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New York Times, Wednesday, March 25, 1987

Author:
Johnson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 232 (avg 1.27)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Johnson has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,651
Across
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Booted : SHOD
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Census figs. : STATS
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But, to Juan : PERO
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TV starter : TELE
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Deloul or hageen : CAMEL
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___ hygiene : ORAL
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Scene in "Quo Vadis?" : ARENA
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Clothes chaser : LINE
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New Orleans mecca : BOURBONSTREET
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Kind of heat : GAS
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Medical suffix : OSIS
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Staffs : CANES
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Title of respect : SIR
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Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
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Mine product : ORE
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Jorge or José : SAN
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Catches : SNARES
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Atlanta mecca : PEACHTREESTREET
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A Brokaw rival : RATHER
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Friendly touch : PAT
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Item in Ali's rec. : TKO
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Pale : ASHEN
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Old Siamese coin : ATT
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Suckling's forte : POESY
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Business-letter abbr. : ENCL
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Houston or Browne : SAM
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Windy City mecca : LASALLESTREET
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Be solicitous : CARE
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Spooky : EERIE
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Placed : LAID
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Prefix with body : ANTI
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Quick : AGILE
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Early domestic : ESNE
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Take five : REST
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Harmony part : TENOR
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One of the ages : TEEN
Down
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RR stop : STA
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Jacob's ladder, e.g. : HERB
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Vaudeville entr'acte : OLIO
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Reason for Ham's lam : DELUGE
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Strikebreakers : SCABS
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Tropical plant : TARO
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Hemsley TV vehicle : AMEN
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Muscle that stretches : TENSOR
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Shortstop Marion's nickname : SLATS
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Mariner's guide : POLESTAR
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One of five "Greats" : ERIE
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Carry on : RANT
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Cheer in Toledo : OLE
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Ethiopian title : RAS
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Laughing : RIANT
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Dried coconut meat : COPRA
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Neighborhoods : AREAS
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Under, to Bryant : NEATH
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Patriotic org. : SAR
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Awkward : INEPT
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Valor or virtue : ARETE
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Onions' cousins : LEEKS
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I am, to Pedro : ESTOY
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Riv. boat : STR
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Fast plane : SST
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"___, the cops!" : CHEESEIT
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Hair rinse : HENNA
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"The pig was ___ . . . " : EAT
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Cite : ALLEGE
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Stock-market word : PAR
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Fluffy fare : OMELET
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Rope fastener : CLEAT
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Guide : STEER
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Strip on a track : LANE
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Beaux-___ : ARTS
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Shamrock land : ERIN
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Spot for a missile : SILO
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Simplicity : EASE
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Prong : TINE
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Cord or Javelin : CAR
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Haunt : DEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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