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New York Times, Monday, October 20, 1986

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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. 13,495
Across
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Warm oneself in the sun : BASK
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Land measures : ACRES
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Fishhook part : BARB
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Oppositionist : ANTI
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Story or range preceder : SHORT
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Toward shelter : ALEE
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Mortgage, e.g. : LOAN
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"___ Noster" : PATER
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Not any : NONE
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Cloth-pressing machine : MANGLER
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Owners, landlords and tenants: Abbr. : OLANDT
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Jeffrey Hunter religious film: 1961 : KINGOFKINGS
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Necktie : ASCOT
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"I have found it!" : EUREKA
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Welcome benefit : BOON
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Put in a warehouse : STORE
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Shea athlete : MET
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Plant destroyer : BLIGHT
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Scoffs : SNEERS
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Long time period : EON
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Native of Khomeini's land : IRANI
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Scene of two miracles : CANA
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Frightened : SCARED
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Change : ALTER
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Yul Brynner film : THEKINGANDI
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Most bashful : SHIEST
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Ring-tossing games : HOOPLAS
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Sympathetic : KIND
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Bean or Welles : ORSON
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Male parent : SIRE
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"Bus Stop" author : INGE
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Some flowers for Cicero : ROSAE
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Always : EVER
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Cervine animal : DEER
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Faint odor : SCENT
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Unheeding : DEAF
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Fragrant ointment : BALM
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Small wild ox : ANOA
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Laurel or Musial : STAN
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Giant-ape film : KINGKONG
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Colo. ski resort : ASPEN
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Asks payment for : CHARGES
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Decay : ROT
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Before, in poesy : ERE
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Oarsmen : STROKERS
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Kind of split : BANANA
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Lengthwise : ALONG
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Tears : RENDS
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Edible red root : BEET
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Ignited : LIT
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Compare : LIKEN
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Not at home : OUT
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To and ___ : FRO
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French priestly title : ABBE
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Music for one : SOLO
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Invent : COIN
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Gist : MEAT
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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Despot : TSAR
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Yokels : HICKS
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Betrayers : TRAITORS
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Overshadowed : ECLIPSED
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Scottish alder tree : ARN
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Opposite of pos. : NEG
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Ezra Pound was one : IDAHOAN
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Farm machine : SEEDER
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Fuss : ADO
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"Not my will, but ___, be done": Luke 22:42 : THINE
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Pivot : HINGE
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Combination of nine voices : NONET
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Slide : SKID
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Word with wire or stock : LIVE
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Region : AREA
56
Slave : SERF
59
Fabulous bird : ROC
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Reno-to-Las Vegas dir. : SSE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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