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Judith Perry
Judith Perry

New York Times, Thursday, August 27, 1987

Author:
Judith Perry
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,806
Across
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Ice-cream flavor : MOCHA
6
Box : SPAR
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Injury : HARM
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"Oklahoma!" aunt : ELLER
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Deli offering : HERO
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State or river : OHIO
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Frighten : ALARM
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Spoken : ORAL
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N.Z. parrots : KEAS
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Weak : NAMBYPAMBY
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Ingests : EATS
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Lincoln Ctr. attraction : MET
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Welcome time for employees : PAYDAY
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Motley crowd : RAGTAG
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Walk heavily : CLOMP
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Exhausted : ALLIN
33
Targets for some kickers : GOALPOSTS
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Suggestive look : LEER
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"Thoughtful" flower : PANSY
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Boat's central structure : KEEL
40
Daily dozen : EXERCISES
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Room in a Greek temple : CELLA
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Mehitabel's companion : ARCHY
44
Ambush : WAYLAY
45
Sealskin boot : MUKLUK
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Misspeak : ERR
49
Hillside dugout : ABRI
50
Helplessly; inevitably : WILLYNILLY
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Leonine sound : ROAR
58
Certain savings accts : IRAS
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A k a : ALIAS
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Den : LAIR
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Moslem judge : CADI
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"Beau ___": Wren book : GESTE
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Indian meal : ATTA
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Patella's location : KNEE
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Organic compound : ESTER
Down
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Denote : MEAN
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Earthenware pot : OLLA
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Symbol of silence : CLAM
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Basil, e.g. : HERB
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A West Point graduate : ARMYMAN
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Young hog : SHOAT
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Beautician's specialty, for short : PERM
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Native of Oman : ARAB
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Rotund : ROLYPOLY
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Chicanery : HOKEYPOKEY
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In the van : AHEAD
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Lariat : RIATA
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Like some tree trunks : MOSSY
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Reade's "___ Woffington" : PEG
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Respiratory sound : RALE
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"Family Ties" member : ALEX
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Merriment : GLEE
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Note of a robin or lark : TIRRALIRRA
30
Rabbit : CONEY
31
Girl : LASS
33
Cut : GASH
34
Vend : SELL
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Anatomical tissue : TELA
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Destroy : SLAY
38
Dickens character : PICKWICK
41
French vineyard : CRU
42
Slaughter : CARNAGE
44
Twisted : WRY
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TV actress Gibbs : MARLA
46
W.W. I menace : UBOAT
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Poisonous snake : KRAIT
48
Miss Dinsmore : ELSIE
51
Asian country : IRAN
52
Take on cargo : LADE
53
Small land masses in the Seine : ILES
54
Itemize : LIST
55
Recent : LATE
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French river : YSER

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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