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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Monday, August 15, 1988

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,160
Across
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Pay a visit : CALL
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Asian serpent : KRAIT
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"Aeneid" starter : ARMA
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"___ of the Mind," Shepard play : ALIE
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Browning's Ben Ezra, e.g. : RABBI
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Prejudice : BIAS
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Symphonic favorite : BEETHOVENSFIFTH
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Guard : SENTINEL
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Dodger of yore : REESE
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Guest room, sometimes : DEN
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Mild expletives : GEES
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Captain : MASTER
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Tunes : AIRS
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Baste : SEW
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Funnyman Johnson : ARTE
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Cook's cover : APRON
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Employ : USE
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Popular piano piece : MOONLIGHTSONATA
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Prefix for bar or gram : ISO
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Architectural ridge : ARRIS
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Finished : OVER
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Conger : EEL
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Faded away : DIED
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Accent : STRESS
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Dep. : STA
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Cinematic Superman : REEVE
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Rascal : SCALAWAG
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Virtuoso's showpiece : EMPERORCONCERTO
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Dock : PIER
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Dahl of "Kiss Kiss" : ROALD
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Clarinet, e.g. : REED
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Copy editor's term : STET
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Hitchcock film, with "The" : BIRDS
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Bills that pay few bills : ONES
Down
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Holmes's hansoms : CABS
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Sailor's direction : ALEE
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Banker's word : LIEN
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Latvian : LETT
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Coins of Copenhagen : KRONER
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"Nevermore" utterer : RAVEN
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First victim : ABEL
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___-Saud : IBN
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Common contraction : TIS
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"___ Irish Rose" : ABIES
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Widespread : RIFE
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Wrestlers' pads : MATS
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Court figure : ASHE
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Secrete : HIDE
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San Joachin valley city : FRESNO
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Measures the circumference of : GIRTS
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Greek Cupid : EROS
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Ike's wife : MAMIE
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"___ by any other name . . . ": Shak. : AROSE
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Barfly's perch : STOOL
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"Perfect" number : TEN
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Plant pest : APHID
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Debonair : SUAVE
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___ Park, Colo. valley : ESTES
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Has on : WEARS
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Concur : AGREE
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Soup server : LADLER
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Eye part : IRIS
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Neither's partner : NOR
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Easels, e.g. : STANDS
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Soft mineral : TALC
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A Navratilova rival : EVERT
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Chide : SCOLD
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Corded fabrics : REPS
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Release : EMIT
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Fencer's weapon : EPEE
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Cicatrix : SCAR
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Dynamic prefix : AERO
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St. Paul's designer : WREN
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To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
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Asgard dwellers : GODS
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Scepter's partner : ORB
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King of France : ROI

Answer summary: 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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