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New York Times, Tuesday, February 16, 1988

Author:
Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,979
Across
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London gallery : TATE
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Ipso ___ : FACTO
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Spanish Surrealist : DALI
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Actor Ladd : ALAN
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Gruesome : LURID
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Soviet river : URAL
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___ avis : RARA
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Revere : ADORE
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"Auntie ___" : MAME
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Discard smoking material? : PITCHPIPE
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Receded : EBBED
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Record : TAPE
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Him follower : SELF
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N.Y.C.-to-Boston dir. : ENE
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___ an ear (hearken) : LEND
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Avoids a big wedding : ELOPES
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Trade : COMMERCE
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Of the nerves : NEURAL
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Type of bean : LIMA
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Comic-strip cry : EEK
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Ibsen heroine : NORA
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Roman amphitheaters : ARENAE
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On the decline : DECADENT
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Cousin of a leash : TETHER
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Signs showing success : SROS
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Eds. receive them : MSS
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Precinct : AREA
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Aware of : ONTO
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Office worker : STENO
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Regret of a reformed thief? : MISTAKING
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Garnish : LARD
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"We're off ___ the Wizard" : TOSEE
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Privy to : INON
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College subj. : ECOL
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Actor Maurice : EVANS
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Miss Kett : ETTA
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Quantity : DOSE
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Belief : TENET
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Glide on high : SOAR
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Canvas cover, for short : TARP
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Pungent : TART
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Pass a law : ENACT
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Swinger in the 20's : FLAPPER
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Formal interview : AUDIENCE
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Trim : CROP
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Bores : TIRES
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Keats work : ODE
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Puzzle : DUMBFOUND
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Yemeni, for one : ARAB
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Type of excuse : LAME
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"___ Three Lives": Philbrick : ILED
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Hearty's companion : HALE
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Pronoun for a Parisienne : ELLE
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Dusk's time, to Tennyson : EEN
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Brilliance : ECLAT
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Black, in Boulogne : NOIRE
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Irish patriot : EMMET
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Some sale documents : DEEDS
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Introductory remarks : PROEM
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Merits : EARNS
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Louvers : SLATS
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Clue to homo sapiens? : MANHANDLE
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Flammable oil : KEROSENE
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Plane or space preceder : AERO
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Before, poetically : ERE
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Oppose : CONTEST
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Movie dog : ASTA
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Get ___ on (stir) : AMOVE
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Migrant workers of the 30's : OKIES
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Eskimo vehicle : SLED
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Mexican staple : TACO
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A god of love : EROS
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"No man ___ island": Donne : ISAN
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Division word : INTO
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___ bene : NOTA
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Growl : GNAR
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Asian holiday : TET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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