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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

MANGLED MIDDLE NAMES

New York Times, Sunday, June 14, 1987

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 567 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,732
Across
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Antarctic cape : ADARE
6
Esau's land : EDOM
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Café au ___ : LAIT
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Sch. cooperative : PTA
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Bill addendum : RIDER
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Serenades : LOVESONGS
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Parisian cop : FLIC
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Iron deficiency : ANEMIA
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Actress idolized by leathernecks? : EVAMARINESAINT
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"Road" film destination : BALI
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Penrod's friend : SAM
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Guido's high note : ELA
29
Tissue: Comb. form : HISTO
30
Author of Hindu fairy tales? : HANSKRISHNANANDERSEN
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Practice girth control : DIET
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Completely: Comb. form : CATA
39
Be remorseful : RUE
40
Conducted : LED
41
Poet who wrote "Hair"? : JAMESWITHCOMBRILEY
47
Incense emanation : ODOR
48
Cartoon squeals : EEKS
49
Virgil's tongue : LATIN
50
La ___, Bolivia : PAZ
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Shogun's Tokyo : EDO
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Certain securities : BONDS
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Half a sawbuck : FIN
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Lord or vassal : LIEGE
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Algonquian Indian : ARAPAHO
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Einstein's birthplace : ULM
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Played the coquette : FLIRTED
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Composer of "Pump and Circumstance"? : JOHNFILLUPSOUSA
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Reddish-yellow dye : ANNATTO
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Anonymous John : DOE
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Staggers : TOTTERS
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Coronet : TIARA
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Wily : SLY
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Corresponded : WROTE
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Folded border : HEM
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Tomahawk : AXE
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Use a club : SMITE
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Author Sheehy : GAIL
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Former Venetian ruler : DOGE
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Inventor of a Turkish confection? : THOMASHALVAHEDISON
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I.R.S. employee : CPA
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Deface : MAR
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Time ___ half : ANDA
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Pub stock : ALES
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Publisher who managed fairways? : WILLIAMRANGOLFHEARST
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Ancient Greek poet : ARION
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Some gridders: Abbr. : LGS
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Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
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In the thick of : AMID
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Writer of jazz anthems? : FRANCISSCATKEY
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Covenant : TREATY
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Vats : TUNS
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Starting place : SQUAREONE
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Historian Nevins : ALLAN
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Trans-Atl. jet : SST
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Sir Anthony : EDEN
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Leonine complaint : ROAR
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Pooh's creator : MILNE
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Part of U.A.R. : ARAB
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One of the Washingtons : DINAH
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Daughter of William I : ADELA
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Memory-jogger : REMINDER
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Silk source : ERI
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Oleoresin : ELEMI
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Sal's "Exodus" role : DOV
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An avis lays them : OVA
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Souvenirs : MEMENTOS
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Navigational system : LORAN
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Savanna blackbird : ANI
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Eng. starter : IGN
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___-tung, now Zedong : TSE
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Puckered fabric : PLISSE
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Colored : TINTED
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___ Bell (Anne Brontë) : ACTON
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Low bow : SALAAM
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In an equitable manner : FAIRLY
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Not symmetrical : ASKEW
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Haggard's Ayesha : SHE
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Frosh esthetics course : ARTI
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Sonny's sibling : SIS
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Timetable, for short : SCHED
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Chops clumsily : HACKS
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Firth of Clyde island : ARRAN
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Nantes night : NUIT
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Supermarket dept. : DELI
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Palooka of the comics : JOE
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Po tributary : ADDA
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Othello, for one : MOOR
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___ diamonds (big casino) : TENOF
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Nonrigid airship : BLIMP
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Join the ranks : ENLIST
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Resident animal : PET
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It goes before beauty : AGE
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British letter : ZED
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Thai coin : BAHT
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Cry of disbelief : OHNO
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Scourge in 1918 : FLU
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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A bit open : AJAR
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Caustic compound : POTASH
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Rubber tree : ULE
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Dactyl, e.g. : FOOT
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Troubadour's tote : LUTE
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Runs in neutral : IDLES
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"Thin Man" co-star : LOY
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Gown for Calpurnia : STOLA
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Alma-___, Soviet city : ATA
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Slangy veto : NIX
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Scottish veto : NAE
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Greek ars : RHOS
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Utah's lily : SEGO
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Beatle surname : STARR
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___ Pepper (Redford role) : WALDO
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Giant, to a Dodger : RIVAL
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Crew : MEN
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N.Y.C. museum : MOMA
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Emir's colleague : IMAM
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Legs Diamond was one : GANGSTER
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Earl of Beaconsfield : DISRAELI
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Falcons' weapons : TALONS
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O'Hare garage : HANGAR
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Kin of tee-hee : HAHA
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Vote in : ELECT
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Goddess, in the Forum : DEA
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Filmy variety of cloud : CIRRUS
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Flexible : PLIANT
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Floats airily : WAFTS
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Business abbr. : INC
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Thruway to Fairbanks : ALCAN
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Handbill : FLYER
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Like a bantam : SMALL
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U.S. missile : TITAN
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Unit of force : DYNE
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Shrine city of Japan : ISE
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Police gp. : SQD
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Be a plaintiff : SUE
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Wellington ___, Chinese statesman : KOO
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Bambi's aunt : ENA
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Aries : RAM

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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