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New York Times, Friday, July 17, 1987

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,765
Across
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Cable chaser : CAR
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Relating to the Leos et al. : PAPAL
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Hebrew lyre : ASOR
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Summon to court : HALE
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Nicolo or Geronimo of Cremona : AMATI
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Certain package : CARE
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Whitewashed : LIMED
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Garbed : CLAD
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Immersed : STEEPED
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Playwright-composer Ivor : NOVELLO
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Beautician's offering : HENNA
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Pierre's brainwaves : IDEES
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Baobab or gingko : TREE
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Sign of authority : MACE
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Politician Harold : STASSEN
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Lamp rubber : ALADDIN
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Ice, in Bremen : EIS
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Long in the tooth : OLD
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Beetle : DOR
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Simple sugar : OSE
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Property receiver : ALIENEE
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Lawlessness : ANARCHY
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Animal fat : LARD
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Kind of cycle or phone : MEGA
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He wrote "Danger Is My Business" : CRAIG
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Suffixes for differ and confer : ENCES
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Reading desk : LECTERN
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Chorister's garment : CASSOCK
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Dissenter : ANTI
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Wayne type : HEMAN
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Competent : ABLE
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Comprehends : SEES
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Put on cloud nine : ELATE
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Bird's crop : CRAW
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Dennis, for one : PEST
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Let : ALLOW
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Arabian shrub used for tea : KAT
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Menu : CARTE
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Strange : ALIEN
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Softens : RELENTS
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Picket : PALE
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Surrounded by : AMID
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Shriver of tennis : PAM
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Egyptian symbol : ATEN
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Pool on a liner : LIDO
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Agreed : ACCEDED
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Hall : SALLE
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Fanon : ORALE
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Paint jobs, often : REDOS
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Jumble : HASH
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Ecclesiastic's dwelling : PARSONAGE
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Ecclesiastics' dwellings : VICARAGES
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Sniggler : EELER
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Over : ENDED
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Palindromic title : MADAM
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Byrd book : ALONE
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Weddell or Ross : SEA
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Sesame : TIL
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"___ was going to . . . " : ASI
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Ward healer : DOC
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Suffix with boy or girl : ISH
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A Wellington foe : NEY
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Snob of a sort : ELITIST
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Loot : RANSACK
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Piece of jewelry : CLASP
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Actress Taylor : RENEE
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Parts of French plays : ACTES
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Venomous snake : COBRA
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Brilliance : ECLAT
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Oblique : SKEW
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Cassowary's relative : RHEA
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___ Gwynn : NELL
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Tragedy by Addison : CATO
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Once more : ANEW
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___ de mer : MAL

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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