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New York Times, Monday, February 22, 1988

Author:
Elissa Koolyk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,985
Across
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Raptorial flier : EAGLE
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Cheer : RAH
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Extent : SCOPE
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Canary's cousin : SERIN
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One of the ratites : EMU
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Certain cockerel : CAPON
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Moment : TRICE
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Voracious flier : CORMORANT
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Met production : OPERA
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Type of grin : TOOTHY
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Standards : NORMS
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A Shoshonean : UTE
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Turkey portions : LEGS
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Andronicus : TITUS
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Function : ROLE
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Farewell : ADIEU
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Common or horse follower : SENSE
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Clothe, with "up" : TOG
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Those who proverbially flock together : BIRDSOFAFEATHER
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Building addition : ELL
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Soul : ANIMA
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"___ Foolish Things . . . ": 1935 song : THESE
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For fear that : LEST
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Beer mug : STEIN
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Once, once : ERST
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News agcy. : UPI
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Clothe : DRESS
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Created anew : REMADE
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Homo sapiens, e.g. : BIPED
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European robin : REDBREAST
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Homes for 41 Across : NIDES
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Steps over a fence : STILE
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Dove call : COO
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"Life ___ Beautiful" : CANBE
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Heads, in France : TETES
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Complexion : HUE
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Relative on mother's side : ENATE
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Superlative ending : EST
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It precedes dynamic : AERO
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Props man : GRIP
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Authorized : LICENSED
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Primero mes : ENERO
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Type of room, for short : REC
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First of a Latin trio : AMO
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Aggrieve : HURT
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Skedaddle : SCOOT
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America's 39th President : CARTER
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Colorful marine fish : OPAH
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___ express : PONY
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Suffix with exist : ENT
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Puddinglike dessert : MOUSSE
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Actor Carney : ART
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One not suited for the job : MISFIT
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Cooked, in a way : STEAMED
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Tag : LABEL
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Roman official : EDILE
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Lasses : GIRLS
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Inequitable : UNFAIR
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Different : OTHER
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Soil deposit : LOESS
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Everglades denizen : EGRET
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Springsteen's "Born in the ___" : USA
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Gormandize : EAT
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Kind of kick, in football : ONSIDE
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De Niro or Redford : THESPIAN
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Fall : TUMBLE
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Beak : NEB
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Shaves : PARES
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Because : SINCE
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Anatomical network : RETE
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Revise : EDIT
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Every's partner : EACH
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Ferber or Best : EDNA
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Liability : DEBT
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Q–U connection : RST
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Old French coin : SOU
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Tot's "piggy" : TOE
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Bishopric : SEE

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