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New York Times, Saturday, June 27, 1987

Author:
Joe Clonick
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Joe Clonick has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,745

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Across
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Aspic ingredient : TOMATO
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Makes amends : ATONES
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Kidney bean : HARICOT
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Swift retort : RIPOSTE
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Necessitates : ENTAILS
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More emaciated : GAUNTER
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Caesar's favorite pronoun : EGO
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J.F.K.'s predecessor : DDE
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Switch positions : ONS
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Elem. curricula? : RRR
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Editor's verb : DELE
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Ten-percenter : AGENT
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Zola subject : NANA
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Inspirit : ELATE
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Medical suffix : OMA
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City on the Meuse : SEDAN
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Mickey's pal : DONALD
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Humorous columnist : BUCHWALD
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Olympics pistol-packer : STARTER
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Admonition to Junior : DOASISAY
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Certain engines : TURBOS
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Filler for la plume : ENCRE
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Jockey Turcotte : RON
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Bears' wide receiver : GAULT
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Dregs : LEES
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Detroit dud : EDSEL
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Earth, in Bonn : ERDE
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Believer's suffix : IST
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Cable network for rock fans : MTV
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Memorable pitcher Ferrell : WES
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Pompadour or de Staël : MME
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Insects' spiracles : STOMATA
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Blonde or blond : TOWHEAD
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Scarlet flier : TANAGER
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Latter-day Aristotle : ONASSIS
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Loss indicator : REDINK
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Cleared, as profit : NETTED
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Hybrid citrus : TANGELO
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Old World bunting : ORTOLAN
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T. A. Daly's "___ Carlotta" : MIA
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Niacin, e.g. : ACID
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"You ___ lie . . . ": Shak. : TOLDA
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N.Y. county : OTSEGO
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Hercules was one : ARGONAUT
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Ex-fireballer Luis : TIANT
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Composition : OPUS
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___ sequitur : NON
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"CHiPs" actor : ESTRADA
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Of the breastbone : STERNAL
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Took advice : HEEDED
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Something to run : ERRAND
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Airport abbr. : ETA
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Early stages : EMBRYOS
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"Shanghai" author : NEW
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Longfellow heroine : ELSIE
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Woman's short jacket : SHRUG
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Toper's trouble : DTS
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This, in Tours : CET
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Picnickers' pet? : AARDVARK
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Remove, as a stock-market security : DELIST
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Brigadier's insignia : ONESTAR
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Paint remover or solvent : ACETONE
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Incipient grads : SRS
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Scottish explorer : RAE
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U Nu, e.g. : BURMESE
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Card game : OLDMAID
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Bayard and Grani : STEEDS
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Singer from Norfolk : NEWTON
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A.L. home-run leader: 1944 : ETTEN
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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Manger visitors : MAGI
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Part of Pakistan : SWAT
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Like Anthony Wayne : MAD
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Predecessor of 19 Across : HST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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