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New York Times, Friday, January 25, 1985

Author:
Peter G. Snow
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 239 (avg 1.26)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Peter G. Snow has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,862

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Obi : SASH
5
Muffles : MUTES
10
Pahoehoe : LAVA
14
Toast covering : OLEO
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Like argon : INERT
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Desiccated : ARID
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Mosel tributary : SAAR
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This may be posted : STAIR
19
Violet container : VASE
20
Rosalind's lover : ORLANDO
22
Prospero's servant : CALIBAN
24
Little corn grower : TOE
25
Tree or resort : ASPEN
26
Pierre and Helena : CAPITALS
30
Ruffs' cousins : SNIPES
34
Woody's son : ARLO
35
Jeune fille : LASS
37
Intimidate : DAUNT
38
Spanish estuary : RIA
39
Concurs : ASSENTS
41
Map abbr. : RTE
42
Transcript : TENOR
44
Ombu or poon : TREE
45
Proper : MEET
46
Versants : SLOPES
48
Dandie Dinmonts : TERRIERS
50
Acclaims : HAILS
52
Baltique, e.g. : MER
53
Desdemona's husband : OTHELLO
56
Posthumus's servant : PISANIO
60
Hat-trick component : GOAL
61
Prevent : AVERT
63
Tide type : NEAP
64
Jennifer of WKRP : LONI
65
Legendary being : GENIE
66
Former Genovese magistrate : DOGE
67
Joy's lioness : ELSA
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Utopias : EDENS
69
Soon : ANON
Down
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Just fair : SOSO
2
Winged : ALAR
3
Close securely : SEAL
4
Hamlet's friend : HORATIO
5
Distribution problems : MISDEALS
6
P. Wylie's "Night ___ Night" : UNTO
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Cachar, e.g. : TEA
8
Ambler and Knight : ERICS
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Renders penniless : STRAPS
10
"Titus Andronicus" heroine : LAVINIA
11
Bedouin : ARAB
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Passport stamp : VISA
13
Yemeni capital : ADEN
21
Common negative : NOT
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Gives temporarily : LENDS
25
Avers : ASSERTS
26
Two-wheeled vehicles : CARTS
27
Prospero's aide : ARIEL
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Flat: Comb. form : PLANO
29
Least likely : LAST
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Vichyssoise, e.g. : PUREE
32
Journalize : ENTER
33
Instructions to a printer : STETS
36
Dirk of yore : SNEE
39
Of a region : AREAL
40
They can bring the house down : TERMITES
43
Polonius's daughter : OPHELIA
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Prospero's daughter : MIRANDA
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Some fodder : SILAGE
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Dos' followers : RES
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"I ___ a lass . . . ": Wither : LOVED
53
Leer's kin : OGLE
54
Dibble or burin : TOOL
55
Painter Holbein : HANS
56
Sch. authority : PRIN
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Sign gas : NEON
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Desdemona's detractor : IAGO
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Type of tournament : OPEN
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Dir. from Madrid to Barcelona : ENE

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