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New York Times, Wednesday, January 16, 1985

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,853
Across
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Rival of Ole Miss : BAMA
5
After, in Arles : APRES
10
Ghanaian seaport : KETA
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Ancient kingdom : ELAM
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Literary Becky : SHARP
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First governor of "The 49th" : EGAN
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French magazine : ELLE
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Short-legged dog : CORGI
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Presswork with pix : ROTO
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Strain : FILTRATE
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Jayhawker : KANSAN
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Pueblo Indian : HOPI
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Joyous celebration : FETE
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Yields as a return : PAYS
28
Birthstone : CARNELIAN
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Grasped : SENSED
35
Item often having interest : LOAN
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Sine ___ : DIE
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Formerly, once : ERST
38
Homophone for a biblical queen : ESTER
40
Body : SOMA
41
"Pink Marsh" author : ADE
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Conductor Klemperer : OTTO
43
Blackjack player's opponent : DEALER
45
Birthstone : TURQUOISE
48
Chevet : APSE
49
Am. call-up outfit : USNR
50
File : RASP
52
Crow's kin : DAKOTA
55
Tempestuous winds : NORTHERS
59
Vent : EMIT
60
Craft : TRADE
62
Brainstorm : IDEA
63
Anagram of noel : LONE
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Corroded : EATEN
65
Wagnerian cycle : RING
66
___ out (barely managed) : EKED
67
"___ thou these great buildings?": Mark 13:2 : SEEST
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Major ending : ETTE
Down
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Gripe : BEEF
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"I am monarch of ___ survey" : ALLI
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Promenade : MALL
4
Birthstone : AMETHYST
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B.M.I. rival : ASCAP
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Caused by light : PHOTIC
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Choice : RARE
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Unit of work : ERG
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Plant of the ginseng family : SPIKENARD
10
Core : KERNEL
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Selves : EGOS
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So long, in Soho : TATA
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Shortly : ANON
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"Second Hand ___" : ROSE
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Solar disk : ATEN
25
Cleaving tool : FROE
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Lost to view : PERDU
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Goose genus : ANSER
29
Choral singers : ALTOS
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Fans' favorites : IDOLS
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Evangelist McPherson : AIMEE
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Stingy : NEAR
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In the catbird ___ : SEAT
34
Explodes : DETONATES
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Slammer : STIR
40
Birthstone : SAPPHIRE
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Expel : OUST
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Maugham's "___ of Suez" : EAST
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Named a price : QUOTED
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Gullies : ERODES
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Common contraction : ARENT
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Take out : DELE
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Berserk : AMOK
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Cattle, to Cowper : KINE
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N.B.A.'s Archibald : NATE
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Emulate Edward Bok : EDIT
57
Cleft : RENT
58
Kind of brush : SAGE
61
Charlotte from Milwaukee : RAE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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