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New York Times, Thursday, April 28, 1988

Author:
Kathryn Righter
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Kathryn Righter has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,051

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Across
1
Object : GOAL
5
Hijack : ROB
8
Glut : SATE
12
Enticed : LURED
14
Kimono sash : OBI
15
Papal vestment : FANON
16
Concur : AGREE
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Pirates : MARAUDERS
19
Symbols in music : SHARPSANDFLATS
21
Piggery : STY
22
Very long time : EON
23
Calendar abbr. : OCT
24
This, that or the other : ANY
25
Acid : SOUR
27
Monk's title : FRA
30
Cuckoopint : LORDSANDLADIES
34
Kind of skirt : MINI
35
Garland : LEI
36
Weapons : ARMS
37
Items kept on a cushion : NEEDLESANDPINS
42
C.I.A predecessor : OSS
43
Violently frenzied : AMOK
44
Loop loopers : ELS
45
Presidential nickname : ABE
46
Burns's word for tiny : SMA
47
Hint : CUE
50
Houseleek or ground ivy : HENANDCHICKENS
55
Minor in importance : SECONDARY
56
Rosy red dye : EOSIN
57
Urges : PRODS
58
River in Scotland : DEE
59
Roofing material : SLATE
60
High grade : AONE
61
Above, in poesy : OER
62
God of war : ARES
Down
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Tumbler : GLASS
2
Should, with "to" : OUGHT
3
Deck out : ARRAY
4
Villain's look : LEER
5
Kind of numeral : ROMAN
6
Port on the Firth of Lorne : OBAN
7
Celtic star : BIRD
8
Former V.I.P. of Egypt : SADAT
9
French writer Claude ___ : ANET
10
Rocky peaks : TORS
11
Tintinnabular trio : ENS
13
Rely : DEPEND
15
Points on which levers turn : FULCRA
18
In a state of entanglement : AFOUL
20
Certain beans : SOYS
24
Dry : ARID
25
Kind of preview : SNEAK
26
Norse god : ODIN
27
Alpine snowfield : FIRN
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Units of radiation : REMS
29
Onager : ASS
30
Falsehoods : LIES
31
Wallet fillers : ONES
32
And : ALSO
33
Platform : DAIS
34
JKL followers : MNO
38
Namesakes of Rebekah's brother: Gen. 24:29 : LABANS
39
Edit; correct : EMEND
40
Half: Prefix : DEMI
41
Locales; sites : PLACES
45
Positive electrode : ANODE
46
More timid : SHYER
47
Actor Romero : CESAR
48
Join : UNITE
49
Anglo-Saxon serfs : ESNES
50
Leander's beloved : HERO
51
Business-school subj. : ECON
52
Wall decoration : DADO
53
Hudson Bay Indian : CREE
54
Nut used in flavoring : KOLA
55
Vichy, e.g. : SPA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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