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New York Times, Tuesday, July 7, 1987

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,755
Across
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"To ___ and a bone . . . ": Kipling : ARAG
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Meat jelly : ASPIC
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___ mater : ALMA
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Observe : NOTE
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Kind of rubber : CEARA
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Baltic and Adriatic : SEAS
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Defense org. : NATO
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A diamond M.V.P.: 1958-59 : ERNIEBANKS
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Noah's landing place : ARARAT
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Wind dir. : SSE
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End of a ring count : TEN
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Elated : GLAD
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Mecca pilgrimage : HADJ
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Supreme Being : CREATOR
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Start the bidding afresh : REOPEN
35
Carp kin : CHUB
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Chemical compound : ENOL
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"___ Go the Boats?": R.L.S. : WHERE
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Birthright possessor : HEIR
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Kind of boom : SONIC
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Ancient ointment : NARD
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Synthetic fiber : ARNEL
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Hindu hero : RAMA
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Cpl. and sgt. : NCOS
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___ quo : STATUS
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Painter's device : SPRAYER
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Louise or Turner : TINA
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A Yugoslav : SERB
54
Hirt and Smith : ALS
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Ruby, e.g. : GEM
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Dallas or Stevens : STELLA
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An M.V.P.: 1954, 1965 : WILLIEMAYS
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Carol : NOEL
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Lily Pons's forte : ARIA
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Hindu queen : RANEE
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Stuff : CRAM
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Sweet potatoes : YAMS
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Fasteners : SNAPS
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Coop group : HENS
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Pavlova or Christie : ANNA
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Niagara sound : ROAR
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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An M.V.P.: 1980 : GEORGEBRETT
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Textile fibers : ACETATES
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Sun. discourse : SER
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Criticize : PAN
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Dubliners : IRISH
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Julius or Sid : CAESAR
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___ rule (generally) : ASA
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Fasting period : LENT
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Manufacture : MAKE
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N.A.A.C.P., e.g. : ASSN
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Moisten overnight : BEDEW
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___ mode : ALA
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Giver : DONOR
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An M.V.P.: 1970, 1972 : JOHNNYBENCH
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Quartz : CHERT
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Wreck, in Madrid : RUINA
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Jaffe and Barrett : RONAS
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Tranquillity : PEACE
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Miscue : ERROR
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Calmer and Rorem : NEDS
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Future Eng. king : CHAS
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Walks lamely : LIMPS
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Pets : CARESSES
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Louis, in Pisa : LUIGI
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Expresses contempt : SNEERS
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Sculpture, e.g. : ART
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Jordan's capital : AMMAN
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Absent : AWAY
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Money in Milano : LIRA
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Svelte : SLIM
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Knowledge : LORE
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Incline : LEAN
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Mendicant's request : ALMS
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___ Vegas : LAS
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Memorabilia : ANA
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Slangy agreement : YEP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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