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New York Times, Saturday, August 22, 1987

Author:
Rhonda Kraus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Rhonda Kraus has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,801
Across
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Squamous : SCALED
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Instrument for Michelangelo : CHISEL
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Signal for a parley with a foe : CHAMADE
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Recipient of an award : HONOREE
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Basic : RADICAL
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Acrimonious activity : ARGUING
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A 1958 Oscar winner : IVES
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Gyrene : MARINE
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Word of politesse : SIR
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Bara film: 1915 : SIN
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Rabbi of note : WISE
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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Other preceder : EACH
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County in Ga. : DADE
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Rictuses : GRINS
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Bird's footwear : SNEAKERS
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Flower parts : BRACTS
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River through Sudan : NILE
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Corn bin : CRIB
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Mess : MUDDLE
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William Christopher's "M*A*S*H" role : CHAPLAIN
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Mirador : ORIEL
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Occiput's site : HEAD
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Loser to Gans: 1902 bout : ERNE
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Adjective for Ralph Sampson : TALL
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Famed Haarlem name : HALS
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Map abbr. : MTS
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Brady's "Paris ___": 1976 : ONE
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Incarcerated : PENTUP
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Bacchanal : TOOT
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Action on a green : RIMMING
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Element from sea water : BROMINE
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Part of Indonesia : SUMATRA
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Brought down : LOWERED
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Saint Sebastian, e.g. : MARTYR
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Tied : EVENED
Down
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Of the author of "Candida" : SHAVIAN
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Beat : CADENCE
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He wrote "One Fat Englishman" : AMIS
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Genève's ___ Léman : LAC
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Dutch treat? : EDAM
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Ohio city, birthplace of President Hayes : DELAWARE
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Lounge that's longue : CHAISE
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Marilyn of the Met : HORNE
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Little Sheba's creator : INGE
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Trifle : SOU
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Disputatious : ERISTIC
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Mild : LENIENT
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Nixon's sextet : CRISES
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Barnum's fake animal : EGRESS
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Disencumbers : RIDS
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Land that is tilled : ARABLE
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"Water Music" composer : HANDEL
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Galley word : DELE
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Stagehand : GRIP
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Dispatch : KILL
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Park of hockey fame : BRAD
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Priestly garment : CHASUBLE
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General follower : MOTORS
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Manhattan Project element : URANIUM
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"Horned" problem : DILEMMA
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Highland Scot, for one : CELT
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Wardrobe or cupboard : ARMOIRE
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Chanted : INTONED
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Homesteaded : NESTED
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Love Field feature : HANGAR
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Entertainer Buck : HENRY
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The Great Commoner : PITT
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Alta. or Que. : PROV
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Secret Service personnel : TMEN
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Impair : MAR
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Be liable to garnishment : OWE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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