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Gayle Dean
Gayle Dean

New York Times, Thursday, January 2, 1986

Author:
Gayle Dean
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,204
Across
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" . . . pulled out ___" : APLUM
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Exercises, in a way : JOGS
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Food fish : SHAD
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Former defense gp. : SEATO
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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Whittle : PARE
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Any feeble light : TAPER
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Finished : DONE
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Abadan's land : IRAN
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Actress MacGraw : ALI
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"Oz" locale : EMERALDCITY
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"Two Years Before the Mast" author : DANA
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Medieval minstrel's poem : LAY
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Oahu locale : DIAMONDHEAD
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Damage : MAR
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Concerning : INRE
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Increase : GAIN
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Flat cake : SCONE
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Related : AKIN
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Invest : ENDOW
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Sharpen : HONE
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Indigent : NEEDY
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Membrane : TELA
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Responsibility : ONUS
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Some are classified : ADS
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Dublin's locale : EMERALDISLE
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Arafat's gp. : PLO
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Sudden, quick movement : DART
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Another Oahu locale : PEARLHARBOR
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Aged : OLD
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Spindle : AXLE
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Zone : AREA
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Nairobi's locale : KENYA
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Jawed tool : VISE
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A come-on : WINK
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Forever, in poesy : ETERN
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English school : ETON
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Jackson or Smith : KATE
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Features to count : NOSES
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Nick Charles's dog : ASTA
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Ring : PEAL
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Gem cutters : LAPIDARIES
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All-purpose trk. : UTE
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Actress from Puerto Rico : MORENO
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Nephrite : JADE
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Aroma : ODOR
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Actress Lollobrigida : GINA
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Jonathan Swift's Esther : STELLA
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Like some chili : SPICY
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Mata ___ : HARI
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Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
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Disclaim : DENY
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Fido's ailment : MANGE
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Pops : DADS
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Rectify : AMEND
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Roman moon goddess : DIANA
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Penned : INKED
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Alighieri : DANTE
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Player in a children's game : HIDER
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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Heavenly gems? : MOONSTONES
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Void : ANNUL
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Air Force Base in Texas : REESE
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Singing group : CHOIR
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Mr. Pepper : WALDO
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Shout : YELL
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A stroke in figure skating : MOHAWK
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Make less clear : DARKEN
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Primp : PREEN
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Macadamize : PAVE
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Theater sign : EXIT
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Too : ALSO
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Melody for Moffo : ARIA
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Budget item : RENT
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Use a kiln : BAKE
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Apollo's instrument : LYRE
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Rather and Rowan : DANS
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W.W. II locale : ETO

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

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