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New York Times, Thursday, June 11, 1987

24-Down : Peril

Author:
Rhonda Kraus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Rhonda Kraus has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,729
Across
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One way up : STAIRS
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Pardoned : SPARED
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Large basket : PANNIER
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Tableland : PLATEAU
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Elevate : ENNOBLE
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Part of E.S.T. : EASTERN
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Balanchine ballet : AGON
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Burglars, e.g. : FELONS
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Keep the ___ on (suppress) : LID
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Campanella or Rogers : ROY
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Serge-suit foe : LINT
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Eat in style : DINE
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Appear : SEEM
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Optical item : LENS
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Scope : RANGE
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Shipyard area : DRYDOCK
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"And thereby ___ a tale" : HANGS
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Evict : OUST
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Painful feeling : PANG
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Calcutta cash : RUPEE
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Early Mexican Indians : TOLTECS
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Send back : REMIT
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Sir Thomas, the writer : MORE
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Roasted: Fr. : ROTI
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Place of exile: 1814-15 : ELBA
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Esth, for one : BALT
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Nylons mishap : RUN
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Needlefish : GAR
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Groups of lions : PRIDES
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Steiger and Stewart : RODS
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Language of Leonardo : ITALIAN
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Convention V.I.P. : NOMINEE
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Denies : NEGATES
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Neptune's spear : TRIDENT
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Skillful ones : ADEPTS
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Puts forth effort : EXERTS
Down
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Asparagus shoots : SPEARS
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Danced in Argentine style : TANGOED
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Pest : ANNOYER
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Not excluded : INON
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Tease : RIB
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Ego : SELF
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Bias : SLANT
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Freebie : PASS
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Envelope abbr. : ATT
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In a spin : REELING
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Sailors' short ropes : EARINGS
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Firth of Tay port : DUNDEE
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Choose the incumbent : REELECT
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Unskilled laborers : PEONS
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Connection : LINK
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Peril : DANGER
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Nearsightedness : MYOPIA
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Mislay : LOSE
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Throw a tantrum : RANT
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Piano music for four hands : DUET
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Golfer Irwin : HALE
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Omen : PORTENT
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Akin : RELATED
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Offense : UMBRAGE
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Took effect : TOLD
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Inquest official : CORONER
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Romberg's "The ___ Prince" : STUDENT
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Mezzo-soprano Resnik : REGINA
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Conduits : MAINS
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Map sections : INSETS
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Hillsides, to Burns : BRAES
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The Great Commoner : PITT
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Angry : SORE
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Sally of space fame : RIDE
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Once around : LAP
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Tom of old westerns : MIX

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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