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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

SIENA TOURIST STOPS?

New York Times, Sunday, August 7, 1988

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 555 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,152
Across
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Baker's aide : ICER
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Flak sound : ACK
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Laughing matter : JEST
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Sell hot tickets : SCALP
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Meadow mouse : VOLE
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"If ___ a Hammer" : IHAD
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Colorful fish : OPAH
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Small drum : TABOR
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One of the Waughs : ALEC
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Novelist de la Roche : MAZO
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Apiary sight : HIVE
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Rainier realm : MONACO
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Happy cloud : NINE
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Signora on a camel? : FLORENCEOFARABIA
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Problems in the boot? : CAPRICORNS
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Count the pennies : SCRIMP
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Corrida contender : TORO
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Mrs. Henry Wallace : ILO
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Same old routine : RUT
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Gael's land : EIRE
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Turn into : BECOME
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Sharp taste : TANG
45
Oriental nanny : AMAH
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Stephen Foster's "Old Uncle" : NED
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Antarctic cape : ADARE
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Ever so simple? : ASSISIASPIE
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Short smoke : CIG
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Matelot's milieu : MER
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Splinter group : SECT
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Rita's Khan : ALY
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Sizable : LARGE
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Licorice-tasting cordials : ANISETTES
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"Sail ___ Ship of State!" : ONO
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Discredited, as an idol : FALLEN
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Working woman's choice? : CARRARAMOTHERHOOD
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Bisector's result : HALVES
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Mouth piece : LIP
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Fragrant plants : AROMATICS
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Actress LuPone : PATTI
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Rosary bead : AVE
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News clipping : ITEM
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Fam. member : BRO
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Ostrich look-alike : EMU
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Italian obi? : CREMONASASH
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Grant license to : ALLOW
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Paver's pitch : TAR
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Grigs : EELS
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Anna who played Nana : STEN
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Edits TV goofs : BLEEPS
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"Snake eyes" at Reno : ONES
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High, in music : ALT
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___ for tat : TIT
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Parlor piece : SOFA
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Go ___ (deteriorate) : TOSEED
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How to keep the dottore away? : ANAPOLIDAY
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Second line of a nursery rhyme? : PISAPORRIDGECOLD
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Familiar campus figure : PROF
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Part of a Darwinian title : ORIGIN
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Zwei chaser : DREI
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Breton brainstorm : IDEE
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Run in neutral : IDLE
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Shade of green : LODEN
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Algae extract : AGAR
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Parking lights : DIMS
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Give the elbow : POKE
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Slyly disparaging : SNIDE
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European blackbird : MERL
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Grasshopper's critic : ANT
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Whilom : ERST
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First czar of Russia : IVAN
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Mulligrubs : COLIC
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"Uncle Vanya" role : ELENA
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Any sense organ : RECEPTOR
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Part of a target-practice command : AIMFIRE
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Copper: Comb. form : CHALCO
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Ocarina's kin : KAZOO
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Andrew and Lyndon : JOHNSONS
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Grand-scale : EPIC
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Goalie's successes : SAVES
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Union of the personal soul with God : THEOCRASY
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It's more than a shower : STORM
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Hors d'oeuvre item : CANAPE
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Rhyme scheme : ABAB
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Math points : LOCI
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Malayan outrigger : PROA
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A Dickens family : DORRITS
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Rum cocktail : MAITAI
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Chou ___ : ENLAI
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Dowdy one : FRUMP
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Hotel amenity? : ROMESERVICE
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Not to be believed : INCREDIBLE
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King's tenure : REIGN
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Selvage : EDGE
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The Crimson Tide, for short : BAMA
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Earl of Avon : EDEN
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Lampooned likeness : CARICATURE
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Brobdingnagian : GIANT
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Greeting from Michael Caine? : HELLOAMALFI
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Impersonate : ACTAS
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Ending for hip or tip : STER
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Hilo howdy : ALOHA
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Very much : ALOT
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Table staple : SALT
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Cannon salute : SALVO
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Comics cave man : OOP
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Spume : FROTH
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Alas! : AHME
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Outward images : MIENS
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Goddess of discord : ERIS
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Biblical villain : HAMAN
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Cut a photo : CROP
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Shoats' moms : SOWS
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Falstaff's henchman : PETO
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City on the IJ : AMSTERDAM
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Think it through : REASON
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"Oklahoma!" aunt : ELLER
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Cry of encouragement to Mary Lou : ATTAGIRL
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Fisherman's net : SEINE
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Digestive aid : ANTACID
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Kind of cinch : LEADPIPE
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Least timorous : BOLDEST
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Contrived : STAGED
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Like a high mass : SOLEMN
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Voice a view : OPINE
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Requiem : DIRGE
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Daises : PODIA
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Fervor : ARDOR
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Egg innards : YOLKS
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Ward heelers : POLS
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Do a Tuesday chore : IRON
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Sir, in Africa : SIDI
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Treasured : DEAR
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Iambic measures : FEET

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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