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New York Times, Thursday, January 17, 1985

Author:
William Canine
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,854

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Across
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Chronicler of the Round Table : MALORY
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W.W. II lass : WAC
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Poet Whitman : WALT
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Site of Hejaz and Nejd : ARABIA
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Cigar residue : ASH
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The shivers : AGUE
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Captured again : RETOOK
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Pirate immortal : STARGELL
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Proofer's mark : CARET
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Menotti opus: 1950 : THECONSUL
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Ursa, to Juan : OSA
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Go astray : ERR
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Fifth spot in some theaters : ROWE
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"Roots" co-star : VEREEN
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Gilmore of the N.B.A. : ARTIS
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Vitriolic : ACID
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Paradise for King Arthur : AVALON
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A Gardner : AVA
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Pahlavi's title : SHAH
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Capitol toppers : DOMES
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Biting insect : GNAT
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Caboodle's partner : KIT
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School discipline : FERULA
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Last of the Stuarts : ANNE
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Word with case or well : STAIR
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Dashing : RAKISH
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Actress Patricia : NEAL
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Badger : NAG
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Wheat beard : AWN
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Britten's foretopman : BILLYBUDD
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Kind of surgeon : NEURO
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Union : ALLIANCE
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Bane of an off-key tenor : HISSER
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Daniels of old films : BEBE
65
One, in Köln : EIN
66
Countersign, e.g. : ATTEST
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Bearish initials : USSR
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Gleam : RAY
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Paucity : DEARTH
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Polo : MARCO
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Districts : AREAS
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Verdi's fallen woman : LATRAVIATA
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Clarinet's relative : OBOE
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Disturber of the peace : RIOTER
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Far East beast : YAK
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Launder : WASH
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Autumn bloomer : ASTER
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Extensive S.A. plain : CHACO
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Creator of 30 Down : WAGNER
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Epochs : AGES
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Alban Berg's femme fatale : LULU
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Rossini's "William ___" : TELL
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Dan of "Laugh-In" : ROWAN
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Actress Claire : TREVOR
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Author of "Hard Cash" : READE
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Anglo-Saxon letter : EDH
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Belgian city : NAMUR
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Visitor at Venusberg : TANNHAUSER
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Lendl of tennis : IVAN
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Assuage completely : SATE
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Seeks to find out : ASKS
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Voucher : CHIT
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Capitalist-politician Stanford : LELAND
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Honshu port : OSAKA
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Freon, e.g. : GAS
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Norseman's Venus : FREYA
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A mass of stratified rock : INLIER
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Set afire : IGNITE
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Doubleday or Dean : ABNER
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Sutherland role : LUCIA
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Take by force : WREST
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Sheree from L.A. : NORTH
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Hindu gentleman : BABU
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Seine sights : ILES
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Degrees for A.B.A. : LLBS
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Gainsay : DENY
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C'___-dire : ESTA
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Possessed : HAD

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

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