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New York Times, Wednesday, May 27, 1987

20-Across : Dwarf in a Parisian subway?

Author:
Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,714
Across
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Journey, for Juvenal : ITER
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Museum in Madrid : PRADO
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Escritoire : DESK
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Spring or flood : TIDE
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Slackening : LETUP
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Vent : EMIT
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Horace offering : EPODE
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Shade of green : NILE
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Dwarf in a Parisian subway? : METRONOME
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A Ford : EDSEL
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General Bradley : OMAR
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"___ Enchanted Evening" : SOME
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Understand : SEE
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Leavings for Fido : ORTS
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Spanish marks over n's : TILDES
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Plant worker : EMPLOYEE
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A certain express : ORIENT
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Mona ___ : LISA
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Novelist's monogram : RLS
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Seine tributary : OISE
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"To ___," Burns poem : ALOUSE
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Lemon ___ pie : MERINGUE
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Item in a pew : HYMNAL
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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Former actor Sparks : NED
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Type of pickle : DILL
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Grayish yellow : ECRU
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"And fired the shot ___ ... ": Emerson : HEARD
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Finn arises? : HUCKSTERS
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
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Cheap jewelry : PASTE
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Springe : TRAP
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Without any changes : ASIS
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Resource : ASSET
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Ireland : EIRE
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Part of a microscope : LENS
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Late : TARDY
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Clarinet, e.g. : REED
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Bit in a newspaper : ITEM
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Companion of 14 Across : TIME
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Revise a manuscript : EDIT
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Prefix for rocket : RETRO
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Type of session : PLENARY
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He gathers news : REPORTER
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Particle : ATOM
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Some ranch guests : DUDES
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Disclose, poetically : OPE
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Leo, the fop? : DANDELION
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Site of first Olympic games : ELIS
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Bargain hunter's delight : SALE
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Canal in Germany : KIEL
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Melville novel : OMOO
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Arabian chief : EMIR
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Siouan : OTO
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Biblical pause : SELAH
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Etiquette's Post : EMILY
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Certain salts : EPSOM
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Ala. headline city: 1965 : SELMA
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Condescend : DEIGN
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Follow : ENSUE
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Courser : STEED
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Garden-party attire? : LAUNDRESS
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Chose : SELECTED
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Stated : SAID
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Building addition : ELL
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Unsound : RICKETY
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Followers of cash and cloth : IERS
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___ apso, Tibetan dog : LHASA
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Total : UTTER
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Mend : HEAL
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Besides : ELSE
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Related : AKIN
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Russia's locale : USSR
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Canal or lake : ERIE
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Beef order : RARE
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Hied : SPED
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Boone or Harrington : PAT

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

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