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New York Times, Monday, January 27, 1986

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, 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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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,229

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Across
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Russell role : MAME
5
Weight : HEFT
9
Sail sound : SLAP
13
Aesir member : ODIN
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Port Moresby's site : PAPUA
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Israeli folk dance : HORA
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Marshal Dillon : MATT
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Entranced : SPELLBOUND
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N., S. or Cent. : AMER
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Tavern drink : ALE
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Molders : ERODES
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Rejoin : REPLY
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"___ if by land . . . " : ONE
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Dishearten : DEJECT
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Aardvark or pangolin : ANTEATER
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Mil. address : APO
33
Kind of steel plate : TERNE
35
Sluggard : DRONE
36
Plod : TOIL
38
Mend shoes, in a way : RETAP
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Something to raise : ANTE
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Best and Oliver : EDNAS
43
Dried orchid tubers : SALEP
45
Set : GEL
46
Abjures : RETRACTS
48
Comes back : RECURS
50
Hannibal, to Romans : FOE
51
Zola : EMILE
52
Took a sip : TASTED
56
___ Darya River, in Asia : AMU
57
Regretful Miss : OTIS
60
Tenderfoot's feat : SQUAREKNOT
62
Motion picture : CINE
63
Charley had one : AUNT
64
Teed off : IRATE
65
Now partner : HERE
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Vogue : RAGE
67
Archibald or Thurmond of the N.B.A. : NATE
68
Biblical country : EDOM
Down
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Art center in N.Y.C. : MOMA
2
Fall guy? : ADAM
3
Beveled fitting : MITERJOINT
4
Lobster thermidor, e.g. : ENTREE
5
By chance, old style : HAPLY
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Blade for a fencer : EPEE
7
Joy or help ender : FUL
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Knack : TALENT
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Begone! : SHOO
10
Forte : LOUD
11
Composer of "Judith" : ARNE
12
Gretzky gear : PADS
14
Hymnbook of sorts : PSALTER
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Merino, for one : BREED
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I.R.S. fig. : PCT
24
Ryan or Tatum : ONEAL
25
Grocery-scanner part : DATER
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Horatian creation : EPODE
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Pilasters : ANTAS
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Parseghian of coaching fame : ARA
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Speechless from amazement : TONGUETIED
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Pierce : ENTER
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Titubates : REELS
34
Residue, in Rouen : RESTE
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Gibbon : LAR
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Change the order of : PERMUTE
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TV's Morley : SAFER
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Architect I. M. ___ : PEI
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Drug for pain : CODEIN
49
Milliner's creation : CLOCHE
51
Overact : EMOTE
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Ivan or Peter : TSAR
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___ pura : AQUA
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Comic Richard Lee ___ : SUNG
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Chester or Jessica of "Soap" : TATE
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Gray's tome: Abbr. : ANAT
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Group of nested boxes : INRO
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Appear : SEEM
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Crab-eating monkey : KRA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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