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Eileen Lexau
Eileen Lexau

New York Times, Saturday, April 9, 1988

35-Down : Expand, in a way

Author:
Eileen Lexau
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Eileen Lexau has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles and 10 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,032
Across
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Lighthouse : PHAROS
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Sandbank : SHOAL
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Obliteration : RASURE
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Old chap : CODGER
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She wrote "Angel of Light" : JOYCECAROLOATES
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"___ a penny ... " : INFOR
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Planter : SOWER
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Do a buck-and-wing : TAP
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Booty : LOOT
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Early railroad tycoon : GOULD
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Trick : RUSE
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Düsseldorf door : TUR
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Chair parts : RUNGS
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Writer Francis or Roger : BACON
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First prime minister of Ghana : NKRUMAH
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Happening : EVENT
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Involve unfavorably : IMPLICATE
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Part of a door frame : STILE
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Aircraft-engine enclosure : NACELLE
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Color modifier : TONER
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Eyes amorously : OGLES
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Likely : APT
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Fish often seen in pools : ORFS
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School dances : PROMS
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Eastern bigwig : EMIR
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Suffix with provident : IAL
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Wernher von ___, rocket engineer : BRAUN
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Originate : ARISE
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She wrote "Villette": 1853 : CHARLOTTEBRONTE
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Stow in a ship's hold : STEEVE
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Huarache : SANDAL
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___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
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He wrote "The Crisis": 1714 : STEELE
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Him or her : PRONOUN
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Farm tool : HAYFORK
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Race place : ASCOT
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Remorseful one : RUER
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Killer whale : ORC
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A part-time employee : SEASONAL
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Frowns : SCOWLS
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___ out (sank a putt) : HOLED
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Yerby's "An ___ of Sanctity" : ODOR
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Begum's spouse : AGA
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Cos, e.g. : LETTUCE
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Sanity : REASON
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Leave at the church : JILT
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Shaping in a preliminary way : ROUGHINGOUT
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Tired : SPENT
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An Andy of the comics : GUMP
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"Myrrha" composer : RAVEL
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Author Godden : RUMER
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French brutes : BETES
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Irritates : RILES
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Serenity : CALMNESS
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"Bullets" in poker : ACES
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Impassive : STOIC
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Hebrew scrolls : TORAHS
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Expand, in a way : INFLATE
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Of layers : LAMINAL
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Didactic letter : EPISTLE
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Emulates Pericles : ORATES
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Sapota or senecio : TREE
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Demonstrate as true : PROVE
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Trade center in India : ERODE
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Fruit decay : BLET
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Book by Bjornson : ARNE
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Legal thing : RES
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Vespertilio : BAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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