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New York Times, Saturday, October 18, 1986

Author:
Frederick Duda
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Frederick Duda has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,493
Across
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Wild goose : BRANT
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___ Selassie : HAILE
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Fashion : TAILOR
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Like a shrike : OSCINE
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Start of the title of a Broadway musical : SUNDAYINTHEPARK
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Word with hat or time : OLD
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Rests : REPOSES
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Country singer Bandy : MOE
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___-Mare, Rumanian town : BAIA
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Errs : SLIPS
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Buffalo Bill : CODY
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Pop song lead-in : INTRO
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Compass dir. : ESE
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Veers : SLUES
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"With ___" (ending for 14 Across) : GEORGE
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Some newlyweds : ELOPERS
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Parisian's lily : LIS
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Tai Buddhist : LAO
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Jeremiads : LAMENTS
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Water sound : RIPPLE
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College bldgs. : DORMS
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"Bel ___," 1978 Burnford novel : RIA
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A 1961 Oscar winner : LOREN
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An elder, in Essen : ALTE
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Score : TALLY
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Soil : DIRT
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Legendary father of Irish kings : MIL
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Dispirited : CHILLED
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Low : MOO
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Creator of 14 and 28 Across : STEPHENSONDHEIM
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"___ Goes By," 1931 song : ASTIME
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Speaks : UTTERS
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Blasé : SATED
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He wrote "Jerusalem Delivered" : TASSO
Down
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Pancho Villa, to Díaz : BANDITO
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Free (of) : RID
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Opposite of apterous : ALAR
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He wrote "The Loom of Years" : NOYES
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Homer's next of kin : TRIPLE
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Heat wave : HOTSPELL
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Sackcloth's partner : ASHES
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Frozen desserts : ICES
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Embouchure : LIP
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Captivate, in Cheshire : ENAMOUR
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New Orleans university : TULANE
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Rots : ERODES
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Ferber novel : SOBIG
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Clamor : NOISE
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Harmonizes : KEYS
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RR abbr. : ARR
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___ Elum, city in Wash. : CLE
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Stares at a pinup : OGLES
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Coddle : SPOIL
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Article, in Arnsberg : EIN
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Row : OAR
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Filtered : STRAINED
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Nabokov novel : LOLITA
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Ingenuous : ARTLESS
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Mrs., in Metz : MME
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Famed name in opera : SILLS
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Pea or bean follower : POD
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Old card game : PRIMERO
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Playwright Jones et al. : LEROIS
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Insect: Comb. form : ENTOM
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Sires' mates : DAMS
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Kind of effort : ALLOUT
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Subject : THEME
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Gossip, Yiddish style : YENTA
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Voucher : CHIT
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Insecticides : DDTS
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School org. : PTA
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"For ___ a jolly . . . " : HES

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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