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THE IN CROWD

New York Times, Sunday, May 8, 1988

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.09, Missing: { Q X Z }
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,061
Across
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Riata : LASSO
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Respond to stimuli : REACT
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Set the oven at 350° : BAKE
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Franks' accompaniment : BEANS
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Fill with joy : ELATE
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Nobelist in Literature: 1976 : BELLOW
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Actor in "Support Your Local Sheriff!" : ELAM
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"Creatures that by a ___ nature teach": Shak. : RULEIN
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Physicist born on March 14, 1879 : ALBERTEINSTEIN
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Kentuckey Derby winner: 1980 : GENUINERISK
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Fishing net : SEINE
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"___ a Kick Out of You" : IGET
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Norwegian monetary unit : KRONE
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Chirp : TWEET
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Watched : EYED
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Bustle : TODO
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List of candidates : SLATE
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Seven-day cycle : WEEK
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Depth charge : CAN
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Recording in writing : NOTING
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Deep-seated : INGRAINED
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Opined : RECKONED
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Cayuga, Seneca, etc. : FINGERLAKES
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"Ben ___," 1959 film : HUR
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Apportions : ALLOTS
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Actor in "Scarface": 1932 : RAFT
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More profound : DEEPER
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Goddess of women and marriage : HERA
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For the most part : MAINLY
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___ Major : CANIS
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___ on (trampled) : TROD
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Gene Anthony Ray's role in "Fame" : LEROY
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A 1492 vessel : PINTA
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Outpatient facility : CLINIC
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Bear : STAND
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Bell-shaped flower : TULIP
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Archdiocese : SEE
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Word with wave or trust : BRAIN
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Interlace : ENTWINE
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Sharp-crested ridge : ARETE
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Condense : ABRIDGE
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Architects' org. : AIA
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Clothing : RAIMENT
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Moslem faith : ISLAM
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Folding : LAPPING
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Nurtured : BRED
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Cut with an ax : HEW
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Barrel part : STAVE
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Actress in "The Big Chill" : CLOSE
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"Forever ___," Winsor novel : AMBER
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Author of "Rosemary's Baby" : LEVIN
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"___ you do?" : HOWDO
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Oscar winner for "Moonstruck" : CHER
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Got on one's feet : STOOD
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Carpenter's activity : SAWING
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Medicinal plant : ALOE
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Coquettes : FLIRTS
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"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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" . . . there is ___ and a great man . . . ": II Samuel : APRINCE
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Wedding response : IDO
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U.S. women's singles champion: 1979 and 1981 : TRACYAUSTIN
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Interwove : THREADED
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River in southern Alberta : REDDEER
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___ to (adheres) : CLINGS
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First ___ : AID
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Emit smoke : REEK
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Raid : FORAY
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D.C. group : CONG
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West German river : SAAR
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Journalist-author Alexander : SHANA
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Brazilian seaport : BELEM
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Mascara recipient : LASH
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Musical vamp : INTRO
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"Crisis" publisher: 1776-83 : THOMASPAINE
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Pool V.I.P. : MINNESOTAFATS
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Label again : RETAG
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Singer James : ETTA
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Meantime : INTERIM
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Newmar or Andrews : JULIE
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Test choice : FALSE
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Part of Y.W.C.A. : ASSN
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Prado display : GOYAS
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Absquatulates : FLEES
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Tenant's document : LEASE
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Bowling lane : ALLEY
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Italic language : SABINE
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Spirited horse : STEED
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"___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
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Checked : REINED
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Howard of baseball fame : ELSTON
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Hgt. : ALT
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"Producer's Showcase" producer : COE
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Instant : TWINKLING
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Sired : BEGOT
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Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
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Welles role : KANE
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Flightless bird : EMU
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___ yeast (vitamin source) : BREWERS
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Calif.'s motto : EUREKA
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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Nutcracker's suite : NEST
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Where to find a drip? : SINK
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Depart! : BEGONE
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Children of Uranus and Gaea : TITANS
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0, e.g. : INTEGER
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Prevailed uncontrollably : RAGED
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Is frugal : STINTS
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Nictitated : WINKED
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French president: 1954-59 : COTY
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Function : OFFICE
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Play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee : INHERITTHEWIND
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Sixth-largest continent : EUROPE
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Wagon with detachable sides : DRAY
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Highway exits : RAMPS
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May or Stritch : ELAINE
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Carmel V.I.P. : CLINTEASTWOOD
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Caffeine-rich nut : KOLA
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Flowing off gradually : DRAINING
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Keep : RETAIN
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"Brigadoon" lyricist : LERNER
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Footless animal : APOD
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Black bird : ANI
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Hayes or Traubel : HELEN
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Clothed : CLAD
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Enticed : LURED
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Robbery or arson : CRIME
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Short plant stalk : STIPE
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"A Tramp Abroad" writer : TWAIN
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More subdued : TAMER
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Hired assassin : BRAVO
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Siestas : NAPS
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Leaf : BLADE
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A Queen : ELLERY
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Costello's partner : ABBOTT
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Angered : IRED
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Beloved of Tristram : ISOLDE
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Artery : AORTA
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A gun inventor : GATLING
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Show : EVINCE
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Alar : WINGED
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Stylish : CHIC
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King Guzzle's kingdom : MOO
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Actor Teeter : LARA
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Hit musical of the 60's : HAIR
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"American Bandstand" host : CLARK
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Smooth : SATINY
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Made haste : SPED
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"___ the breeze . . . " : FREEAS
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Monetary unit of Ecuador : SUCRE
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Correctly : ARIGHT
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Of adolescents : TEENAGE
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Activity for Sam Snead? : SLAMMING
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Two-wheeled carriage : HANSOM
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Albee products : DRAMAS
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Outer coat enclosing the eyeball : SCLERA
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Makes a pretense of : FEINTS
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N.Y. city : OLEAN
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Watering place : OASIS
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Wicked : SINFUL
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Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
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Ade book: 1896 : ARTIE
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Annual Pasadena display : ROSES
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Queens stadium : SHEA
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"The ___ Baltimore," Wilson play : HOTL
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Leatherwings : BATS
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Type of bus ticket: Abbr. : TRF
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Thimblerig object : PEA
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Division word : INTO
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Marshal of France: 1804 : NEY
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Famed racecar driver's monogram : AJF

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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