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New York Times, Friday, July 8, 1988

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,122
Across
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Yodeler's milieu : ALPS
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Kerspang! : WHAM
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Listen to Shakespeare's lark : HARK
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Stronghold : KEEP
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Ascribe : REFER
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Agave plant : ALOE
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Conceit : IDEA
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Emulate Red Jacket : ORATE
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Style : MODE
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Raconteur : NARRATOR
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Bedew : DAMPEN
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Bound : TIED
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Oscar in Verdi's "Un Ballo ... " : PAGE
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Dubhe or Duhr : STAR
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Battle site: Sept. 1943 : SALERNO
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Raconteur : YARNSPINNER
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Expert : ACE
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Exclamation of sorrow : ALAS
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Noisy, to Noyes : AROAR
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Give a traffic ticket : CITE
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Hippie's home : PAD
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Raconteur : STORYTELLER
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Appoint beforehand : DESTINE
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For fear that : LEST
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What sentries must be on : TOES
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Certain pay raise, for short : COLA
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Eclat : RENOWN
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Raconteur : ROMANCER
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State peremptorily : AVER
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Mourning symbol : CRAPE
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Shopper's lodestar : SALE
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Quadruped's parent : SIRE
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"The fathers have ___ a sour grape ... ": Jer. 31:29 : EATEN
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Time periods : ERAS
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Slog : PLOD
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Military meal : MESS
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Let : RENT
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Related : AKIN
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Mother of Castor : LEDA
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Look at narrowly : PEER
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Some Laconians : SPARTANS
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Inscribed : WROTE
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A Judean ruler : HEROD
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Eritrean Moslem : AFAR
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Convened : MET
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Kevel : HAMMER
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Leaning to one side : ALOP
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Took the stage : RODE
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Cutting : KEEN
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Signal of imminent attack : REDALERT
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Pomposity : AIRS
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Event that turns one's hair white? : AGER
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Where Iloilo is : PANAY
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Dieter's dish : SALAD
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Metier : TRADE
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Fill the night with sound : SNORE
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Sparables : NAILS
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Musical group : OCTET
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Caroline island : YAP
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A virtue, to Chaucer : PATIENCE
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Actor Jeremy : IRONS
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Eternally, in poesy : EER
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Detergent : CLEANSER
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Pack : STOW
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O'Neill's mother : ELLA
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Put away : STORED
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Capelike vestments : COPES
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Signs : OMENS
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Denticle : RASP
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Ponerology topic : EVIL
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Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus : NERO
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Scold : RATE
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Custody : CARE
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Dash : ELAN
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Part of R & R : REST
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Butt : RAM

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