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DOS AND DON'TS

New York Times, Sunday, June 21, 1987

Author:
Louis Baron
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 532 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Louis Baron has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,739
Across
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Galileo's home town : PISA
5
Damita and Chookasian : LILIS
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Young seal : PUP
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Mare's-tail clouds : CIRRI
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A Henry James biographer : EDEL
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Respecting : ANENT
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Ancestress, in Augsburg : AHNE
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Lake Geneva resort : EVIAN
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DON'T spoil the sod! : KEEPOFFTHEGRASS
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Enraged : LIVID
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People of Saaremaa : ESTHS
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DO hang on! : ONEMOMENTPLEASE
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Xystuslike walks : STOAS
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Coll. sisterhood : SOR
31
Movie terrier : ASTA
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Ushers' beats : AISLES
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Lillie or Arthur : BEA
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Red fighter plane : MIG
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Premieres : OPENS
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DO go underground! : TAKETHEATRAIN
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Volstead ___ : ACT
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Objective : AIM
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Army group : UNIT
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Fernando or Jose : SAN
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Osprey's cousin : ERN
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Lingerie item : BRA
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Hosp. workers : RNS
55
Royal iris : LIS
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Darwin's ship : BEAGLE
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Polynesian : KANAKA
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DO prepare for a comedown! : FASTENYOURSEATBELTS
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Shopper's mecca : MART
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Loot for Isabel : ORO
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Org. for Mom : PTA
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Chaplin's second wife : LITA
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DON'T heed this "Twelfth Night" order! : GOHANGYOURSELVESALL
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Mountaineer's hut : CHALET
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Go on ___ (splurge) : ASPREE
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Taylor-made name? : LIZ
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___ generis : SUI
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Make turbid : ROIL
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Beard grown by a farmer : AWN
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Suffix for opal : INE
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Soft shoe, for short : MOC
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Needs a medico : AILS
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Hankering : YEN
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Hagiological abbr. : STE
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DON'T mention my diet! : PASSMETHESALT
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Soprano Tetrazzini : LUISA
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Profit ender : EER
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Lots of ft. : YDS
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More sore : ACHIER
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University hall : AULA
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Eve's roots : RIB
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D'Artagnan's creator : DUMAS
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DO make it home! : SLIDEKELLYSLIDE
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Detergent plant : AMOLE
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Gallic legislature : SENAT
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DON'T look so sad! : SMILESMILESMILE
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Kin of a tsunami : EAGRE
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Resiliency : TONE
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River ducks : TEALS
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Hibernia : ERIN
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In a tough spot : TREED
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Ethyl chaser : ENE
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Import : SENSE
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Custer's last major : RENO
Down
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Lap dogs, for short : PEKES
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I.e., i.e. : IDEST
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Take care of : SEETO
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Tot's recital : ALPHABET
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The "We are here" gen. : LAF
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Data and tips : INFOS
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"___ write my epitaph": Emmet : LETNOMAN
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Suddenly own : INHERIT
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Stanch : STEM
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Touring car : PHAETON
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Open a fastening : UNSNAP
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Nudnik : PEST
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Rostropovich, e.g. : CELLIST
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Boston and poison : IVIES
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Be a match for : RIVAL
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Poker ploy : RAISE
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"Les ___ galantes," Rameau ballet : INDES
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Fortifies : ARMS
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A Caucasian native : OSSET
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Where Panjim is : GOA
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Flapjack : PANCAKE
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Harte card player : AHSIN
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Actress Jane : GREER
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Site of the cochlea : EAR
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Street gang's territory : TURF
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Historic region in central Vietnam : ANNAM
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"And ___ with tears!": Tennyson : KISSAGAIN
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Go ___ (be clement) : EASYON
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Keas' relatives : ARAS
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"Picnic" playwright : INGE
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Bergman role: 1956 : ANASTASIA
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Scribe's need : INK
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Dodo colleague : MOA
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Balzac's "La Cousine ___" : BETTE
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Bill defeaters : ANTIS
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River of forgetfulness : LETHE
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Warning floats : BUOYS
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Slip : LAPSE
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"Comment ___-vous?" : ALLEZ
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Storytime dwarf : TROLL
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Wind instrument : ORGAN
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Vote total : BALLOT
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"___ in the racket and brattle": W. W. Gibson : ALULL
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Inonu's predecessor : ATATURK
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Vision: Comb. form : OPIA
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Samovars : URNS
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"Tears" poet : REESE
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Pétain's government: 1940 : VICHY
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Tilt : LIST
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Emulate Niobe : CRY
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Soil loosener : HOE
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Chinese dynasty : WEI
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Prime of life : MERIDIAN
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" . . . sought him sweet ___": Shak. : ASSUMMER
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Almost snowed : SLEETED
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Name in cliffhangers : PAULINE
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Creator of Carmen : MERIMEE
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Myth-laden accounts : EDDAS
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Lox-to-be : SALMON
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Resource : ASSET
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Crystalline : CLEAR
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Be contingent : HINGE
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"Do ___ to eat a peach?": T.S.E. : IDARE
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Bettger or Talbot of films : LYLE
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Peer's mother : ASE
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Tintinnabula : BELLS
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Patterned silk : MOIRE
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Fatigued : ALLIN
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"___ evil . . . " : SEENO
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Ariosto's patron : ESTE
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Beaching craft : LSTS
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Canton ender : ESE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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