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New York Times, Wednesday, May 25, 1988

Author:
Dorothy Davis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Dorothy N. Davis has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,078

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Across
1
A sib : SISTER
7
Prefix for buck : MEGA
11
Reynard : FOX
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Word's last syllable : ULTIMA
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Soviet field marshal Konev : IVAN
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Co. follower : INC
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Giraffes' relatives : OKAPIS
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Soil : LAND
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Agnus ___ : DEI
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Nocturnal singers : NIGHTINGALES
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Varnish ingredients : LACS
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Vowel sequence : AEI
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Edmonton loc. : ALTA
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Horatian ___ : ODE
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O.S.A. member : AUGUSTINIAN
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Yentas : GOSSIPS
35
Schlesinger's field : HISTORY
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Scottish uncle : EME
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___ culpa : MEA
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Cloister : CONVENT
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Men of Marchena : SENORES
46
University in Bridgeport : SACREDHEART
48
Prayer : AVE
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" . . . ___ should grow too fond of it": R. E. Lee : ORWE
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Extension : ELL
51
Gobs : SLEW
52
Orderly : SYSTEMATICAL
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Soul of Sevran : AME
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Smell ___ : ARAT
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Axis adversaries : ALLIES
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Cudgel : BAT
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Dossier : FILE
64
Masonry hammers : GAVELS
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Coll. in Durham : UNH
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River of N England : TEES
67
Soviet seaport : ODESSA
Down
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___ jure (in one's own right) : SUO
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Sort : ILK
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Attitudes : STANCES
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Dakota dwellings : TIPIS
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Refugee: Abbr. : EMIG
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Impulsive : RASH
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Environment : MILIEU
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Disappear : EVANISH
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Close group : GANG
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"Love ___ Dime" : ANDA
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Beethoven opera : FIDELIO
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Brigadier general's insignia : ONESTAR
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Nero's 91 : XCI
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Labels : TAGS
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Hong Kong island : LANTAO
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It's rolled in a roleo : LOG
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Stir : ADO
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At all : ANY
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Anouk in "Lola" : AIMEE
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Topple : UPEND
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N.B.A. official : TIMER
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"___ thee late a rosy wreath": Jonson : ISENT
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French porcelain : SEVRES
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Sir Georg Solti's gp. : CSO
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Crew member : OARSMAN
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"Treasure Island" illustrator : NCWYETH
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"___ Animal," 1942 film : THEMALE
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Season : SALT
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Assembles : RALLIES
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First wife : EVE
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Stitch : SEW
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Buoys up : ELATES
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Balm : SALVE
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Loser to Wilson : TAFT
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Member of the Cat Nation : ERIE
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Emilia's husband : IAGO
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Covered, in a way : CLAD
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___ Dhabi : ABU
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They loop the Loop : ELS
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Check-sending agcy. : SSA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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