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ACADEME

New York Times, Sunday, September 11, 1988

116-Across : Separate seed

Author:
Barbara Lunder Gillis
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.09, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Barbara Lunder Gillis has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,187
Across
1
Panier handle : ANSE
5
Pen : STY
8
Small containers for liquids : CRUSES
14
Rose fruits : HIPS
18
Hit musical : CATS
19
Aunt, in Avila : TIA
20
Actor Oscar: 1898-1978 : HOMOLKA
22
Chinese nurse : AMAH
23
Part of a typing exercise : THEQUICKBROWNFOX
26
___ dixit : IPSE
27
Gompers or Goldwyn : SAMUEL
28
Berliner's 44 Down : EIS
29
Brood of pheasants : NIDE
30
Pep up the punch : LACE
31
Poet-physician from Rutherford : WILLIAMS
34
Cava or contracta preceder : VENA
35
Fanfare : ECLAT
36
Alarm : SCARE
38
Scrams : BEATSIT
40
Carols : NOELS
41
Innocent : PURE
42
Soil aggregate : PED
43
Misfortune : ILL
44
Darling : IDOL
46
Parrots : APES
47
Norma or Charlotte : RAE
48
Troubles : AILS
50
Peace pipe : CALUMET
54
Lips : RIMS
55
Converter : ADAPTER
57
Epiphany trio : MAGI
58
Eschews : SHUNS
60
Actress Pola : NEGRI
61
Postponed : TABLED
63
Turkic or Mongolic language : ALTAIC
65
Bill : TAB
67
Glance : EYE
68
___ d'hôtel : MAITRE
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Architectural rib : LIERNE
70
Gentle as ___ : ALAMB
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Firth in Scotland : MORAY
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Tel ___ : AVIV
74
Small hand drum : TIMBREL
76
Pout : MOUE
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Thesmothete : SENATOR
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Pilaster : ANTA
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MOMA display : ART
81
Small talk : CHAT
85
Companion of file : RANK
86
Curve : ARC
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High degree : NTH
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Desdemona's detractor : IAGO
89
Old Italian coin : SOLDO
92
" ... ___ promise, serv'd no private end:" Pope : BROKENO
94
Scatter : STREW
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Smart, swift equines : ARABS
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"___ Three Lives": Philbrick : ILED
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Half of a test name : STANFORD
100
Place : SITE
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Privy to : INON
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Latin I word : AMO
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Grows : RAISES
106
Lifted an anchor : HOVE
107
Broadway's Juliet: 1934 : KATHARINECORNELL
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Dismounted : ALIT
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Military ornament : EPAULET
113
Emulate Bush or Dukakis : RUN
114
North Sea feeder : ELBE
115
Affirmative votes : YEAS
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Separate seed : THRESH
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Color of a fez : RED
118
Side dish : SLAW
Down
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Book of the Bible : ACTS
2
Capital of Okinawa : NAHA
3
Glasses : STEMWARE
4
Gentlemen just below knights : ESQUIRES
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Allay : STILL
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Obsession : TIC
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Tibetan ox : YAK
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Transplant expert : CHRISTIAANBARNARD
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Aussie marsupials : ROOS
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"Coal-ition" initials : UMW
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"Golden Treasury" item : SONNET
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Spritelike : ELFIN
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Czech industrialist: 1839-1900 : SKODA
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"___! happy land!": Hopkinson : HAILCOLUMBIA
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Pierce : IMPALE
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Inventor of first digital calculator : PASCAL
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Nautical ropes : SHEETS
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Chop : AXE
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Ubangi feeder : UELE
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Part of a basilica : BEMA
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Certain girders : IBEAMS
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Dangerous mosquito : AEDES
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Longfellow subject : VILLAGEBLACKSMITH
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Chemical compound : ENOL
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Resort : SPA
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"Kindness" container : CUP
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Coast, in a way : SLIDE
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Mount ___, Colo. peak : PRINCETON
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Surface for a Sabre : ICE
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Devonshire seaport : DARTMOUTH
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Nimble : SPRY
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Like lager : MALTY
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Historic Hungarian city : EGER
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Famed non-waiter : TIDE
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Havoc : RUIN
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Bond : TIE
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Rose contemplator : STEIN
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Sliced or diced vegetables : HARVARDBEETS
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River in Switzerland : AARE
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Lackaday! : ALAS
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Of immediate interest : LIVE
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Woolen cap : TAM
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___ Longa : ALBA
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Paris subway : METRO
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Jazzy Jelly Roll : MORTON
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Pique : IRK
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Any sudden aid : MANNA
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Western art colony : TAOS
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False topazes : CITRINES
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A Madison Ave. method : HARDSELL
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Ripen : AGE
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Draw : TOW
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Glide : SASHAY
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Troupial : ORIOLE
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Baltic republic : LATVIA
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Wallace work : BENHUR
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Scholar's collar : ETON
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Fly high : SOAR
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Clumsy : INAPT
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Hindu's brass water vessel : LOTAH
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Palm leaf : FROND
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Harry's successor : IKE
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Olympian once imprisoned in a jar : ARES
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Island of isolation : ELBA
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Ruck : SLEW
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Companion of cakes : ALE
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Stray : ERR
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Snooker stick : CUE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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