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New York Times, Friday, July 31, 1987

Author:
Christopher Sherwood
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Christopher Sherwood has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,779
Across
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Pilsener ingredient : MALT
5
Lend a hand to a hood : ABET
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___ and weave : BOB
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Unparalleled : IDEAL
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Theater box : LOGE
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Avant-garde movement: 1916-22 : DADA
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Source of igneous rock : MAGMA
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Feral pig : BOAR
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Boola-boola boys : ELIS
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Period : ERA
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Certain tourneys : ROUNDROBINS
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Bean : LEGUME
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Pianist Tatum : ART
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"The Maids" playwright : GENET
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Beat other reporters : SCOOPED
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Tiny nails : BRADS
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Bon mot : JOKE
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Resort at Lake Garda : RIVA
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Pester : RAG
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Kind of moss : SPANISH
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Tourmaline or peridot : GEM
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Minute land mass : ISLE
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A former British colony : ADEN
43
Sanctions : AMENS
45
Run : OPERATE
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"Go away!" : SCOOT
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Corrida call : OLE
49
Call forth : BECKON
51
Major transgression : CARDINALSIN
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Masonry tool : HOD
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Piffero's cousin : OBOE
59
Runabout's deck material : TEAK
60
Behave like a thespian : EMOTE
62
Shooter of gold-tipped arrows : EROS
63
Language of the Gaels : ERSE
64
Allied conference site: 1945 : YALTA
65
Opacate : DIM
66
Active one : DOER
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Mexican muzhik : PEON
Down
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Marceau's forte : MIME
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Hebrew month : ADAR
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Top-flight barrister: Colloq. : LEGALEAGLE
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Sporty chapeau : TAM
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Beatles' "Abbey Road," e.g. : ALBUM
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TV's Paladin portrayer : BOONE
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Expression of alarm : EGAD
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Landscaping features : TERRACES
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South Pacific island : BALI
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Wednesday was named for him : ODIN
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Kind of drum : BASS
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Nobility of spirit : LARGESS
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Shark's victim, at times : DEBTOR
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Pitcher's aim : OUT
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Gold, in Roma : ORO
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Priestley's "Eden ___" : END
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Understand : GRASP
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Fauna wrapper : SKIN
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Place in a slot : PIGEONHOLE
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Track-meet segment : EVENT
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Oahe, Oroville et al. : DAMS
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Verve, Italian style : BRIO
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Green shade : JADE
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Low rating : ONE
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Protected from imitators : PATENTED
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Horse-drawn taxi : HACKNEY
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Wears down : ERODES
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Oop's kingdom : MOO
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Ring name : ALI
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___-fi : SCI
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Pleasure-weary : BLASE
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Glacial soil deposit : ESKER
51
Shields at Princeton : COED
52
Dugout shelter : ABRI
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Study or cuddy : ROOM
54
Baltic island : AERO
56
Pianist Herz : OTTO
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Doyen : DEAN
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Mercatorial device : MAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle.

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