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HIGH FINANCE

New York Times, Sunday, June 7, 1987

Author:
John R. Prosser
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 707 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
John R. Prosser has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,725
Across
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Plunder : MARAUD
7
Like new dollar bills : CRISP
12
Hard money : CASH
16
Coin of Oman : RIAL
20
Mandarin or temple : ORANGE
21
Indy 500 vehicle : RACER
22
Claudia ___ Johnson : ALTA
23
The Cat Nation : ERIE
24
Strike it rich : HITTHEJACKPOT
27
Appear : SEEM
28
Recipe direction : BAKE
29
Capitalizes on : USES
30
Hanky's partner : PANKY
31
Snack-bar offering : SHAKE
33
Laundry employee : IRONER
35
___ cent : RED
36
Turns over to : CEDES
37
Sunday drives : SPINS
38
Money in Edam : FLORINS
39
Gave inflection : TONED
40
Decreased one's wherewithal : SPENT
41
Clergyman in "Emma" : ELTON
42
With mouth agape : AMAZED
44
Woman's catchall : POCKETBOOK
46
Coin of Bulgaria : LEV
49
Inclined : SLOPED
50
Square one : START
52
___ marché (cheaply, in Paris) : ABON
53
Silk for Rosalita : SEDA
54
___ one's pockets (profited unfairly) : LINED
55
Navigator's sine qua non : CHART
56
Miscounted : ERRED
58
Tycoon : MOGUL
59
State peremptorily : AVER
60
Pan foe : HOOK
61
Family bond : BLOOD
62
Comfort : SOLACE
63
Turhan of filmdom : BEY
64
Indian bead money : WAMPUMPEAG
67
Bribes : BOODLES
68
Mint ___ (folding money: Slang) : LEAVES
70
Mountain ridge : ARETE
71
"___ a plain man live . . . ?": Shak. : CANNOT
72
One who gives collateral : PLEDGER
74
Government notes, checks, etc. : PAPERMONEY
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Wawaskeesh : ELK
79
Teton and Wyoming : RANGES
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Allays : CALMS
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Dumbarton ___ : OAKS
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Snarl; growl : GNAR
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What pandemonium lacks : ORDER
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January marchers : DIMES
86
Jousts : TILTS
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Spokes : RADII
89
Charge or tax preceder : OVER
90
A literary Ephron : NORA
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Promissory note in India : HUNDI
92
Hawkers' targets : BUYERS
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Much : FAR
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German currency: 1924-48 : REICHSMARK
97
Apt. managers : SUPERS
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Wren's "Beau ___" : GESTE
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What some thoughts are worth : PENNY
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Cryptographer : CODER
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Bottom lines for C.P.A.'s : AMOUNTS
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Doubles over : FOLDS
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Pressure device : GAUGE
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Piece of butter : PAT
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Parcel out : DIVIDE
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___-Detoo, "Star Wars" robot : ARTOO
111
Race-track bonanza : PURSE
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Pisa's river : ARNO
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Arabian seaport : ADEN
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Vasco da ___, explorer : GAMA
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Coin collecting : NUMISMATOLOGY
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Cut back on expenses, e.g. : PARE
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Singer Campbell : GLEN
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Rich German cake : TORTE
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Isolate : ENISLE
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Star with a tail : ASTA
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In ___ (harmonious) : SYNC
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Golfer's number 3 wood : SPOON
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Flock of turkeys : RAFTER
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Gold coin of British India : MOHUR
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Rebel : ARISE
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Set the cost : RATED
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Six-legged carpenters : ANTS
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Grunt sound : UGH
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Dug out a bit more : DEEPENED
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Stretched the neck : CRANED
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Draws off wine : RACKS
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Cloyingly sweet: Slang : ICKY
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Calendar abbr. : SEP
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Potential client : PROSPECT
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Hogsheads : CASKS
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Nautical term : ALEE
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Sault ___ Marie Canals : STE
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Man on a $10 bill : HAMILTON
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Having a new perspective : REBORN
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Mashhad native : IRANI
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Conrad ___, U.S. poet : AIKEN
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Eyes wickedly : LEERS
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Worn out : JADED
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Kind of tank : THINK
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Chip in a chip : ANTE
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Swindle : ROOK
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Chatted : COZED
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Big spender : SPORT
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River too big for its breaches : FLOOD
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Slender candle : TAPER
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Box or mast : SPAR
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Flowed back : EBBED
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Vibrant : ALIVE
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Pawnbroker : MONEYLENDER
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Starchy rootstock : TARO
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Currency : LEGALTENDER
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Draw forth : EDUCE
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Areas between mountains : VALES
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Bacon piece : SLAB
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Compares prices : SHOPS
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Town in NE China : TAKU
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Former Italian coin : SOLDO
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Promising person : COMER
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Cause euphoria : ELATE
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Actor Moore from London : ROGER
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Listless : MOONY
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Moneyed people : HAVES
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Pac-man noises : BEEPS
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Units of loudness : SONES
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Risk money : WAGER
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Syrup source : MAPLE
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Buggies, in Bath : PRAMS
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Deposits : BANKS
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Garden tool : EDGER
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Raccoon's cousin : COATI
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Validation : PROOF
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Tadpole, e.g. : LARVA
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Die : MOLD
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Beds for Leo and Elsa : LAIRS
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Actor Kristofferson : KRIS
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Homeric sorceress : CIRCE
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Nurse in the Orient : AMAH
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More festive : GAYER
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Old Dutch coins : DOITS
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Pirouettes : TURNS
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Atramentous : INKY
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Coin of India or Pakistan : RUPEE
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Rainy-day reserves : NESTEGGS
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Press releases : HANDOUTS
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Itemizerof income and outgo : BUDGETER
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Tear apart : REND
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Ten ___ (sawbuck) : SPOT
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Stockholder's bonanza : MELON
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The March King : SOUSA
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Former English coin : GUINEA
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Opera's cigarette girl : CARMEN
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First man, in Babylonian mythology : ADAPA
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Touching gold producer : MIDAS
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Plain to see : OVERT
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Pierre's dollar : FRANC
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Hearty enjoyment : GUSTO
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A Grand Prix winner: 1981 : PROST
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Point of view : ANGLE
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Coquette : TOYER
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TV sitcom : AMEN
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Tribe decimated by Apaches : PIRO
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Arabic A : ALIF
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Like a pub drink : ALY
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Unruly locks : MOP
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"Swinging ___ Star," 1944 song : ONA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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