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New York Times, Thursday, September 1, 1988

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,177
Across
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Goggler : SCAD
5
Take ___ view (be leery) : ADIM
9
Duffer's nemesis : TRAP
13
Quit : CEASE
14
Choler : BILE
15
Bindlestiff : HOBO
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Spent : ALLIN
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Dec. 24 and 31 : EVES
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Black, in poesy : EBON
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Rock group : BLINDFAITH
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A la ___ : MODE
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L.A. gridders : RAMS
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Emulates Falstaff : EMOTES
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Giroux or Greeley : EDITOR
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Of a bygone era : OLDEN
31
Tureen : DISH
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Part of T.L.C. : CARE
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Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
37
Taken out : DELETED
39
Mali neighbor : SENEGAL
42
Withered : SERE
43
Famed garden : EDEN
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Weird : EERY
46
Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
48
Tries : TASTES
50
Abate : LESSEN
53
Standard : NORM
55
With 49 Down, suspense writer : ERIC
56
Rock group : MOODYBLUES
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Time ___ half : ANDA
63
Major ending : ETTE
64
"___ Doone" : LORNA
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Threshold : SILL
66
Touch not! : STET
67
Rye fungus : ERGOT
68
Peete's props : TEES
69
Scuttles : HODS
70
Totter : REEL
Down
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Broker's order : SELL
2
Colombian city : CALI
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D ___ dog : ASIN
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Tree: Comb. form : DENDRO
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Nautical location : ABEAM
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Quotient element : DIVISOR
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"___ a Song Go . . . " : ILET
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Synchronized : MESHED
9
Rock group : THEMONKEES
10
Automaton : ROBOT
11
Dwelling : ABODE
12
Dixie dishes : PONES
13
___ Calloway : CAB
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"Comedy of Errors," e.g. : FARCE
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Signify : MEAN
25
Actor Byrnes : EDD
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"___ Irae," ancient hymn : DIES
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Cartographer's dot : ISLE
28
Rock group : THERASCALS
30
___-majesté : LESE
33
Arabian gulf : ADEN
35
Translation for Ovid's "obtineo" : IGET
36
Night add-on : MARE
38
Cast header : TELE
40
Kind of blank : ENTRY
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Belgian-French river : LYS
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Indicated : DENOTED
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Catch with a net : ENMESH
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See 55 Across : AMBLER
50
Part of L.C.D. : LEAST
51
Ford or Pyle : ERNIE
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Advance furtively : SIDLE
54
"Golden Boy" playwright : ODETS
57
Football's Graham : OTTO
58
Knowledge : LORE
59
Egg on : URGE
60
Organic compound : ENOL
61
Posed : SAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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