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New York Times, Wednesday, March 30, 1988

Author:
Shirley Soloway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 245 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,022
Across
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Rebuff : SLAP
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Twinklers : STARS
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A theater award : OBIE
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Capsule : PILL
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Red dye : EOSIN
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Crucifix : ROOD
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Talented terrier : ASTA
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Skirt style : ALINE
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"Clair de ___," Dupré painting : LUNE
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Ancient British monument : STONEHENGE
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Bates or Thicke : ALAN
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Jog : TROT
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Durban currency : RAND
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Unpaid debt : ARREAR
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Lived : RESIDED
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Thunderous god : THOR
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First king of Israel : SAUL
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Andrea ___, Italian statesman : DORIA
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Ad ___ committee : HOC
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Flintstone tot : PEBBLES
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Women's org. : DAR
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Tarsus : ANKLE
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Exuberance : ELAN
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River to the Indian Ocean : TANA
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Hard rubber : EBONITE
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Bizet beauty : CARMEN
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Kiln : OAST
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Tiptop : AONE
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English statesman: 18th century : PITT
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Sea urchin : SANDDOLLAR
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Lillian or Philip : ROTH
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Curtail : ELIDE
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Exec's car : LIMO
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Midwest tribesman : OTOE
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Solitary one : LONER
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"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
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Dawber and Shriver : PAMS
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Nourishes : FEEDS
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City of the Huguenots : SENS
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Dieters' retreats : SPAS
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Roster : LIST
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Choral member : ALTO
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Greenery holder : PLANTER
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Pipefish's kin : SEAHORSE
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Vacancy sign : TOLET
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"It's ___ to Tell a Lie" : ASIN
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Engagement symbol : RING
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Scoffs : SNEERS
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Disney World site : ORLANDO
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Former name of a Colorado River barrier : BOULDERDAM
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Scottish isle : IONA
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First place . : EDEN
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The Roaring Twenties, e.g. : ERA
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Helps : AIDS
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Baile ___ Cliath (Dublin) : ATHA
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French waterway : RHONE
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Lowest point : ROCKBOTTOM
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Moscow money : RUBLE
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Queen of scat : ELLA
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Actress Keaton : DIANE
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Help a hood : ABET
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___ Islands, off Galway : ARAN
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Writes : PENS
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Cryptographers : ENCODERS
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Detests : LOATHES
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Garden structure : TRELLIS
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"Thou art the thing ___": Shak. : ITSELF
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Year, in Sevilla : ANO
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Totaled : ADDED
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Telephone onstage, e.g. : PROP
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Smidgen : IOTA
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Lotion ingredient : ALOE
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Raul Julia musical : NINE
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Queue : LINE
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Former African leader : AMIN
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Decays : ROTS

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

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