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New York Times, Tuesday, October 14, 1986

Author:
Judson G. Trent
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,489
Across
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Diamond measure : CARAT
6
___ souci : SANS
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___ Vegas : LAS
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"___ to Live," O'Hara novel : ARAGE
14
Woodwind : OBOE
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Adept : DEFT
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Durocs' digs : STIES
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Christmas décor item : MISTLETOE
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One, in Ulm : EIN
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Weighty work : TOME
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Safe : SECURE
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Affirm : DECLARE
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Rasped : SCRAPED
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Despise : HATE
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Burnett or Channing : CAROL
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Like Nero Wolfe : OBESE
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One-over-par score : BOGEY
31
Jazz's Calloway : CAB
34
Agreement : PACT
35
Tendon : SINEW
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Raines or Logan : ELLA
37
Wapiti : ELK
38
More sensible : SANER
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Mercury, in alchemy : AZOTH
40
Garden pests : SLUGS
41
Beige : ECRU
42
Discomfort : MALAISE
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Sewing machine feature : TREADLE
48
A Wellesley graduate : ALUMNA
49
Primitive fuel : PEAT
50
Turn thumbs down on : NIX
51
Windshield adjuncts : DEFOGGERS
53
Skirt type : ALINE
55
Sandy's sounds : ARFS
56
State, in Soissons : ETAT
57
Piano workman : TUNER
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Rainier and Hood: Abbr. : MTS
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Margarine ingredient : SOYA
60
Occurrence : EVENT
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Checked out : CASED
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Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
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Shea ducat : RAINCHECK
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Mature : AGE
5
Having left a will : TESTATE
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Amiens's river : SOMME
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Rose's beau : ABIE
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Certain votes : NOS
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Lathe device : SETSCREW
10
Slacken : LETUP
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Ahead of, at sea : AFORE
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Pegasus, e.g. : STEED
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Van adornment : DECAL
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Gildersleeve's nephew : LEROY
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Mesabi product : ORE
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Ultimate : LAST
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Wiser : SAGER
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Volcanic summits : CONES
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"And when I ___ my lips . . . ": Shak. : OPE
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French dance : BAL
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Spree : BINGE
31
Euphoria's locale : CLOUDNINE
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Elev. : ALT
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Scrooge's word : BAH
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Breakfast links : SAUSAGES
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Pound or Stone : EZRA
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Throw : SLING
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Type of rayon : ACETATE
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Aegean island : SAMOS
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NOW goal : ERA
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"Call Me ___" : MADAM
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On the qui vive : ALERT
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Turns toward the wind: Naut. : LUFFS
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Seed coating : TESTA
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Flax product : LINEN
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Put into action : EXERT
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Implore : PRAY
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Ike's command in W.W. II : ETO
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Broadway hit: 1964–65 : LUV

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