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Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline

New York Times, Saturday, August 8, 1987

Author:
Nancy Joline
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Nancy Nicholson Joline has 61 pre-Shortz puzzles and 48 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,787

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Across
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Nipa palm : ATAP
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Rear up : RAMP
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Flicks : PICS
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"___ canem" : CAVE
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Comply : OBEY
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Aleutian island : ADAK
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Like the soul, to some believers : TRANSMIGRATORY
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Ossuary : URN
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Identify : PEG
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Wilfred Sheed subject : ALI
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Corolla petal : ALA
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Caterpillar bristles : SETAE
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Jordan's capital : AMMAN
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Fiacre : CAB
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Like Jim Crow laws : DISCRIMINATORY
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Emulated Cain : TILLED
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Kiwanis' cousins : ELKS
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Catches sight of : ESPIES
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Accent : STRESS
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Nine inches : SPAN
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Nonmoving part in a machine : STATOR
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Like some telegrams : CONGRATULATORY
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Ex-coach Parseghian : ARA
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Nicholas Gage book : ELENI
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Mirador : ORIEL
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Wk. ender : SAT
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"___ any drop to drink": Coleridge : NOR
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A gull : MEW
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Ewe said it : BAA
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Turning clockwise : DEXTROROTATORY
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Hebrides island : IONA
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" . . . but as it ___, it ain't": Carroll : ISNT
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Aforementioned : SAID
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Former Ottoman rulers : DEYS
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Colombian coin : PESO
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Old Roman measure : ACTUS
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Like some roads : TARRED
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Lemmon film: 1972 : AVANTI
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Sow's home : PEN
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Spanish Steps site : ROME
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Lady's waiting maid : ABIGAIL
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One of the "Little Women" : MEG
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Giza sight : PYRAMID
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Green film on copper : PATINA
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Nuptial words : IDO
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Horseman's half-turn : CARACOLE
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Tuneful high fliers : SKYLARKS
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Money in coin : SPECIE
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Writer Paton : ALAN
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Vast chasm : ABYSS
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" . . . how bitter ___ . . . !": Dante : ASTING
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Former Mlle. : MME
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Literary monogram : RLS
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Holy one? : TERROR
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Diseases of grapevines : ESCAS
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Greek island group : SPORADES
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Slender cigar : PANATELA
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RR abbr. : STA
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NE N.J. town : TOTOWA
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Athlete's no-no : STEROID
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Cask : TUN
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Carson's high cost of leaving : ALIMONY
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Hired : RENTED
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Indonesian island : ALOR
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RNA component : RIBOSE
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Pines : YEARNS
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Remained stationary, at sea : LAYTO
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Followers of zetas : ETAS
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Clock-dial number : XII
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Lobster coral : ROE
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Lad in the Oz books : TIP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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