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New York Times, Thursday, August 13, 1987

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J K Q U V X }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,792
Across
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Doctors' org. : AMA
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Turkish city, formerly Seyhan : ADANA
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"___ of Fools," 1965 film : SHIP
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Leslie Caron film: 1953 : LILI
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Did a cobbler's job : SOLED
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Deli order : TOGO
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Charlton Heston movie: 1967 : PLANETOFTHEAPES
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Wins over : DISARMS
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Hatred : ENMITY
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Call ___ day : ITA
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Map abbr. : RTE
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Al Pacino movie: 1975 : DOGDAYAFTERNOON
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A first name in mysteries : ERLE
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Gossage or Goslin : GOOSE
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Town on New Guinea : LAE
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Rossellini classic: 1946 : PAISA
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Balaam's ___ : ASS
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Crème de la crème : ELITE
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Wartime agcy. : OCD
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Reach by radio : RAISE
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Full of reverence : AWED
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Tatum O'Neal movie: 1976 : THEBADNEWSBEARS
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Mouths : ORA
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___ excellence : PAR
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He played in "A Thousand Clowns": 1965 : BALSAM
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Baby's perch, in a rhyme : TREETOP
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Rock Hudson movie: 1968 : ICESTATIONZEBRA
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High flier at sea : ERNE
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Lustrous : NITID
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In the near future : SOON
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Peruse : READ
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Hammer and sickle : TOOLS
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Salamander : EFT
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Grossglockner is one : ALP
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Temperate : MILD
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Off the right path : ASTRAY
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Condemn : DOOM
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Landon and a sitcom : ALFS
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Seine : NET
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Sticks : ADHERES
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Flower part : STAMEN
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Indian from Ariz. : HOPI
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"___ a Kick Out of You" : IGET
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Nosegay : POSY
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Concave aspects of curves : INSIDES
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"I could ___ horse!" : EATA
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Beef Wellington, for one : ENTREE
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Military warehouse : DEPOT
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Plant of the goosefoot family : ORACH
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Move effortlessly : GLIDE
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"You ___," Klugman sitcom : AGAIN
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He choreographed "Pippin" : FOSSE
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" . . . and a time ___": Eccl. 3:7 : TOSEW
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A part of Gdansk : OLIWA
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Horse opera : OATER
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Necessities : NEEDS
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Biblical mount : ARARAT
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Ophelia's brother : LAERTES
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Unyielding : ADAMANT
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Gave orders : BOSSED
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Pays out : SPENDS
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Folk singer-political activist : BAEZ
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German quaff : BIER
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"God's Little ___": E. Caldwell : ACRE
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U.S.S.R. river : LENA
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Josip Broz : TITO
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Stir up : ROIL
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Chinese horn : OBOE
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Univ. teacher : PROF
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Niño's uncle : TIO
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Formicary inhabitant : ANT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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