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Eli Wesoff
Eli Wesoff

New York Times, Friday, August 28, 1987

7-Down : Tennis star in the 20's

Author:
Eli Wesoff
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Eli Wesoff has 93 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 1 Shortz Era crossword in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,807
Across
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Begin's Peace Prize partner : SADAT
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Film actor Ray : ALDO
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Pahlavi, once : SHAH
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Certain testimony : ALIBI
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Kind of check : RAIN
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Spy portrayed by Garbo : HARI
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Harsh : STERN
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Battle scene in the Crusades : ACRE
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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In high dudgeon : HOTANDBOTHERED
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Haw's partner : HEE
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Range : SCOPE
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Of questionable honesty : SHADY
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"Tub" occupants : THREEMEN
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Molecule unit : ATOM
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Poet Lizette : REESE
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Egg: Comb. form : OVI
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Breakfast item : SAUSAGE
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Of a famous fabulist : AESOPIC
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Apr. collector : IRS
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Showed surprise : SATUP
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Mauna Loa goddess : PELE
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Annie Oakleys : FREEBIES
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Some Yalies : COEDS
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Corner or edge, in Essen : KANTE
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Mus. adaptation : ARR
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Snubbed : COLDSHOULDERED
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___ podrida : OLLA
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Wine lovers: Abbr. : OENS
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He tried to fly on an eagle : ETANA
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"The ___ Curse," Hammett yarn : DAIN
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TV's talking horse : MRED
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Hindu life principle : ATMAN
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Footless animal : APOD
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U.S. satellite : ESSA
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Indiscretion : LAPSE
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Window part : SASH
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Choral voice : ALTO
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Regimen : DIET
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Lincoln and Ribicoff : ABRAHAMS
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Covered with stannum : TINNED
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Fast horse : ARAB
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Tennis star in the 20's : LACOSTE
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Really inexpensive : DIRTCHEAP
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Kind of town : ONEHORSE
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Actress-dancer North : SHEREE
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Barbara or Nathan : HALE
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Jejune : ARID
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Rush : HIE
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"L.A. Law" actress : DEY
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Equipment for duelists : EPEES
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Brenda of comics : STARR
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D.C. body : HOUSE
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Motorized bike : MOPED
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Wrongdoings : EVILS
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Pleasing : NICE
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Quasi : ASIF
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Restrains a horse again : RETETHERS
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" ... ___ as a fire": Franklin : ASBAD
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Profitable, old style : GAINSOME
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"The Merry Widow," e.g. : OPERETTA
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___ head (think) : USEONES
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Britt ___, Swedish actress : EKLAND
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P.G.A.'s Peete : CAL
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Trying experience : ORDEAL
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Thunder sound : CLAP
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Hodgepodge : OLIO
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D.C. group re farm products : USDA
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Anagram for pram : RAMP
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Former reina et al. : ENAS
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Clark, of the movies : DANE
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Room in a harem : ODA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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