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New York Times, Saturday, May 7, 1988

Author:
Joe Clonick
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q V W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Joe Clonick has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,060

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Across
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Oxford university : MIAMI
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Emulate Leo : ROAR
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Kegler's target : PIN
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Famed Canadian physician : OSLER
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Open a bottle : UNCAP
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___ Annie, of "Oklahoma!" : ADO
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Tibetan holy city : LHASA
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Ship's slip : BERTH
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Auto pioneer's monogram : REO
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Major-___ : DOMO
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Calhoun was one : CAROLINIAN
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Astaire props : TOPHATS
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St. Martin et Martinique : ILES
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Pacific atoll : OENO
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Part of 19 Across : INITIAL
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"Gymnopédies" composer : SATIE
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Minimal security holding : ONESHARE
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Item often tossed : SALAD
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Pyknic : FAT
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Certain scholar's arrival time : TENAM
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39.37 inches : ONEMETER
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Kind of aid : FIRST
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Put in jeopardy : PERILED
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Col.'s superior : GENL
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Filing aids : TABS
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Seoul-mates? : KOREANS
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Albert Gore Jr. is one : TENNESSEAN
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Downy carpet surfaces : NAPS
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Something to grind : AXE
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Rent again : RELET
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Tatum, in "Paper Moon" : ADDIE
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Harvest goddess : OPS
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Wrathful fruit? : GRAPE
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Golfer Calvin : PEETE
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Lusitania's signal : SOS
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Cathedral area : APSE
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Bobbled the ball : ERRED
Down
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Penicillin's origin : MOLD
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"___ an arrow into the air . . . " : ISHOT
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Davy Crockett died here : ALAMO
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Iraqi's ancestor : MESOPOTAMIAN
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Author Levin : IRA
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Elasticity of tempo : RUBATO
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Outstanding folks : ONERS
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Height: Comb. form : ACRO
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Nautical rope : RATLINE
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Dwellers on la Rive Gauche : PARISIANS
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Comic-strip light bulb : IDEA
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When both hands are up : NOON
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Goliath was one : PHILISTINE
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Another 23 Across : CANE
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Delft denizen : NETHERLANDER
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A setting for "The Student Prince" : HEIDELBERG
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Banking abbr. : INT
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Smell ___ : ARAT
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NASA module : LEM
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Compos mentis : SANE
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Sentry's sine qua non : ALERTNESS
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Propel a randan : OAR
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Placebo : SOP
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Nurtured : FED
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Mosaic tile : TESSERA
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Flowerless plant : FERN
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Col. Sanders sported one : GOATEE
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Donjons : KEEPS
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Consumer advocate : NADER
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A grudge : SPITE
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N.M. art colony : TAOS
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Montreal baseballer : EXPO
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Rebuff : SLAP
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Germ : SEED
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Gibraltar resident : APE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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