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New York Times, Wednesday, June 10, 1987

Author:
Dorothy Cannan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Dorothy Cannan has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,728
Across
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Mud deposit : SILT
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Casals or Picasso : PABLO
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Taunt : TWIT
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Water, in Mexico : AGUA
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Of a Great Lake : ERIAN
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Biblical verb : HATH
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Cherry laurel : MOCKORANGE
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Different : ELSE
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Appropriate : PREEMPT
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Surpass others in sports : OUTPLAY
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"Black gold" : OIL
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Memorable French singer : PIAF
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Ascribes : IMPUTES
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Shoved : JOSTLED
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Event for Carl Lewis : MEET
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Gas used in lasers : XENON
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Sacred : HOLY
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Impediment : BAR
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Serbian city : NIS
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Captivate : WIN
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Entertainer Adams : EDIE
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Land masses : ISLES
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Place for a beret : TETE
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U.S. warning system : DEWLINE
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Speculative purchases or sales : FUTURES
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Paisley and Fleming : IANS
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Mortarboard : CAP
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Summoned : SENTFOR
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Dahl and Francis : ARLENES
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Heyerdahl's Kon-___ : TIKI
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Teatime for some : FOUROCLOCK
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Woody Guthrie's son : ARLO
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Titan with a burden : ATLAS
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Innkeeper, in Venezia : OSTE
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Harold of comics : TEEN
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He wrote "Hard Cash" : READE
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Rialto offering : SHOW
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Coarse grain : SAMP
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Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
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She wrote "The Women" : LUCE
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Delete : TAKEOUT
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Bewilder : PERPLEX
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"How now! ___?": Hamlet : ARAT
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Storage place : BIN
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Garda or Como : LAGO
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Having an advantage : ONEUPON
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" . . . show me ___ of life": Psalms : THEPATH
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Shy girl at a dance : WALLFLOWER
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"___ Grand Night for Singing" : ITSA
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Personal pronoun : THEY
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Exclude : OMIT
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"___ the season . . . " : TIS
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Fix in the mind : IMBED
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Civil War general : MEADE
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Saltwater snail : PERIWINKLE
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Reason : SENSE
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Figure in a Dutch crèche : JOSEF
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Beau monde : ELITE
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Units of force : DYNES
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Nothing : NIL
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High spirits : ELATION
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To such a degree, with "as" : INSOFAR
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Pure sugar, to a chemist : SUCROSE
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Southern city and tree : TUPELOS
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Data: Abbr. : INF
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Agalite : TALC
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Thermo or rheo follower : STAT
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Celts' land : EIRE
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Fixed procedure : ROTE
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City in Rumania : ARAD
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Snack : NOSH
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Outside: Comb. form : ECTO
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Twist : SKEW
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Gums, to an M.D. : ULA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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