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New York Times, Monday, June 13, 1988

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,097
Across
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Plod through clods : SLOG
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Fall beverage : CIDER
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Mideast gulf : OMAN
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Busy place : HIVE
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Author St. Johns : ADELA
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Do K.P. : PARE
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Like ___ of bricks : ATON
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One-man flights : SOLOS
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Famed Ferrara family name : ESTE
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Unwanted possession : WHITEELEPHANT
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Tragedy by Euripides : MEDEA
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Spotted : SEEN
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Necktie fabric : REP
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Slept noisily : SNORED
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"Agnus ___" : DEI
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Cupid : EROS
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Detroit's Joe Louis Sports ___ : ARENA
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Famed scout : BUFFALOBILLCODY
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Up to the time of : UNTIL
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Have a meal : DINE
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Jenny : ASS
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Cuddle up : NESTLE
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What some cars guzzle : GAS
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Frontier lawman : EARP
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Locale of Pular and Pili : ANDES
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Self-appointed tribunal : KANGAROOCOURT
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Seed coating : ARIL
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Tropical vine : LIANA
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Dust Bowl victim : OKIE
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"Rio ___" : RITA
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Organic compound : ESTER
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Cachet : SEAL
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Final word : AMEN
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Prophets : SEERS
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Puzzler's favorite serf : ESNE
Down
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Oboe's forerunner : SHAWM
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Supple : LITHE
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Egg-shaped : OVOID
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People, in Pisa : GENTE
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Receptacle : CASE
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Presley was one : IDOL
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Removes : DELES
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Wed secretly : ELOPE
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Dermal outbreaks : RASHES
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P.G.A. event : OPEN
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Topgallant : MAST
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Tate treasures : ART
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Society-page word : NEE
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Sound receiver : EAR
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Year's record : ANNAL
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Wriggler : EEL
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Poke : PROD
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"Jaws" vessel : ORCA
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Olds products : REOS
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Finishes : ENDS
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Week component : DAY
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Sight on Cape Cod : DUNE
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Newts : EFTS
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Gide's "___ Die" : IFIT
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"Mikado" sash : OBI
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Chant : SING
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Hot cross ___ : BUN
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Fred or Woody : ALLEN
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Meadow : LEA
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Links delights : EAGLES
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Pouch : SAC
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Poker ploy : RAISE
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Chatter : PRATE
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Springe part : NOOSE
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"Put up your ___" : DUKES
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Of a Great Lake : ERIAN
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Pillar of stone : STELE
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Buzzard's cousin : KITE
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Paton or Ladd : ALAN
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Corker : ONER
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Trireme must : OARS
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Altar on high : ARA
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Brink : RIM

Answer summary: 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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