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New York Times, Tuesday, June 21, 1988

Author:
Thomas Bohm
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,105

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Across
1
Information : DATA
5
"Shoo!" : SCAT
9
Degrade : ABASE
14
Aid a criminal : ABET
15
"The Sun ___ Rises" : ALSO
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Boner : ERROR
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Bedstead part : SLAT
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Crawford film from a Maugham work : RAIN
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Carpenter's need : NAILS
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TV part for Stacy Keach : HEMINGWAY
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Bracken or Fisher : EDDIE
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Female red deer : ROES
24
Chew the fat : GAB
25
Recorded, in a way : TAPED
28
Supposed : PRESUMED
33
Actress Lupino : IDA
34
Pilfered : STOLEN
37
Function : ROLE
38
Country-club sport : GOLF
40
Close, to Cowper : ANEAR
41
Christmas : YULE
42
Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
43
Weighing machines : SCALES
45
Morose : SAD
46
Arose as a consequence : RESULTED
48
Journalists : PRESS
50
Prevaricate : LIE
51
Peter, Paul and Mary, e.g. : TRIO
53
Bandleader Jones : SPIKE
56
"Cannery Row" author : STEINBECK
61
Lengthwise : ALONG
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Canvas covering at Shea Stad. : TARP
63
Presage : OMEN
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In India, reigning queen : RANEE
65
Otherwise : ELSE
66
Fatigue : TIRE
67
Knots in wood : KNARS
68
Part of a hammer's head : PEEN
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Goulash, e.g. : STEW
Down
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Dollop : DASH
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Competent : ABLE
3
Bad News Bears, e.g. : TEAM
4
Clothes : ATTIRE
5
Bilko's rank, for short : SARGE
6
Talons : CLAWS
7
Largest continent : ASIA
8
Actor Danza : TONY
9
Defender of Troy : AENEAS
10
Noted sci-fi author : BRADBURY
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Dry : ARID
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Performances by one person : SOLI
13
Irish Gaelic : ERSE
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Affirmative motions : NODS
24
Type : GENRE
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"Save the ___," Lemmon film : TIGER
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Worship : ADORE
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"The Wild ___," book by 39 Down : PALMS
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Beg : PLEAD
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Genuine : REAL
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Mickey or Minnie : MOUSE
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Greece, to Greeks : ELLAS
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Actions : DEEDS
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Flavor : TASTE
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Formerly : ONCE
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Creator of the Snopes family : FAULKNER
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Rotate : SPIN
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Vassals : LIEGES
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Automatons : ROBOTS
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Succinct : TERSE
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Mature : RIPEN
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Scotsman's shirt : SARK
54
Scheme : PLAN
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Variety of grape : IONA
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Gait : STEP
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Malamud product : TALE
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Give off : EMIT
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Part of a bird's beak : CERE
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Was aware of : KNEW

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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