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New York Times, Friday, October 17, 1986

Author:
Sam Bellotto, Jr.
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Sam Bellotto, Jr. has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,492
Across
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Cry hard : BAWL
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Pear-shaped instrument : LUTE
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Trimming tool : ADZE
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"I kiss'd thee ___ kill'd thee": Shak. : EREI
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Parlor : SALON
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Exult : CROW
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Garment for a gumshoe? : FOLLOWSUIT
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Lévesque, of Quebec : RENE
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Doesn't abstain : IMBIBES
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Word with legs or pockets : TROUSER
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Fife firth : TAY
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Monumental : EPIC
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Handouts : ALMS
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Safety sash for a spaceman? : ASTEROIDBELT
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P.R. city : PONCE
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Amphorae : URNS
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___ es Salaam, Tanzania : DAR
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Help a thief : ABET
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Is in need : LACKS
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Francis, e.g. : MULE
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Book on board : LOG
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N.J. city : LODI
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Material for sleeping bags : KAPOK
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Evening wear for an entomologist? : YELLOWJACKET
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She wed Glaucus : IONE
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Charge : LOAD
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Ruy Díaz : CID
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"Sesame Street" resident : BIGBIRD
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Better : UPGRADE
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Compass : AREA
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Four-in-hands for a polyglot? : TONGUETIES
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What ravers do : RANT
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Name on "The Front Page" : HECHT
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Beast, in Brest : BETE
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Statue at one end of Regent St. : EROS
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Unaided : SOLO
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Suit : BEFIT
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Redolence : AROMA
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Robert Young TV role : WELBY
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Marlene, in song : LILI
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Dog star : LASSIE
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Eskimo blade : ULU
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Nothing ___ (easy) : TOIT
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Gets on a Pullman : ENTRAINS
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To ___ (in complete detail) : ACRUMB
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In glad rags : DRESSEDUP
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Twilight or time follower : ZONE
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Pitcher : EWER
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Won big : SWEPT
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Corpulent : OBESE
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Auto pioneer : OLDS
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Determining : CRUCIAL
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Tread the boards : ACT
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Mork's planet : ORK
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Composer of "Cigarette Waltz" : LALO
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Migration : TREK
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Divided, in heraldry : PALY
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Hautboy : OBOE
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Remiss : NEGLIGENT
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___ boom (attack) : LOWERTHE
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Dict. entry : ADJ
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Tatami : MAT
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Actress Anderson : LONI
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Small anchor : KEDGE
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Like a grebe's toes : LOBATE
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Single bursts of firing : COUGHS
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Done for : KAPUT
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Mubarak's capital : CAIRO
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Utopian : IDEAL
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Sprightly, in music : DESTO
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Sharpness; sting : BARB
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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One who's no slouch : DOER
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I-95, etc. : RTES
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Sgt. or cpl. : NCO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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