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New York Times, Tuesday, January 29, 1985

59-Across : Street urchin

Author:
Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,866
Across
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Brouhaha : SCRAP
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Bearded bloom : IRIS
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Head of France : TETE
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Bird's abnormal wing : ALULA
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"Pygmalion" actor : LUNT
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Came to earth : ALIT
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High-class status symbol : ROLLSROYCE
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"Twittering Machine" painter : KLEE
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Beauty's preceder : AGE
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Atomic number 50 : TIN
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Shows up : APPEARS
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Wreck completely : TOTAL
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Betty followed her : PAT
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Sardou play : FEDORA
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Business costs : OVERHEAD
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Vicinities : AREAS
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Pad of the pride : LAIR
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Within: Comb. form : ENDO
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Mil. officers : COLS
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Parlor pieces : SOFAS
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On ___ (available for duty) : CALL
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Do a diaskeuast's job : EDIT
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Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
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Badgerlike creature : RATEL
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Semi driver : TEAMSTER
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Four-flushers : FAKERS
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Wood for skis : ASH
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Range : SCOPE
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___ peanuts : ROASTED
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Be a tattletale : RAT
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High note : ELA
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Issue forth : EMIT
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Street urchin : RAGAMUFFIN
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Bona ___ : FIDE
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Neighbor of Minn. : NDAK
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Chanticleer's realm : ROOST
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___ boarder : STAR
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About : SOME
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Otherworldly : EERIE
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A Roosevelt : SARA
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Country dance : CLOG
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Regulation : RULE
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Ultimate effort : ALL
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Clerical figures : PASTORS
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One of the Masseys : ILONA
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___ López of chess fame : RUY
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Manco Capac, for one : INCA
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High-___ (spirited horses) : STEPPERS
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Excel : TAKETHECAKE
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First name in scat : ELLA
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Shea component : TIER
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Summers on the Seine : ETES
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"Educating ___," 1983 film : RITA
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Palmer's concern : PAR
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Dinner V.I.P. : TOASTMASTER
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Timber wolves : LOAFERS
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Gem side : FACET
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Wear down : ERODE
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Author Ephron : DELIA
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Small glass container : VIAL
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Growing out : ENATE
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He established the Ethical Culture Society : ADLER
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Items from a cabbage patch? : DOLLS
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Traditional knowledge : LORE
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Actress Ann and family : SOTHERNS
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Sheer ecstasy : RAPTURE
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Kennedy visitor : SST
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Firefighting substance : FOAM
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Short-billed bird : CRAKE
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Rose Bowl "zebras" : REFS
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Neglect : OMIT
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"O patria mia" source : AIDA
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Wall base : DADO
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An ___ effort : EFOR
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Virna of films : LISI
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Kitty's birth? : ANTE
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Whale group : GAM
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Grant, to Lee : FOE

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

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