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New York Times, Friday, May 13, 1988

Author:
Daniel Girardi
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 5, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Daniel Girardi has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,066
Across
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Former Asian kingdom : ANAM
5
Fictional castle : ZENDA
10
Sorb : WEND
14
Vein : LODE
15
French spa : EVIAN
16
Lorain's lake : ERIE
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Tale by 54 Across : FOURBEASTSINONE
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Pico de ___, Spanish mountain : ANETO
21
Mournful cry : HOWL
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Weaken : SAP
23
Bone: Comb. form : OSSI
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An, in Ansbach : EIN
28
Poem by 54 Across : TOONEINPARADISE
36
Impediment : RUB
37
Rags preceder : GLAD
38
Was solicitous : CARED
39
Monad : ATOM
41
Williamson from Scotland : NICOL
43
Dutch liquid measures : KANS
44
Lyrical : MELIC
46
Saarinen : EERO
47
N.Y.C.-Boston dir. : NNE
48
Tale by 54 Across, with "The" : PREMATUREBURIAL
52
Manhattan chiller : ICE
53
Bristle : SETA
54
Creator of 17, 28, 48 and 64 Across : POE
57
Cpl.'s superior : TSGT
60
Sheik's land in an old song : ARABY
64
Poem by 54 Across : THECITYINTHESEA
68
Bothers : AILS
69
Franciscan, e.g. : ORDER
70
Ananias : LIAR
71
A Cy Young Award winner: 1983 : HOYT
72
Indigent : NEEDY
73
Where Albie Booth once starred : YALE
Down
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Code word for "A" : ALFA
2
High time for Cooper : NOON
3
Direction from Mehta : ADUE
4
Skelton role : MERTON
5
Zuider follower : ZEE
6
"Die Meistersinger" heroine : EVA
7
Birthplace of Constantine I : NISH
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Moro chief : DATO
9
"The ___ Man," old radio show : ANSWER
10
Cyst : WEN
11
Statue in Piccadilly : EROS
12
Skeezix's wife : NINA
13
Esoteric : DEEP
18
A Gandhi contemporary : BOSE
19
Of the innominate bone : ILIAC
24
Catcher-pitcher ploy : SIGN
25
___ of (rather than) : INLIEU
27
Mont. neighbor : NDAK
28
Disney dog : TRAMP
29
External : OUTER
30
Medieval French coin : OBOLE
31
Roosevelt entry : PACER
32
Anagram for soared : ADORES
33
Nishapur natives : IRANI
34
Drug-yielding plant : SENNA
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Ford's folly : EDSEL
40
Musetta's amie : MIMI
42
Leaf projection : LOBE
45
Saguaros, e.g. : CACTI
49
King Henry VII's 12 pence : TESTON
50
Oquirrh Mountains site : UTAH
51
Very seldom : RARELY
54
Egyptian deity : PTAH
55
McKinley's home state : OHIO
56
Slippery : EELY
58
Ring : GYRE
59
Helmsman's concern : TIDE
61
Largest of seven : ASIA
62
A biographer of John Foster Dulles : BEAL
63
Easily handled, as a ship : YARE
65
Chicago time inits. : CST
66
Beatty or Rorem : NED
67
Adjudicate : TRY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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