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New York Times, Monday, January 20, 1986

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,222
Across
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Radiant look : BEAM
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Copies the Cheshire Cat : GRINS
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Cots or bunks : BEDS
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Russian saint : OLGA
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Kurt Weill's wife, Lotte : LENYA
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On a sloop's sheltered side : ALEE
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In the distance : AFAR
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Wicker willow : OSIER
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Actress Foch : NINA
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An eminent King : CORETTASCOTT
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U.S. Navy craft : LCV
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Compete : VIE
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Squanders : WASTES
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Famous words of 52 Across : IHAVEADREAM
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Certain grinders : MOLARS
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Invite : ASK
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Speedy : FAST
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Impact : BRUNT
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Hwys. : RDS
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Helmet decoration : PLUME
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Understands : SEES
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"Agnus ___" : DEI
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Ancient Spanish kingdom : ARAGON
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Concern of 20 Across and 52 Across : CIVILRIGHTS
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Book having 6" x 9" leaves : OCTAVO
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C.P.A.'s concern : ACC
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Snead's need : TEE
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A famous King, with "Jr." : MARTINLUTHER
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Unruly child : BRAT
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Sierra del ___, Argentina : NORTE
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Not in harmony : AJAR
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Fitzgerald or Cinders : ELLA
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Lawn tool : EDGER
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A memorable Mostel : ZERO
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Din : ROAR
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Prophets : SEERS
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Ending with kitchen : ETTE
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Long scarf : BOA
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Santa helper : ELF
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Turkish title : AGA
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Artist Chagall : MARC
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Halos : GLORIAS
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Do a garden job : RESEED
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Monogram pt. : INIT
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Soviet vote : NYET
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Kuching is its capital : SARAWAK
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Courtroom furniture : BANCS
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T. S. or George : ELIOT
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Al ___ (chewy, in Calabria) : DENTE
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Does some ushering : SEATS
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Apparent : OVERT
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Waterston or Browne : SAM
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Tree parts : LIMBS
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Task : CHORE
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Appraise : VALUE
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Delivery trucks : VANS
30
Circle lines : RADII
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Kind of curve : ESS
34
Iris : FLAG
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Anything whatever : AUGHT
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Struck hard : SMOTE
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Past or present : TENSE
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Title for 52 Across: Abbr. : REV
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Leontyne of the Met : PRICE
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Famous five of 1934 : DIONNES
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Robin Hood's men : ARCHERS
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Twice LIII : CVI
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Opposite of former : LATTER
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Spanish card game : OMBER
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Monte ___, Monaco : CARLO
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Music syllables : TRALA
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Rose perfume : ATTAR
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Mineral vein : LODE
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Yen : URGE
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Demolish : RAZE
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Plane type : JET
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Esthetic pursuit : ART
61
Caviar : ROE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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