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New York Times, Saturday, July 9, 1988

Author:
Ernst Theimer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,123
Across
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Latin I verb : AMAT
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Away : FRO
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Swing : LILT
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Farm structures : SILOS
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Sinbad's abductor : ROC
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Riveter of song : ROSIE
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Motionless : INERT
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Wine cup : AMA
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Western : OATER
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No Clue : FIFTEENPLUSFOUR
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Japanese money of account : SEN
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Drains : SAPS
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Fuss : ADO
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Money player : PRO
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Miser Marner : SILAS
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Ewe, to a lamb : MAMA
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Hawaiian island : OAHU
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Brazilian seaport : NATAL
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No Clue : ONEHALFOFEIGHTY
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Kingly : REGAL
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Cease : STOP
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Evening, in Paris : SOIR
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Cavalry sword : SABER
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Do wrong : SIN
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Bishopric : SEE
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L.A. eleven : RAMS
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Twice LII : CIV
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No Clue : EIGHTTIMESSEVEN
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Worth : VALUE
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Captain's diary : LOG
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Ekberg or Loos : ANITA
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Correct : EMEND
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Greek vowel : ETA
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Variable stars : NOVAS
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Carry on : RANT
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Blushing : RED
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Theme of this puzzle : MATH
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Book by poet Ciardi : ASIF
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Kind of skirt : MINI
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First Hebrew letter : ALEF
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Civil wrongs : TORTS
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One-time Kukla associate : FRAN
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Cavorts : ROMPS
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Fla. city : OCALA
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Idle : LOAF
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Ratio words : ISTO
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Stead : LIEU
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Okla., in 1900 : TERR
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Precipitous : STEEP
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Lone Ranger's theme composer : ROSSINI
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Sign up : ENROL
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Raises : UPS
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God of love : AMOR
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Borge and Hamlet : DANES
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Greek finale : OMEGA
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Louts : OAFS
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Falls behind : LAGS
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Bosom pal of Aramis : ATHOS
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"Socrate" composer : SATIE
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Husband of Jezebel : AHAB
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Faucet word : HOT
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Controversial saucers : UFOS
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Ancient harp : LYRE
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Warned : ALERTED
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Sagas : EPICS
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Deserter : RAT
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Month before Iyar : NISAN
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Coe, Cram or Ovett : MILER
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Struck : SMOTE
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Snake poison : VENOM
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At any time : EVER
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"___ Camera": Van Druten : IAMA
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Dell : GLEN
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Seek : HUNT
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Minced oath : EGAD
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Kin of bravo : VIVA
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Iowa, e.g., to Henri : ETAT
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Poet Ogden : NASH

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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