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New York Times, Wednesday, June 24, 1987

Author:
Shirley Soloway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,742
Across
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Wound mark : SCAR
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Garner : AMASS
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Sugar serving : LUMP
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Spanish movie house : CINE
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Religious garb : HABIT
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" . . . Baked in ___" : APIE
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Iron and Industrial : AGES
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Engraved pillar : STELE
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Friar : MONK
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Judge : RATER
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Rosario ___, Argentine town : TALA
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"Picnic" penner : INGE
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Crockett and Boone : FRONTIERSMEN
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Half a score : TEN
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Trapped : SNARED
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___ carte : ALA
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River in Me. : SACO
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Japanese port : OTARU
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A conditioning exercise : SIDESTRADDLEHOP
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Peace goddess : IRENE
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___ code : AREA
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Reno-to-Las Vegas dir. : SSE
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Justice O'Connor : SANDRA
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"___ Boot" : DAS
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Effusive greeters : BACKSLAPPERS
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Rural event : FAIR
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Soft drink : COLA
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Seer's card : TAROT
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"___ Christie" : ANNA
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Obliterate : ERASE
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Used a saddle : RODE
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Southern France : MIDI
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Was frugal : SAVED
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Mrs. Kovacs : EDIE
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College in N.C. : ELON
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Bergen's Mortimer : SNERD
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Transmit : SEND
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Ascot : SCARF
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Cheroot : CIGAR
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Pico de ___, Spain : ANETO
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Take exception to : RESENT
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Expressions of pleasure : AHS
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Dull finish : MATTE
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"Fuzzy Wuzzy was ___ . . . " : ABEAR
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Diva Beverly : SILLS
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Gets hot under the collar : STEAMS
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Coat with plastic : LAMINATE
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Atop : UPON
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Valuable vase : MING
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Oriental dog, for short : PEKE
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Hwy. : RTE
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"Meet Me ___ Louis" : INST
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Cheers : RAHS
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Psyche's beloved : EROS
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Trick : DUPE
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Sale-tag notation : ASIS
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Trevi coin : LIRA
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Capital of South Yemen : ADEN
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A constellation : ARA
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Cord or Oakland : CAR
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Canzone : ODE
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Telencephalon : ENDBRAIN
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Wheys : SERA
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Art movement : DADA
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Approach : ACCESS
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Liable : APT
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Keglers' consolations : SPARES
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Moslem Bible : KORAN
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Harriet Tubman was one : SLAVE
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Beneficial beam : LASER
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Subject to planation : ERODE
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He sculpted G.B.S. : RODIN
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Lippizaner, e.g. : STEED
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"___ is the spur . . . ": Milton : FAME
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Dye plant : ANIL
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___-Aryan : INDO
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Actor Byrnes : EDD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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