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New York Times, Wednesday, April 22, 1987

Author:
Melvin Kenworthy
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Melvin Kenworthy has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,679

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Across
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Magellan discovery : GUAM
5
Contraction : SPASM
10
Kind of American : AFRO
14
"The ___ Love," 1924 song : ONEI
15
Forearm bones : ULNAE
16
Fly high : SOAR
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Captains' right-hand men : FIRSTMATES
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Medical result : CURE
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Picnic competition : FOOTRACE
21
" . . . ay, ___ the rub": Hamlet : THERES
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Red Sox slugger : RICE
24
Emaciated : GAUNT
25
Actor John from Baltimore : ASTIN
28
Robot drama : RUR
30
An Allen : ETHAN
33
Upholstery fabric : MOHAIR
35
It follows chop : SUEY
37
A rel. : BRO
38
Blue dye : ANIL
39
"The Sheik of ___," 1921 song : ARABY
41
Home to Leo : LAIR
42
Persian unit of length : ZAR
43
Eager : AGOG
44
Deletes : ERASES
46
Presbyter : ELDER
48
Above, to Whittier : OER
50
Fashion designer Varens : ADELE
51
Inflict : WREAK
53
"___ Aces" of radio fame : EASY
55
Ethically neutral : AMORAL
57
Construction material no-no : ASBESTOS
61
Rail member : SORA
62
Used : SECONDHAND
64
Pinball word : TILT
65
Papal cape : ORALE
66
"La Douce" : IRMA
67
Actor in "M*A*S*H" : ALDA
68
Arno or Lorre : PETER
69
Glimpse : PEEK
Down
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Jurist John of N.Y.: 1848-1924 : GOFF
2
Freshwater mussel : UNIO
3
Air: Comb. form : AERO
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Court snafu : MISTRIAL
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Singer Yma ___ : SUMAC
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Kind of mining : PLACER
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Prefix for room or date : ANTE
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Thus, to Burns : SAE
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A Perle of society : MESTA
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Elevation : ASCENT
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Home plate : FOURTHBASE
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Steak order : RARE
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Mine finds : ORES
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Singer Lopez : TRINI
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Long, for one : HUEY
24
Uproot : GRUB
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Fill with wonder : AMAZE
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Of the speed of sound : SONAL
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Emergent countries : THIRDWORLD
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Treatment : USAGE
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Servant of Prospero : ARIEL
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Natives of Telemark : NORSE
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Duster or tatter : RAG
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Red or black follower : EYE
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Castle : ROOK
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Way to address a peeress : LADYSHIP
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Kind of rug or code : AREA
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Brought down a Soho flat : RASED
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Newspaper goofs : ERRATA
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Do a cobbler's job : RESOLE
52
Columnist Joseph : ALSOP
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Doubleday or Yokum : ABNER
55
Movie dog : ASTA
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Drudgery : MOIL
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"___ may look on a king": Heywood : ACAT
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Biblical weed : TARE
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"This one's ___" : ONME
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Pierre is its cap. : SDAK
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Poet's word : ERE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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