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Irene Smullyan
Irene Smullyan

New York Times, Friday, July 22, 1988

Author:
Irene Smullyan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Irene Smullyan has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,136
Across
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Wagnerian earth goddess : ERDA
5
Fauna's partner : FLORA
10
Transaction : DEAL
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Bit; trifle : DOIT
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Yellow-fever mosquito : AEDES
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Wavy, in heraldry : ONDE
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With "The," a mystery novel : EUSTACEDIAMONDS
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Feted : REGALED
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Obliterate : ERASE
22
Disturbances : RIOTS
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Kitchen utensils : PANS
25
Cape Cod sights : DUNES
26
Jawbone : MANDIBLE
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Top rating : TEN
31
Semiprecious stone : CARNELIAN
32
Author of 17 and 50 Across : ANTHONYTROLLOPE
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Raleigh and John Smith : COLONISTS
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Fam. member : SIS
38
Egg dish : OMELETTE
39
"Cheaters" : SPECS
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Prevarications : LIES
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Embellished, as nourriture : GARNI
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Young haddock : SCROD
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Obvious : EVIDENT
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Morality novel : THEWAYWELIVENOW
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World rotator : LOVE
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A dye : EOSIN
56
Recorded proceedings : ACTA
57
Was beholden : OWED
58
Prerequisites : NEEDS
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Actor Roger ___ : REES
Down
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Huge German dam : EDER
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Debauchee : ROUE
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Put in bad humor : DISGRUNTLE
4
Reach : ATTAIN
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Diamond features : FACETS
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Yorkshire city : LEEDS
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Bizarre : ODD
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Friend of David : REI
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Botanist Gray : ASA
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Threshold : DOORSILL
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Sicilian city : ENNA
12
Augments : ADDS
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___-majesté : LESE
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Suntan lotion ingredient : ALOE
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Father of genetics : MENDEL
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Young salmon : PARRS
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Relig. sect : DENOM
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Mass of timber : MATTE
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Discipline dealing with living organisms : BIOSCIENCE
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___ lazuli : LAPIS
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Chemical suffixes : ENES
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Tijuana tidbit : TACO
31
Sacs : CYSTS
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Scooped out : HOLLOWED
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N.Y. city or lake : ONEIDA
35
"Rock On" author : NITE
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Junipers : SAVINS
40
Part of Pfc. : PRIV
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Make beloved : ENDEAR
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Icy : GELID
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Norman town : STLO
45
Army food : CHOW
46
Frenchman's dream : REVE
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Memo : NOTE
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Clement C. Moore's opener : TWAS
51
Hankering : YEN
52
Lot of Wednesday's child : WOE
53
Killarney-to-Blarney dir. : ESE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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