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New York Times, Wednesday, April 27, 1988

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,050
Across
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Warble : SING
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English odist of note : KEATS
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Chef's measures: Abbr. : TSPS
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Hero : IDOL
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Get ___ out of : ARISE
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"___ a Teenage Werewolf" : IWAS
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Actress Garr : TERI
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See 1 Across : YODEL
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Courteous chap : GENT
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Bogart role : SAMSPADE
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Armadas : FLEETS
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Grab : TAKE
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Sting : SMART
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Biblical locale : EDEN
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The Enterprise, for one : STARSHIP
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Adhere : CLING
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Wampum : BEADS
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Conceit : EGO
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Latin-primer word : AMAS
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Speak publicly : ORATE
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Yarn : TALE
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Sleep phenom. : REM
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Barbecue rods : SPITS
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Contemporary of Degas : COROT
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Puzzles; enigmas : PROBLEMS
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Choir member : ALTO
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Broadway lights : NEONS
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Dangle : LOLL
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A brother-in-law of Diana : ANDREW
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Putter, e.g. : GOLFCLUB
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___ California : BAJA
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Furious : IRATE
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Super : AONE
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Work on copy : EDIT
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Beta, gamma, ___ : DELTA
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Roast ___ of pork : LOIN
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Fine fabric : LAME
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Actress Burstyn : ELLEN
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W.W. II craft : LSTS
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Watches over someone's baby : SITS
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Plan of action : IDEA
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"Cheers" patron : NORM
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Shines : GLISTENS
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Eskimo craft : KAYAK
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Wear away : ERODE
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Adjutant : AIDE
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Monogram of Prufrock's creator : TSE
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Successful; unaided : SELFMADE
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Princeton team : TIGERS
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Significant other : SWEETHEART
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Breathe heavily : PANT
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Sights at LAX : SSTS
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Twinge : PANG
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Papa, of TV's "Mama" : LARS
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Figures, for short : STATS
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Fudd or Gantry : ELMER
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Financier Brady: 1856-1917 : DIAMONDJIM
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Hit-show prizes : SEATS
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Eskimo home : IGLOO
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Cummings, e.g. : POET
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Complain : CARP
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Edges : BRIMS
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Dentist's request : OPENWIDE
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Phone-bill item : TOLLCALL
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___ gin fizz : SLOE
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Young bull : CALF
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Chew out : BERATE
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Actress Lenya : LOTTE
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N.Y. city : OLEAN
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Fourth person : ABEL
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Zilch, in Sonora : NADA
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Moxie : GALL
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Author Anita ___ : LOOS
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___ pricing : UNIT
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Blue and Gazzara : BENS
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Monogram of a C.S.A. general : REL

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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