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ELVIS

New York Times, Sunday, August 16, 1987

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 524 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,795
Across
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Molten-metal carrier : LADLE
6
Memphis god : PTAH
10
Parts of dols. : CTS
13
Danish cape, with "The" : SKAW
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Of oil : OLEIC
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Hall, in Hamburg : AULA
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Snapshot : PHOTO
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Londoner's subway : TUBE
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Third of a series : GAMMA
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Pass receiver Collinsworth : CRIS
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Kind of quarter : LATIN
25
Corrida sounds : OLES
26
Presley vending song: 1963 : ONEBROKENHEARTFORSALE
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One of the Hebrides : TIREE
31
Wylie's "The Orphan ___" : ANGEL
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Glacial ridge : ESKER
33
Presley estate : GRACELAND
37
Unfruitful : STERILE
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Peruvian clothing : ROPA
40
Latin conjunctions : ETS
41
Anthropologist Margaret : MEAD
42
She wrote "Delta of Venus" : NIN
43
Fannie follower : MAE
46
Colonel North : OLIVER
48
Legendary British king : BELI
49
Ecdysiast's covering : GSTRING
51
Rueful Presley song: 1961 : IFEELSOBAD
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Abdul-Jabbar's gp. : NBA
57
Takes care of : SEESTO
58
"Pagliacci" role : NEDDA
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Got on : FARED
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Perfect : ERRORLESS
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Hopeful Presley song: 1968 : IFICANDREAM
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Autonomous region of NW Italy : VALDAOSTA
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Indo-Iranian : ARYAN
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Weighs or weights : HEFTS
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Teem : ABOUND
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H.S. V.I.P.'s : SRS
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Presley avowal song: 1966 : ALLTHATIAM
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Excellent : CAPITAL
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Radio amateurs : HAMS
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Product resulting from cracking petroleum : ETHENE
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Enzyme suffix : ASE
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Ending denoting origin : OTE
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Champagne town : SENS
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Brazilian border river : APA
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Utah resort : ALTA
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Made ineffective : NEGATED
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Giving-up Presley song: 1961 : SURRENDER
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Algerian cavalryman : SPAHI
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Onto : AWARE
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Qum native : IRANI
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Presley thoughtful-question song: 1960 : AREYOULONESOMETONIGHT
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Rich source : LODE
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Wimps' cousins : NERDS
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Strigiformes sound : HOOT
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Sister, to Cato : SOROR
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Tied : EVEN
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Key : ISLET
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Defoe heroine : MOLL
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Battery terminal : ANODE
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Louis L'Amour's "The Haunted ___" : MESA
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Dutch commune : EDE
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Barrie pirate : SMEE
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Billiard stroke : MASSE
Down
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Trademark : LOGO
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Senator Cranston : ALAN
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Attica division : DEME
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Tamarack part : LIMB
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Card game for two : ECARTE
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Rodent robber-hoarder : PACKRAT
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Soup vessels : TUREENS
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Brought into agreement : ALINED
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Diner order : HASH
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What the Light Brigade did : CHARGED
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Walk like a two-year-old : TOTTER
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Oppressive : STIFLING
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Facing a glacier : STOSS
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Farmer opposed to Soviet collectivization : KULAK
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White poplar : ABELE
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Hameln's river : WESER
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Banana plant : PLANTAIN
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Yoko ___ : ONO
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Edmonton hockey team : OILERS
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Studio feature : EASEL
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Come again : REENTER
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Intersecting vaults' edge : GROIN
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Pocahontas's spouse : ROLFE
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On foot, in Paris : APIED
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Hollowed out : CAVED
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Supple : LISSOM
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Jason's first wife : MEDEA
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___ en scène : MISE
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Leaf cutters : ANTS
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Selves : EGOS
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Guido note : ELA
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Commuter's delight : BARCAR
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Sis, e.g. : REL
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Some switches : OFFS
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Lures : BAITS
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Emerald and aquamarine : BERYLS
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Of a region : AREAL
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Genetic material : DNA
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Rave's partner : RANT
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Treat with a certain antiseptic : IODATE
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Small amounts : DRAMS
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Cow, in Vigo : VACA
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Down with, in Dijon : ABAS
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Long, swinging stride : LOPE
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Twos, in Roma : DUI
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Violinist-composer Vivaldi : ANTONIO
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Toque or cloche : HAT
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Patriot Allen : ETHAN
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Kind of goal or trip : FIELD
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Pierre's aunt : TANTE
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Besmirch : SMEAR
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Most transparent : SHEEREST
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" . . . ___ evil" : HEARNO
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Court jargon : LEGALESE
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Vicuña's milieu : ANDES
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Met zealot : STANDEE
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Halo : AUREOLE
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Babble : PRATTLE
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Kissinger's "___ Restored . . . ": 1957 : AWORLD
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African desert wind : SIMOOM
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Lonely, in Ems : EINSAM
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City in India : SALEM
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Try out : PROVE
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Yellow-fever vector : AEDES
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Wolflike carrion eater : HYENA
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Prefix with form or cycle : UNI
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Electrical resistance units : OHMS
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New Rochelle college : IONA
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___ de Londres (ribbed silk) : GROS
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Coal scuttles : HODS
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Shoe insertion : TREE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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