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New York Times, Saturday, October 11, 1986

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,486
Across
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Incites : ABETS
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A–F connection : BCDE
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Columbus's hands : CREW
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Bridge expert : GOREN
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Jungle sound : ROAR
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Word with book or long : YEAR
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Where 61 Across was wrecked : HISPANIOLA
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Honshu religious center : NARA
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Unlike the past : ALTERABLE
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Ballad-opera by John Gay : POLLY
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Threat word : ELSE
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Strauss's "___ Italien" : AUS
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Hawthorne home : MANSE
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Columbus sought support here : PORTUGAL
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A Khan : ALY
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Toes : DIGITS
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Civil War general : RENO
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Beatles' "Abbey ___" : ROAD
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___ Domingo (17 Across today) : SANTO
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Within: Comb form : ENTO
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Roof piece : TILE
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Wyo. range : TETONS
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Roble : OAK
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Columbus patron : ISABELLA
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Bedouin headdress cords : AGALS
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Employ : USE
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Balsam : TOLU
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Type size : AGATE
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An activity of Joe College : HOORAYING
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A caravel of 1492 : NINA
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Columbus's flagship : SANTAMARIA
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He wrote "The Israelis" : ELON
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Norwegian fjord : ALTA
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Turkish statesman Ismet ___ : INONU
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Need : WANT
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Earth sci. : GEOL
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More reasonable : SANER
Down
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Turkish title : AGHA
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Seethe : BOIL
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First, in Frankfurt : ERST
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Plains shelters : TEPEES
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Like some traffic : SNARLED
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Venalize : BRIBE
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Collected companion : COOL
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Senator Bumpers : DALE
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Period : ERA
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Center of attention : CYNOSURE
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Actual : REAL
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Campbell of the N.F.L. : EARL
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A Kong captive : WRAY
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Initials at Pensacola : NAS
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Wall Street term : PUT
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Fiery crime : ARSON
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Cuban patriot : MARTI
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Hitler's father : ALOIS
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African antelope : NYALA
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A caravel of 1492 : PINTA
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Conductor Klemperer : OTTO
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Columbus's birthplace : GENOA
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Conductor Dorati : ANTAL
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Appearance : LOOKS
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Net fiber : ISTLE
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Isle of Man native : GAEL
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One beginning a career : DEBUTANT
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Island near Piraeus : SALAMIS
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London-to-Dover dir. : ESE
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Georgetown is its capital : GUYANA
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Bottom line : TOTAL
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Mouths : ORA
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Once more : ANEW
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Colorado River feeder : GILA
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Shortly : ANON
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Well : HALE
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Not duped by : ONTO
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Something to pump : IRON
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Reds, e.g. : NINE
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World's largest cattle : GAUR
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Give : SAG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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