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Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline

New York Times, Saturday, March 19, 1988

Author:
Nancy Joline
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Nancy Nicholson Joline has 61 pre-Shortz puzzles and 48 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,011

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Across
1
"Slap ___," 1977 Newman film : SHOT
5
Yuruk, e.g. : NOMAD
10
Raddle : SCAR
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Resort coast on Hawaii : KONA
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"There is Nothin' Like ___" : ADAME
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"___ da Capo": Millay : ARIA
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Funnel-shaped : INFUNDIBULIFORM
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Besides : TOO
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Actor McKellen : IAN
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Gluts : SATES
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Serb's neighbor : CROAT
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Chemical suffix : ENE
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Ballston ___, N.Y. : SPA
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Like Joseph's coat : HETEROCHROMATIC
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Almanach de ___ : GOTHA
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Season : SPICE
36
Pith helmet : TOPI
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Coniferous forest of Siberia : TAIGA
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Limerick's popularizer : LEAR
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Actor Jeremy : IRONS
45
This takes two : TANGO
47
Clarification : ECLAIRCISSEMENT
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Bob's sidekick : RAY
54
Cusk ___ : EEL
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Saul's commander-in-chief : ABNER
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Mrs. Goldwater : PEGGY
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Craggy peak : TOR
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Caesar's 502 : DII
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Excessive moralizing : SENTENTIOUSNESS
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Grocery item : OLEO
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Assisted : AIDED
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___ Egg, "Gatsby" locale : EAST
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Game or ground follower : PLAN
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Restrain : LEASH
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Redbud, e.g. : TREE
Down
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Bandleader Henderson : SKITCH
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Balzac : HONORE
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Riding shanks' mare : ONFOOT
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Tee, to Aristotle : TAU
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Nothing, in Navarra : NADA
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Norse god of war : ODIN
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Shelley subject : MAB
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Comic : AMUSER
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Mount ___, Mont. : DELANO
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Secure : SAFE
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Part of a railroad track : CROSSTIE
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Broadcast : AIR
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Aries : RAM
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An explosive : NITRO
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Particulars : ITEMS
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Greek island in the Saronic Gulf : AEGINA
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Typewriter type : PICA
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Maple genus : ACER
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Famed Giant : OTT
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Rolled tea : CHA
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Where Papa Doc ruled : HAITI
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Poise : APLOMB
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Wedding-cake part : TIER
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A 1977 film : ORCA
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Rapid respiration : POLYPNEA
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Argon or krypton : GAS
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Years, to Pierre : ANS
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Persistent attack : SIEGE
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They make a mesh : GEARS
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Of a monarch : REGNAL
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A daughter of Pandareus : CLYTIE
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Make beloved : ENDEAR
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Oder feeder : NEISSE
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Sibelius's "Valse ___" : TRISTE
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Harrow's rival : ETON
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Low digits : TOES
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Region in N India : OUDH
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Conciliatory gift : SOP
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Annex : ELL
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Actress Lupino : IDA
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Seine : NET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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