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New York Times, Thursday, August 25, 1988

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,170
Across
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Billiard stroke : MASSE
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Track event : DASH
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"Pay attention!" : HARK
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Two of Henry VIII's six : ANNES
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"Come ___ my parlor" : INTO
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Hyalite : OPAL
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Ermine in summer : STOAT
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Yannick of tennis : NOAH
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Lowest pinochle card : NINE
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Minn. site of large open-pit iron mine : HIBBING
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Suitcases : LUGGAGE
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Grasping : AVID
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Out of control : AMOK
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A bee of sorts : SINGALONG
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Lagniappe : BONUS
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Similar: Prefix : ISO
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Capp creature : LENA
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Knot up : SNARL
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Light up : GLOW
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Govt. economist's concern : GNP
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Mongolian wasteland : GOBI
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Frenzy : MANIA
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City on the Dnepr : KIEV
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Tend : MAN
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Revise : AMEND
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Summons of a sort : TINGALING
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Personality influencer : GENE
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An officer and a gentleman? : GERE
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Mason's creator : GARDNER
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Andrew and Edward : PRINCES
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"The ___ Love . . . " : ONEI
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Squash : PEPO
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Worship : ADORE
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Joy ride : SPIN
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"___ neighbor and weigh" : ASIN
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Composer Ethelbert : NEVIN
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Suspend : HANG
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Director Fritz : LANG
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Tendency : TREND
Down
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Hot Lips starred in this TV hit : MASH
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Opposed : ANTI
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One lacking noblesse oblige : SNOB
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Tar's gear holder : SEABAG
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Appropriate to summer : ESTIVAL
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Talk tediously : DINGDONG
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Up: Prefix : ANO
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P.O.W. camp : STALAG
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Boring : HOHUM
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Crown colony : HONGKONG
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Samoan port : APIA
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Jingled : RANG
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Swiss painter : KLEE
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Shade of green : NILE
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Oodles : GOBS
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Greek letter : SIGMA
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Followers of Mohammed : ISLAM
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Not a soul : NOONE
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___-Poo of "The Mikado" : NANKI
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Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
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Name of eight popes : URBAN
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Hurl : SLING
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Blowout : WINGDING
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Popular game : PINGPONG
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Middle East gulf : ADEN
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"The Hungarian Rome" : EGER
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Something different : VARIANT
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Singer Brewer : TERESA
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One who might gain interest : LENDER
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Tibetan neighbor : NEPAL
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Kin of gee : GOSH
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Newspaper org. : ANPA
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Check : REIN
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Inlet : COVE
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St. Patrick's land : ERIN
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Dispatch : SEND
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Wrestler's objective : PIN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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