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New York Times, Tuesday, June 9, 1987

Author:
Mary C. Whitten
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H J K X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Mary Cee Whitten has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,727
Across
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"___ Theme" from the Zhivago film : LARAS
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Singer Coolidge : RITA
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Forever ___ day : ANDA
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Representative : AGENT
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Arabian seaport : ADEN
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Test item: Abbr. : QUES
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Parsonage : MANSE
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Peddle : VEND
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Vases : URNS
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Horse in a triple dead heat: June 10, 1944 : BROWNIE
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Italian seaport : TRIESTE
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Stiff collars : ETONS
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Most ancient : OLDEST
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Bird that imitates human speech : PARROT
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Farewell, in France : ADIEU
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___ Z (everything) : ATO
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Traveled on a float : RAFTED
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Applaud : CLAP
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Talons : CLAWS
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Goal; objective : AIM
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Make amends : ATONE
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Singer Turner : TINA
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Track wins : FIRSTS
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Compass pt. : NNW
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Habituate : INURE
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Okla. Indians : OSAGES
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___ Handicap: June 10, 1944 : CARTER
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More certain : SURER
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Friendly : AMIABLE
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Horse in a triple dead heat: June 10, 1944 : BOSSUET
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Nincompoop : BOOB
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Medley : OLIO
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Before now : SINCE
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Height: Prefix : ALTI
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Space agcy. : NASA
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In reserve, or cinched : ONICE
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For fear that : LEST
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Insect pest : GNAT
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Desert shrub : RETEM
Down
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Mary's pet : LAMB
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Seaweed extract : AGAR
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Gambling city : RENO
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Response : ANSWER
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Loud-voiced persons : STENTORS
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Poe's bird : RAVEN
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Suffix or fish : IDE
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Portable dwelling : TENT
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Sci-fi automaton : ANDROID
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Site of triple dead heat : AQUEDUCT
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Hospital worker : NURSE
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Fender mishaps : DENTS
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Something of value : ASSET
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Jot : IOTA
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___ du Diable : ILE
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Lampoons : SATIRES
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Treaty : PACT
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King of the Huns : ATLI
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Horse color : ROAN
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G.O.P.'s opposition : DEMS
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Impartial : FAIR
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Yearn : LONG
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Comedienne Meara : ANNE
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Church seats : PEWS
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Horse in a triple dead heat: June 10, 1944 : WAITABIT
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Property-tax person : ASSESSOR
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The event on June 10, 1944, was a seven-___ race : FURLONG
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Corrida beast : TORO
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Bird's beak : NEB
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Poisonous gas : ARSINE
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Intrigue : CABAL
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Soap plant : AMOLE
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Disorders : RIOTS
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German sub : UBOAT
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Verve : ELAN
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One : UNIT
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"___ homo!" : ECCE
61
Swarm : TEEM
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"The Lady ___ Tramp" : ISA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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