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New York Times, Saturday, August 13, 1988

Author:
Kevin Boyle
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Kevin Boyle has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,158
Across
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Mongibello : ETNA
5
Like Abdul-Jabbar : TALL
9
Slug : SNAIL
14
Disney movie: 1982 : TRON
15
Turkish regiment : ALAI
16
Diacritical mark : TILDE
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Conference Constantine convened : COUNCILOFNICAEA
20
Aromatic herb : HYSSOP
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Otic bones : STAPEDES
22
Slangy assent : YEP
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Siamang : APE
25
Roman ruler : AURELIAN
30
Kind of hatch : ESCAPE
35
Indeed : TRULY
36
High-priced : DEAR
38
Grievous exclamation : ALAS
39
A Socratic dialogue : MENO
40
___-burly : HURLY
41
Bane : PEST
42
Fat: Comb. form : ADIP
43
This has a soffit : EAVE
44
Furze; whin : GORSE
45
Harmful : NOCENT
47
Roman ruler : AUGUSTUS
49
Snipefish : EEL
51
Jazz guitarist Farlow : TAL
52
N. African tree : SANDARAC
57
Strong snuff : RAPPEE
62
Imperial security force : PRAETORIANGUARD
64
Bride's walkway : AISLE
65
To be, in Bernay : ETRE
66
Cato's 202 : CCII
67
Mongol invader : TATAR
68
Burn : SEAR
69
Where Hengist ruled : KENT
Down
1
Engrave : ETCH
2
Ilium : TROY
3
Mind, to a philosopher : NOUS
4
Miller and Harding : ANNS
5
Capital of Taiwan : TAIPEI
6
"___ for Love": Dryden : ALL
7
Mekong River people : LAOS
8
Not ___ finger (do nothing) : LIFTA
9
Stalklike support : STIPES
10
Attractive : NICE
11
"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
12
Napoleon's notion : IDEE
13
Grasslands : LEAS
18
With false modesty : COYLY
19
Linens : NAPERY
23
Mantegna's birthplace : PADUA
25
Buddhist self : ATMAN
26
Hives : UREDO
27
Kind of rhyme : RUNIC
28
Abscond : ELOPE
29
Roman ruler : NERVA
31
Devices for 51 Across : CAPOS
32
Vigilant : ALERT
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Pari ___ (equably) : PASSU
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Famed American photorealist : ESTES
37
Eskimo : ALEUT
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Other: Comb. form : HETERO
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Penal network est. 1918 : GULAG
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Less messy : NEATER
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Thirty-second U.S. Vice President : GARNER
50
Roman household gods : LARES
52
Small gaiter : SPAT
53
Cantata part : ARIA
54
Tammany antagonist : NAST
55
First governor of Va., Baron ___ Warr : DELA
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Mention : CITE
58
Robin Goodfellow : PUCK
59
With deference to : PACE
60
"Exile of ___": T. Campbell : ERIN
61
What diaskeuasts do : EDIT
63
Southern constellation : ARA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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