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Gayle Dean
Gayle Dean

New York Times, Thursday, July 30, 1987

Author:
Gayle Dean
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,778
Across
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Long N.F.L. pass : BOMB
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Roman earth goddess : TERRA
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Crazy : MAD
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Asseverate : AVER
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Young ox : STEER
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Challenge : DARE
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Appellation : NAME
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Stage : PHASE
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Fitzgerald or Raines : ELLA
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Ponder with pleasure : GLOAT
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Start of a quote by Aristotle : EDUCATION
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Thunder god : THOR
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Tra-___ : LALA
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Quote: Part II : ISTHEBEST
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Crown : TIARA
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Teachers' org. : NEA
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Tidy : NEAT
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This once went far : DOLLAR
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Carp or flounder : FISH
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Joseph in Egypt : SLAVE
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Poses : SITS
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All : ENTIRE
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Streamlet : RILL
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Life story, for short : BIO
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Della from Detroit : REESE
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Quote: Part III : PROVISION
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Freshwater duck : TEAL
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Liberal side : LEFT
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End of quote : FOROLDAGE
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"The ___ Sanction": Trevanian : EIGER
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Stravinsky or Gorin : IGOR
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Concerning : ANENT
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Hub : NAVE
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Homophone for sleigh : SLAY
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British money : PENCE
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Singer Campbell : GLEN
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Countdown starter : TEN
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Put at bay : TREED
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Play area : YARD
Down
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Loud noise : BANG
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Ellipsoidal : OVAL
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Note : MEMO
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Respiration : BREATH
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Cookbook abbr. : TSP
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Heavenly : ETHEREAL
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Study : READ
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Outcome : RESULT
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Betel-nut palm : ARECA
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African country : MALI
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Woody's boy : ARLO
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Cathedral official : DEAN
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Particulars : DETAILS
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At that time : THEN
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A chorister : ALTO
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Of ample girth : OBESE
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Construe : INFER
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Pont Neuf waterway : SEINE
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Sample : TASTE
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Kay or Ringo : STARR
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Excuse in a whodunit : ALIBI
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Relative magnitude : RATIO
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Heated crime : ARSON
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Ferret : DELVE
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Forte of S. E. Morison : HISTORY
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Extremely rough action : VIOLENCE
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Rod's adjunct : REEL
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"___ With Father" : LIFE
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Shop tool : PLANER
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Like Scrooge : STINGY
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Adjust : ADAPT
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Stallone movie : FIST
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Eye amorously : OGLE
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Sorrel's cousin : ROAN
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Hackman or Wilder : GENE
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Fete : GALA
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At all : EVER
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Tear : REND
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Kennedy or Williams : TED

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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