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New York Times, Friday, September 18, 1987

Author:
June A. Boggs
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q W }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,828
Across
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"Gypsy Girl" painter : HALS
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Instrument for Friml : PIANO
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Japanese Prime Minister: 1941-44 : TOJO
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Auricular : OTIC
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Arrant : UTTER
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Its capital was Susa : ELAM
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Child's wish : BONAPPETIT
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Gate receipts : TAKE
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Begin firing : OPENUP
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Grunter's grunt : UGH
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Uniform : EVEN
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Vehicle for Hildgartner : SLED
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Israeli round dance : HORA
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Thick head of hair : MOP
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Printer's direction : STET
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Worn away : EATEN
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Type of clay : ADOBE
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Political upheaval : COUPDETAT
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Bog : MIRE
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Heavyweight Liston : SONNY
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Bishop Desmond : TUTU
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Nude : AUNATUREL
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Closet wood : CEDAR
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Lament : MOURN
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Mimic Little : RICH
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Ouphe : ELF
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Miners' bars : GADS
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Hood : THUG
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Harass freshmen : HAZE
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Crack flier : ACE
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Stage ham : EMOTER
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Fellers' needs : AXES
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Mark Twain, e.g. : NOMDEPLUME
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Blind lath : SLAT
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Public announcer : CRIER
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Egyptian dancing girl : ALMA
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Soccer great : PELE
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Passage : ENTRY
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Wagon tongue : NEAP
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Tramp : HOBO
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On the crown : ATOP
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Calling : LINE
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Reads cursorily : SCANS
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Punch, for one : PUPPET
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Graph ending : ITE
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Aleutian island : ATTU
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Paddock sound : NEIGH
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Study of pronunciation : ORTHOEPY
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Private chat : TETEATETE
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Kingly Norse name : OLAV
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Hunky-dory : JAKE
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Augur : OMEN
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Heart throb : PULSE
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Scheme, as of a stage set : DECOR
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Half a diam. : RAD
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Frequent first word : MAMA
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Obloquy : ODIUM
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Smutty flicks, e.g. : PORNO
31
Beauty-salon item : TONER
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Musical composition : ETUDE
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City in Brazil : NATAL
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Gracious act : BEAUGESTE
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Like some hallways : UNLIT
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Race track : TURF
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Plains Indian ceremony : SUNDANCE
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Refrain syllable : TRA
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Fall guy : CHUMP
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Bright : CHEERY
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Utter disdain : SCORN
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Middle East's ___ Heights : GOLAN
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Trunk device : HASP
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Wheel spindle : AXLE
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Passion : ZEAL
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Discharge : EMIT
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Tall bulrush : TULE
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Austen novel : EMMA
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Get in return : REAP
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"___ Zauberberg": Mann : DER

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