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Robert Dillman
Robert Dillman

New York Times, Monday, May 16, 1988

Author:
Robert O. Dillman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Robert Dillman has 10 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 16 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
Robert O. Dillman is an alias for Robert Dillman.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,069
Across
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Mediterranean isle : MALTA
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Whips : FLOGS
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Mil. award : DSM
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As crazy as ___ : ALOON
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Greek architectural order : IONIC
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Yoko, once : ONO
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Hit ahead of preceding golfer(s) : PLAYTHROUGH
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Earth: Comb. form : GEO
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Lyres' kin : HARPS
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Eyed amorously : OGLED
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Darling, in Yorkshire : SWEETY
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Toolbox item : PLIERS
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Attracts : CHARMS
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Bounded : SPRANG
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Moreno and Hayworth : RITAS
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Less ruddy : PALER
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Hair piece : RAT
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Singles : ONES
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Class clown : CUTUP
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Missile housing : SILO
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For each : PER
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Solzhenitsyn subject : GULAG
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Tropical grass used for thatching : COGON
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Listen : HARKEN
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Eye protectors : LASHES
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His motto: "The puck stops here" : GOALIE
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Guides : PILOTS
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Demolished : RAZED
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Part of Hispaniola : HAITI
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Alias, for short : AKA
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Par-plus-two score : DOUBLEBOGEY
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Thrice, in prescriptions : TER
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Thread : LISLE
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Eat away : ERODE
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Like some products : END
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Sommer's namesakes : ELKES
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He has nerves of steel : ROBOT
Down
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Treasure hunter's aid : MAP
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Word with told or star : ALL
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Trifle : TOY
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Hymns of praise : ANTHEMS
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Like Oregonian forests : FIRRY
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Airplane maneuver : LOOP
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Burden : ONUS
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Musician's engagement : GIG
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Roger Ascham was one : SCHOLAR
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Slicer's favorite hole : DOGLEGRIGHT
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Scoff : SNEER
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Feelings : MOODS
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November ring occupants : HATS
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"The ___ Game" : GIN
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Excel : SHINE
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Duffer's downfall : WATERHAZARD
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Paleozoic and Mesozoic : ERAS
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Certain school, for short : PREP
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Trim : CROP
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Archfiend : SATAN
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Ad or nag : PLUG
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Whimper : PULE
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"A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
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Lots : TONS
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Gourd's "cuz" : CUKE
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Middling : SOSO
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Frying pan : GRIDDLE
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Worth; distinction : CALIBER
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Word with house or wife : ALE
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Stone: Comb. form : LITE
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Abrade : GRATE
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Like a certain bucket : OAKEN
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Accumulations : PILES
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Part of an ear of corn : HUSK
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Qualified : ABLE
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Venezuelan export : OIL
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Gold, in Genova : ORO
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Tar : GOB
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Nipponese capital, once : EDO
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Eventually : YET

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