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New York Times, Tuesday, September 15, 1987

Author:
Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,825
Across
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Salver : TRAY
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Comic Wilson : FLIP
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Family name in rock : GIBB
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Ship's creation at sea : WAKE
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Occupation : TRADE
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First-floor apartment : ONEE
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Words from John Lyly : ITISAWORLDTOSEE
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Second-highest pinochle card : TEN
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Gold of "Benson" : MISSY
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Tooth: Comb. form : ODONT
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Price : COST
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Fashionable resort : SPA
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Words from George Herbert : POVERTYISNOSIN
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Event for Irwin : OPEN
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Carol : NOEL
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Utter : SAY
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Superman : KENT
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Throb : PULSE
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TV's Hawkeye : ALDA
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Period : ERA
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Flatfish : SOLE
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Twins or socks, e.g. : PAIR
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Words from Robert Burton : ALLPOETSAREMAD
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Corn unit : EAR
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Bufo : TOAD
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Concerning : ANENT
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Bright : SMART
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Torah repository : ARK
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Words from F.D.R. : WARISACONTAGION
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Give off, as light : EMIT
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Puccini heroine : TOSCA
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Poker stake : ANTE
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Disavow : DENY
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Kitchen or major suffix : ETTE
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Mulligan : STEW
Down
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Taunt : TWIT
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Deserve : RATE
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Related : AKIN
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Nod's meaning : YES
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Snowman of song : FROSTY
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Papa of TV's "Mama" : LARS
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In a lazy way : IDLY
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Foot: Comb. form : PED
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As ___ gold : GOODAS
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___ many words : INSO
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"I've ___ to London . . . " : BEEN
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Borscht ingredient : BEET
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Contort : TWIST
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Cupid : AMOR
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Actor in "Fiddler . . . " : TOPOL
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Penny : CENT
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Snick and ___ : SNEE
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Jab : POKE
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Verdi work : OPERA
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Mercenary : VENAL
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Creek : INLET
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Help! : SOS
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Moslem faith : ISLAM
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Gymnast Comaneci : NADIA
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Word with arm or stick : YARD
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___ Clare (nun) : POOR
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Rubber tree : ULE
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Mimicked : APED
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Gaiters : SPATS
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Clemency : LENITY
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Golfer's posture : STANCE
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Arterial trunk : AORTA
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Filled with reverence : AWED
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Call : NAME
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Moran of "Happy Days" : ERIN
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Glaswegian : SCOT
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Maximum : MOST
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"___ Misbehavin'" : AINT
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By ___ (mechanically) : ROTE
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Recognized : KNEW
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Tea anagram : ATE
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Petrol : GAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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