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Warren W. Reich
Warren W. Reich

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

New York Times, Sunday, June 12, 1988

Author:
Warren W. Reich
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 555 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Warren W. Reich has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,096
Across
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Twerp : WIMP
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Mother of Pollux : LEDA
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Ponselle or Luxemburg : ROSA
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O. Henry's "The ___ of Red Chief" : RANSOM
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Domingo specialty : ARIA
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Use a goose : IRON
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Livy's way : ITER
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Beethoven's Third : EROICA
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Sensible cipher? : RATIONALNUMBER
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Creeds : FAITHS
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Vex : NEEDLE
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Potsdam pot : TOPF
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Brainy comber? : SAGEBRUSH
31
Falls behind : LAGS
33
Fish with bobbing bait : DIB
35
Betel : SIRI
36
Williwaw : SQUALL
39
City near Montpelier : BARRE
41
Changes actors : RECASTS
46
Some are proper : NOUNS
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Clever bevel? : ACUTEANGLE
50
Honolulu movie sleuth : CHAN
51
Inter ___ : ALIA
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Shell, to Pierre : ECALE
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Freezes : ICES
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Fabulous racer : HARE
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Seemingly inviting : BECKONING
57
He sounds like a bomb, kind of : ADAM
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Become known : EMERGE
60
Atchison is here : KANSAS
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Spaceship adjunct : LEM
62
Thrive : PROSPER
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Prefix with play or band : DIS
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Polished gem? : CULTUREDPEARL
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Pts. of dollars : CTS
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Comestibles : EDIBLES
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"Bei ___ Bist Du Schoen" : MIR
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Forked pole : CROTCH
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Flowed forth : WELLED
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Ankle cover : SPAT
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Falstaff's favorite tavern : BOARSHEAD
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Etna output : LAVA
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Use a distaff : SPIN
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Cotton pods : BOLLS
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Luigi's yesterday : IERI
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"___ o'clock scholar" : ATEN
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Bright bankroll? : SMARTMONEY
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Major and Minor : URSAE
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Sheet material : PERCALE
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Oxlike antelope : ELAND
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Stepped on it : ZIPPED
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Medicine container : VIAL
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Yang's opposite : YIN
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Proclivity : BENT
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Prudent pastures? : WISEACRES
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"___ Heart," 1964 film : DEAR
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Loutish : COARSE
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"___ Fideles" : ADESTE
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Profound painting? : PENETRATINGOIL
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Companion of ambrosia : NECTAR
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Hibernia : ERIN
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Colliery entrance : ADIT
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New Rochelle college : IONA
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Aromatic compounds : ESTERS
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Censures : RAPS
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Rel. of the Amex : NYSE
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Auspice : OMEN
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Use a tocsin : WARN
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Acarologist's subject : MITE
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No longer due : PAID
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Hereditary : LINEAL
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NOW members' aim : ERA
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Birdbrains : DOLTS
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Kind of rifle or cartridge : RIMFIRE
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Way to play ponies in N.Y. : OTB
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Gets the point : SEES
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Tapestry type : ARRAS
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Ring noncombatant : REFEREE
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Hussein's language : ARABIC
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Monte Carlo roulette bet : NOIR
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In ___ (originally positioned) : SITU
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Renowned newspaper publisher : OCHS
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Alda TV vehicle : MASH
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Bulging jars : OLLAS
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Make current : UPDATE
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Little women : GIRLS
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Stages of the Pleistocene Epoch : GLACIALS
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Like some locks : BRAIDED
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Cobbler's concern : SOLE
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Fast money? : QUICKSILVER
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Tenn.'s ___ Mountains : UNAKA
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Neighbor of Yugo. : BULG
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Bivouac : ENCAMP
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Yearns : ACHES
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Piercing pecorino? : SHARPCHEESE
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Tell's apple, e.g. : TARGET
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Looks the villain : SNEERS
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Catch a culprit : NAB
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"Or ___ thou guide Arcturus . . . ": Job 38:32 : CANST
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Lapidary's interest : GEM
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Eventuated : ENSUED
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Père's frère : ONCLE
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All ears : ALERT
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Court failures : ERRORS
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Sheds : MOLTS
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Stupefy : PARALYZE
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Wattle : DEWLAP
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Perform in a think tank : IDEATE
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Cricket official : UMPIRE
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Mirthfully : RIANTLY
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Place for an élève : ECOLE
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Mont ___ (highest of the Alps) : BLANC
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Aviary sound : CHIRP
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Bad Ems is one : SPA
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Timothy Dalton role : BOND
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W Rumanian city : ARAD
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Cease functioning : DIE
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Besmirch : SMEAR
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British hood : BONNET
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Deli devices : SLICERS
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Race horses yet to win : MAIDENS
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Author Sinclair : UPTON
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Incarnation : AVATAR
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Instigate : INCITE
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Shunned one : LEPER
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Famed Civil War photographer : BRADY
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Dwindle : WANE
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Nine days after nones : IDES
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Product of a schism : SECT
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Old Italian noble family : ESTE
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Antitoxins : SERA
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Galway Bay islands : ARAN
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Money changer's fee : AGIO
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Elbow's need, at times : ROOM
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___ qua non : SINE
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Pizzazz : ELAN
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Tuck's partner : NIP
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It's for poets : TIS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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