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GLOBE-TROTTING

New York Times, Sunday, March 8, 1987

Author:
Wilson McBeath
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 524 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Wilson McBeath has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,634
Across
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Matinee ___ : IDOL
5
Catches red-handed : NAILS
10
Computer's character equivalents : BYTES
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Add liquor : LACE
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A S. African people : PEDI
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Planet path : ORBIT
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City WNW of Memphis : EARLE
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Dash : ELAN
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Sealing material : SCOTCHTAPE
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Variety of beet : SWISSCHARD
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More realistic : EARTHIER
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Short textile fibers : NOILS
30
Paths : TRAILS
31
Horse's repast : OATS
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Some corrosives : ACIDS
33
Layer : TIER
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City on the Adriatic : BARI
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Liqueur flavor : ANISE
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Conrad heroine : LENA
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Three, in Bergamo : TRE
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Firework : ROMANCANDLE
44
Headgear : PANAMAHAT
46
City on the Oka : OREL
47
Party in Gomorrah : ORGY
48
Towel marking : HIS
49
Beget : SIRE
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Religious gp. : OSB
51
Emmentaler : SWISSCHEESE
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Ratios in trigonometry : SINES
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Most alarming : SCARIEST
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Keratinous substance : HORN
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Spring bringing zing : SPA
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Shubert, e.g. : THEATRE
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Paris subway : METRO
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International waters : OPENSEA
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Enero is one : MES
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Kind of strut : OLEO
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___ Hill, city in Calif. : PLEASANT
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Execs' messages : MEMOS
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"___ to me!" : ITSALLGREEK
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Altar words : IDO
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Locale of Tabriz : IRAN
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Scale notes : TIS
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Secular : LAIC
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Make yarn : SPIN
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Site of Goodfellow AFB, Tex. : SANANGELO
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AWOL's action : FRENCHLEAVE
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Jeanne d'Arc's title: Abbr. : STE
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Poilu's weapon : ARME
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Eccentric person : CRANK
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Theow's cousin : ESNE
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Rosary beads : AVES
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Emulates Escoffier : COOKS
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Bergère, e.g. : SEAT
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Easter plant : SPIREA
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Ignominy : SHAME
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Postpones : SUSPENDS
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Short-haired feline : MALTESECAT
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This requires individual checks : DUTCHTREAT
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Curved arch : OGEE
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Wipe out : ERASE
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Grenoble's river : ISERE
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Grant : CEDE
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Earth sci. : GEOL
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Belled the cat : DARED
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Appellation bestower : NAMER
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Earl of Avon : EDEN
Down
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Ten: Comb. form : DECA
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Redolence : ODOR
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Of the seashore : LITTORAL
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Like well-pitched baseball games : NOHIT
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Skills, to Seneca : ARTES
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Construction item : IBAR
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Kind of service : LIP
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Lettering aid : STENCIL
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Other than : BESIDE
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Jolly boats : YAWLS
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Baseball's Speaker : TRIS
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They loop the Loop : ELS
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Type of poem : SESTINA
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"Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
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Kirghizian range : ALAI
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Reiner or Sagan : CARL
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Goals : ENDS
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Word with letter or store : CHAIN
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Best part : CREAM
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Seine feeder : OISE
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Griffith and Gibb : ANDYS
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Taut : TENSE
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Beet soup : BORSCH
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One-celled creatures : AMEBAE
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Feeling of dread : ANGST
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Troubadour's songs : LAIS
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Scrawny : THIN
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Distinctive : RARE
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Sedan summers : ETES
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Perch : ROOST
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Crouches in fear : COWERS
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Mount : ARISE
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Showing: Comb. form : PHENO
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Poona natives : ASIANS
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Realty investments : SITES
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Lobster's claw : CHELA
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Hailey novel : HOTEL
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Fauntleroy : ERROL
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Command to Fido : SPEAK
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Best seller in 1884 : RAMONA
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Oration : SPEECH
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Rapid, to Mehta : MOSSO
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Relating to oil : OLEIC
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One of the Marianas : SAIPAN
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Salad item : ENDIVE
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Make amends : ATONE
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Dido : PRANK
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Jeune fille : MISS
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Lion's pride : MANE
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Parts of lists : ITEMS
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Spacecraft covering : TILE
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Secluded valleys : GLENS
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Ancient Roman coin : SESTERCE
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Sea force, to W. S. Gilbert : NAVEE
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Lubricated : GREASED
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Kipling's "___ Sea to Sea" : FROM
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Collected abundantly : RAKEDIN
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Sprang : LEAPT
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Put paint on : COATED
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Russian workers' cooperative : ARTEL
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Man on a $10,000 bill : CHASE
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Bolivian city : SUCRE
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SW London suburb : ESHER
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Portmanteau word : SMOG
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Attendant : PAGE
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Former Congolese prime minister : ILEO
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Cicatrix : SCAR
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Restrain : STEM
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Urgency : NEED
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Miami's county : DADE
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British gun : STEN
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Period in history : ERA
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Springsteen's "Born in the ___" : USA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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