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New York Times, Monday, February 15, 1988

Author:
Fred Toole
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,978

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Across
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The Moslem faith : ISLAM
6
Detroit products : CARS
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Nos. person : CPA
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Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
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A woodwind : OBOE
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Bind tightly, nautically : FRAP
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Hybridize : CROSSBREED
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Tops : AONE
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___ in Able : AAS
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___ the line (conformed) : TOED
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Diverted : AMUSED
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First U.S. space traveler : SHEPARD
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Collars or jackets : ETONS
26
Hawaiian liquor, for short : OKE
27
Cummerbunds' cousins : OBIS
28
Charge : FEE
31
TV host : EMCEE
34
Kind of guard : CROSSING
36
Sharp tasting : TART
37
Kitchen wear : APRON
39
Math course : TRIG
40
Transverse timber : CROSSTIE
42
Scholastic shes : COEDS
43
Linen marking : HIS
44
"Sister" of Vesuvius : ETNA
45
Actor Chaney : LON
46
Flier from a fire : SPARK
48
One of Lear's daughters : GONERIL
52
"Ivanhoe" heroine : ROWENA
54
Equitable : JUST
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"Three men ___ tub" : INA
56
Actor Sharif : OMAR
57
Major intersection : CROSSROADS
60
Gram or type preceder : TELE
61
"All ___ Jazz," 1979 movie : THAT
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Hit musical : ANNIE
63
Noah's vessel : ARK
64
Male heirs : SONS
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Musical instrument of 50 Down : SITAR
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Ancient Peruvians : INCAS
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Actress Bernhardt : SARAH
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Free : LOOSE
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Morning hrs. : AMS
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Error : MISTAKE
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Prepared apples for baking : CORED
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Not up yet : ABED
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Fish eggs : ROE
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Act of calming via a drug : SEDATION
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Brisk exchange of words or opinions : CROSSFIRE
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Window part : PANE
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Mimicked : APED
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"Afternoon of a ___": Debussy : FAUN
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Drill : BORE
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Playwright Hart : MOSS
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Keats and Shelley : POETS
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Spain's longest river : EBRO
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Sheath of a leafstalk : OCREA
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Geraint's wife : ENID
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Leghorns' largess : EGGS
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Engrave with acid : ETCH
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French husband : MARI
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Pedestrian's lane : CROSSWALK
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"Platoon" director : STONE
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Draws to : ATTRACTS
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Carnation : PINK
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Actor Connery : SEAN
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Nicaraguan rebels : CONTRAS
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Profit's opposite : LOSS
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Mère's mate : PERE
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Squalls : GUSTS
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Laughing : RIANT
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Vast subcontinent : INDIA
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Intense light beam : LASER
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Roster : ROTA
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Hebrew measure : OMER
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Actress Crawford : JOAN
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Greek letter : RHO
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Navy's C.I.A. : ONI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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