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New York Times, Tuesday, June 7, 1988

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 49, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 4, XRef: 2 Grid has super symmetry.
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,091
Across
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Spinning material : FIBER
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Speedily : APACE
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Sea cow : MANATEE
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Rock-clinging mollusk : ABALONE
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Garlands for the head : ANADEMS
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U.S. W.W. II rifles : GARANDS
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Rather : DAN
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Foil or pan preceder : TRE
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G.I. resting place : COT
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Member of a Panay people : ATI
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One-seeded fruits : ACHENES
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Sooner than : ERE
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Cambridge inst. : MIT
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British show place : THEATRE
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Neighbor of Leb. : ISR
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Soho O : CYPHER
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Capitol body : SENATE
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Fold matron : EWE
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Fixed-term bank accts. : CDS
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Gemology measures : CARATS
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Purloins : STEALS
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Touching game : TAG
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Poisonous snake : RATTLER
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Raises : UPS
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Egg: Comb. form : OVI
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Needle-women's needs : THREADS
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Small Tibetan antelope : GOA
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Winebibber : SOT
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Devour : EAT
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Visceral : GUT
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Attends uninvited : CRASHES
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Spring : EMANATE
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Gains : ATTAINS
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Impaired : DAMAGED
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Used 48 Across : SEWED
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Stormed : RAGED
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Zealot : FANATIC
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Fatuity : INANITY
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Naughty : BAD
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Hot time for Pierre : ETE
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Ad ___ (to the point) : REM
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Saudi garment : ABA
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Eagle plus two : PAR
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Neighbor of Ga. : ALA
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Vanity : CONCEIT
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Approve of publicly : ENDORSE
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Palindromic lady : MADAM
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Mordecai's cousin : ESTHER
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Insurance sellers : AGENTS
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Homophone for 12 Down : ESTER
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New Yorker cartoonist : REA
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Crosswise : ATHWART
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Leopard's kin : CHEETAH
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Put up : ERECTED
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Mailers : SENDERS
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___ capita : PER
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Mad ___ hatter : ASA
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Romps about : CAVORTS
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Shake up : AGITATE
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Symptom of overwork : STRESS
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Did a roofing job : SLATED
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Traveler's need : LUGGAGE
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Declaimed : SPOUTED
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Puccini work: 1900 : TOSCA
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Souchong, for one : TEA
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Too full : SATED
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Crosscut : SAW
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Get a move on : HIE
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Split or tight Jet : END
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Spoil : MAR
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"I ___ Camera" : AMA
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Emulate Xanthippe : NAG

Answer summary: 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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