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WHOZOO

New York Times, Sunday, May 10, 1987

Author:
Stanley Glass
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 656 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Stanley Glass has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,697
Across
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Natterjacks : TOADS
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"The Lament of ___": Byron : TASSO
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Put away : STOW
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Type of board : DART
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Latin quarter : BARRIO
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Glorify : ENHALO
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Rent : HIRE
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Jug : EWER
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Overjoys : ELATES
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Brick structures : ADOBES
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"Rock of ___" : AGES
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Part of a casa : SALA
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Theodore : BULLMOOSEROOSEVELT
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___ the Red : ERIC
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To be, to Tiberius : ESSE
33
Change the reading of : RESET
34
Tinker's pivot man : EVERS
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Total : WRECK
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Way up : STAIR
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Pro's foe : ANTI
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Horn: Comb. form : CERAT
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Rich : GOOSEGOSSAGE
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Diamond ___ : LIL
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Actually : INFACT
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Speed meas. : RPM
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Swedish river : DAL
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Halloween choice : TREAT
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Furnish : LEND
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Czech river : ODRA
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Melville protagonist : AHAB
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Type of race : RELAY
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"La ___" (song about a dove) : PALOMA
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Wheel supports : AXLES
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Without : MINUS
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Greek or Caesar : SALAD
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Kind of closet : LINEN
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Sound like rusted hinges : CREAK
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Loot : RIFLE
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Jeans material : DENIM
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Saharan hazard : SANDSTORM
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Questionable : FISHY
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Young seal : PUP
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Mosconi maneuver : CAROM
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Type of desk tray : STACKABLE
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Canadian peninsula : GASPE
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Protection : ARMOR
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Fur piece : STOLE
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___ Janeiro : RIODE
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Indonesian island : CERAM
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Ecological sequences : SERES
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Acclaim : HONOR
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For an interim : PROTEM
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Old Normandy's capital : ROUEN
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Calif. city : LODI
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Damascene, e.g. : ARAB
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Mortar carriers : HODS
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"Le Baiser" sculptor : RODIN
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Sound in a bowl : RAH
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One of the Bobbsey twins : NAN
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Actress Mercouri : MELINA
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Gastineau is one : JET
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Huey : KINGFISHLONG
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Cow catcher : LASSO
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Homophone for rose : RHOS
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Gem of the Mountains : IDAHO
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"Jarnegan" author: 1925 : TULLY
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Kipling's "Soldiers ___" : THREE
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Aquatic bird : CRANE
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Flutie, e.g. : BEAR
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Of the ear : OTIC
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Charles : LONEEAGLELINDBERGH
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Barcelona boy : NINO
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Part of "ROY G. BIV" : VIOLET
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Queen of detectives : ELLERY
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Sewed up : ICED
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Contemporaries of Durants : REOS
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Early Jewish sect : ESSENE
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Capote's "Other ___ . . . " : VOICES
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Grant once given to Hollywood : CARY
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Medieval serf : ESNE
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Heads, in Le Havre : TETES
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Wane : ABATE
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Ordeals for would-be Ph.D.'s : ORALS
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Natural : ARTLESS
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Per ___ : DIEM
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B-minus : SOSO
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Come-ons : TEASERS
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Llama's habitat : ANDES
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Dinah : SHORE
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Planned destruction : SABOTAGE
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Kind of strut : OLEO
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Whittle : SHAVE
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Georges : TIGERCLEMENCEAU
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Menacing phrase : ORELSE
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Fields's Little Chickadee : WEST
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Erwin : DESERTFOXROMMEL
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Cognizant : AWARE
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Memento : RELIC
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Tout's milieu : TRACK
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Daniels or Rebozo : BEBE
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Certain Caucasian : OSSET
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Troupials : ORIOLES
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Ponerologist's topic : EVIL
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Faint : WAN
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Bandleader Weems : TED
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Kanten : AGAR
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A tide : NEAP
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Free (of) : RID
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Pharmacist's measure : GRAM
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Fabled biblical land : OPHIR
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Arabian Sea native : OMANI
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Hackneyed : STALE
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Indo-European : ARYAN
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Actress Massey : ILONA
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Freud associate : ADLER
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Top group : CREAM
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Type of force : TASK
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Former chess champ : TAL
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___ Devi, Indian mountain : NANDA
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William : BUFFALOBILLCODY
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Claudia : LADYBIRDJOHNSON
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Lily, in Lille : LIS
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Histrions : ACTORS
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Deli's requisite : SLICER
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Plunge : DIP
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Native of N Canada : ESK
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Phiz : MUG
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Madrid Mrs. : SRA
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Speechless comedian : HARPO
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Campaign lobbying org. : PAC
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Squirrel away : STORE
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Like a fugue : TONAL
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Lax : LOOSE
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Summertime in N.Y. : EDT
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Small finch : SERIN
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Antler part : PRONG
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Me. college town : ORONO
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V-shaped fortress : REDAN
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Fake : SHAM
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Shelley's always : EER
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City NE of New Haven : MERIDEN
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Campus activity : SING
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Pepe le ___ : MOKO
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Houston-based agcy. : NASA
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Owns : HAS
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Reveal : DISCLOSE
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L.B.J.'s V.P. : HHH
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Vote against : NAY
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Dita or poon : TREE
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Things with limits : FINITES
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A bellflower : LOBELIA
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Steplike excavations : STOPES
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Lift with effort : HEAVE
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Stimulant : TONIC
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City on the Mohawk : UTICA
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Grease pencil : LINER
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A.F.B. in Tex. : REESE
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Get a new tenant : RELET
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Awl, in Arles : ALENE
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Upright : ERECT
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Jibe : AGREE
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"Welsh Ballads" author : RHYS
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Milanese money : LIRE
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Essence : GIST
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Good Hindu spirit : DEVA
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Unstructured mass : BLOB

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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