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New York Times, Saturday, August 29, 1987

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,808

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Across
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Start of a series : ABCD
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Expeditious : FAST
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Author Loos : ANITA
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Land bordering Algeria : MALI
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Dog star that can't be Sirius : ASTA
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Board, as a train : GETON
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Ruffles one's feathers : IRES
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Birthright seller : ESAU
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Ain't, properly : ARENT
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TYROS : DIFFERENTSTORY
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Hit the tarmac : ALIT
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Candidate for spitchcocking : EEL
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Immature forms : LARVAE
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Rock channel : MTV
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Object of affection : IDOL
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Start of a Keats title : ODEON
35
Gets along : FARES
37
High note : ELA
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VOILA! NYACK! : WEIRDALYANKOVIC
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Our lang. : ENG
42
The Beach Boys' "___ John B." : SLOOP
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"___ a Parade," 1931 song : ILOVE
44
Barrett or Jaffe : RONA
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Eliot's "cruellest" mo. : APR
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Poitier or Greenstreet : SIDNEY
48
Double it, then beat it : TOM
50
Phnom ___ : PENH
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GETTING A SON : ILLGOTTENGAINS
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"What's Up, Doc?" actor : ONEAL
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Scarlett? : REDD
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Flood foiler : NOAH
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Cycle on some machines : RINSE
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Saroyan hero : ARAM
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Bernhardt's great rival : DUSE
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Les ___-Unis : ETATS
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Undercover man : MOLE
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Heathrow visitors : SSTS
Down
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Included with : AMID
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Actress Lynn : BARI
3
Staff symbol : CLEF
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What some fall into : DISFAVOR
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"The ___ Queene" : FAERIE
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Black-ink item : ASSET
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Oliver's pal : STAN
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Lacking slack : TAUT
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5½-point type : AGATE
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Oil used in perfumery : NEROLI
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Nero's route : ITER
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Obie's cousin : TONY
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"Guest" at certain meals : ANT
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Beasts with spiral horns : ELANDS
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"Natural" at Reno : SEVEN
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Capp's ___ Slobbovia : LOWER
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Of a gland: Comb. form : ADENO
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What kings do all day : REIGN
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Koch book : MAYOR
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Problem for January : TRAP
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Forth feeder : DEVON
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Salad ingredient : OLIVE
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Cagney's partner : LACEY
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Angel's bad news : FLOP
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Aspen activity : SKIING
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Place that's "remembered" : ALAMO
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Experienced people : OLDHANDS
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Finally : ATLAST
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"___ No Flowers," 1964 Doris Day film : SENDME
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Eyes her with desire : OGLES
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Treadle : PEDAL
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Monogram pt. : INIT
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A Horne : LENA
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British conveyance : TRAM
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Lawrence ___ (Mr. T) : TERO
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Debtors' documents : IOUS
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Tweed twitter : NAST
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Women : SHES
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Get a lode of this : ORE

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

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