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New York Times, Monday, January 13, 1986

Author:
S. E. Wilkinson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
S. E. Wilkinson has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,215

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Across
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The same : DITTO
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Hunky-dory : JAKE
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MacDonald's milieu : FARM
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Valencia valediction : ADIOS
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"___ may look on a king" : ACAT
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Butterine : OLEO
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Dorothy's route : YELLOWBRICKROAD
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Market : SELL
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Lincoln : ABE
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Aerie occupant : EAGLE
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Descartes : RENE
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Ell or ala : WING
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Egyptian king of the gods : AMON
29
Tryouts at Detroit : ROADTESTS
34
"Into ___ dew": E. Field : ASEAOF
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Angelico, for one : FRA
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Angle starter : TRI
38
Wary politician's route : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
42
Poem of praise : ODE
43
Broke bread : ATE
44
Ersatz gold : OROIDE
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Open autos of yore : ROADSTERS
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Tatting : LACE
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Passage permit : VISA
51
Parroted : APED
53
Bar seat : STOOL
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Novelist Andric : IVO
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Used up : GONE
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Route of concern to Frost : THEROADNOTTAKEN
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Cantata part : ARIA
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Cask contents : BEER
67
Tear-jerker : ONION
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Mass : BULK
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Comfy : COZY
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Rocket stage : AGENA
Down
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Numbered items, sometimes : DAYS
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___ fixe (obsession) : IDEE
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Cashbox : TILL
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Revenue avenue : TOLLROAD
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Mount ___, Colo. : OSO
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Vapid verbiage : JABBER
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Land measure : ACRE
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Chiang ___-shek : KAI
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Kin of et al. : ETC
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Cow chow : FORAGE
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Sleep like ___ : ALOG
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Concrete : REAL
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Standard operating procedure : MODE
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Pallid : WAN
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Dover's county : KENT
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Protuberance on a toad : WART
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The Gem State : IDAHO
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"Do as I say, not ___" : ASIDO
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Greek sorceress : MEDEA
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Bid : OFFER
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Impassive : STOIC
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Skilled work : TRADE
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Track or walk preceder : SIDE
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Love, to Ovid : AMOR
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Tours de force : FEATS
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Great Barrier Island : OTEA
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Perry's creator : ERLE
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Con crew : ROADGANG
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"Wanda" composer : DVORAK
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Grain container : SILO
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Toothsome : SAVORY
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Kitty : POT
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Thrust of a sort : STAB
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Kind of way : THRU
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Trompe l'___ (illusion) : OEIL
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Don Juan's mother : INEZ
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Dust Bowl figure : OKIE
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Type of sign : NEON
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Sicilian resort : ENNA
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Start of a kindergarten song : ABC
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___ volente (God willing) : DEO
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Done ___ turn : TOA

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

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