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New York Times, Tuesday, July 19, 1988

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,133
Across
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U.S. Coast Guard woman : SPAR
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Pile neatly : STACK
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Throat-clearing sound : AHEM
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Roof edge : EAVE
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___ d'hôte : TABLE
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Opposite of yep : NOPE
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British Navy woman : WREN
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Foreigner : ALIEN
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Speaker of baseball : TRIS
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Scarlet weaverbird : STRAWBERRYFINCH
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Ott or Tormé : MEL
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Liquid meas. : GAL
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"___ Hill," 1940 song : BLUEBERRY
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Auriculate : EARED
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Time period : EON
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Actress Farrow : MIA
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Eye membrane : RETINA
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Assistant : AIDE
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Main artery : AORTA
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Italian wine center : ASTI
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Mentally defective person : CRETIN
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Son of Gad: Gen. 46:16 : ERI
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Moray, e.g. : EEL
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A king of Judea : HEROD
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Thanksgiving Day sauce source : CRANBERRY
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Ration-book agcy. : OPA
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Spanish title : DON
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Twain novel : HUCKLEBERRYFINN
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SW Asian country : IRAN
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Proportion : RATIO
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Money exchange fee : AGIO
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Having all one's marbles : SANE
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Holding device : CLAMP
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___ and robbers : COPS
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Seattle ___, 1977 Derby winner : SLEW
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Pulls : HALES
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Stitches : SEWS
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Segment : PART
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Assert : AVER
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Change a title : RENAME
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Groom, e.g. : STABLEMAN
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Falsehood, sometimes : TALE
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Red powder used in India : ABIR
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Priests and bishops, e.g. : CLERGY
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Nairobi is its capital : KENYA
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Oppositionist : ANTI
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Cornucopia : HORN
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Long heroic poem : EPIC
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Engage, as gears : MESH
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Spider network : WEB
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Escape : FLEE
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Sandy shore : BEACH
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River in France : LOIRE
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Below : UNDER
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Ebro is one : RIO
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More unusual : RARER
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Mindanao native : ATA
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Part of a stairway : RISER
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Be admitted : ENTER
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Bettor's ___ double : DAILY
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Fallers on Bacharach's head : RAINDROPS
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Ike's command : ETO
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___-la-la : TRA
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False god : IDOL
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Occult doctrine : CABALA
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Lad : BOY
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Write on the front of a bill : ENFACE
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Sit : PERCH
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Sibilant sound : HISS
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Soviet mountain range : URAL
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Walking aid : CANE
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"What Maisie ___": H. James : KNEW
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Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
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Hoarfrost : RIME
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Cassini or Stravinsky : IGOR
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Bites : NIPS
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Kind of cone or dive : NOSE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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