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New York Times, Monday, March 23, 1987

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { C Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,649
Across
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Venetian traveler : POLO
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Golden Horde member : TATAR
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Novelist Wister : OWEN
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Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
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Dispense with nuptials : ELOPE
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Polynesian gesture dance : SIVA
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Actress from Wash. : ELLARAINES
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Plod in mire : SLOG
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Singer from Mich. : DELLAREESE
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Seine sights : ILES
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Buddhist branch : ZEN
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Anagram for dote : TOED
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Subsided gradually : LAPSED
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TV performer's reward for reruns : RESIDUAL
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Aids a felon : ABETS
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Sail afore the foremast : JIB
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Slow, to Mehta : LARGO
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Stinging sensation : BITE
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Springsteen's birthplace : USA
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Spanish length unit : VARA
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Medieval bailiff : REEVE
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Hideaway : DEN
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Yearned : PINED
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Appraiser : ASSESSOR
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Sews loosely : BASTES
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Bridge position : EAST
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Small island : AIT
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Peat, for one : FUEL
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Actor from Egypt : OMARSHARIF
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Eng. : ANGL
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Drummer-songwriter from England : RINGOSTARR
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Singer John : ELTON
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Hautboy : OBOE
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Desolate : LORN
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Revue components : SKITS
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Candy flavor : MINT
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___-à-terre : PIED
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Make eyes at : OGLE
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Lounge : LOLL
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Preacher Roberts : ORAL
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Started to cry : TEARED
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Outlander : ALIEN
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Whole step, in music : TONE
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Gibbons : APES
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Treats a broken bone : RESETS
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Actor-writer from Ga. : OSSIEDAVIS
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Historian from Mass. : WILLDURANT
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Bacchanal's cry : EVOE
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Badgers : NAGS
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Tears down : RAZES
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Neat's-foot ___ : OIL
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Insect's lips : LABRA
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"___ Irish Rose" : ABIES
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Singer from N.Y. : PETESEEGER
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Entertainer from N.Y. : STEVEALLEN
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Staircase part : RISER
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Author of "My People" : EBAN
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Coincide : AGREE
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Oodles : LOADS
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A martial art : JUDO
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Curve : ESS
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Tracks : PATHS
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Caches : STORES
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Buffaloes : BISONS
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Patois : ARGOT
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Go bankrupt : FAIL
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Loosen : UNDO
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Exploit, in a way : MILK
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Opponent : ANTI
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Energy source : ATOM
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Physics Nobelist: 1944 : RABI
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Do laundry work : IRON
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Guitar part : FRET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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