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JANUS STYLE

New York Times, Sunday, January 5, 1986

Author:
Julian Ochrymowych
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 101, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Julian Ochrymowych has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,207
Across
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Jungfrau, e.g. : ALP
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Containing a gaseous element: Comb. form : NITR
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Dicer or tile : HAT
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First four rows : ABCD
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Part of r.p.m. : PER
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Baseball brothers : ALOUS
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Emulated Steve Cauthen : RODE
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Symbol of luxury : CLOVER
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Seventh Greek letter : ETA
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EVIL : PERNICIOUSETAMINA
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DIAPER : SILKFABRICDESRUBMIER
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How Ozzie Smith plays : ADROITLY
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Do macramé : TIE
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Christian or Vulgar : ERA
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Locale of Beauvais : OISE
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___ of vantage (good position) : COIGN
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Jolly boat : TENDER
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Pupil's protector : LID
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Homophone for use : EWES
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Nander nannies : AYAHS
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Black Hawk was one : SAC
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Predicate word : VERB
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Hosp. group : RNS
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Gremlin or aphorism : GNOME
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Illuminated : LIT
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Nigerian native : IBO
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Before, to Byron : ERE
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REVILED : VITUPERATEDEERFTES
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Shape a mustache : TRIM
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Actress Rowlands : GENA
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"This ___ House," 1954 song : OLE
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Ange's flapper : AILE
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STINKER : TWERPNIAGAYLMRIFSKNIL
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Platinum wire loop : OESE
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Prince Valiant's son : ARN
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Twosome : PAIR
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Twankay and gowiddie : TEAS
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REWARD : RECOMPENSEREHCTEKS
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Nickname of a Udall : STU
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Urge : YEN
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Europe's ___ shrew : ERD
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Newcomers in Januaries : YEARS
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Cinerary vessel : URN
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Scorch or torch : SEAR
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Braun or Le Gallienne : EVA
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Time of the Peace of Passau : MDLII
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Koko's weapon : SNEE
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Pile : NAP
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Busy ___ : ASABEE
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Trattoria dessert : DOLCE
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Sandburg's "bucket of ashes" : PAST
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Actor McKellen : IAN
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Garrison : MAN
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Tropical tree : ROSEWOOD
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PARTS : ACTORSLINESTCIRTSNOC
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LAMINA : THINSCALEERUTAERC
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Wedel : SKI
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Experience anew : RELIVE
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Actress Teeter : LARA
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Riser with risers : STAIR
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Slippery one : EEL
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The cat's whiskers : TOPS
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Predecessors of esses : ARS
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Call it ___ (retire) : ADAY
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Between H.S.T. and J.F.K. : DDE
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Pongo, e.g. : APE
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Disappoints : LETSDOWN
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Grasslands : PRAIRIES
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Prandial protector : NAPKIN
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"___ My Heart in . . . " : ILEFT
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Of a flower's receptacle : TORAL
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Extra piece of track : RUNBY
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Kind of crow or gull : HOODED
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Together: Mus. dir. : ADUE
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Mosaic piece : TESSERA
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Real : ACTUAL
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Tell all : BLAB
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Low chest of drawers : COMMODE
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Year in Clovis I's reign : DVIII
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Raleigh's title : SIR
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Toxic protein : RICIN
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Chemical suffixes : ENES
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Infrequent : RARE
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Quotes : CITES
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Be off base : ERR
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Objects for birling : LOGS
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Maple genus : ACER
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"Horton Hatches ___": Dr. Seuss : THEEGG
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Ariosto's patron : ESTE
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Composer Novello : IVOR
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Six-legged warrior : ANT
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Kern's "___ Are Love" : YOU
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Unit of elec. current : AMP
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Skies over Siena : CIELI
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Eye part : RETINA
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"Jacques ___ Alive and Well . . . " : BRELIS
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Ribbonlike fabric : GIMP
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Rope on a sloop : LANYARD
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Verdi's land, to Debussy : ITALIE
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Bouillon base : BEEF
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Ass, on das Bauerngut : ESEL
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Sweet American singer : VIREO
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McCormick's machine : REAPER
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"Le Coq ___" : DOR
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Forgeries : FAKES
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Chickadee's chirps : TWEETS
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Save : RESCUE
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Craggy hills : TORS
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Scruff : NAPE
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Cara or Castle : IRENE
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Landers or Miller : ANN
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Maniac in "The Strange Case . . . " : MRHYDE
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Items for N.Y.S.E. : STKS
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A memorable Hess : MYRA
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Legendary septet : SEAS
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Sheet for making film cartoons : CEL
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Skater Babilonia : TAI
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Lincoln's "Cap'n ___" : ERI
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Released from restraints : UNLOOSED
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Prepared to shoot again : RECOCKED
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Requirement : NEED
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Violinist-composer Vivaldi : ANTONIO
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Ice-cream flavor : VANILLA
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Falcon-headed Egyptian god : MENTU
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Seeded : SOWN
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Fishy sign : PISCES
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Kabul bigwigs : AMEERS
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Port of Iraq : BASRA
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Catch sight of : DESCRY
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Father: Comb. form : PATR
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Feel compassion : ACHE
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Marsh bird : STILT
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___ mode : ALA
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Lasso : RIATA
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A companion of Pan : OREAD
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Groove : STRIA
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Invitation abbr. : RSVP
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Close to : NEAR
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Parts of a dol. : CTS
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___ de la Cité : ILE

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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