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OUTRAGEOUS REPAST

New York Times, Sunday, April 12, 1987

Author:
Jacques Liwer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 98, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 641 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Jacques Liwer has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,669
Across
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Kon-Tiki Museum site : OSLO
5
Obscures : BEDIMS
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Intents : AIMS
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Scene : VISTA
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Small spring : SEEP
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Biblical mountain : ARARAT
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Barge : SCOW
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Actuate : IMPEL
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Harmless snack for burglars? : SAFECRACKERS
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A Dumas : PERE
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Rachis : SPINE
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Player under a dome : ASTRO
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Edmund Wilson's forte : ESSAYS
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Carnivorous guard? : BEEFEATER
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City in Iowa : AMES
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Weary : TIRE
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"___ Perpetua," Idaho motto : ESTO
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Profit, in England : NETT
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Hoard pastry on Wall Street? : STOCKTURNOVER
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Scottish hillside : BRAE
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County in N.C. : ASHE
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Verdi's "Don ___" : CARLOS
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Heckler's missile : EGG
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Supersede : REPLACE
54
Monogram of a former Reagan aide : DTR
55
Become prevalent : SETIN
56
Full-house letters : SRO
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Elite : BEST
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Feminist org. : NOW
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Stem : ARISE
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Weight units : CARATS
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A fuel : PEAT
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Used a buckboard : RODE
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Part of a French range : MONTAGNE
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Nabokov heroine : ADA
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Attach : ADD
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A duck : EIDER
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Nourishing fog? : PEASOUP
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Made of two parts : BINARY
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More than due : EXCESS
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Cushions effect of food with drink? : ROLLSWITHTHEPUNCH
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Take care of : ATTEND
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Footwear part : INSOLE
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Wrote : INDITED
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Mangold-wurzels : BEETS
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Length unit : ROD
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Exactly suitable : PAT
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Composer of "Manon" : MASSENET
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Baksheesh : ALMS
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Talk wildly : RAVE
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Apothecary's implement : PESTLE
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Muse or Dryad : ERATO
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Calendar abbr. : SEP
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Kind of ton or cycle : MEGA
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Ethiopian prince : RAS
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Cattle breed : ANGUS
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Strawberry blooming at Shea, e.g. : MET
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Strange things : EXOTICA
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Pilcorn : OAT
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Ernest Rhys was one : EDITOR
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Angry : SORE
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Elbow chaser : ROOM
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Dessert for red artisan? : CHERRYCOBBLER
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Actress Lanchester : ELSA
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Hick : RUBE
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Highest point : NOON
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Where Rama I ruled : SIAM
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Evocative : REMINDFUL
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Straw mat : TATAMI
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Shakespearean lass : VIOLA
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Love feast : AGAPE
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O'Hara's "___ the Terrace" : FROM
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Dough for player on his way up? : RISINGBATTER
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Sauce for pasta : SALSA
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"To leave ___ die a little": Haraucourt : ISTO
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Phidian creation : STATUE
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Agenda unit : ITEM
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Aunt in "Oklahoma!" : ELLER
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Challenger's org. : NASA
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Norwegian cheese : MYSOST
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Another fuel : COKE
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Greek peak : OSSA
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Legendary septet : SEAS
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Bridle hand : LEFT
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Run : OPERATE
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Where to hold a pink lady : BAR
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Mesozoic, e.g. : ERA
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European fish : DACE
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Tires out : IRKS
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Toscanini, e.g. : MAESTRO
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Filters : STRAINS
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Orphan Annie's Oriental friend : ASP
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Floating lettuce? : ICEBERG
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"O tempora! O ___!": Cicero : MORES
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Baked thymus? : SWEETBREAD
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Jawed tool : VISE
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Enroll, as a juror : IMPANEL
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Ill will : SPITE
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Doctrine : TENET
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Warn : ALERT
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Lake in Italy : COMO
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Mideast native: Comb. form : SYRO
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Cuts : SEVERS
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Sherwood ___ : FOREST
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"___ signum" : ECCE
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Card game : SKAT
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Reliquary : SHRINE
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Arm muscle : TRICEPS
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Cubitus : ULNA
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Caesar's favorite pronoun : EGO
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Apposite : APT
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Economist Smith : ADAM
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Barber's tool : STROP
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Plate : ANODE
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Secret stuff : CODES
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Pitchers : EWERS
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Salts : SEASONS
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Horse-drawn carriages : STANHOPES
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Charpoy, e.g. : BED
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Spiritual adviser : STARETS
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Meir's successor : RABIN
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Mine passages : ADITS
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Sign on a ticket booth : PAYE
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Seismology name : RICHTER
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Kind of standard : GOLD
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Not any, in law : NUL
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Cuts out : EXCISES
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Globe supporter : ATLAS
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Alicia ___, actress in "G.W.T.W." : RHETT
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Purposes : ENDS
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Kind of receiver : WIDE
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Chinese vermilion : PIMENTO
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Actress Merkel : UNA
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Lower : ABASE
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Kind of message : TELEX
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Metronome's measurement : TEMPO
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Charm : ENAMOR
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Prevent : DETER
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Tattered tot with quick bread? : RAGAMUFFIN
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Gametes : OVA
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Kind of bag : TOTE
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Best performance ever : RECORD
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Open : PATENT
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Not clerical : LAIC
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"Winterset" hero : MIO
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Stadium sound : RAH
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Large amount : GOBS
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___ et orbi : URBI
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Walk aimlessly : TRAIPSE
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Leopardlike cats : OCELOTS
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Insistent desire : EROTISM
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TV series : DYNASTY
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Of Shem's descendants : SEMITIC
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Outcry : ROAR
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Hawaiian sight, often : LAVA
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Remove : ERASE
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Word with age or aid : LEGAL
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Narrow-minded : SMALL
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Bodily sac : BURSA
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Almost : NEAR
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Actress Farrow et al. : MIAS
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"Come ___ the garden, Maud": Tennyson : INTO
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Holy Roman emperor : OTTO
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Emblem of Wales : LEEK
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Poilu's weapon : ARME
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Dodo's cousin : MOA
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Astronaut Grissom : GUS
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Stake : BET

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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