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New York Times, Monday, March 30, 1987

Author:
Mary S. Snyder
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Mary S. Snyder has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,656
Across
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At a distance : AFAR
5
Homophone for pique : PEAK
9
Hit show : SMASH
14
Loy role : NORA
15
Soil: Comb. form : AGRO
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Cellist Casals : PABLO
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Tinsel, e.g. : TRIM
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Lynx becomes list maker : CATALOGUER
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Collected : AMASSED
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Weds : UNITES
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Sound before drum : HUM
24
Ice follower : BERG
26
Canonized woman of Fr. : STE
27
Speeder's snare : RADAR
30
Required : ASKED
32
Toklas or Faye : ALICE
33
Paul follower : ETTE
34
Relative of a shawm : OBOE
38
Polio conqueror : SALK
39
Passé : DATED
40
___ voce : VIVA
41
Upgrade : HILL
42
"Rock of ___" : AGES
43
Pan or Grimes : PETER
44
Gantry or Fudd : ELMER
46
Passageways in the brain : ITERS
47
Vol. measures : CCS
50
Like some rooms : AIRY
51
Teachers' org. : NEA
52
Roofed-in gallery : ARCADE
54
Wounds : LESIONS
58
Otary becomes document closure : SEALINGWAX
61
Celebrity : LION
62
Fruit for Eris : APPLE
63
Japanese aborigine : AINU
64
Otherwise : ELSE
65
Remains : STAYS
66
Followers of Trotsky : ITES
67
Like some hair : DYED
Down
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Pilaster : ANTA
2
Shape : FORM
3
Operatic highlight : ARIA
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Butter becomes shaky : RAMSHACKLE
5
"___ in Terris" : PACEM
6
Minced oath : EGAD
7
Knack : ART
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Hawaiian tree : KOA
9
Kind of cake : SPONGE
10
Crèche trio : MAGI
11
Touches upon : ABUTS
12
Highway hazard : SLEET
13
Kind of play or sense : HORSE
19
Moved furtively : LURKED
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Certain : SURE
24
Cave dweller becomes source of light : BATTERY
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Kefauver : ESTES
27
Reckless : RASH
28
Jai ___ : ALAI
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___ pickle : DILL
31
Bird becomes neatly joined : DOVETAILED
33
Gung-ho : EAGER
35
Munch : BITE
36
Consummated : OVER
37
Parts of pitchers : EARS
39
Father ___ (Joseph de Veuster) : DAMIEN
43
Mud formations : PIES
45
Speech beginning : LADIES
47
These have habitaciones : CASAS
48
Moved like a reptile : CREPT
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___ Flow : SCAPA
51
Tie : NEXUS
53
Co-fighter : ALLY
54
Rustic road : LANE
55
Unctuous : OILY
56
Kind of dive : NOSE
57
Prune: Scot. : SNED
59
Cheerful, in Cherbourg : GAI
60
Quipper : WIT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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