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Albert J. Klaus
Albert J. Klaus

New York Times, Saturday, February 14, 1987

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q X Z }
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Albert J. Klaus has 115 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 4 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,612
Across
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Greek god of love : EROS
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Sound seeking attention : HIST
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Food: Comb. form : SITO
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Composer Schifrin : LALO
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Prevent, in court : ESTOP
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Problem for Peete : TRAP
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Drying oven : KILN
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Paramour : LOVER
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Uncommon : RARE
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Unexpected obstacle : SNAG
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Degrade : ABASE
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Type of collar : ETON
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___ metabolism : BASAL
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Darling : SWEETHEART
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Custom : HABIT
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Warm up again : REHEAT
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Puts on a pedestal : ADORES
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Conventuals : NUNS
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Chew the fat : RAP
38
Disembark : LAND
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Group of eight : OCTET
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Missing the bus : LATE
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Prior, to Prior : ERE
43
Russian range : ALAI
44
Flour, sugar or salt, e.g. : STAPLE
46
Some about-face actions : UTURNS
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External : OUTER
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Sentimental emotion : HEARTTHROB
52
Jewish priest's vestment : EPHOD
54
Stupid person : BOOB
55
Cotton thread : LISLE
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Land measure : ACRE
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Code word for M : EMMA
62
Of Old Norse poems : EDDIC
63
Ink stain : BLOT
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Last word at the altar : AMEN
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Loose : SLACK
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Bathe : LAVE
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Seaport in SW Lebanon : TYRE
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Views : EYES
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Homophone for use : EWES
Down
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B.P.O.E. members : ELKS
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Shower : RAIN
3
Earthenware stewpot : OLLA
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Thrush, for one : SONGBIRD
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Alas, in Arles : HELAS
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Line on a map : ISOBAR
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February 14 : STVALENTINESDAY
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These are often stubbed : TOES
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Bond or Baker : STREET
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Wrathful : IRATE
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Mystic card : TAROT
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Type of surgery : OPENHEART
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Bestows : PRESENTS
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Olympic imp : ATE
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Part of "TW 3" : WAS
27
Healthy : HALE
28
Jewish month : ADAR
29
Vomer, e.g. : BONE
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Tint : HUE
33
Dissolvable materials : SOLUBLES
35
Engrossed : RAPT
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Tamarisk salt tree : ATLE
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Kind of group : PEER
40
Telpher : CAR
41
Praiseworthy : LAUDABLE
43
From ___ izzard : ATO
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Also : TOO
46
Refined : URBANE
47
Join wire ends together : SPLICE
49
Vital center : HEARTBEAT
50
Word with gun or rot : TOMMY
51
Great epicist : HOMER
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Mild oaths : HECKS
56
Recumbent : IDLE
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Type of hammer : CLAW
59
Peregrinate : ROVE
60
Hot times in Tours : ETES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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