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Kenneth Haxton
Kenneth Haxton

New York Times, Saturday, January 5, 1985

Author:
Kenneth Haxton
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 48, Avg Word Len: 4.54, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Kenneth Haxton has 19 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 1 Shortz Era crossword in our database.
Notepad: DIAGONAL
1. American Author
1
W
2
A
3
D
4
R
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E
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T
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S
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O
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F
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F
11
S
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H
I
E
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D
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R
U
C
H
E
15
P
A
R
E
16
O
R
L
E
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E
T
H
O
S
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S
T
O
P
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S
E
L
20
L
S
H
O
R
T
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H
E
T
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V
I
E
23
E
24
E
25
R
O
26
E
27
D
E
M
A
28
S
29
O
T
T
O
M
30
A
31
N
32
A
R
I
33
E
L
M
34
E
R
35
E
N
A
T
E
36
G
I
S
37
T
38
S
A
F
E
39
S
40
A
B
L
E
41
O
C
T
E
42
T
43
S
T
A
T
44
E
45
L
A
D
46
G
A
R
N
I
47
S
H
48
D
U
L
49
L
E
S
50
E
T
C
H
51
D
L
I
52
O
53
N
S
54
O
55
B
56
E
57
L
I
S
K
58
E
59
D
60
G
A
S
61
H
62
R
A
D
I
O
63
E
N
O
64
S
65
L
I
E
U
66
E
L
I
A
S
67
S
T
E
S
68
E
L
S
E
69
D
I
E
T
70
E
R
R
© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,842
Across
1
Roll of money : WAD
4
Rots by moisture : RETS
8
Cricket-field parts : OFFS
12
Got a move on : HIED
14
Women's garment trim : RUCHE
15
Skin : PARE
16
Fillet-shaped bearing : ORLE
17
Moral nature : ETHOS
18
Set of organ pipes : STOP
19
Underestimate : SELLSHORT
21
Excited, with "up" : HET
22
La ___ bohémienne : VIE
23
Saarinen : EERO
26
Swellings : EDEMAS
29
Armchair adjunct : OTTOMAN
32
Onassis nickname : ARI
33
Playwright Rice : ELMER
35
Related on the mother's side : ENATE
36
Kernel : GIST
38
Temptations : SAFES
40
Qualified : ABLE
41
Mendelssohn opus, e.g. : OCTET
43
Condition : STATE
45
Terhune canine : LAD
46
Embellish : GARNISH
48
Airport named for a statesman : DULLES
50
Imitate Dürer : ETCH
51
Half of MCII : DLI
52
Opposite of 8 Across : ONS
54
Marked with a monolithic pillar : OBELISKED
60
Wound : GASH
62
Car appurtenance : RADIO
63
Slaughter of baseball : ENOS
65
Stead : LIEU
66
Disney's middle name : ELIAS
67
Jeanne and Anne: Abbr. : STES
68
Other : ELSE
69
___ of Worms : DIET
70
Goof : ERR
Down
1
He's "on first" : WHO
2
Affectations : AIRS
3
Strike out : DELE
4
Bible book : RUTH
5
"Little Sir ___" : ECHO
6
A thunderer : THOR
7
Last part of a sonnet : SESTET
8
Harvest goddess : OPS
9
Not beyond comprehension : FATHOMABLE
10
Cleaving tool : FROE
11
Number of days in la semaine : SEPT
13
Dig into files : DELVE
14
Closes again : RESEALS
20
Harry ___ of "The Third Man" : LIME
24
Après printemps : ETE
25
Columnist Barrett : RONA
26
Heath : ERICA
27
Upsets : DISTRESSES
28
Tennis play : SMASH
29
Hill nymph : OREAD
30
Africa's ___ Mountains : ATLAS
31
Indigence : NEED
32
Excited : AGOG
34
Newt : EFT
37
Yurt, e.g. : TENT
39
Hollywood sights : STUDIOS
42
Fixation : TIC
44
Annexes : ELLS
47
Braced : SHORED
49
Enjoys : LIKES
52
Admire cheesecake : OGLE
53
Nab : NAIL
55
Indonesian island : BALI
56
Mrs. Kovacs : EDIE
57
"South Pacific" ingenue role : LIAT
58
Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
59
One who acts : DOER
61
Vietnamese city : HUE
64
Soviet div. : SSR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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