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Irene Smullyan
Irene Smullyan

New York Times, Thursday, May 19, 1988

Author:
Irene Smullyan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Irene Smullyan has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,072
Across
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Org. for senior citizens : AARP
5
Chinese beverage : BOHEA
10
Tizzy : STEW
14
Colorful signalman? : HUER
15
Certain organic compounds : ENOLS
16
Actress Montez : LOLA
17
French department : ORNE
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Styptic : HEMOSTATIC
20
She lost her charges : LITTLEBOPEEP
22
Minute examination : ANATOMY
23
Zeta chaser : ETA
24
Former N.Z denizen : MOA
27
Koran, e.g. : HOLYBOOK
29
Captious gardener : MARY
30
City on the Ganges : PATNA
31
A son of Poseidon : TRITON
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Legendary versifier : MOTHERGOOSE
35
Meadow lowlands : SWALES
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Throw for ___ : ALOSS
38
Slopes salute : HEIL
39
Salzfleisch : SALTMEAT
43
Ache : YEN
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Gov't agency : CAA
47
Chew noisily : SCRUNCH
48
Sea-faring lad : BOBBYSHAFTOE
50
Elegant fabric : PEAUDESOIE
53
Corporation : FIRM
54
Former Ugandan leader : AMIN
55
Shafts or stalks: Fr. : TIGES
56
Sea bird : ERNE
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Short; abrupt : CURT
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Onset : START
59
D'Urberville damsel : TESS
Down
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Harlot in Ezek. 23 : AHOLAH
2
River of N Italy : AURINO
3
Lease : RENTAL
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Parrot in a nursery rhyme : PRETTYPOLL
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Huge beasts : BEHEMOTHS
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In single file : ONEBYONE
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___ sapiens : HOMO
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Flee to a J.P. : ELOPE
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Attribute : ASSET
10
Word with dash or stick : SLAP
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Add up : TOT
12
Hebrew high priest : ELI
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U.S. Army branch : WAC
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Sri Lanka export : TEA
21
Like a grebe's toes : LOBATE
24
Partner : MATE
25
What Cortés coveted : ORO
26
Author Rand : AYN
28
Island off New Guinea : KARAS
29
Arachnophobe : MISSMUFFET
31
Machinist's equipment : TOOLCHEST
32
Platforms : ROSTRA
33
Large conduit : MAIN
34
More vitreous : GLASSIER
35
Retiring : SHY
36
Like Willie Winkie : WEE
40
Complete : ENTIRE
41
Oak seeds : ACORNS
42
Students' essays : THEMES
44
Food fish : COD
45
Encourages a thief : ABETS
46
___ omen (mild invocation) : ABSIT
48
Baseball maneuver : BUNT
49
Ascetic practice : YOGA
50
Moccasin : PAC
51
Australian ratite : EMU
52
Expose : AIR

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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