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New York Times, Tuesday, May 31, 1988

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,084
Across
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Pakula or Bates : ALAN
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Intimidate : COW
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Week's-end shout : TGIF
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Daiquiri ingredient : LIME
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Sub-detection apparatus : SONAR
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Role for Marie Wilson : IRMA
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Pub orders : ALES
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Shopper's concern : PRICE
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Carson's predecessor : PAAR
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Tennessee Ernie Ford hit of the 50's : SIXTEENTONS
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Compass point : NNE
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Varnish ingredient : LAC
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Denounce as a failure : DAMN
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Summary : PRECIS
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Emerson products : ESSAYS
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A.F.L.'s partner : CIO
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Spiral : HELIX
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Boy Scouts' outings : HIKES
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Ampersands : ANDS
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Unbroken : SOLID
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Break : SNAP
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Stitch again : RESEW
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Immigrants' island : ELLIS
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"___ pro nobis" : ORA
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Makes off with : STEALS
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Current ___ : EVENTS
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It, in Italia : ESSO
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___ nutshell : INA
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Type of typing : HUNTANDPECK
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Trademark : LOGO
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Swell : SURGE
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Green vegetable : KALE
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Copied : APED
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Redacts : EDITS
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A Karamazov : IVAN
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"The Way We ___" : WERE
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Rheine's river : EMS
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"Eye of ___" : Shak. : NEWT
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Too bad! : ALAS
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Caron role : LILI
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Wall St. board : AMEX
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Snuggle : NESTLE
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Succotash ingredient : CORN
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"Step ___!" : ONIT
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Tex. city : WACO
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Pinnacle : TIP
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Boy Scout's creation : GRANNYKNOT
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"___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
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Hansom fee : FARE
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Sort : SPECIES
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Tears : RENDS
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"Into ___ life . . . " : EACH
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Window part : SASH
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___ oui! : MAIS
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Yearns : PINES
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Star of "The Pawnbroker" : RODSTEIGER
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Plumlike fruits : SLOES
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Bonaparte's punishment : EXILE
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Roebuck's partner : SEARS
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Reo or Stutz : CAR
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Sick : ILL
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Hot springs : SPA
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Espies : SEES
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Intuits : DIVINES
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Launder : WASH
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Transmit : SEND
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"To a ___", Burns poem : LOUSE
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Table-linen piece : NAPKIN
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Side dish : SLAW
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Funambulist's footing : ROPE
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Bare : NUDE
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Crop : TRIM
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Reps. : AGTS
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Roof part : EAVE
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Tabby's defense : CLAW
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Superman's surname : KENT
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Keats creation : ODE

Answer summary: 1 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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