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Gayle Dean
Gayle Dean

New York Times, Thursday, September 10, 1987

Author:
Gayle Dean
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,820
Across
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Subsides : EBBS
5
City on the Aar : BERN
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Goat's offspring : KID
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Ivy League school : YALE
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Fattened rooster : CAPON
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Hardy's "___ the Obscure" : JUDE
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Essayist : ELIA
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Carrot's cousin : ANISE
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Author Gardner : ERLE
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First word of an Isaac Goldberg quote : DIPLOMACY
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Door sign : ENTER
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"Henry VI" character : IDEN
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Jug's kin : URN
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Quote: Part II : ISTODOANDSAYTHE
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Farm structures : BARNS
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Menacing March day : IDES
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Magician's item : HAT
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Takes to court : SUES
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Called by loudspeaker : PAGED
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Corn dish : PONE
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Chemical suffix : ENE
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Luxurious : POSH
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Subordinate : MINOR
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Quote: Part III : NASTIESTTHINGIN
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Hill dweller : ANT
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Abate : WANE
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Lax : SLACK
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Quote: Part IV : THENICEST
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Actor Douglas : KIRK
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Beat : POUND
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Atop : ONTO
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TV award : EMMY
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Leans : TILTS
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A lunchtime : NOON
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End of quote : WAY
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Confederate : ALLY
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Descry : ESPY
Down
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Ogled : EYED
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Indonesian island : BALI
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Radar-set image : BLIP
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Eared pinnipeds : SEALIONS
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Tropical fruit : BANANA
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Noyes's "Drake," e.g. : EPIC
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Blushing : ROSY
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Compass dir. : NNE
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Author Vonnegut : KURT
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Still : IDLE
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Forest animal : DEER
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Carved gem : CAMEO
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Swedish soprano Lind : JENNY
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They're played in Reno : ODDS
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Time periods : ERAS
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Like some cars : USED
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"A Doll's House" playwright : IBSEN
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Spa feature : SAUNA
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Kilmer poem : TREES
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"The ___ of the Iguana": Williams : NIGHT
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Presidential initials : DDE
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Whiplash : THONG
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Asian city : HANOI
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Forever, in poesy : ETERN
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Byron, e.g. : POET
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Buridan's vacillator : ASS
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Forest dropper : PINECONE
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Panther color? : PINK
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Skirt style : MINI
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Not neat or stylish : TACKY
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Jackson bill : TWENTY
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Clock parts : HANDS
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Twist : SKEW
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Tall-growing bean : LIMA
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Troops : ARMY
50
Labor : TOIL
51
Ship's frame : HULL
52
A son of Seth : ENOS
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"Bus ___," Inge play : STOP
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Actor Curtis : TONY
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School org. : PTA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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