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New York Times, Thursday, August 11, 1988

Author:
Margaret W. Huskey
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Y }, Scrabble score: 248 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Margaret W. Huskey has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,156

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Across
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Recorded, in a way : TAPED
6
Site of Port-au-Prince : HAITI
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Delay, old style : BELATE
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Past month : ULTIMO
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Man from Oman, e.g. : ARABIAN
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Delicious drinks : NECTARS
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Hornswoggled : DUPED
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Bsh. or pk. : AMT
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Navajo's home : HOGAN
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Utah's ___ National Park : ZION
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Eyelid inflammations : STIES
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Rama's wife : SITA
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Superlative suffix : EST
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Scottish royal family: 1371-1714 : STUARTS
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January 1 drink : NOG
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Loses hope : DESPAIRS
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Swimming mammals : OTTERS
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Famed octogenarian : HOPE
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Malay boat : PROA
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Tex. river : SABINE
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They get lots of suits : CLEANERS
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"To ___ is human ... ": Pope : ERR
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Makes beloved : ENDEARS
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A nephew of Abraham : LOT
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Low-skilled worker : PEON
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Sights on a jalopy : DENTS
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Commanded : BADE
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Christie and Karenina : ANNAS
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Posed : SAT
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Eton boy's mom : MATER
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Milk sugar : LACTOSE
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Slow disintegration : EROSION
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Eagle or lark : SOARER
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Relative magnitudes : RATIOS
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Viewpoint : SLANT
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Luster : SHEEN
Down
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Sites of small tempests : TEAPOTS
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Vice President Barkley : ALBEN
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Indemnified : PAID
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Airport abbr. : ETA
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Render alcohol unfit for drinking : DENATURE
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TV detective : HUNTER
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October ___ : ALE
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Constant desire : ITCH
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Schipa and Gobbi of opera : TITOS
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Picture in the mind : IMAGINE
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Injury : BRUISE
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Skilled speaker : ORATOR
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Dressed timber roughly : ADZED
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Hidden hindrances : SNAGS
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An orangutan : MIAS
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Salary : STIPEND
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Squirrels and magpies : STORERS
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Rhone tributary : SAONE
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Porticoes : STOAS
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Greek letter : PHI
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Dress leather : TAN
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Large serving dishes : PLATTERS
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Flower part : SEPAL
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Punta ___, Chilean port : ARENAS
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Wild ones at 40 Down : BRONCOS
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"Last Supper" picture : CENA
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High spirits : ELATION
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Western jamborees : RODEOS
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Ship's rear : STERN
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Abandon : DESERT
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Province of South Africa : NATAL
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Memorable bandleader : BASIE
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Marsh bird : SORA
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Speck : MOTE
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Cambodian coin : SEN
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Stadium sound : RAH

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