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New York Times, Thursday, September 22, 1988

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { H J X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,198
Across
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Prefix with john or god : DEMI
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Magna ___ : CARTA
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Norwegian king : OLAV
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Ardor : ELAN
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"On life's vast ___ . . . ": Pope : OCEAN
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Venetian magistrate : DOGE
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Storage places : BINS
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Talkative : LOQUACIOUS
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Singer Tennille : TONI
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Actress Joanne : DRU
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Court schedule : DOCKET
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Lets stand : STETS
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More agreeable : NICER
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Sally : QUIP
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" . . . Western Front" novelist : REMARQUE
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Fort Worth inst. : TCU
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Plumber? : PIPER
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Some are palookas : PUGS
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Skater Heiden : ERIC
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Figure of authority : ELDER
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Dissolve : MELT
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"Divorce capital," once : RENO
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Pyromaniac's crime : ARSON
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Peer at : EYE
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Southwestern shrub : MESQUITE
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Warrant off. : BOSN
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Three-time Masters champion : SNEAD
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Fabled guardian of mines : GNOME
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Las Vegas features : TABLES
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Soc.-page denizen : DEB
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TV's "L.___" : ALAW
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Large area : SQUAREMILE
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Abundant : RIFE
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"Charley's ___" : AUNT
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Tips : CANTS
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Wickedness : EVIL
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Don Giovanni, e.g. : RAKE
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Robes : TOGAS
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Something to make : DEAL
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Liabilities : DEBTS
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Prufrock's creator : ELIOT
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Models : MANNEQUINS
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Locale phrase: Lat. : INSITU
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Something too common : COLD
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Type of squash : ACORN
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Syllabus material : REQUIREDREADING
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Ala ___, U.S.S.R. range : TAU
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Garland : ANADEM
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Of a Pindaric : ODIC
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Defunct magazine : LOOK
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Malarial fever : AGUE
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Weskit : VEST
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Comedienne Witherspoon : CORA
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Taste : SIP
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Proserpina's mother : CERES
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Jay's cousin : PIE
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Indy driver's concern : RPM
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Export from Seville : QUEENOLIVE
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"The ___ Duckling" : UGLY
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Punta del ___, Uruguay : ESTE
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Part of a school year : TERM
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Algonquian language : CREE
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Pentagonal base : PLATE
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"Le ___ d'Or" : COQ
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Plunder : ROB
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Nailing block : NOG
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Utilities customer : USER
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Thrips, e.g. : INSECT
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Caught : SNARED
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Alluvial plain : DELTA
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Puzo subject : MAFIA
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Confederate general : EWELL
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Winter Palace resident : TSAR
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___ vitae (alcohol) : AQUA
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Rot! : BUNK
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Overdue : LATE
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Mamie's predecessor : BESS
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Out-of-style jacket : MAO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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