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New York Times, Saturday, August 15, 1987

46-Down : Pry

Author:
Kay Sullivan
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,794
Across
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The ___ of the Apostles : ACTS
5
Mil. need : AMMO
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Crémerie, e.g. : SHOP
13
Fly lightly and rapidly : FLIT
14
Garlands : LEIS
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An oil source : OLIVE
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Court strokes : FOREHANDS
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Christie's Ackroyd : ROGER
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Certain ornaments in architecture : OVA
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Kind of ink : INDIA
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City in Germany : LAHR
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Set right : REDRESS
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Miniature-tree culture : BONSAI
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Dismal, to Keats : DREAR
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Sharp blow : CLAP
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Chi. transportation : ELS
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Receipt : VOUCHER
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Like Manute Bol : TALL
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Feel pity : ACHE
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Opposite of forte : PIANO
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Chimney on das Haus : ESSE
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Colton-Randolph play : RAIN
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Silent one, sometimes : PARTNER
42
Al-___, Saharan region : ERG
43
Nash contemporaries : REOS
44
Wine attribute : AROMA
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" ... ___ for sport": Emerson : ANHOUR
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Gathered with difficulty : SCRAPED
52
Small shields : ECUS
53
Circa : ABOUT
55
Noted British painter of birds : EDE
56
Void : EGEST
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Sine qua non for certain duets : FOURHANDS
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Bantingizes : DIETS
60
Mother of Aeolus : ARNE
61
Nonwoven, nonknit fabric : FELT
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Houdini's wife : BESS
63
Rose's men : REDS
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Oxford insert : TREE
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Have the wherewithal : AFFORD
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Symbol of luxury : CLOVER
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Harangue : TIRADE
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Senators Cranston and Simpson : ALANS
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Doctors : MENDS
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Haydn's "Le ___" : MIDI
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Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
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Painter of the Ashcan School : SLOAN
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Out-of-sight site : HIGHSEAS
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Spoilers of Mrs. Murphy's chowder : OVERALLS
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Mystery writer Wahloo : PER
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Lowest deck : ORLOP
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Sacred: Comb. form : HIERO
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Like some locks : RAVEN
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Ochs of opera : BARON
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Swinburne is one : ISLE
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British cleaners and scrubbers : CHARS
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Fast time : LENT
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Mich.'s ___ Peninsula : UPPER
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Amico's greeting : CIAO
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Roman goddess : TERRA
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Expanse : AREA
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Hall for the famed : CARNEGIE
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What Sutherland often hits : HIGHCEES
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Sphere of 33 Down : EARTH
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Becomes oxidized : RUSTS
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Corkscrew : OPENER
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Pry : MEDDLE
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Hymn starter : ADESTE
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Cashiers : OUSTS
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Fathom : SOUND
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Tans : CURES
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Churchill's "___ Country" : AFAR
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Drill : BORE
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Teacher's deg. : EDB
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At the stern : AFT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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