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New York Times, Thursday, March 19, 1987

Author:
Betty Jorgensen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,645
Across
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Roe producer : SHAD
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Edison contemporary : TESLA
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Small ice mass : CALF
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Douglas Hyde's land : EIRE
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Gulae : OGEES
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Mishmash : OLIO
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Charity : ALMS
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Natural disaster : EARTHQUAKE
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Abhorrence : LOATHING
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Blasphemes : CURSES
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Beam : GRIN
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Fanfare : ECLAT
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Artist Bellows: 1882-1925 : GEORGE
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Raised : HOISTED
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Color again : REDYE
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Kringle : CLAUS
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Réunion, e.g. : ILE
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Common connectors : ANDS
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"The Lost ___" : CHORD
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Baal, for one : IDOL
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To's partner : FRO
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Chanticleer's milieu : ROOST
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Brazilian territory : AMAPA
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Stretchable : TENSILE
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Taste : SAMPLE
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Despots : TSARS
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Nitwit : BOOB
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Sharpness : ACUMEN
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Turncoats : TRAITORS
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Fault in Calif. : SANANDREAS
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Maumee Bay feeder : ERIE
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Mix : STIR
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Weird : EERIE
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Hawaii's state bird : NENE
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Like quidnuncs : NOSY
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Rips : RENDS
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Sounds of disapproval : TSKS
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Official stamp : SEAL
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Hawaiian city : HILO
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Decisive battle : ARMAGEDDON
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Wipes out : DESTROYS
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Carpenter's activity : TOEING
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Alaskan statesman : EGAN
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Where lint may glint : SERGE
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Diminutive suffix : LET
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Mount St. Helens product : ASHCLOUD
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Woos : COURTS
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"___! poor Yorick" : ALAS
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Simile word : LIKE
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Montcalm and Wolfe : FOES
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Seine sights : QUAIS
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Engage : HIRE
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Plots a course : CHARTS
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Kind or type : GENRE
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Copycat : ECHOER
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High walls of water : TIDALBORES
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Leave with a lover : ELOPE
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Poet Walter ___ Mare : DELA
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Kon-Tiki, e.g. : RAFT
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___ Alamos : LOS
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Drainer : COLANDER
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Powerless : IMPOTENT
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Anagram for serin : RISEN
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Mine, to Miss Piggy : AMOI
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Crèche figure : STMARY
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Degrades : ABASES
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Opposite of stem : STERN
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Org. : ASSN
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Clouseau's servant : CATO
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Les Etats-___ : UNIS
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Incursion : RAID
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Glaciarium : RINK
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Bishoprics : SEES
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Female ruff : REE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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