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New York Times, Monday, October 13, 1986

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,488
Across
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Mimic : COPYCAT
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Baseball's ___ Hunter : CATFISH
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Inspire : ANIMATE
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Deductive : APRIORI
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Responded to a stimulus : REACTED
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Window above a door : TRANSOM
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Alias, for short : AKA
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Slangy refusal : NOPE
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Outside: Comb. form : ECT
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Think : IMAGINE
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Vigoda or Lincoln : ABE
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County in Calif. : MARIN
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Lacuna : GAP
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Striped equine mammal : ZEBRA
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British machine gun : STEN
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Jackie's second husband : ARI
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A point in space : MIDAIR
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Whip : CATONINETAILS
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Capital of Spain : MADRID
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Dried fruit : FIG
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Parcels of land : LOTS
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Poe's middle name : ALLAN
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"___ Town" : OUR
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___ Park, site of Edison's workshop : MENLO
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Shout at a bullfight : OLE
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___ vivant (sustained pose) : TABLEAU
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Lamprey : EEL
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Kirk Douglas role : AMOS
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Psychedelic drug, for short : LSD
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Honest : SINCERE
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Narcotic : COCAINE
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Helps newcomers to adjust : ORIENTS
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Mapped a course : CHARTED
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Rest periods in Spain : SIESTAS
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Dozes : CATNAPS
Down
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Freight or town follower : CAR
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Single unit : ONE
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Zadora or Lindstrom : PIA
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Men's org. : YMCA
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Ament : CATKIN
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Mr. T's TV group : ATEAM
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Knight or Kennedy : TED
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Mint odor plant : CATNIP
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Pinafore : APRON
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Certain four-sided figures : TRAPEZIA
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Financial penalty : FINE
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Large Hawaiian hawks : IOS
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Theater sign : SRO
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West's "She Done ___ Wrong" : HIM
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Printers' measures : EMS
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Derisive shout : CATCALL
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Pedal : TREADLE
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Kind of culture : AGRI
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Profitable : GAINFUL
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Marine mollusk : ABALONE
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Stiff prickly hair : BRISTLE
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Play it by ___ (improvise) : EAR
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Prefix for mural : INTRA
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Questor's cousin : EDILE
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Also : AND
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F.H.A. concern : MTG
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Salve : OINTMENT
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Ireland, to a Gael : EIRE
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Former Chinese chief : MAO
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The sun : SOL
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Preoccupy : OBSESS
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Sweet wine grape : MUSCAT
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Main artery : AORTA
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Greeting in Honolulu : ALOHA
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High cards : ACES
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Euphemism for damn : DARN
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Distress call : SOS
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River in Greece : IRI
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At no time, in Suhl : NIE
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Cato's 300 : CCC
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Give ___ whirl (try) : ITA
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Fiber knot : NEP
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McMahon and Asner : EDS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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