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New York Times, Friday, August 19, 1988

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,164

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Across
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Hines and Siepi : BASSI
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Prospero's servant : ARIEL
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Essential parts : VITALS
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Badinage : BANTER
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A 1947 musical : HIGHBUTTONSHOES
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Passion, in Bath : ARDOUR
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Abhor : HATE
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Slangy negative : NAW
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A day in Livy's life : DIES
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Sometimes it flies : FUR
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Bis : TWICE
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Character in "Charley's Aunt" : ELA
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Kin of duikerboks : ELANDS
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Broadway org. : ANTA
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Ferrer or Brooks : MEL
30
Thin rope : CORD
31
Check : ARREST
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Menotti work : THEMEDIUM
35
Objets d'art : CURIOS
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Tyson's "kingdom" : RING
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Explorer Johnson : OSA
42
Unfold : OPEN
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Peasant footwear : SABOTS
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El ___, Spanish hero : CID
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James and Kett : ETTAS
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"My country, ___ of thee" : TIS
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Comic Jay : LENO
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"Le Coq ___" : DOR
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Señor's love : AMOR
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Casino employee : DEALER
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Gershwin song: 1925 : SWEETANDLOWDOWN
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Mother who can be cruel : NATURE
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Describing a winter glaze : SLEETY
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Like most TV shows : TAPED
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Sea swallows : TERNS
Down
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"So what!" : BIGDEAL
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Friend of D'Artagnan : ATHOS
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"Elephant Boy" star : SABU
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Insult : SLUR
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Believer: Suffix : IST
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On the plane : ABOARD
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Carry on : RANT
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Mosaic piece, e.g. : INSET
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Biblical verb ending : ETH
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Kind of verse : LEONINE
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Manly : VIRILE
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Responds to a stimulus : REACTS
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"Adam/___" (verse re microbes) : HADEM
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Creature painted on Indian artifacts : THUNDERBIRD
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Word with suit or socks : SWEAT
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Hayseed's milieu : FARM
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Cordial : WARM
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Reverberate : ECHO
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Fine-grained, fertile loam : LOESS
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Patrick, for one : SAINT
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Rag products : RUGS
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Singer Turner : TINA
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"Vaya Con ___" : DIOS
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Some of the West Pointers : COEDS
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In Manhattan's residential section : UPTOWN
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Go back : RETREAT
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Spotted felines : OCELOTS
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Tough; firm : SINEWY
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Decorate : ADORN
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Made amends : ATONED
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Postponed bedtime : SATUP
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Burdened : LADEN
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Actress Winningham : MARE
53
Robert or Elizabeth : DOLE
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Pitcher : EWER
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Greek letter : ETA
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U.S. naval vessel : LST

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

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