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New York Times, Wednesday, August 26, 1987

Author:
R. S. Jones
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
R. S. Jones has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,805
Across
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Disserve : HARM
5
Delivers a diatribe : RANTS
10
Part of A.B. : ABLE
14
Jacob's twin : ESAU
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Tatum McEnroe, née ___ : ONEAL
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Plod : SLOG
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Queens, N.Y., bridge : WHITESTONE
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Ratted : SANG
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Tranquilized state : SEDATION
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Abstract : PRECIS
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At that time : THEN
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Marabou : STORK
25
Voracious game fish : COBIA
28
Tibetan ox : YAK
30
Confused : ATSEA
33
Pinafores : APRONS
35
Prompted : CUED
37
Hebrew letter : TAV
38
" . . . ___ a painted ocean": Coleridge : UPON
39
Relating to eight : OCTAL
41
Arrive : COME
42
Stitch : SEW
43
Philippine tribesman : MORO
44
Oklahoman : SOONER
46
P.G.A.'s Palmer : ARNIE
48
Ex-coach Parseghian : ARA
50
"Cagney and Lacey" co-star : GLESS
51
"Get lost!" : SCRAM
53
Senator from R.I. : PELL
55
Lining fabric : SATEEN
57
Butter knife : SPREADER
61
Junior-class event : PROM
62
Altered basaltic rock : GREENSTONE
64
Site of Vulcan's forge : ETNA
65
Hawaiian island : LANAI
66
Tara locale : ERIN
67
Preadult : TEEN
68
___ nous : ENTRE
69
County of Miami, Fla. : DADE
Down
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Chops : HEWS
2
Wimbledon champion: 1975 : ASHE
3
John Brown affair : RAID
4
Sport of a sort : MUTATION
5
O'Grady, of song : ROSIE
6
Caesar's avenger : ANTONY
7
Las Vegas light : NEON
8
Beach goal : TAN
9
Stayed overnight : SLEPT
10
Maintain : ASSERT
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English jurist: 1723-80 : BLACKSTONE
12
Actress Anderson : LONI
13
Quiche ingredients : EGGS
18
"___ Brand": Hawthorne : ETHAN
22
Word in a Hope-Crosby film title : ROAD
24
Jaeger : SKUA
25
___ sine qua non : CAUSA
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Happy Hooligan's creator : OPPER
27
Type of building often seen in Baltimore : BROWNSTONE
29
Elmo Lincoln, e.g. : ACTOR
31
Noted chairmaker : EAMES
32
Affirms : AVERS
34
Memorable actor Jack : SOO
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Former Man. transit : ELS
40
Study intensely but tardily : CRAM
41
Compared, as texts : COLLATED
43
Bare : MERE
45
Stares amorously : OGLES
47
"The ___ Cometh": O'Neill : ICEMAN
49
Emerge : APPEAR
52
Viewpoint : ANGLE
54
Kovacs or Pyle : ERNIE
55
Small barracuda : SPET
56
Comedian Johnson : ARTE
57
Dispatched : SENT
58
Mount ___, Fla. resort : DORA
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Geraint's wife : ENID
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Actor Auberjonois : RENE
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Campaigned : RAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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