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New York Times, Monday, September 21, 1987

Author:
James R. Burns
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
James R. Burns has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,831
Across
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Notorious Berlin landmark : WALL
5
Brazilian dance : SAMBA
10
Exult : CROW
14
Assam silkworm : ERIA
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Red as ___ : ABEET
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The ___ Eagle : LONE
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Suitor : BEAU
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The Louvre, e.g. : MUSEE
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Competent : ABLE
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What an oil millionaire has? : BARRELSOFMONEY
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Fencing foil : EPEE
24
Short-haired dog : PUG
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Finally! : ATLAST
28
Iron men? : PRESSERS
33
Take care of : SEETO
34
Wellaway! : ALAS
35
No, to Burns : NAE
36
Be like Daddy Warbucks : HAVEMONEYTOBURN
40
Compass heading : ESE
41
Actress Merkel et al. : UNAS
42
Whittled : PARED
43
Made notches : SERRATED
46
Skinflints : MISERS
47
Cobbler's tool : AWL
48
Logical : SANE
49
Sign of fiscal fitness? : MONEYINTHEBANK
56
Do some darning : MEND
57
Utopian : IDEAL
58
Medicinal plant : ALOE
59
Mexican finger food : TACO
60
This gives Paris a white Christmas : NEIGE
61
Behind time : LATE
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Check : STEM
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Dead duck : GONER
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Legal attachment : LIEN
Down
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Jack or Clifton : WEBB
2
Field of work : AREA
3
Ananias : LIAR
4
Poet Warren or Wilbur : LAUREATE
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Young salmon : SAMLET
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Maltreat : ABUSE
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In the middle: Comb. form : MESO
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Gripe : BEEF
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___ in a teapot : ATEMPEST
10
Loud metallic sounds : CLANGS
11
Morning garb : ROBE
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Exclusively : ONLY
13
Itsy-bitsy : WEE
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England's ___ Downs : EPSOM
22
Suffix with prosper : OUS
25
Phoenix's remains : ASHES
26
Junior, to Sis : TEASE
27
Crowbar, e.g. : LEVER
28
Entreat : PLEAD
29
Beams : RAYS
30
Habituate : ENURE
31
Less common : RARER
32
Dispatches : SENDS
34
British princess : ANNE
37
Remote : OUTLYING
38
Suppose : OPINE
39
Doubleday's game : BASEBALL
44
"___ Harvest": Hilton : RANDOM
45
Reverential dread : AWE
46
Austrian composer-conductor: 1860-1911 : MAHLER
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Put on : STAGE
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Substance : MEAT
50
Formerly : ONCE
51
Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
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German negative : NEIN
53
Jai ___ : ALAI
54
Distinction : NOTE
55
Whetted : KEEN
56
Atlas abbr. : MTS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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