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New York Times, Saturday, July 25, 1987

Author:
Barbara J. Weakley
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Barbara J. Weakley has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,773
Across
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Park of hockey fame : BRAD
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Tropical parrot : MACAW
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Winter Palace resident : TSAR
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Adjuvant : AIDE
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Asian mountain range : ALTAI
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VIII : OCTO
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Incite : GOAD
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Effort or impulse : NISUS
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Like a phoenix : RARA
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Orchestra section : STRINGS
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Unlike most of Antarctica : PEOPLED
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Mountain pass : COL
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Quarters : ABODES
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One sashaying in a hoedown : SQUAREDANCER
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Wild; barren : WASTE
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He wrote "The Proper Bostonians" : AMORY
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Andress film: 1964 : SHE
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French notion : IDEE
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Pickle maker's need : BRINE
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Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
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First word of "Home, Sweet Home" : MID
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Dress design : ALINE
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Lace the punch : SPIKE
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Home run : ROUNDTRIPPER
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Drawing rooms : SALONS
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John Duncan was one : UTE
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Gerald Ford, once : ATHLETE
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Sets upon : ASSAILS
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Semitic god : BAAL
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Period : EPOCH
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Picot : LOOP
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Book by D. S. Freeman : RELEE
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Cartoonist Hulme : ETTA
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Erect : REAR
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"Adam's Curse" poet : YEATS
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Dare, in Dogpatch : DAST
Down
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Black sheep's burden : BAGS
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Kind of act : RIOT
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Hebrew month : ADAR
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Consecrate : DEDICATE
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Pressing machine : MANGLE
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Baba and MacGraw : ALIS
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Pennies: Abbr. : CTS
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College teachers' org. : AAUP
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Smart aleck : WISEACRE
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Apathy : TORPOR
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Heat milk, in a way : SCALD
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" . . . as lovely as ___" : ATREE
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Tobacco and Yellow Brick : ROADS
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The ___, Thames estuary : NORE
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Follow orders : OBEY
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Emulate Leander : SWIM
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Moslem judge : QADI
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Put to work : USED
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Singer Bobby ___: 1936-73 : DARIN
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"Hev it just as you've ___ to . . . " : Kipling : AMIND
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Piece for nine : NONET
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Omit : SKIP
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Boost in price : HIKE
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Legendary Irish bride : EMER
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Like some winter weather : BLUSTERY
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Took to a higher court : APPEALED
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Top-notch : AONE
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Poses : SITS
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He may be high : ROLLER
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Marsh plants : RUSHES
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Yataghan : SABER
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Hanger in "Hamlet" : ATALE
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Start of a canine name : LHASA
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Inventor of a sign language : EPEE
51
Vinegar: Comb. form : ACET
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Jot : IOTA
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Realtors' assets : LOTS
54
Young oyster : SPAT
57
Biographer Winslow : OLA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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