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New York Times, Friday, August 26, 1988

Author:
Robert O. Dillman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Robert Dillman has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 16 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,171
Across
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Viscid substance : GOO
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Fourth Estate verb : ALLEGE
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Large Polynesian craft : PAHI
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Tavern : INN
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Plunderer : REAVER
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Made hot under the collar : IRED
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Unit of tone pitch : MEL
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Star's concern : CAMERAANGLE
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Violates : PROFANES
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Single-masted boats : SLOOPS
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Thrashed : CANED
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Ring : PEAL
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What a bogy does : SCARES
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Adjusts : CORRECTS
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Quote : CITE
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Oriental philosophy : TAOISM
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U.N.figure: 1959 : HOO
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Heeling, as a ship : ALIST
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Kin of hems and haws : UMS
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Back part : SMALL
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"O sole ___" : MIO
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Bandleader Shaw et al. : ARTIES
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Plaintiff : USEE
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Illustrious group : PANTHEON
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Bids : OFFERS
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Intends : AIMS
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They're not pros : AMATS
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Lacedaemon : SPARTA
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"___ Graffiti": 1973 film : AMERICAN
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Film editor's milieu : CUTTINGROOM
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"___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
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Singer-composer from Ottawa : ANKA
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Singer from Brooklyn : DAMONE
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Type of buoy : NUN
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Actor O'Neal : RYAN
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Ranked at Wimbledon : SEEDED
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Ike's command : ETO
Down
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Ornamental braid : GIMP
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Kayo blow : ONER
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Away from the movie studio : ONLOCATION
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Secret : ARCANE
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Most gaunt : LEANEST
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Disabled : LAMED
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"___ Diary": Twain : EVES
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A neighbor of Pol. : GER
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Utensils on pencils : ERASERS
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Southwestern corn flour : PINOLE
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Former constellation : ARGO
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Servants, e.g. : HELP
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August 13, e.g. : IDES
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Disturbs : ALARMS
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Gets along : FARES
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Hover : POISE
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Rogue : SCAMP
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Eyelashes : CILIA
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"The Campbells are ___ . . . " : COMIN
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High point for stunt men : CHASESCENE
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A Chan portrayer : TOLER
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Bills, in Peru : SOLES
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Cord and Pierce-Arrow : AUTOS
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Papeete's location : TAHITI
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Ex-serviceman's garb : MUFTI
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Orders back : REMANDS
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"___ to Watch Over Me," 1926 song : SOMEONE
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Clan badge : TARTAN
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Grew crops : FARMED
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"___ Apart," Frost poem : AMOOD
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Raddle : SCAR
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Insignificant : PUNY
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Type of mackerel : ATKA
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Poilu's weapon : ARME
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In ___ (bogged down) : ARUT
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Tenor Martini : NINO
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Proceed, in Scotland : GAE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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