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New York Times, Thursday, March 3, 1988

Author:
Rhonda Kraus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Rhonda Kraus has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,995
Across
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Gold-rush name : SUTTER
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Collectors' items : STAMPS
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Contemplative : PENSIVE
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Having social success : POPULAR
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Place for matériel : ARSENAL
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Herb for the cook : OREGANO
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Party fare : DIP
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Mighty hunter : NIMROD
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Cicero's 104 : CIV
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Buck's mate : DOE
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Scarf : ASCOT
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___ in arms : BABE
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Word with eclipse or module : LUNAR
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Spruce : TRIG
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Roman road : ITER
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Regard highly : ESTEEM
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Glad tidings : EVANGEL
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Some W.W. II fliers : RCAF
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Give off : EMIT
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Part of vitamin B complex : THIAMIN
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"She ___ to Conquer": Goldsmith : STOOPS
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Indian of Manitoba : CREE
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Winglike : ALAR
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Corpus Christi native : TEXAN
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Minus : LESS
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Peninsular country : ITALY
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Biographer Winslow : OLA
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Mornings: Abbr. : AMS
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Large merchant ship : ARGOSY
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Abner's father : NER
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Carouse : ROISTER
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Mineral from a Russian range : URALITE
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Silk fabric : ALAMODE
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Warms up again : REHEATS
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Not encroaching, in football : ONSIDE
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Ancient Palestinian ascetic : ESSENE
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Earnest : SERIOUS
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Left over, as a shopper's money : UNSPENT
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Literary monogram : TSE
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Word with ear or can : TIN
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Dwight of the Red Sox : EVANS
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Living remnant : RELICT
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Playful : SPORTIVE
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Matador's victim : TORO
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Mimicked : APED
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Phiz : MUG
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Pacify : PLACATE
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Fla. island : SANIBEL
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Implement for Hiawatha : PADDLE
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Red ___, children's game : ROVER
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"Utopia" author : MORE
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Source of betel nuts : ARECA
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Hallux : BIGTOE
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Houses on peaks : AERIES
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Pins : GAMS
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"I Remember ___" : MAMA
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___-gritty : NITTY
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Ornamental open work : FILIGREE
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Vibrato : TREMOLO
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Revolutionary War mercenary : HESSIAN
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Euro-American defense gp. : NATO
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Rival of a Cantabrigian : OXONIAN
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Atelier item : PALETTE
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Traps : SNARES
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Bow or Barton : CLARA
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Obliteration : RASURE
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Trichords : LYRES
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Yours, in Tours : ATOI
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Foxx from St. Louis : REDD
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Some sweater sizes: Abbr. : SMS
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Sighs of contentment : AHS
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Actress Remick : LEE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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