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CONSTITUTIONAL

New York Times, Sunday, September 13, 1987

105-Across : Lincoln's Secretary of War

Author:
John Dreyer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 549 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,823
Across
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Lab vessel : BEAKER
7
Joys : BLISSES
14
Apothecaries' weights : DRAMS
19
A living Dahl : ARLENE
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Refractory : RESTIVE
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"We ___ amused" : ARENOT
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___ Raiders (consumers' group) : NADERS
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In very high dudgeon : ENRAGED
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River in Bolivia : MAMORE
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At the peak : ATOP
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" ... ___ he drove out of sight": Moore : ERE
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___ Tin Tin : RIN
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Japanese musical instrument : SAMISEN
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Phrase from the 16th Amendment : TOLAYANDCOLLECTTAXES
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Makes a profit : NETS
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Year in the reign of Nero : LXI
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Day or Hart : DORIS
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Gray and Evans : LINDAS
41
What Oglethorpe's colonists had incurred : DEBTS
43
Org. founded in 1948 in Bogotá : OAS
44
A first name in mysteries : ERLE
48
Bedouins, for example : ARABS
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Bookkeeper's inventory method, for short : FIFO
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Airport for Parisians : ORLY
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Take a yogi's position : SQUAT
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Phrase from the 22d Amendment : MORETHANTWICE
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Canaveral event : LAUNCH
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Brazilian timber tree : ANDA
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Tests ordered by DeBakey : EKGS
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Restraint : LID
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Lares' relatives : PENATES
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Slayer of Tybalt : ROMEO
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Rita's city : RIO
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Place for a boutonniere : LAPEL
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Venues : LOCALES
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O.S.S. successor : CIA
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Primitive grave : CIST
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Make supplication : PRAY
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Emulates Leonardo's Magi : ADORES
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Phrase from the 15th Amendment : ACCOUNTOFRACE
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Digs at the U. : DORMS
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Stare stupidly : GAWK
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Discoverer of heavy hydrogen : UREY
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Best Actress: 1961 : LOREN
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Supporters of the 18th Amendment : DRYS
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Make leather : TAN
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Antelope of India : SASIN
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Supplies the victuals : CATERS
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Eschews : SHUNS
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Measure of yarn : LEA
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Relative of Camembert : BRIE
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Phrase in the Fourth Amendment : UNREASONABLESEARCHES
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Billy and Otto : GRAHAMS
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Philippine tree : IBA
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Suffix with Washington or Hamilton : IAN
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Assay : TEST
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Thrift-shop objective : RESALE
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Lincoln's Secretary of War : STANTON
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Grain beard : ARISTA
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Saws : ADAGES
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Like a certain property of radiation : ACTINIC
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Korea, to Japanese : CHOSEN
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Meted : DOLED
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Covent Garden, for example : THEATRE
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People with strops : HONERS
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Balkan agricultural region : BANAT
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Muse of love poetry : ERATO
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Syrupy sedative : ALDOL
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Phrase from the Second Amendment : KEEPANDBEARARMS
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On the way: Abbr. : ENR
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Does an usher's job : RESEATS
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Best of ___ : BREED
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Nimoy, to friends : LEN
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A neighbor of Syr. : ISR
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Like a clear night : STARLIT
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Signet : SIGIL
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Trimmed to match : EVENED
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" ... ___ libera nos a malo" : SED
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Kyd creations : DRAMAS
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Blend anew : REMIX
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Win by ___ : ANOSE
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Traditions : MORES
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Tommy's gun : STEN
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Valuable violins : AMATIS
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Hosp. personnel : RNS
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Like some thoughts : STRAY
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Leaven : YEAST
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Fissures : CLEFTS
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Part of a yoke : OXBOW
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Not cordial : COOL
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"Lost Horizon" priest : LAMA
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Niblick, e.g. : IRON
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An ointment : NARD
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Wild dog of the Outback : DINGO
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Word form with economic : SOCIO
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Phrase from the 14th Amendment : EQUALPROTECTION
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Smallest of the litter : RUNT
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Mantilla fabric : LACE
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Anglo-Saxon fricatives : ETHS
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Mountebank and charlatan : FAKES
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Memorable sportswriter Smith : RED
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Reasonable : SANE
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Iron-containing pigments : HEMES
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Kind of artery or vein : ILIAC
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Thin: Comb. form : LEPTO
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British meat pie : PASTY
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Cheers for Manolete : OLES
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Haystacks : RICKS
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Flax product : LINEN
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He played Shane : LADD
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Stimulus for the olfactories : ODOR
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E. A. Robinson's Richard : CORY
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Raven sound : CAW
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Political subdivisions of ancient Rome : CURIAE
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Recherché : RARE
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Genus of maples : ACER
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Hankerings : YENS
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European blackbird : OUSEL
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Knack : FLAIR
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German mathematician: 1777-1855 : GAUSS
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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A North Sea feeder : THAMES
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Its capital is Tirana : ALBANIA
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Famed German engraver: 1472-1553 : CRANACH
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Part of S.W.A.K. : SEALED
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Tattle : SNITCH
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She played Maude : BEA
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Hives : UREDO
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Twangy : NASAL
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Medical comb. form : RHAGE
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Lessen : ABATE
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From then until now : SINCE
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Author of "Knulp": 1915 : HESSE
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A component of liquor : ESTER
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Goetz and Musial : STANS
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Tassel flipper, for short : GRAD
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Was in session : SAT
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Blasting material : TNT
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Gaelic Celtic: Abbr. : OIR
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Pi follower : RHO

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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