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New York Times, Saturday, September 12, 1987

Author:
Larry Goldhirsch
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 248 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Larry Goldhirsch has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,822

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Across
1
Warbled : SANG
5
Last mo. : DEC
8
Carrel : STALL
13
Environmental sci. : ECOL
14
A.F.L. kicker Cappelletti : GINO
15
SE Asian capital : HANOI
16
"___ creature was . . . " : NOTA
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Namely, to Nero : ENIM
18
Novelist Calvino : ITALO
19
Uno, dos, ___ : TRES
20
Certain Italian : NEAPOLITAN
22
Rejoin : ANSWER
24
Actor Weathers : CARL
25
W. German river : EDER
27
Take another take : RESHOOT
32
Suit fabric : SERGE
35
First Olympic Games site : ELIS
37
Island group off New Guinea : AROE
38
Actor Delon : ALAIN
39
"___ Hopkins," 1941 film : SIS
40
Public square : PLAZA
41
___ Pompilius, legendary Roman king : NUMA
42
Battle site: 1944 : STLO
43
Houston athlete : OILER
44
"M*A*S*H" character : KLINGER
46
Yuletide libation : NOGG
48
Cut grain : REAP
50
Improvise on an instrument : NOODLE
54
Certain Englishmen : MANCUNIANS
59
Midday : NOON
60
Fuming sulfuric acid : OLEUM
61
Khartoum's river : NILE
62
Footnote abbr. : IBID
63
Deign : STOOP
64
Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
65
Leeds's river : AIRE
66
Crockett of "Miami Vice" : SONNY
67
Autumnal casualty : DST
68
Requisite : NEED
Down
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Actress Berger : SENTA
2
Kind of squash : ACORN
3
Observes : NOTES
4
Certain Scot : GLASWEGIAN
5
Sup : DINE
6
U. of Penn. early computer : ENIAC
7
Kind of shopper : COMPARISON
8
Pitchmen's aides : SHILLS
9
"Mon Oncle" star : TATI
10
Med. school course : ANAT
11
Mascagni temptress : LOLA
12
Celebrity : LION
14
Film noir, for one : GENRE
21
Cassiterite et al. : ORES
23
London's "Martin ___" : EDEN
26
Controlled : RESTRAINED
28
Certain Canadian : HALIGONIAN
29
Actinal : ORAL
30
Soft mud : OOZE
31
Binge : TEAR
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"Sighted sub, ___ same" : SANK
33
Hebrew month : ELUL
34
Branches : RAMI
36
___ Abner : LIL
40
Bounder's stick : POGO
42
Received : SEEN
45
One of a diminutive septet : GRUMPY
47
Start : ONSET
49
Matches : PAIRS
51
"A Texan in England" author : DOBIE
52
Bay of Biscay feeder : LOIRE
53
Done : ENDED
54
Velvety plant : MOSS
55
Singing voice : ALTO
56
Inert element : NEON
57
Wild-dog genus : CUON
58
Geographical abbr. : NLAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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