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New York Times, Tuesday, January 14, 1986

Author:
Peter Swift
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,216

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Across
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Provender for Dobbin : OATS
5
Solicits : ASKS
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Discomfited : UPSET
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Severn feeder : AVON
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Word with board or joint : CLIP
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India's Jawaharlal : NEHRU
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Old gambling game : FARO
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Opponent of Caesar : CATO
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Coffin's "___ Calendar": 1949 : COAST
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New England snow resort : STOWEVERMONT
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Halfhearted : TEPID
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Kind of cross : TAU
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Much-used article : THE
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Loch of note : NESS
31
Watercourse : STREAM
33
By chance, to a bard : HAPLY
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Beast of burden : PACKHORSE
39
Thine, to Hélène : ATOI
40
La Salle and Hudson : AUTOS
41
Allot : METE
42
Record-breaking miler : STEVECRAM
44
Consumer advocate : NADER
45
Obvious : PATENT
46
Nursemaid's words, often : NONO
48
Monterrey Mrs. : SRA
49
U.S.-Canadian canals : SOO
51
Sloping-roof essential : EAVES
55
Smug, pompous one : STUFFEDSHIRT
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Lecher : SATYR
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Arbitrary order : FIAT
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Derrick's arm : BOOM
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Singer-actress Bordoni : IRENE
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River through Firenze : ARNO
66
Salinger girl : ESME
67
Bushed : TIRED
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Speed : TEAR
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Install in office : SEAT
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Galoot : OAF
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Nautical command : AVAST
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Rich cake : TORTE
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Be a busybody : SNOOP
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Acquiesce : ACCEDE
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Czech, e.g. : SLAV
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Rise rapidly : KITE
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Likable fellow : SPORT
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Boorish : UNCOUTH
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Menial worker : PEON
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Reduced to fragments : SHATTERED
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Sounds of uncertainty : ERS
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Egyptian king, for short : TUT
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Heady : WINY
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Camouflages : MASKS
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Expedition : HASTE
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Mideast chieftain : EMEER
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Incentive : SPUR
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Old Nick : SATAN
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City on the Tevere : ROMA
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Metal fasteners : HASPS
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Fragrant oil : ATTAR
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Versifier : POETASTER
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Wire preceder : LIVE
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Italian lake : COMO
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___ God (natural disaster) : ACTOF
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Guaranteed : ENSURED
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A Beery : NOAH
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Wise old man : NESTOR
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Run ___ the mouth : OFFAT
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Milt Jackson's forte : VIBES
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Jagged : EROSE
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Minute pore in a leaf : STOMA
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Northumberland river : TYNE
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Innisfail : EIRE
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Actress Wynter : DANA
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Command to a boxer : SIT
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Jackie's second : ARI
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Strawberry, for one : MET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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