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New York Times, Thursday, April 16, 1987

Author:
R. S. Jones
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
R. S. Jones has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,673
Across
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Beluga's cousin : ORCA
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Hood who wasn't bad : ROBIN
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Use radar : SCAN
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A tide : NEAP
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Dancer Fred's sister : ADELE
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Mah-jongg piece : TILE
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M.V.P. at Ebbetts Field : CAMPANELLA
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Within: Prefix : ENDO
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Coming out : EMERGENT
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Tattled : TOLDON
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A son of Zeus : ARES
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Andean country : CHILE
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Florida's Saint ___ Canal : LUCIE
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Corn unit : EAR
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Household spirits : LARES
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Antonym for fallen : ARISEN
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Theater award : TONY
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Actress Le Gallienne : EVA
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Minute arachnid : MITE
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Use a ladder for love's sake : ELOPE
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Fast-talking : GLIB
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Suffix for court or front : IER
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Heraldic fur : PEAN
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Moon craft : APOLLO
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Like Coleridge's mariner : ALONE
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Adjunct to 44 Across : LEM
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Ridicule : ROAST
51
Bellini opera : NORMA
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Preowned : USED
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Sloth : ACEDIA
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Ship's timber fastener : TREENAIL
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Algid : COLD
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Hit song in 1919 : DARDANELLA
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River at Rennes : ILLE
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Red as ___ : ABEET
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Hindu offshoot : SIKH
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Gogol's "___ Souls" : DEAD
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Paris transit : METRO
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Rigil Kentaurus, e.g. : STAR
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Story starter : ONCE
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Paper quantity : REAM
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Stained-glass joiner : CAME
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Assess : APPRAISE
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Hindu queen : RANEE
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Fyn Island seaport : ODENSE
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Mintaka, Alnilam and Alnitak, e.g. : BELT
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Kind of wind : ILL
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Under, to Keats : NEATH
10
Dallas of filmdom : STELLA
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Subject of "La Cenerentola" : CINDERELLA
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Actor Ray : ALDO
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Vegas light : NEON
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Concur : AGREE
22
Unctuous : OILY
24
Riding whip : CROP
25
Vampire : LAMIA
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An archangel : URIEL
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Summer-theater circuit : CITRONELLA
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Expiate : ATONE
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" . . . least of all ___": Bacon : EVILS
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Brinker footwear : SABOT
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Society-page word : NEE
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A.F.T. rival : NEA
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Tra-___ : LALA
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Virtue : GOODNESS
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Sprite : PERI
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Dress carefully : PREEN
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Caught a wink : NODDED
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T. S. Eliot's "___ in the Cathedral" : MURDER
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Palindromic title : MADAM
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Defunct alliance : SEATO
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Like some rain : ACID
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Nat or Natalie : COLE
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Waste allowance : TRET
58
Dismounted : ALIT
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Author-actress Chase : ILKA
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"Cowardly Lion" actor : LAHR
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Fortas or Ribicoff : ABE

Answer summary: 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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