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SPACE SAVER

New York Times, Sunday, February 7, 1988

Author:
Ralph G. Beaman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Ralph G. Beaman has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
Jim Horne notes:

This is the only Schrödinger puzzle from the pre-Shortz era. See the modern Schrödingers here.

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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,970
Across
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Arabic or Hindi meat cubes : KABAB
6
Humane org. : SPCA
10
Choler : WRATH
15
Gorgon : HAG
18
Seat of Fla.'s Marion County : OCALA
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Auras of glory : HALOES
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Alfonso XIII's queen : ENA
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Emptied : CLEANEDOUT
25
Slowly, to Solti : ADAGIO
26
Cousin of a prairie dog : RAT
27
Inquisition concern : HERESY
28
Thr(a/e)sh : FLAIL
30
Seat of Fla.'s Orange County : ORLANDO
32
Son of Gad : ERI
34
Salad leaf : CRESS
37
More aloof : ICIER
38
Spied at the deli? : PEEPEDATTHESPICEDHAMS
46
Calm : ALLAY
47
Lovely women : PERIS
48
Norway's patron saint : OLAFII
49
T.R.'s "blue" girl : ALICE
50
Disney film: 1982 : TRON
51
Inclined upward : ATILT
52
Condé or Thomas : NAST
56
Deal secondhand : RESELL
58
Borodin's "Prince ___" : IGOR
60
Th(e/o)se, in Thiers : CES
61
SW river or monster : GILA
62
Send a second invoice : REBILL
65
S. African author : PATON
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E.R.A. booster : NOW
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Child's actions or creations : ROASTSSAUCESANDBASTES
75
C.I.A.'s parent : OSS
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Sme(e/w)'s distant relative : ANSER
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Next to : BESIDE
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Fetid : OLID
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Monogram of the author of "Chéri" : SGC
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Viscount's superior : EARL
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Chinese porcelain : NANKIN
87
Singer Tennille : TONI
88
Asian weight units : TAELS
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Nice egg : OEUF
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Use for a r(e/i)ata : NOOSE
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Comedienne MacRae : SHEILA
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Instrument for Nero : PIANO
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Certain Slav : CROAT
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Sa(g/n)e saying : YOUCANNOTENSUREHEALTH
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Roman year : ANNUS
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Doctrine : TENET
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Dos Passos trilogy : USA
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Consecrates : BLESSES
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Actions in Flynn films : DUELS
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Cornell's home : ITHACA
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Twice : BIS
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Old auto or carriage : LANDAU
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He gets even : RETALIATOR
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Reference bk. : ENC
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Everlasting, in poesy : ETERNE
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At any time : EVER
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Kind of cheese or soda : CREAM
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Ransom's car : REO
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T. Geisel's middle name : SEUSS
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Took a ca(b/r) : RODE
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Carved slab : STELA
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He wrote "Mayor" : KOCH
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Ironwood : ACLE
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Boxer-actor Max : BAER
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Pair on an angelus : ALAE
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Prohibits : BANS
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But, to Caesar : SED
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He gains : PROFITER
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Netty cap or hat : CAUL
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(M/W)elding : ATTACHING
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Cachalots, e.g. : WHALES
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Half a diam. : RAD
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In the style of : ALA
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Lomé is its capital : TOGO
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Legatee : HEIR
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Rupture : HERNIA
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Garland : ANADEM
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Bulldogs' rivals : GATORS
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Old Roman gold coins : SOLIDI
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Viewed : EYED
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Angers : IRES
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S(p/t)rain result : ACHING
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Spellbound : RAPT
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Company niche : SPOT
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Kind of rubber : SILICONE
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Carson predecessor : PAAR
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Model Macpherson : ELLE
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Cantabs' rivals : ELIS
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Some standardbreds : PACERS
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Grommet : EYELET
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"___ and Cressida" : TROILUS
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Ovid's first monthly date : CALENDS
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Tritons : EFTS
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Armenian river : ARAS
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"___ She Sweet?" : AINT
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Blackthorn : SLOE
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Shooters : TAWS
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Parts of tns. : LBS
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"Euridice" is one : OPERA
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"Our sufferance ___ to them": Shak. : ISAGAIN
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Arthurian lover : LANCELOT
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Striking scene : TABLEAU
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Stadium action : ROOT
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Christiania, later : OSLO
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A ___ Able : ASIN
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Cratchit has two : CEES
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Rhyme for sin : BIN
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"Ten Cents ___," 1930 song : ADANCE
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Lady of Spain : SENORA
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Item thrown in Olympic games : DISCUS
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British carbine : STEN
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Noisy celebrant : ROISTERER
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___ and the Gang (rockers) : KOOL
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"The wolf ___ the door!": Gilman : ISAT
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Eur. country : NETH
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Behind schedule : LATE
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Not yet deteriorated, as iron : UNRUSTED
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Burr and Hamilton : FOES
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Disorderly dispute : HASSLE
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Auto tire: Fr. : PNEU
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Chatter, in Queensland : YABBER
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Terminal-to-computer : ONLINE
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World org. since '46 : UNESCO
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Provides : ENDUES
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Cry, in a way : HAIL
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Beanery sign : EATS
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Koko's weapon : SNEE
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Counterclockwise : LEVO
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Muscular contractions : TICS
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Hind's mate : HART
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To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
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Coke's source : COAL
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Romance weapon : ARMA
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Actress Joanne : DRU
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Part of Q. and A. : ANS
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"We ___ the World" : ARE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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