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New York Times, Friday, August 5, 1988

Author:
Wilson McBeath
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Wilson McBeath has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,150
Across
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Memorable "lionized" actor : LAHR
5
Lanchester of films : ELSA
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Being: Lat. : ESSE
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Mars: Comb. form : AREO
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Darts : FLITS
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West Pt., e.g. : ACAD
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Site of Louis XIV's palace : VERSAILLES
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Mugger : THUG
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Cast ___ (bewitch) : ASPELL
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Leafstalk : PETIOLE
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Sea squirt : SALPA
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Horace or Thomas : MANN
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Of trees : ARBOREAL
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Westminster Palace's clock : BIGBEN
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Seine pont : NEUF
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Skin ailment : SCALL
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Vintage car : REO
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Pouch or Indian tribe : SAC
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Properties : ESTATES
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Tell's Swiss canton : URI
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Class : ILK
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Corn variety : MAIZE
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Cuckoos : ANIS
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Photographic developer : AMIDOL
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Solicitor : ATTORNEY
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N.B.A.'s Archibald : NATE
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Highway : ROUTE
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Entrance : INGRESS
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Japanese-Americans : NISEIS
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Thai money : BAHT
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Jefferson's home : MONTICELLO
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Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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A.k.a. : ALIAS
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Poetic contraction : NEER
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Cupola : DOME
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Barber's call : NEXT
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Biblical passage : TEXT
Down
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Mauna Loa output : LAVA
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Greek Mars : ARES
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Study of reptiles: Abbr. : HERP
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" . . . raptures and ___ vice": Swinburne : ROSESOF
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Building wing : ELL
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Diamond ___ : LIL
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Pace : STEP
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Congregate : ASSEMBLE
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Cafe activity : EATING
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Famed castle at Vienna : SCHONBRUNN
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Novelist Bellow : SAUL
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Border : EDGE
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French girl : FILLE
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Winged : ALAR
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Follows : TAILS
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Meals, in Milano : PASTI
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Isabella's home in Seville : ALCAZAR
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Anxiety, in Avila : ANSIA
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Domain : REALM
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Royal residence in London : BUCKINGHAM
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Phantasmal : EERIE
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Blatant : NOISY
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" . . . he ___ live": Diogenes Laërtius : ATETO
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Overact : EMOTE
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Vendor : SALESMAN
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"All good gifts . . . ___ from Heaven": J.M. Campbell : ARESENT
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Shoot forth repeatedly : DARTLE
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Mediterranean seaport : TUNIS
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Auricular : OTIC
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In the same place: Lat. : IBID
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Alliance acronym : NATO
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Part of the foot : SOLE
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Robt. ___ : ELEE
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Holly : ILEX
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Cull : SORT
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Nope : NIX
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Make lace : TAT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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