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New York Times, Sunday, July 31, 1988

Author:
June A. Boggs
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 665 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,145
Across
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File's partner : RANK
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Kimonos : ROBES
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Water bottle : CARAFE
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Shady spot : BOWER
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Bacchanalian cry : EVOE
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This can be grand : OPERA
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Deli-menu item : REUBEN
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Varnish source : ANIME
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Ala. city : SELMA
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Couple : UNITE
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Plantation group : SOWERS
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¿Cómo ___ V.? : ESTA
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Jewish calendar month : IYYAR
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Spuds : TATERS
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Outlets for admen : MEDIA
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Pair of pistols : CASE
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Subject of a Burns poem : LOUSE
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Wax-coated cheese : EDAM
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___ capita : PER
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Give ___ on the back (praise) : APAT
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Aunt, to Maria : TIA
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Gorcey or Durocher : LEO
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With regard to : INRE
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Del. industrialist : DUPONT
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___ da capo : ARIA
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Flat straw hat : SAILOR
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Soup scoop : LADLE
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Most confident : SUREST
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RR systems : ELS
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Intact : ENTIRE
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+998 : TWOISLANDS
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Synthetic : ERSATZ
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Not freq. : OCCAS
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Colorful shawl : SERAPE
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Sound : SANE
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Plant shoot : CION
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Tree toad : HYLA
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Yin kin : YANG
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Fire residue : EMBER
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Crotchety one : COOT
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Pungency : SALT
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" ... ___! the lark ... ": Shak. : HARK
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Grain sorghum : MILO
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Peacock-feather spots : OCELLI
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Look for prey : PROWL
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Imitate, in a way : PARROT
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Radiant : AGLEAM
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Tse-tung : MAO
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Hunting dog : SETTER
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French wine region : RHONE
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___ account (reprimand) : CALLTO
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Fountain offering : MALT
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Kerry county seat : TRALEE
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___ and terminer : OYER
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Low island : CAY
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Summertime in N.Y.C. : DST
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Ridicule : RIDE
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Gold: Comb. form : AUR
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Music halls : ODEA
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Broadcast : STREW
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Boggs of baseball : WADE
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Sly and nasty : SNIDE
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Cold-weather wear : PARKAS
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Indian term of respect : SAHIB
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Eject, as in volcanic action: Var. : SPUE
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Fashionable : TONISH
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Diacritical mark : TILDE
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Novelist Karmer : ILONA
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Con man's targets : MARKS
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Prima ballerina : ETOILE
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Sao ___, Brazil : PAULO
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High-calorie sandwich : HERO
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"___ porridge hot ... " : PEASE
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Snakebird : DARTER
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European lindens : TEILS
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The Ohre, to Hans : EGER
Down
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Contradict : REBUT
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Pastoral pipe in Palencia : AVENA
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Like some of Nolan Ryan's games : NOHIT
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German commander: W.W. II : KEITEL
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Wand : ROD
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Makes a choice : OPTS
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"I'll ___ for Christmas" : BEHOME
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"Maid of Athens, ___ part ... ": Byron : EREWE
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___ Koh, Afghan range : SAFED
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Eisenhower's "___ in Europe" : CRUSADE
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Air: Comb. form : AER
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Bumpkin : RUBE
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Arabs' apparel : ABAS
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Nonwoven fabric : FELT
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Intertwines : ENLACES
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Groundwork : BASIS
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Artful : WILY
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Madame Bovary : EMMA
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Nurture : REAR
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Perfume ingredient : NEROL
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Gets one's bearings : ORIENTS
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Litigated : SUED
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Sprang up : AROSE
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The March King : SOUSA
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Eureka! : AHA
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Involves in difficulties : MIRES
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Pliable : PLASTIC
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Course of action : POLICY
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Without principles : AMORAL
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Nobelist Mother : TERESA
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Controversies : TILTS
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" ... which kept the world ___": Hamlet : INAWE
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Fervency : ARDOR
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Its capital is Lille : NORD
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Actually existing: Lat. : INESSE
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Granite State flower : LILAC
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Town on the Adriatic : FANO
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Kazan : ELIA
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"Canoe row a boat?" is one : PUN
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Catch sight of : ESPY
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-8 : TENBITS
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Jacob's substituted bride : LEAH
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Virginia follower : REEL
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Tourist attraction : ZOO
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Some pineapples : AMMO
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High point : NOON
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Cards raise this : NAP
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Solecist's failing : GRAMMAR
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Pulpits : ROSTRA
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Instr. : TCHR
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Typewriter device : SPACER
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Wild sheep of Asia : ARGALI
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Hung loosely : LOLLED
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South African enclosure : KRAAL
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Reverberate : ECHO
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Oldest of the Bridges : LLOYD
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Crescent-shaped figures : LUNES
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French composer: 1890-1962 : IBERT
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Like George Apley : LATE
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Chieftain, also called Rolf the Ganger : ROLLO
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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M.P.H. : VEL
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Found : ERECT
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Single-celled organism : MONAD
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Colorless, flammable liquid : ETHANOL
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Mass of ivy : TOD
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Noted frontiersman: 1848-1929 : EARP
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Made an estimate : GUESSED
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One who cuddles : NESTLER
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He wrote "The Hour Glass" : YEATS
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One and a half: Comb. form : SESQUI
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Bend out of shape : WRITHE
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Humiliate : ABASE
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Clumsy : INAPT
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The Furies of myth : DIRAE
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Studio floodlight : KLIEG
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Like very much : ADORE
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Sir, in Zaragoza : SENOR
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Meathead : SIMP
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Pea-plant petals : ALAE
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Israeli round dance : HORA
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"Pocket" bread : PITA
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Calpurnia, to Caesar : UXOR
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Revise and correct : EDIT
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Statesman Cordell ___ : HULL
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Violinist Bull : OLE
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Orion's beloved : EOS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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