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New York Times, Tuesday, March 17, 1987

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,643

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Across
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"Ici on ___ français" : PARLE
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Johann Sebastian ___ : BACH
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Mandible : JAW
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Hautboys : OBOES
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Regular: Comb. form : ORTHO
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Corrida sound : OLE
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Toward the stern : ABAFT
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Jeopardy : PERIL
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Weep aloud : SOB
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Yeats work, with "The" : CELTICTWILIGHT
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Branch of sci. : HYD
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Apr. and Nov. : MOS
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"___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
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Linger : LAG
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August's shooting stars : PERSEIDS
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Paris legislature : SENAT
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Withered : SERE
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Pluck : GRIT
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"The Playboy of ___": Synge : THEWESTERNWORLD
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Cupid : EROS
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Plays on words : PUNS
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Ph.D. hurdle : ORALS
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Yehudi and Hephzibah : MENUHINS
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Use a crowbar : PRY
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Condition: Suffix : ION
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Part of U.S.D.A. : AGR
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Thus, to Burns : SAE
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"A Portrait of the ___ Man": Joyce : ARTISTASAYOUNG
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Turkish title : AGA
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Pursue stealthily : STALK
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Silly : INANE
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Moroccan city : FEZ
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"___ of Endearment," hit film : TERMS
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Alexander Hamilton's birthplace : NEVIS
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Football support : TEE
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Sp. Miss : SRTA
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Hail : GREET
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Trample : POACH
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Dublin theatre : ABBEY
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Writer Dahl : ROALD
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Departed : LEFT
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Judgment : ESTIMATE
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Plot : BREW
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Longfellow town : ATRI
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Offspring : CHILDREN
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Sacred places : HOLIES
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Banter : JOSH
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"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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Network : WEB
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Chooses : OPTS
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Gear tooth : COG
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Lady ___, a founder of Irish National Theatre : GREGORY
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Court case : LAWSUIT
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Hammer parts : PEENS
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Bungles : ERRS
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Soprano Petina : IRRA
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Cousin of parsley : DILL
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Bases of meas. of value : STDS
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Check : STEM
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Honor, in Ulm : EHRE
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Light gas : NEON
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Daze : STUN
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Dickens's Miss Havisham, e.g. : SPINSTER
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"What's the use of ___?" : WORRYING
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Elevators : HOISTS
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Org. for Corey Pavin : PGA
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Invites : ASKS
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Urbane : SUAVE
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Rooney or Laurie : ANNIE
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Perspire, e.g. : EGEST
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Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1958 : AGEE
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Demolish : RAZE
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Sour : TART
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College in Mich. : ALMA
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Rare person : ONER
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P.M. period : AFT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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