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New York Times, Wednesday, January 29, 1986

5-Down : Whitish inner part of an orange's rind

Author:
Oliveros McLloyd
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Oliveros McLloyd has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,231
Across
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Creator of Henry Higgins : SHAW
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Homeric dog : ARGOS
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Hit sign : SRO
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Roosevelt biographer : LASH
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Fragrant flower : LILAC
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Hobnail : STUD
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Alternative : ELSE
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William ___, Fielding character : BOOTH
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Peter of cartoon fame : ARNO
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Second childhood : DOTAGE
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"Maud Muller" poet : WHITTIER
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Gamins : TADS
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"Wake of the Ferry" painter : SLOAN
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Obadiah Slope's creator : TROLLOPE
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Netman Ivan and family : LENDLS
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Flexible tubes : HOSES
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Wood-trimming tools : ADZES
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Cote cry : BAA
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Ending for ascend and buoy : ANCY
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Blake subject : TIGER
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Part of speech : VERB
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___ Farange, Henry James character : IDA
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"Olympia" painter : MANET
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Danish comedian-pianist : BORGE
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Bay's cousin : SORREL
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Franny Glass's creator : SALINGER
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Candle parts : WICKS
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Swiss resort : SION
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Barrie's "admirable" butler : CRICHTON
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President of Mexico: 1946-52 : ALEMAN
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Deserted wreck : HULK
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City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
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Present : GIVE
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Partner of ends : ODDS
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Actress Gibbs : MARLA
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Monad : UNIT
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Very small : WEE
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Hurons' kin : ERIES
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Koppel and Knight : TEDS
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Bob follower : SLED
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Aura of glory : HALO
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Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
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Poet Phillis ___: 1753?-84 : WHEATLEY
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Whitish inner part of an orange's rind : ALBEDO
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Ebro or Tagus : RIO
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Shine brightly : GLOW
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Pledges : OATHS
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"Wilhelm Tell" author : SCHILLER
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"The Shakespeare of Sweden" : STRINDBERG
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Mystic writing : RUNE
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Aroma : ODOR
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Fallen angel : SATAN
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Sal and others : GALS
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Digits : TOES
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Land of La Mancha : SPAIN
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Anatole France book : THAIS
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Concerto movement : RONDO
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Dorian Gray's creator : OSCARWILDE
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Moves gradually : EDGES
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Above-average size : LARGE
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Scimitar : SABER
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Epsilon followers : ZETAS
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"No use to ___": Housman : TALKTOME
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"Cat's Cradle" author : VONNEGUT
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Garage worker, for short : MECH
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College subj. : BIOL
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Haystacks : RICKS
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Tropical climbers : LIANAS
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Kind of energy : SOLAR
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Military vittles : CHOW
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Not polite : RUDE
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St. Philip ___: 1515-95 : NERI
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Lay a booby trap : MINE
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Grabby : AVID
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Court dividers : NETS
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House or wife preceder : ALE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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