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New York Times, Saturday, February 7, 1987

Author:
R. S. Jones
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K X Y }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
R. S. Jones has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,605

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Across
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Dorothy or Lillian of filmdom : GISH
5
Jack or Clifton : WEBB
9
Blessed woman : BEATA
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German graybeard : ALTE
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Surf sound : ROAR
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Singer John : ELTON
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"Ode to ___": Collins : FEAR
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Walking arrangement : INDIANFILE
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Avant-garde : FAROUT
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To be, to Béatrice : ETRE
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Pepe Le ___ of cartoons : PEW
24
Heart of a car : ENGINE
25
Klutzes : OAFS
27
Prospective friends : ACQUAINTANCES
33
Tasseled hat : FEZ
35
Incumbent upon : UPTO
36
Viola's big sister : CELLO
37
" . . . ___ in the affairs . . . ": Shak. : ATIDE
39
Wonderful feeling? : AWE
41
Half-sized marsh ducks : TEALS
42
Large American moths : LUNAS
43
Play opener : ACTI
45
___ Gabriel, city in Brazil : SAO
46
Safety devices for homes : LIGHTNINGRODS
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Untrustworthy one : LIAR
51
Smalto, e.g. : ENAMEL
54
Gloomy guy : GUS
57
Intl. cartel : OPEC
59
Plantation, sometimes : ESTATE
60
Variable : INCONSTANT
63
Lay ___ the line : ITON
64
From do to do : SCALE
65
Mountain: Comb. form : OREO
66
Volcano's opening : VENT
67
Carried a knapsack : TOTED
68
Tongue of a Yankee's cart : NEAP
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He, to Enrico : ESSO
Down
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Faux pas : GAFFE
2
" . . . on thy shoulder will ___": Shak. : ILEAN
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Activity at Palomar : STARGAZING
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Type of poem or deed : HEROIC
5
Article : WRITEUP
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From B.C. to TV : EON
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Commanded : BADE
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Cymric Celt, e.g. : BRITON
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Good deeds : BENEFACTIONS
10
Ouph : ELF
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Expectant : ATIP
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Pogo verb : TOLE
13
De novo : ANEW
19
"How now! ___?": Hamlet : ARAT
21
Beyond doubt : UNQUESTIONED
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Koko's weapon : SNEE
28
Alma-___, U.S.S.R. city : ATA
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Hawkeye : IOWAN
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Certain contemporary collegians : CLASSMATES
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Singer Logan : ELLA
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Tolerable : SOSO
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Long tress : FALL
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The case of the seamstress : ETUI
38
He wrote "The Gremlins" : DAHL
40
Heart specialist's abbr. : ECG
44
Place for a star or a baby : TREETOP
47
Dagwood's small pleasures : NAPS
48
Cromwell's son-in-law : IRETON
49
Grammatical case : DATIVE
52
Caps or collars : ETONS
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Slow, to Solti : LENTO
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Essence : GIST
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"Address to the ___ Guid": Burns : UNCO
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"Flee, feline!" : SCAT
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"If I Didn't ___," 1939 song : CARE
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Huesca huzzah : OLE
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N.T.A., today : NEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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