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New York Times, Friday, October 11, 1985

Author:
William S. McIlrath
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William S. McIlrath has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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"___ le tyran!" : ABAS
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Crisp toast : SKOAL
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Britisher's omega : ZED
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M. Marceau, e.g. : MIME
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Short-necked fowl : TEALS
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Crabby fiddler? : NERO
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Start of a quotation from Publilius Syrus : ANANGRYFATHERIS
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Gel : SET
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Fertile soil : LOESS
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Summon : EVOKE
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Salary : STIPEND
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Before, to Browning : ERE
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Gerundial suffix : ING
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Agnate : PATERNAL
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Fit of shivering : AGUE
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Moroccan capital : RABAT
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Harem room : ODA
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Middle of the quotation : MOSTCRUELTOWARD
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Modern art : ARE
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Pony-express method : RELAY
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"If ___ My Way," 1913 classic : IHAD
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Lightest known substance : HYDROGEN
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Rand rooter? : FAN
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Legal principle : IUS
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End of the quotation : HIMSELF
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Fetes for grooms : STAGS
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Rhône feeder : SAONE
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Part of an año : DIA
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"Dear Lord and ___": Whittier : FATHEROFMANKIND
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Gobs : ALOT
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Staggering : AREEL
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Nautical direction : ALEE
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Foreign: Comb. form : XEN
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Zola's "La ___" : TERRE
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Incline : TEND
Down
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Collect : AMASS
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Dr. I.Q.? : BINET
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String fellow? : AMATI
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Rep.'s colleague : SEN
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Robust : STRONG
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Brought into harmony : KEYED
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Louts : OAFS
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Unhappy interjection : ALAS
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W.W. II conveyance : LST
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Nil : ZERO
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Actor Estrada or Rhodes : ERIK
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Treat, in a way : DOSE
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Not at all : NEVER
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Valley : GLEN
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Till now : HERETO
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Painter Mondrian : PIET
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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Joyful song : PAEAN
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In a skillful way : ABLY
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French tennis star : NOAH
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Seaport in SE Spain : ADRA
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She portrayed Grace Kelly : LADD
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Nurse in Nanking : AMAH
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Sanguinary : GORY
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Manipulated : USED
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Guide for conduct : RULE
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Lindsay's collaborator : CROUSE
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Mil. groups : REGS
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Succeeds : WINS
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Conservatives : RIGHT
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Conclusion : FINALE
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Approving Theban god? : AMEN
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An epic clout? : HOMER
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Roman official : EDILE
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Napery : LINEN
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Vanished : FADED
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Tunisian city : SFAX
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Hawthorne offering : TALE
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Like ___ of bricks : ATON
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Irate : SORE
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The southwest wind : AFER
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Pack or trade follower : RAT
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"Krazy ___" : KAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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