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Gayle Dean
Gayle Dean

New York Times, Saturday, June 6, 1987

Author:
Gayle Dean
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,724
Across
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Note : MEMO
5
Wild try : STAB
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Sober : STAID
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Norse god : ODIN
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Nap : PILE
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"___ Lane," Beatles song : PENNY
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Parnassian number : NINE
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Scold : RATE
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Indian or orange : OSAGE
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Catchall abbr. : ETC
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Spartan : BARE
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Fled : BOLTED
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Start of an Emerson quote : THEREWARDOFA
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Troubles : AILS
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Tax gp. : IRS
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Ghazel : ODE
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Stigma : STAIN
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Porter : ALE
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Menilite : OPAL
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Quote: Part II : THINGWELLDONEIS
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Weird : EERY
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Mo. neighbor : ILL
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Wash cycle : RINSE
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Nursery item : TOY
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Part of T.G.I.F. : ITS
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Step, in Sonora : PASO
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End of quote : TOHAVEDONEIT
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Ridicule : DERIDE
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Red curtain material? : IRON
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Sleeve nestler : ACE
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Seemingly good excuse : ALIBI
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Become dim : BLUR
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Jejune : ARID
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Mature : RIPEN
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
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Be up in the air : PEND
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Something indisputable : TASTE
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Negatives in Nairn : NAES
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Tense : EDGY
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"Water Lilies" painter : MONET
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A Bunker : EDITH
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Chop : MINCE
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Low rating : ONE
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Urban problem : SPRAWL
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Chaplets : TIARAS
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Change : ALTER
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Mason or karbi : BEE
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Satires : SPOOFS
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Famed Edison Co. employee : TESLA
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Sister of Baal : ANAT
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Photographer Morath : INGE
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Tinted : DYED
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"___ There," Kosinski novel : BEING
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World-weary : BORED
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Canada-U.S. river : RAINY
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Only Englishman buried in Arlington : DILL
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Cafe sign : OPEN
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Platform : DAIS
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Other : ELSE
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Printer's mark : STET
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Kojak : THEO
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Unsubstantial : AIRY
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Tennis term : ALL
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It's "held" in diners : ONION
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Willow twig : WITHE
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Steber role : ELSA
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Welles or Bean : ORSON
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Antiseptic : IODINE
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Wig for Washington : PERUKE
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Dotes on : ADORES
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Lama's land : TIBET
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Country house : VILLA
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Having handles : EARED
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Cake topper : ICING
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Presidential nickname : TEDDY
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Flit : DART
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Former A.L. manager : ELIA
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Tears : RIPS
58
Artist Shahn : BEN
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Simian : APE

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

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