany : ELATER
62
Venus or Juno : DEA
63
Rouen-to-Orléans dir. : SSE
64
Made over : REDONE
65
Wide shoe sizes : EES
Down
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Take precautions : BEWARE
2
Chicago Bears, e.g. : ELEVEN
3
Grease monkey's milieu : GARAGE
4
"Happy birthday ___" : TOYOU
5
Skill : ART
6
Expression of disbelief : PAH
7
Suffix with Jersey : ITE
8
Usual : NORMAL
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Broadway musical: 1972 : GREASE
10
Compactness : SOLIDITY
11
"Rest ___" : INPEACE
12
Heckles : NEEDLES
15
Mountain peak : TOR
17
Gaslight, e.g. : ERA
21
Echoes : RESOUNDS
23
Move to a new area : RELOCATE
24
514, to Claudius : DXIV
25
"Oh, say, ___ by . . . " : CANYOUSEE
29
"___ Haw" : HEE
31
Former ring star : ALI
33
Pub drink : ALE
34
Example : INSTANCE
35
Bushy clump : TOD
36
President of Korea: 1948-60 : RHEE
37
Makes gaudy : TINSELS
38
One of the Five Nations : ONEIDAS
42
Roller : CASTER
43
Type of cooking : CREOLE
44
End ambivalence : DECIDE
45
Parlor piece : SETTEE
46
Siouan tribe : OMAHAS
50
Marble : TAW
52
Thespian Murray : MAE
56
Melancholy : SAD
57
Area for D.D.E. : ETO
58
Poetic contraction : EEN
59
"When ___ Smiling," 1928 song : YOURE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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