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New York Times, Wednesday, January 15, 1986

Author:
Shirley Soloway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F H K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,217

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Across
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Days of yore : PAST
5
Rings : PEALS
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Woman's workbasket : CABA
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Poet translated by FitzGerald : OMAR
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Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
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King or Ladd : ALAN
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"The ___ the merrier" : MORE
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People with turned-up noses : SNOBS
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Rave's partner : RANT
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Physician's business arrangement : PRIVATEPRACTICE
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Prefix with bar or therm : ISO
24
Stéphane's "steady" : AMIE
25
Topper for R. Burns : TAM
28
Snare : TRAP
31
Identification on an animal : EARTAG
35
Señor follower : ITA
36
National symbol : EAGLE
38
Author Bombeck : ERMA
39
Cardinals or Royals : MAJORLEAGUETEAM
43
Scandinavian monarch : OLAV
44
Duty : STINT
45
Cronkite's "You ___ There" : ARE
46
Take exception to : RESENT
49
Film terrier : ASTA
50
Wagner's "___ Rheingold" : DAS
51
Stir up : ROIL
53
Center preceder : EPI
55
United Nations body : GENERALASSEMBLY
63
Former Jordanian queen : ALIA
64
Moroccan capital : RABAT
65
"Woe is me!" : ALAS
66
Savoir-faire : TACT
67
Entertain : AMUSE
68
Start of a Mitchell title : GONE
69
Singles : ONES
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Overgratified : SATED
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Piece of crockery : EWER
Down
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Brilliant display : POMP
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Don José's emotion : AMOR
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Rani's gown : SARI
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Roman fountain : TREVI
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Of shepherds : PASTORAL
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Fulmar's kin : ERNE
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Overhead : ATOP
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Zodiacal sign : LIBRA
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Open ___ : SESAME
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Englishman for whom N.J. was named : CARTERET
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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French bench : BANC
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Dealer's command, at poker : ANTE
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Fall bloom : ASTER
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Investigative org. : CIA
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One of the Lesser Sundas : TIMOR
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"___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
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Lower-class Spanish belles : MAJAS
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Iron and Stone : AGES
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"Oro y ___," Mont. motto : PLATA
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Kind of mill : TREAD
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Date-shipping town in Iraq : AMARA
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Fun and ___ : GAMES
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Sponsorship : EGIS
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Has too much at dinner : OVEREATS
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Not tried out : UNTESTED
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Military camping area : ETAPE
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Neither's partner : NOR
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Queenly headdresses : TIARAS
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Andes climber : LLAMA
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Reflection : IMAGE
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Castilian cat : GATO
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Vivacity : ELAN
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Riviera port : NICE
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Be adjacent to : ABUT
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Envelope encl. : SASE
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Sudden misfortune : BLOW
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Rural way : LANE
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Belgian waterway : YSER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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