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Kenneth Haxton
Kenneth Haxton

New York Times, Saturday, July 18, 1987

Author:
Kenneth Haxton
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J K P Q V }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 3, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Kenneth Haxton has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,766

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Across
1
Table scraps : ORTS
5
Eins, zwei, ... : DREI
9
Skirt finish : HEM
12
Sky blues : CERULEANS
14
Funny, to Bardot : DROLE
16
Work by 34 Across : AFAREWELLTOARMS
18
Recent intelligence : NEWS
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Craftsman : ARTISAN
20
What Dana spent two years before : MAST
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Smooth breathing : LENE
24
State bird of the 50th : NENE
25
Stein biography : EDIE
26
Town or river in Zambia : LUNDAZI
28
Phalanx locale : TOE
29
Eur. country : AUST
30
Hindu religious writing : TANTRA
34
Author born in Oak Park, Ill. : ERNESTHEMINGWAY
37
Prescind : DETACH
38
Peaches and cream : ROSY
39
Pull the wrong switch : ERR
40
Large 18th-century loose headdress : THERESE
42
"Mikado" blade : SNEE
43
Singular : UNAL
46
Beatty film : REDS
47
Summers, in Caen : ETES
48
Munificent : LIBERAL
50
Refute : DENY
52
Work by 34 Across : THESUNALSORISES
57
Beauty-parlor service : RINSE
58
Dickens was one : SERIALIST
59
Municipal off. : ALD
60
Rorschach, for one : TEST
61
Love-letter addenda : EXES
Down
1
Wood sorrel : OCA
2
Ump's cousin : REF
3
Ephemeral : TRANSIENT
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French police investigation dept. : SURETE
5
Morning condensations : DEWS
6
Polar explorer : RAE
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Photog's product : ENL
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Malagasy is one : ISLAND
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Bucephalus or Rosinante : HORSE
10
Violinist Mischa : ELMAN
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Intermediate : MESNE
13
First name of 33 Down : LEW
14
"Mrs. ___," Maugham play : DOT
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"It's ___ violets" : RAINING
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Expository article : TREATISE
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Doled out : METED
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Dote on : ADORE
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Succulent : LUSH
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Inscribed : ENTERED
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Follower of a German reformer : LUTHERAN
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Buffoon : ZANY
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"The Nazarene" author : ASCH
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Alphabet statistic : TWENTYSIX
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Street show : RAREE
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Portrayer of Dr. Kildare : AYRES
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"Sigh much, drink little, ___" : EATLESS
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Lichen : MOSS
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Do a cobbler's job : RELAST
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Losing mental powers : SENILE
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Extreme : ULTRA
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Nothing, to Caesar : NIHIL
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Evening, in Berlin : ABEND
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Rosemary's companion : RUE
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Trifle : DOIT
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Age : ERA
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Actor Majors : LEE
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Coll. finishers : SRS
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Japan or Milan ending : ESE
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Aves.' kin : STS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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