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New York Times, Monday, June 1, 1987

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,719

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Across
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Repeat : ECHO
5
Campus V.I.P. : PROF
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___ Angelico : FRA
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Horse or sheepskin : ROAN
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Existent : ALIVE
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Press wax : SEAL
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Pepys's sign-off : ANDSOTOBED
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Loathe : HATE
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Thrust out : EJECT
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Revolves : ROTATES
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Oak or elm : TREE
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Waste : TRASH
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Cause of more fondness? : ABSENCE
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Fall flowers : ASTERS
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___ Elum Lake, Wash. : CLE
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Worship : ADORE
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Wife of Abraham : SARAH
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Supplement : ADD
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Viewpoint : SLANT
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Life story, for short : BIO
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Hauled : TOWED
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Kefauver : ESTES
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Terminate : END
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Spartacus and Turner : SLAVES
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Tasks for Junior : ERRANDS
48
Send as payment : REMIT
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Writer Bombeck : ERMA
51
Fleeting fashion item : HEMLINE
53
Roles for Ferrer and Plummer : IAGOS
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Mind : OBEY
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Ease : BEDOFROSES
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Cockcrow : MORN
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Miracle : ANOMY
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Kennel noise : YAPS
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Printers' measures : ENS
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Recolors : DYES
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Comic Johnson : ARTE
Down
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Historic period : ERA
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Ice-cream holder : CONE
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Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
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Beginnings : ONSETS
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Arafat's gp. : PLO
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Josh : RIB
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Open : OVERT
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Hat for Mike Hammer : FEDORA
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Type of mattress : FEATHERBED
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Evaluate : RATE
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Pub drinks : ALES
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Is present at : ATTENDS
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Calif. mount : SHASTA
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Sheath of a leafstalk : OCREA
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Soviet news agency : TASS
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French school : ECOLE
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Perfume base : ALDOL
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Pans with hot coals to keep sleepers cozy : BEDWARMERS
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Rub out : ERASE
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Showers : RAINS
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Aped blacksmiths : SHOD
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Broadway smash since 1982 : CATS
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Scare : TERRIFY
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Diarist John: 1620-1706 : EVELYN
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Half: Prefix : DEMI
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Philippine isle : SAMAR
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Heyerdahl's pet duck : SINBAD
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Japanese city bombed in W.W. II : NAGOYA
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Wee : TEENY
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Where you live : HOME
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Black, to Byron : EBON
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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'Twixt Aug. and Oct. : SEPT
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Female kangaroo : DOE
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Hindu incantations : OMS
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Opposite of NNW : SSE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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