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ON KUE

New York Times, Sunday, January 12, 1986

Author:
Brett A. Blaylock
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { K }, Scrabble score: 637 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 106, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 13, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Brett A. Blaylock has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,214
Across
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
5
Miscue : ERR
8
Beeweed : ASTER
13
Sectors : AREAS
18
Analytic review : CRITIQUE
20
Wild dog of India : DHOLE
21
Where a muezzin prays : MOSQUE
23
Quiet : TACITURN
24
Kin of charisma : JENESAISQUOI
26
" . . . cold gray stones, ___!": Tennyson : OSEA
27
___ vitae : AQUA
29
European ancients : CELTS
30
Fay : ELF
31
Convened : SAT
33
Slope formed by rock debris : TALUS
35
Maverick : STRAY
36
Make a ___ (succeed) : GOOF
37
Issue : EMIT
39
" . . . Time,/Will one day ___": Shak. : ENDIT
40
Fabricated : WOVE
41
Dickens : DEUCE
42
Criterion : CANON
44
Meas. of quantity : DOZ
45
Skirt insert : GORE
46
British bond issue : CONSOL
47
"Bloom ___ long!": R. Bridges : THEYEAR
49
Aughts : ZEROS
51
Choler : WRATH
52
Oeillade : OGLE
53
Image : ICON
54
Hearten : REASSURE
57
"Omoo," to "Typee" : SEQUEL
60
Caledonian : SCOT
61
Wharf : QUAY
62
Fannie or Ginnie follower : MAE
63
Shih ___, little, long-haired dog : TZU
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March event : VERNALEQUINOX
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Anoint : OIL
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Mouths, to Marius : ORA
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Frenchman : GAUL
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Strategic isthmus : SUEZ
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Not quite : NEARLY
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Unaccompanied harmonized melody : PARTSONG
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Meas. of area : SQIN
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Inclination : BENT
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Show at Belmont : THIRD
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Car for a chick? : COUPE
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Revere : IDOLIZE
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Like ink or paste : SMEARY
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Mind : CARE
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Hosp. employee : LPN
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Noted English philologist: 1753–1829 : NARES
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"Doc' ___," book by 107 Down : HORNE
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Cuckoo's announcement : HOUR
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Small mollusks : SLUGS
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Has a bawl : SOBS
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Dictator's phrase : INRE
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Table mat : DOILY
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Wading bird : HERON
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"___ pasa?" : QUE
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Mayo, e.g. : RIO
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Palm leaf : FROND
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Affirmative in Avila : SISI
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His name led all the rest : ABOU
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Advocate of basic democratic principles : EQUALITARIAN
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Burgoyne's Waterloo : SARATOGA
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Temptation for a dieter : SUNDAE
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British poet-critic: 1849–1928 : GOSSE
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Contracts of a sort : TREATISE
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Anthony and Clarissa : EDENS
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Inscribe : ENTER
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Atrabilious : SAD
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Elbe feeder : OSTE
Down
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Emulate Roscius : ACT
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Blue Eagle initials : NRA
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Barrie's "My Lady ___" : NICOTINE
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American orator: 1725–83 : OTIS
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Make comparable : EQUATE
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Capek play : RUR
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Portrayer of the Cisco Kid: 1945–50 : RENALDO
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Bring into accord : ADJUST
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Foster home since 1982 : SHEA
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Vogue : TON
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Members of a certain college : ELECTORS
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Diffidence : RESERVE
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Friendship : AMITY
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Rough exterior of bark : ROSS
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H. M. Pulham's title : ESQ
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Ocular fluid or wet wit? : AQUEOUSHUMOR
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In its proper place: Lat. : SUOLOCO
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Suffix with Canaan : ITE
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A founder of aerodynamics : EIFFEL
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Pair on an angelus : ALAE
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Odd : QUIZZICAL
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Parsees, e.g. : SECT
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Nanking nanny : AMAH
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Ampère or Maurois : ANDRE
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Syncope : SWOON
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Courteous chaps : GENTS
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"Close ___," 1970 hit song : TOYOU
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"___ I say, not . . . " : DOAS
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Beersheba's region : NEGEV
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Like a gargoyle : GROTESQUE
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Colored, in a way : CRAYONED
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"Pilgrim's Progress" is one : ALLEGORY
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Environmental sci. : ECOL
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Gradually withdraw : WEAN
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Tenor role in "Il trovatore" : RUIZ
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Marsh hen : RAIL
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Slithering : EELY
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Lens aperture : STOP
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Biblical scribe : EZRA
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A convex molding : QUARTERROUND
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Comfy : SNUG
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Dumplings of minced meat or fish : QUENELLES
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Author of 73 Down : RAND
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Riposte : QUIP
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Inert gas : XENON
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"___ Shrugged" : ATLAS
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Man in the van of a clan : THANE
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Beget : SIRE
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Word of politesse : SORRY
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Dog in a camp song : BINGO
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Vat : CAULDRON
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People of the Five Nations : IROQUOIS
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Asian ox : ZEBU
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Start of the N.C. motto : ESSE
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English counties : SHIRES
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Novel by Marcel Arland: 1926 : MONIQUE
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Neologism : COINAGE
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Sticklers : PURISTS
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Strigine sound : HOOT
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Dollarfish or redfin : SHINER
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Used a springe : SNARED
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Exsiccates : DRIES
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Blank at a mint : FLAN
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Mailed encl. : SASE
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Cote cry : BAA
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H.R.E. ruler : OTTO
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Humorist George ___ : ADE
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Adherent : IST
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Altar in the sky : ARA
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Comprehend : GST
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Enzyme : AEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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