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Tom Underhill
Tom Underhill

ANTILOGOUS WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, August 9, 1987

Author:
T. W. Underhill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 520 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Tom Underhill has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,788
Across
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Ring king : CHAMP
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Kind of coil : TESLA
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West Pointer : CADET
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Home of the Boilermakers : PURDUE
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Sacred table : ALTAR
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Incarnation : AVATAR
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OVERSIGHT : CAREORNEGLECT
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Moonlike : SELENIC
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A.B.A. member : ATT
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Elides : SKIPS
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Spaceship's home stretch : REENTRY
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Glop : GOO
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Map ltrs. : RTES
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Pub drink : STOUT
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Does some laundering : DRIES
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Kind of flute : ALTO
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Seed covering : TESTA
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Montreal nine : EXPOS
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Speed meas. : IPS
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Expensive : STEEP
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Silvery-white metal : ANTIMONY
43
Ends a chess game : MATES
45
Tracks : SPOORS
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Marriage doc. : CERT
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Cods' cousins : HAKES
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Brenda, Bart or Belle : STARR
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Seal of a sort : GASKET
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Adam's ale : WATER
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Aspersion : SLUR
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Guevara : CHE
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Kitchen gadget : RICER
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SANCTION : AIDORIMPEDE
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___-tse of Taoism : LAO
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Biblical duke : OMAR
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Scourge of serge : LINT
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Sights in the Seine : ILES
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Navy food : MESS
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___ Hansa, hero of "Giants in the Earth" : PER
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FIX : MENDORBREAK
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Raccoon's relative : COATI
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This may be spitchcocked : EEL
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Stigma : ONUS
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"Where there ___ no Ten Commandments": Kipling : ARENT
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Teaming tenement : WARREN
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Psychologist-author Havelock : ELLIS
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Chatterers, in Ayr : PIETS
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WORST : BEST
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Smooth fabric : SATEEN
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Cheekbone : MALAR
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Cowardly evildoers : DASTARDS
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Inge's "___ of Roses" : ALOSS
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Sunshine product : HAY
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Slow driver : MOPER
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Coleridge's "gentle thing" : SLEEP
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Needlefish : GARS
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Bubble, in Bari : BOLLA
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Chicago's ___ Tower : SEARS
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Hilum : SCAR
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A Dada leader : ARP
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Auden's "The ___" : ORATORS
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Figure of speech : TROPE
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Lesser : SMALLER
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CLEAVE : ADHEREORSPLIT
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January rains : SLEETS
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Cervine inventor? : DEERE
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Blur, in printing : MACULE
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Emulate Valentino : EMOTE
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Angler's headache : SNARL
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Restores to copy : STETS
Down
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Most abrupt : CURTEST
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Charlemagne's dom. : HRE
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Fusses : ADOS
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Makes dark and gloomy : MURKS
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Sorry : PENITENT
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Touches a base before running : TAGSUP
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Building addition : ELL
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Mob follower : STER
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Spiked the punch : LACED
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Highways : ARTERIES
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Social divisions : CASTES
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States firmly : AVERS
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"What's My Line?" host : DALY
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Automne's preceder : ETE
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RAVEL : TANGLEORCLEAR
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Wooden sandal : PATTEN
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Peace disturber : RIOTER
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Magna ___ : CARTA
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Kind of glue : EPOXY
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Pens : COOPS
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Shots : NIPS
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Bumper ___ : STICKER
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Love apple : TOMATO
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Suffix with comment : ATOR
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V.I.P. in Kabul : AMEER
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Falconer's trainee : SAKER
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Kind of room : SPARE
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Scrap : ORT
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Actress Garr : TERI
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Wall members : STUDS
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"It ___ Be You," 1924 song : HADTO
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Glossy : SLEEK
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Fumble in the dark : GROPE
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Evangelist McPherson : AIMEE
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LIVID : SCARLETORPALE
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Trades, e.g. : WINDS
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Chair piece : SPLAT
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Cause of many errors : HASTE
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Red dye : EOSIN
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Japanese aborigines : AINUS
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Aspects : MIENS
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Ulyanov : LENIN
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"Lord, what fools these ___ be!": Shak. : MORTALS
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Double or triple agents : MOLES
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Shore bird : RAIL
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Sunfish : BREAM
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Small rockets, for short : RETROS
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Throws : CASTS
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Pitcher Ferrell : WES
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Minus : LESS
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Parts of cargoes : PAYLOADS
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Saloons : BARROOMS
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Romans-fleuves : SAGAS
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Some eye-openers : ALARMS
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Vassar purchase : MALT
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"The Wreck of the Mary ___": Innes : DEARE
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Detroit actions : RECALLS
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Sweetie pie : DEARIE
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Spar : SPRIT
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Suffering from phonasthenia : HOARSE
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Stormy ___ (sea bird) : PETREL
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A.L. M.V.P.: 1980 : BRETT
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Shakespearean forest : ARDEN
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Small herring : SPRAT
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Toast topper : OLEO
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Mets' stadium : SHEA
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Suffix for an inchoative verb : ESCE
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Author Stanislaw ___ : LEM
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Stray : ERR
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Wall Street term : PUT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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