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New York Times, Thursday, June 4, 1987

Author:
Mary S. Snyder
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Mary S. Snyder has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,722
Across
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Interstices : GAPS
5
Guffaw : HAHA
9
Neil Simon creation : PLAY
13
Beginning of a Porgy song : IGOT
14
Script direction : EXIT
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Any or some follower : WHERE
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Dippy or dotty : GAGA
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Acarid : MITE
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Minor Prophet : HOSEA
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Feature for Bismarck? : IRONFIST
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Feature for the Oz woodsman? : TINEAR
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Rickles : DON
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Hole-___ : INONE
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A Titan : ATLAS
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Mall component : STORE
29
Georgia, e.g.: Abbr. : SSR
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Dens : LAIRS
33
Hardy girl : TESS
34
Article : THE
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Feature for a Romeo? : GLADEYE
37
Feature for a rebel? : HOTHEAD
40
A First Lady's monogram : AER
41
Old English coins : ORAE
43
Lascivious : RANDY
44
Kind of curve : ESS
45
Plaintiffs : SUERS
46
Have ___ for news : ANOSE
47
___ noir (wine) : PINOT
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Apocrypha book: Abbr. : ESD
49
Feature for a wooden soldier? : PEGLEG
52
Feature for an egghead? : HIGHBROW
57
Parting word : ADIEU
58
Il ___ (Mussolini) : DUCE
59
Adjutant : AIDE
60
Relative of a toon : CEDAR
61
Cupid, to Plato : EROS
62
Ready and fluent : GLIB
63
Chemical endings : ENES
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Cousin of aren't : ISNT
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Pts. of time : SECS
Down
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Oscar movie: 1958 : GIGI
2
Japanese isinglass : AGAR
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Kind of stick : POGO
4
Roman legion eagle, e.g. : STANDARD
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Surround : HEMIN
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W.W. II foe : AXIS
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Babylonian's rival : HITTITE
8
Supped : ATE
9
Ring up : PHONE
10
___-majesté : LESE
11
Sector : AREA
12
Kind of book : YEAR
15
Pule : WHINE
20
Moat : FOSSE
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Part of a statue : TORSO
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Has snacks : NOSHES
25
Rockweeds : ALGAE
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Andersen output : TALES
27
Fact falsifiers : LIARS
28
Sound system : STEREO
29
Girl in a pool : STENO
30
Roe sources : SHADS
31
Change the color of : REDYE
36
Like a teenager : YOUNG
38
Disreputable person : TRASH
39
Carryalls : HANDBAGS
42
President and king : ARTHURS
45
Former French title of respect : SIEUR
47
Excuses : PLEAS
48
Throw out : EGEST
49
Step : PACE
50
Utopia : EDEN
51
Author of "The Immoralist" : GIDE
53
Item to revere : ICON
54
Get one's goat : RILE
55
Of a Pindar work : ODIC
56
Snares : WEBS
58
Rep. of Indonesia before 1949 : DEI

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

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