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New York Times, Tuesday, April 28, 1987

Author:
Christopher Sherwood
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { B Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Christopher Sherwood has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,685

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Chutzpah, in the extreme : GALL
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Atlantis proprietor : NASA
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Dwell on tediously : HARP
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Fugitive's moniker : ALIAS
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Egyptian goddess : ISIS
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G.I.'s transgression : AWOL
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Mute bird : STORK
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Caron role : GIGI
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W.W. II offshoot : NATO
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Together : HANDINHAND
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Dew or rain follower : DROP
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Deserter : RAT
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Mr. Fudd : ELMER
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Incantations : SPELLS
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Railroad flare : FUSEE
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Exhort : URGE
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Chester ___ Arthur : ALAN
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Take as one's own : ADOPT
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Complain : MOAN
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"___ Be," Beatles song : LETIT
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Medley : OLIO
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Rice field : PADDY
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Throw a party for : FETE
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Sight in an OPEC land : WELL
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Adds seasoning : SALTS
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Enmesh : TANGLE
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Tremble : SHAKE
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Actor Voight : JON
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Former Iranian ruler : SHAH
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"___ Rose," Streisand hit : SECONDHAND
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What Antofalla might spew : LAVA
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Bombay garment : SARI
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Adjective for a séance : EERIE
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South Yemen's capital : ADEN
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Kiln : OVEN
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"There is a ___ of love": Blake : SMILE
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Hawk : VEND
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Salamander : NEWT
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Winter plaything : SLED
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Wound : GASH
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Utah resort : ALTA
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N.F.L. participant : LION
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Rendered fat : LARD
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This has "a thousand eyes" : NIGHT
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Singapore's location : ASIA
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"Stop" or "Falling Rocks" : SIGN
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Thespians' words with the audience : ASIDES
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Item from a sib : HANDMEDOWN
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Cognizant : AWARE
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Part of a Sikorsky vehicle : ROTOR
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Noise from a fall : PLOP
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Sound o' the pipes : SKIRL
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Twangy : NASAL
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Meadow : LEA
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Pit : SUMP
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Malayan canoe : PROA
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"Consarn it!" : EGAD
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Acts neighborly : LENDSAHAND
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Clotho et al. : FATES
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Gram or meter : UNIT
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A Parisian Bank : LEFT
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Designer Cassini : OLEG
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Bolus : PILL
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Japanned metalware : TOLE
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Wyo.'s ___ Range : TETON
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Tibetan ox : YAK
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Concern for a student : LESSON
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Bogotá's location : ANDES
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Hades habitué : SHADE
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Place to seek sanctuary : HAVEN
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Knee or elbow : JOINT
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Wend or Croat : SLAV
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Building part : EAVE
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Stars & Stripes heroes : CREW
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___ and haws : HEMS
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Christie's "Death on the ___" : NILE
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Feat : DEED

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